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Our Story

Africa is a place of extraordinary sights and unlimited adventure. The home of lofty peaks and giant fauna; of wild rivers and sweeping savannahs. It is where fantasies are set, and memories are made. Lemala Camps and Lodges provides the enriching and rewarding safari experience that you’ve always dreamed of.

Our property portfolio establishes us as a leading provider of boutique, beautiful and unusual accommodation in some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife regions. Our intimate tented camps, inspiring lodges and refined villas offer a touch of luxury among the wild savannahs of Northern Tanzania and the wild waters of the River Nile in Uganda.

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Why book with us?

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Location, Location, Location

Our portfolio features properties in some of East Africa’s most celebrated wildlife regions, ensuring that our guests get as close to the action as possible.

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Our Impact

We’re committed to supporting conservation, education and empowerment in the reserves and communities we call home.

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Authentic Experiences

Whether it’s game viewing, climbing Kilimanjaro, diving in Zanzibar or just relaxing in a pristine hideaway, we’ll help you fulfil your wildest dreams.

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The Spirit of Lemala

Every day, we’re filled with joy and pride to be able to share our properties and experiences with our guests, ensuring each stay is imbued with that special Lemala feeling.

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Community and Conservation

We’re passionate about protecting the environment, supporting our local communities and empowering women. From sponsoring small businesses to donating to schools and shelters and investing in our staff, almost all of whom come from the surrounding areas, we do everything we can to uplift and protect those around us.

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Our People

We strive to create environments where our guests, lodges and staff can flourish. This is especially the case when it comes to our young team members, as we seek to give them the best platform to develop their own hospitality skills. Nearly all of them are members of the communities that are nearest to our camps and lodges. They form the heartbeat of what we do and working at Lemala is an opportunity for them to reach their full potential.

Meet the Team
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This is one of the most gorgeous places I have ever stayed. Words in a review will not come close to doing it justice. Tarangire Park is a very special place and Mpingo Ridge is the best camp to take advantage of it all. The view from this camp is simply stunning and one of a kind. The rooms are beyond spacious and comfortable. The white and natural decor is perfect for Africa. The highlight of our stay though was the kindness and friendliness of the staff. They were the most accomodating of any hotel I've stayed. They made us feel like family and we were sad to leave! 

Sara C

We were there for a two night stay for my wife's birthday and they helped me pull off the best birthday surprise ever. The room was amazing, the food was amazing and the staff were on point. Juma, the head waiter made sure that we were well taken care of. Talk about value for money, that was it.

Peter I

The place looks amazing and the staff is really nice, really warm people. If you are looking for a place to connect with nature this is it. It’s the place where you fall asleep to the sounds of the forest. The view from the top is breathtaking. Despite the low temperature, everything is very cozy! Excellent food also! I would visit again!

Lidia N