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Simply Tanzania

May 19, 2010 - Singita Grumeti

Singita Grumeti Reserves offer guests a series of unique African safari experiences. Singita Sasakwa Lodge overlooks the expansive Serengeti and provides guests with an intoxicating view of the plains. While Singita Faru Faru Lodge sits low on the Grumeti River immersing guests in the surrounding wildlife; and Singita Sabora Tented Camp gives guests the opportunity to experience the romance-infused Africa of a bygone era.

Singita Grumeti Reserves - Afternoon Game Drive.

Guests can now enjoy these three very different lodges in five easy steps:

  • Fly directly into Kilimanjaro (daily KLM flights)
  • Transfer to Arusha and overnight at Legendary Coffee Lodge
  • Fly to Sasakwa Airstrip
  • Spend three nights at Singita Sabora Tented Camp or Singita Faru Faru Lodge
  • Fly to Kilimanjaro for direct flight out.

    Experiencing Singita Grumeti Reserves has never been simpler!

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    A Brief History of Conservation Efforts in Singita Grumeti Reserves

    May 07, 2010 - Africa,Environment,Singita Grumeti,Sustainable Conservation

    Just under 10 years ago Singita Grumeti Reserves was a gorgeous landscape but it was completely devoid of game. Illegal poaching and uncontrolled legal hunting had resulted in the collapse of the wildlife population.

    Singita Grumeti Reserves - a vast landscape.

    The goal with establishing the Singita Grumeti Fund was to generate profit for use in two areas: wildlife conservation and community development.

    From the onset of this initiative everyone involved understood that any wildlife conversation efforts would not succeed without the support of the surrounding communities. To be in a position to be able to provide this support the community required education and development; in other words Singita Grumeti Reserves needed to give the community an understanding of conservation and help the community to create a sustainable alternative to the hunting/poaching of game.

    From the day the Singita Grumeti Fund was established and into the foreseeable future all profits, including profit generated through tourism, have been and will be used solely to support the Fund. This means that every guest who stays at Singita Sasakwa Lodge, Singita Faru Faru Lodge or Singita Sabora Tented Camp supports the Fund initiatives.

    A lioness - Singita Grumeti Reserves.

    In just under a decade the Fund team, Singita Grumeti Reserve guests and others have – through their hard work, dedication and donations – helped restore the vast majority of Singita Grumeti Reserves resident wildlife population. Through additional and extensive education efforts and the creation of alternative employment opportunities – for those residing around the Serengeti ecosystem – the groundwork for sustainable conservation, in Singita Grumeti Reserves (and beyond), has been laid.

    If you’ve stayed as a guest at Singita Grumeti Reserves, you can be proud of what your stay has helped us achieve.

    For more information about the various Singita Grumeti Fund initiatives please email research@grumetireserves.com

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