Tandala Tented Camp
Wow! This place exceeds all guest expectations and mere landing at Msembe airstrip will be whisked away by an afternoon game drive where wildlife is drawn close to humans just within minutes. They include: zebras, giraffes, and a lion and many other thus the camp is found in about 12km from the Ruaha National Park boundarys. The biggest attraction at Tandala is without a doubt the abundance of elephants that come and go regularly attracted by the water holes.
The Camp is a beautiful spot, with just 11 tents up on platforms that have been built into permanent structures, and even have an ensuite out the back door and no matter where the camp representative find you, he will be will be provided fresh juice and biscuits on arrival, as you listen to the first briefing about the place. Being located just right on the edge of the National Park, elephants and other wild animals frequently move through the place and many Masai Mara people give in a lot of effort to the Camp ,welcoming visitors and transferring the visitors language.
There are ten spacious, elevated, luxury tents offering a variety of twin or double bed arrangements. Extra beds are available for children or to accommodate a third person. All lighting is provided by 24 hr solar and each tent stands at least eight meters away from the next ensuring absolute seclusion and privacy. The en-suite bathroom at the back of each tent is enclosed in thatch and rockwork over viewing the bush. Hot showers are provided by gas or solar. At the front of each room is a sizable verandah with comfortable seating perfect for relaxing in private to watch out for game along the Mdweka sand river.
Facilities and Activities:
Extra beds are available for children or to accommodate a third person. All lighting is provided by 24 hr solar and each tent stands at least eight meters away from the next ensuring absolute seclusion and privacy, ensuite bathrooms, toilets, hot showers, private verandahs, and a swimming pool which acts as a magnet for elephants.
- Ruaha safari game drives can be organised inside the park and walking safaris can be taken both from the camp and inside the park. The camp will also organise cultural visits to the local villages.
- There is a good diversity of animals around the camp including warthog, giraffe, greater kudu, dikdik, mongoose, bushbuck, reedbuck and baboon, and occasionally African wild dog.
- In addition, management regularly arranges visits to the local villages, walking safaris to discover the local wilderness, night game drives, a cultural tour of the Maasai Boma and traditional Maasai or Hehe performances.
- Large central bar, complete with a pool table, with old colonial style huge leather sofas and chairs. The separate dining area has outstanding French cuisine