A public campsite located on the north western border of Serengeti national park
, next to fort Ikoma gate
. It has facilities such as toilets and a cooking area.What to do there?
Spend a night under the stars, after a day of driving, with a cafeteria, and a curio shop at the gate nearby. Game drives are and air safaris of the nearby areas are also possible.
There also are some areas nearby where you could do some sight seeing, such as Fort Ikoma
and others in the park. For a more comprehensive list of attractions, see the attractions page
.Best time to visit
Mid year, around June to July when the area is overrun with herds of wildebeest and Zebra and the plains have just started to dry out after the rainy season of March to June.
Location of Fort Ikoma campsite
Fort Ikoma campsite is located about a hundred metres west of the Fort Ikoma gate, and on the north western border of Serengeti national park. It also is along the return route for the wildebeest migration as they head north to the Mara river.
For more information on this place, please see the map below.How to get there?
By air or by vehicle, with the first having the added advantage of a brief air safari, before landing at one of the airstrips in Serengeti
Alternatively, the more scenic land based route would give you an opportunity to tour much more of the Serengeti or Grumeti game reserve
up close, with so many places to see that it could take as long as a week.
There is no discrimination as to the vehicle type, but 4x4s do perform better. For More information on park fees and tariffs, please see the TANAPA website