Lodge of the Month, Mbalageti Serengeti Lodge | Discover Africa Safaris
Blog article

Lodge of the Month, Mbalageti Serengeti Lodge

02 July 2018
Discover Africa Safaris

The Mbalageti Serengeti Lodge is located roughly in the middle of the western corridor of the Serengeti National Park between Seronera in the central Serengeti and Grumeti in the west Serengeti. Mbalageti is actually the word from old Maa language. It means wildebeest, but the word is no longer in use; today Mbalageti refers to the seasonal river.

Although the lodge is very seasonal for the migration, it does have some superb residential game - and guests will catch the migration as it moves north around June time. The lodge is also well located for balloon flights out of Grumeti. The views from the camp of the Dutwa Plains are fantastic for watching the game as it meanders past. 

The lodge have a swimming pool completely built out natural local rocks - with breathtaking view of the Serengeti, the pool offers an ideal opportunity to cool off after a hot and dusty game drive. The main area consists of a rather large restaurant, a great bar and pool and a very well stocked curio shop. The main area has some interesting off sets to it, one of which is a presentation area for educational documentaries about Tanzania.

To include Mbalageti Lodge into your Great Migration safari, let us advise you here

You Might Also Like

9-day Great Wildebeest Migration safari (Luxury)

Let HerdTracker help you to track the movement of the migratory herds, allowing you to book a migration safari in order to experience the great migration first-hand. We’ve compiled a safari that will be perfect for you to explore the…

HerdTracker August to October 2019 Wildebeest Migration safari (Value-for-money)

These mass ungulate herds cross plains and rivers as the season's change and rain-ripened grass are depleted in their area, forcing them to move on to the next.

2019 Tanzania August to October Great Migration safari (Best for budget)

Nowhere in the world is there a movement of animals as immersing as the wildebeest migration, over two million animals migrate from the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania to the greener pastures of the Maasai Mara National Reserve in Kenya…

Tanzania Great Migration June/July 2019 safari (Luxury)

June signals the end of the rainy season when the Serengeti plains are lush and green. The herds are spread out during this period so you can expect longer and more rewarding game drives. It's also during this time when the wildebeest cross…

Our African Travel Expert

Free safari planning advice from destination experts

Get Travel Deals & News to your Inbox

We have the best safari and Africa travel news around & we even have the occasional mind blowing travel deals.
Sign up and get our monthly newsletter.