Klein’s Camp (Serengeti)

Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Serengeti

Secluded classic luxury, within a private concession bordering the game-rich Serengeti National Park, &BEYOND Klein’s Camp is steeped in Maasai heritage, and generously rich in spectacular views and captivating year-round safari adventure.

Klein’s Camp is on a 10,000 hectare (24,700 acres) wildlife concession; leased from Maasai landlords that offer guests an exclusive, Tanzanian safari. Perched on the edge of the Kuka Hills, the Camp commands breathtaking views down the valley that borders both the Serengeti and the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya; an exquisite landscape of wooded hillsides, rolling grasslands, and forested river banks, all teeming with the rich wildlife.

Blessed with an astounding year-round concentration of animals and the climax of the Great Migration, Serengeti National Park provides an unsurpassed wildlife experience. Sensitive off-road driving is permitted to allow for close wildlife sightings as well as bush walks and night drives. There are regular lion pride sightings, with no other vehicles around.

Enjoy exclusive game viewing, thrilling night game drives, walking safaris, bush dining, Maasai culture, and old-fashioned safari luxury.

Embodying the very soul of the Serengeti, this private and remote camp offers guests the spirit of wild Africa. This Camp reflects the heart of this untamed land with a vintage safari style with all the luxury. The stone interiors of the guest areas open up to breathtaking panoramas, with open fireplaces to keep the chill away. Featuring a beautifully furnished bar and sitting area, stone floors and deep leather armchairs invite you to while away the hours. Browse in the beautiful Safari Shop that displays locally made Maasai crafts.

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Bush Dining

Fresh vegetables picked from the camp’s organic vegetable garden, are used to create wholesome dishes. Meals are served in the main dining area, or under the stars on the concession. Revel in the wide open landscapes of Tanzania; as you savor a meal served just like African explorers of old would have enjoyed. They say that everything tastes better in the open air and this is even truer when you are enjoying your meal surrounded by wildlife. Enjoy a bush dining experience with open-air breakfast, lunch, or dinner out on the private &Beyond Klein’s Camp concession.

andBeyond Klein's Camp dining with a view
andBeyond Klein’s Camp dining with a view
Romantic dining in the Serengeti at Klein's Camp
Romantic dining in the Serengeti

&BEYOND Klein’s Camp Accommodation

andBeyond Klein’s Camp consists of just 10 x intimate cottages; including 1 x family cottage; made of local stone and Makuti thatch, with rich wooden floors and classic interiors. Each cottage has an ensuite bathroom and private veranda; where guests can marvel at extraordinary views down the valley while sipping on their favorite drink from the personal bar.

andBeyond Klein's Camp Accommodation
andBeyond Klein’s Camp Cottage Accommodation

andBeyond Klein’s Camp Family Safaris

Family Safaris at andBeyond Klein's Camp

&BEYOND Klein’s Camp lends itself to group and family travel in the form of 2 x cottages that make up a family cottage. The Family cottage is connected by an enclosed inter-leading passage; which allows easy access between the cottages while maintaining complete privacy. Each cottage has its own ensuite bathroom and a private veranda. The Family cottage can accommodate 2 x  adults and 2 x children (A 3rd child on special request).

Travel to Tanzania is recommended for children eight years or older.

andBeyond Klein's Camp Inter-leading Family Cottage
Klein’s Camp Inter-leading Family Cottage

WILDchild Adventures At Klein’s Camp

Children visiting &Beyond Klein’s Camp can take advantage of the fun-filled and interactive WILDchild program. Here, little ones can enjoy activities such as:
Taking part in a Maasai obstacle course combining spear throwing, shooting bows, and making a fire the Maasai way
Embark on a nature walk with a ranger, identifying animal tracks
Baking delicious biscuits with the camp’s chefs
A wonderful camp to give children exposure to wildlife and the iconic Maasai culture.

0-5 yearsGame drives only if a private vehicle* is booked. A children’s game drive is also available outside of normal game drive time (avoiding lions, leopards, and elephants). No walks outside of the lodge.
6-11 yearsActivities are at the discretion of the lodge manager / guides / rangers. No walks outside of the lodge.
12-15 yearsGame drives and nature walks
16 years and aboveAll activities permitted

*A private vehicle can be booked when staying at &Beyond Lake Manyara Tree Lodge that allows the drives to be tailored to suit the ages of the children (subject to availability and at an additional cost).

Child Minding: While there aren’t trained child minders, certain staff members who are wonderful with children are able to assist; at an additional cost.
Please note: The lodge is not fenced off and children are required to have an adult accompanying them at all times.

How to Get To Klein’s Camp?

A number of airlines operate scheduled flights from Arusha to Lobo airstrip each morning; followed by a leisurely one and a half to two-hour drive to camp; with game viewing en route.

The Best Time for a Safari at Klein’s Camp in the Serengeti

From June until December is the best time to view the wildebeest migration in the Northern Serengeti.
The Serengeti is fantastic all year for Big Five game viewing opportunities; including big herds of buffalo, leopard sightings, and elephants, and from Klein’s Camp, you also have more exclusive lion sightings.
Night drives, guided bush walks, Maasai boma visits, and community development projects can be visited all year too.
Outdoor bush dining is offered from June until February.

&BEYOND Klein’s Camp Activities

Serengeti Activities and Experiences

Exceptional Game Drives

Klein’s Camp offers game drives twice a day on the concession; with welcome sunrise and sundowner stops. &Beyond’s professionally trained guides will ask you about your favorite wildlife and will do the very best to ensure that your preferences are met, whether it’s tracking a particular species or spending more time enjoying each sighting and getting to know the habits of each animal.

The game drives are carefully planned to anticipate the progress of the Great Migration, so you should not have to travel too far to see the vast herds. However, if the Migration has moved off, or the dramatic river crossings are in progress; you may choose to spend more time on the vehicle; in order to maximize your chances of seeing this incredible phenomenon. When the Migration herds are not within easy reach; game drives set off in search of the exceptional resident game here throughout the year.

Night Game Drives

Take advantage of the opportunity to experience our 10 000 hectares (24 700 acres) wilderness concession at night. There is an extraordinary feeling about being out in the remote and untouched terrain at night. The sounds and wildlife offer a unique view of the concession, lit by the glowing eyes of nocturnal residents. Nocturnal animals include aardvark, white-tailed mongoose, serval, caracal, large spotted genet, and curious bush babies.

Guided Bush Walks On The Concession

Examining the often overlooked aspects of the natural world and unraveling its intricacies and simple truths, a nature walk allows you to experience Africa on foot; free from the constraints of roads and vehicles. Watch birds, explore a dry river bed, walk in the footsteps of zebra or giraffe, sit in stillness in the shade of an ancient tree, unravel the stories behind animal tracks, or simply stretch your legs.

Serengeti Walking Safari
Serengeti Walking Safari

Maasai And Cultural Experiences

An adventure to the Serengeti wouldn’t be complete without meeting the enchanting Maasai; in fact, many of the &Beyond Klein’s Camp staff are Maasai, and over 90% of them hail from the surrounding communities. You will get a small taste of Maasai culture on your drives by merely speaking to your guide. Incredibly warm and friendly this lodge inspires interaction and understanding more of this ancient and fascinating culture. For those with a deep interest in the Maasai traditions and ancient way of living; you can visit an authentic boma or take the opportunity to visit a local community, schools, and clinic; in order to understand the real challenges and success of contemporary Maasai life.

Hot air balloon over the Serengeti

Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Serengeti National Park on a ‘once in a lifetime’ hot air balloon flight. At dawn, rise as the sun greets the day and float above the wildlife. Your pilot can precisely control the altitude of your balloon; sometimes flying at treetop height, sometimes lower, offering a unique perspective and great photographic opportunities of the wildlife below. At other times you will probably ascend higher to see the vast magnificence and spectacular panorama of the Serengeti. At intervals, the pilot will put more heat into the balloon with the powerful whisper burners. In between these burns, there is a tranquil silence apart from the natural sounds below.

A Serengeti balloon safari is an extraordinary opportunity to relish a bird’s eye view of the phenomenal sweeping plains below. Tiny little dots rove across the diverse landscape and as you get closer; you are a spectator to the most magnificent view of dramatically striped black and white zebra, sashaying enormous grey elephants meandering to a waterhole, wiry warthogs foraging in the grassy scrub and subtle swishes of puffed golden tails reveal lions lolling under shady trees.

Hot Air Balloon Safari over the migration
Hot Air Balloon Safari over the migration

Wellness Treatments

&Beyond Klein’s Camp offers the perfect opportunity to simply unwind and reconnect after a long journey or safari. Pamper yourself with a soul-soothing wellness treatment using Healing Earth products, made from all natural ingredients sourced in Africa.

Enjoy a massage in the Serengeti at Klein's Camp
Enjoy a massage in the Serengeti at Klein’s Camp

&BEYOND Klein’s Camp Accommodation Rates

Rates at Klein’s Camp CottagesPer Person
1st June until 31st August 2022$1,395
1st September to 31st October 2022$1,115
1st November until 20th December 2022$850
21st December 2022 until 10th January 2023$1,395
11th January until 31st May 2023$955
1st June until 31st August 2023$1,565
1st September to 31st October 2023$1,250
1st November until 20th December 2023$955
21st December 2023 until 10th January 2024$1,565
Rates at Klein’s Camp Family CottagesPer Unit*
1st June until 31st August 2022$4,885
1st September to 31st October 2022$3,905
1st November until 20th December 2022$2,975
21st December 2022 until 10th January 2023$4,885
11th January until 31st May 2023$3,345
1st June until 31st August 2023$5,480
1st September to 31st October 2023$4,375
1st November until 20th December 2023$3,345
21st December 2023 until 10th January 2024$5,480

*Maximum 2 x adults + 2 x children (3 children on request).

Rates Include / Exclude and Single Supplement

Rates Include

Three meals daily
Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirit and beers, teas, and coffees
Refreshments on game drives
Swarovski Optik binoculars for use during stay
Emergency medical evacuation insurance
Transfers to / from the lodge airstrip
WILDchild program
Twice daily game drives
Night drives
Guided bush walks
Bush meals

Rates Exclude

Telephone calls
Personal items
Shop purchases
Champagne, cognac, fine wines, premium brand spirits, cigars
Park fees (and government charges)
Tourism Development Levy of USD 3.75 and Infrastructure tax of USD 1.50 per person per night until 10th January 2023
Hot air ballooning (seasonal)
Authentic Maasai Community Visit
Africa Foundation community visit
Weddings and blessings
Healing Earth wellness treatments

Single Supplement

From 1st May until 31st October and 21st December to 10th January every year:
A single supplement of 50% applies to all single rooms.

From 11th January until 30th April and 1st November to 20th December every year:
A 50% single supplement is only charged from the third single room per booking.

A single supplement will be charged when an adult is sharing with an infant.

&BEYOND Klein’s Camp Accommodation Special Offers

Long Stay Rates

Stay more than 3 nights at any &Beyond lodges in Africa (subject to the seasonal availability of the offer), for the same guests on a single itinerary and get up to a 15% discount. This cannot be used in conjunction with any other &Beyond offers, including Signature offers.

Honeymoon Safari offer

One partner pays the full rate and the other partner pays 50% of the accommodation rate for the whole stay. The honeymoon offer is valid for stays of 2 or more nights; throughout the year; within 6 months of the date of marriage. However; due to the impact of COVID-19 travel restrictions; guests qualify for the honeymoon offer if they travel within 12 months of the date of marriage; if they travel before 15th December 2023.

Serengeti Honeymoon at at Klein's Camp
Serengeti Honeymoon – romantic picnic lunch

andBeyond Klein’s Camp Wedding or Blessing

We can also arrange weddings, blessings / renewal of vows, and engagements at the lodge; however, a legal wedding does get extremely costly and takes quite a while to arrange. We suggest doing the legalities at home for ease.

Klein’s Camp (Serengeti)
Klein’s Camp
Serengeti National Park Tanzania

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