Asilia’s Dunia Camp, Central Serengeti, Tanzania

Situated on the hillside away from the more trafficked Seronera area, Asilia’s Dunia Camp is a lovey option if you want to get away from the crowds. On our first day of game drives when we stayed closer to camp we saw few other vehicles, however, we also saw little game. This may have been just bad luck. For those looking for rhinos, it should be noted that this is the area where they relocated 6 white rhinos from South Africa.

The camp is run and staffed by almost all women, only the security guard and the mechanic are male. The smaller more intimate compound includes 8 guest tents, a sizable open-air lounge area and dining room with views overlooking the valley.

The spacious tents have a large bed and room for a sitting area and desk as well as a sizable bathroom with a shower and an enclosed toilet. Amenities include Wifi in the room, a safe, soap and shampoo. Coffee or tea is brought to your room as your wakeup call and a free laundry service is also available. The staff is friendly and eager to please.


The meals are outstanding, both those taken on the premises and picnics in the bush. Alcoholic beverages are included in the price.


The in-house breakfast starts with fruit cocktail, yogurt and granola and a bread basket of donuts, muffins and toast (both white and brown).

In the bush we had a picnic of egg and bacon sandwiches, fruits, muffins and crepes.


The in-house lunch was lamb kofta served with homemade pita, hummus, tzatziki and passion fruit sorbet for desert.

The picnic lunch included hamburger sandwiches, plantain chips, sweet potato fries and coleslaw.


The first dinner was a nicely cooked perch with mashed potatoes and mixed vegetables. Vanilla panna cotta with passion fruit sorbet for dessert.

The second dinner was a beef filet topped with a mushroom sauce and served on zucchini along with roasted sweet potatoes. A dense caramel tart with chocolate sauce for dessert.

The third dinner served family style was grilled chicken with sides of potatoes, carrots and spinach.

Drive between Ngorongoro Crater and Central Serengeti

Leaving Ngorongoro Crater after lunch it took about an hour, with photo stops, through Massai territory before entering Serengeti National Park at the Naabi gate. Along dusty, bumpy roads the frequency of game increased as we headed deeper into the park with various types of antelope on the plains. Dunia Camp, our camp for the next three nights, was a good hour to hour and half from Seronera, the more active and populated part of the park.

September 7-9, 2021

For links to all the posts in this series see the East Africa Safari page.

For a review of the tour company we used see Roy Safaris, Tanzania – Review.