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Luxury and adventure camping at its BEST in the south Serengeti
Roving Bushtops was the most adventurous and incredible lodge I’ve ever experienced in my life. It’s a portable luxury camp that follows the Great Migration around the year. It’s set up in the south Serengeti fall-spring for calving season, then relocates to central Seronera spring-fall as the migration moves north. We had amazing game drives followed by evening massages, hot tub, and sunset drinks. We watched a wildebeest get born and take first steps while still connected to its umbilical cord. There were thousands of wildebeests, zebras, elands, and gazelles migrating through the south. And we saw the resident lions, cheetahs, giraffes, elephants, hyenas, buffalos, and even a black rhino our last night. The food was delicious for us vegetarians, and somehow in the middle of the Serengeti we had fast WiFi in the tents. The lodge even arranged for us to get PCR Covid tests done in the Serengeti National Park before our departure. What I loved just as much as the animals and natural beauty of the Serengeti was spending so much quality time with the amazing staff: the general manager, tour guide, spotter, butler, server, masseuse, chef, and security escorts. They took excellent care of us and spoiled us more than we could ever imagine with happy anniversary and birthday celebrations. I couldn’t resist big goodbye hugs for these special people. I wish for us to come back someday and best of luck to Roving Bushtops!
I’ve stayed in plenty of 5 star hotels throughout the world, and paid similar rates for various hotels. This is by far the best hotel(camp) I’ve seen. The service is better than some Aman resorts or Bulgari resorts. The staff are all incredibly kind, intelligent and are at the bar of which all staff need to strive for. Phillip, the general manager, was always around or within a minute appeared. Ally at the restaurant, remembers all of our wishes and wants. The massages were awesome. Game drives - top! We had John and Saidi take us, got to see everything we wanted! If you are looking for a luxury camp in Serengeti - this is really it !!!
Glamping at its best
Beautifully designed mobile camp with top of the line service. The attention to detail in designing and constructing this camp amazed us, more so considering the fact that it's located in the more isolated southern Serengeti. The tents, the surroundings, the food, the service ... everything was top notch. We won't even start with the quality of the massage! Even with the very challenging conditions, Philip, the camp manager, was there to make things smooth every step of the way. He was on top of things at all times, and made sure that we had a convoy escort on our drive back from Kusini to Ndutu in deplorable conditions when others were getting stuck daily. The food was the best we had during our safari with exceptionally elegant breakfasts and a fantastic wine selection. The game viewing was a nice balance of woodlands, river, and some of the migration. We were lucky enough to see a cheetah kill mere feet from our vehicle. A highly recommended camp for those looking for something unique.
Above and beyond expectations
Sounds of cracking antelope bones becoming the crackling in the lioness’s breakfast were the warning sounds of don’t come any closer. With the near as possible photo shoot finished it’s time for our own breakfast back at camp. Prosper our guide along with spotter Mwiti had exceeded expectations once more when encountering another big cat on a hunt and kill. Plentiful sittings of lion were seen during our safari but up close and personal sightings of the elusive leopard and cheetah were more than just the cream on the cake, they were extraordinary. Exceeding expectations had become the norm during our stay at both Bushtops Safari Camps. This campsite was Bushtops Roving Camp in the Serengeti National Park and our experiences got better by the day. High end of safaris Bushtops maybe, but then nothing is to be wanted for in the spacious tented set up and accommodation. Overlooking the savanna and in preparation for ‘sundowner time’ how relaxing it was to enjoy a subtle outdoor massage. This concluded the day’s safari drive prior another scrumptious dinner. Booking and planning our safari with Bushtops was stress and trouble free with emails answered and replied to all within days of initiating required paperwork. This of course meant meetings and greetings at airfields with the obligatory welcome drinks occurred without a hitch. Do it all ago? Sure would
Incredible experience and service
Spent the last two nights at Roving Bushtops in central Serengeti - it was incredible. I can’t believe they can move the entire camp up from the south. The tents are really luxurious and the staff goes above and beyond, especially Philip, Samwel, and Amos (both of them)! They’ve really thought of everything. Our guide Amos found us a ton of big cats over four game drives (leopard and cub, lions and cubs, and lots of cheetahs and cubs!) Thank you so much what an amazing experience!
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