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Kambi ya Tembo

Sinya | West Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Of the four places we stayed on our recent Kenya/Tanzania trip, this was the collective favorite. Remote, peaceful, surrounded by wildlife, and the staff was incredible. Because of the remoteness, things like electronics charging only took place in the main area, but the tents were comfortable and clean, the solar hot water was excellent, and we enjoyed it immensely.

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are pleased to know that you had a great experience at Kambi Ya Tembo and hope you will visit again in the future. More 

Barcelona, Spain
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33 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Our first time in Kambi ya Tempo was in 2001. Then the camp was really mobile, quite simple, but as magic and amazing as now is. We've come back four more times, and some things have changed since there: camp location has moved up, and everything is much more luxury. But the most important things haven't changed: Kilimanjaro's views from... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments, and we are so pleased that you have been able to visit us on several occasions. We hope you will continue to visit and that we can make you feel comfortable and give you a great experience each time. More 

Mercer Island, Washington
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Boy, were we spoiled starting off our safari here... it really set the bar high for the rest of our trip! Not only was the view to die for, the people were amazing, the rooms were superb and the mango juice... quite on par :). Our family stayed here for two nights, enjoyed a walking tour in the surrounding area... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely comments. We are pleased to know that the team at Kambi Ya Tembo was able to make your stay pleasant and memorable and we hope that we will be able to host you again in the future. More 

Indianapolis
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Kambi camp is very remote was able to see zebras walk right by our tent, a giraffe during a nature walk on the day before our Kilimanjaro climb began. the tents are permanent but very nice. Food was excellent and the people there to greet us were wonderful and caring.

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at Kambi ya Tembo and hope that you will visit again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

We came here after visiting Serengeti. So we didn't come here to see animals but to see Kilimanjaro and for day hike on the plateau. This worked out great! It's about an hour drive to the trail head. We started early in the morning, had lunch on the plateau looking at the top of Kilimanjaro, and came back late in... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave feedback on your stay at Kambi Ya Tembo. We are very glad that you were able to see Mt. Kilimanjaro as you had hoped and to relax and unwind at our lovely camp before heading home. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Kambi Ya Tembo Sinya Camp is a unique place to stay in the Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania. It is a tented camp, but the tents are on permanent, raised platforms. They are totally screened, hence the mosquitos are not a problem. I was not there during mosquito season, but it was clear they would not be a problem as... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are very happy to know that your stay at Kambi Ya Tembo was enjoyed. We hope that you have many great memories and look forward to hosting you again in the future. More 

Miami Beach
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50 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This camp surpassed our anticipations from the very first greeting by manager Sylvester to our parting, where all the Staff issued a farewell song and sent us on our way. On arrival we were offered drinks and there was a never ending flow. There was nothing to be desired from the gracious & welcoming friendliness to warm and consistent treatment.... More 

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are so glad to know that your time was full of new experiences and great memories made. Thank you for taking the time to leave feedback and we hope that you will visit Kambi Ya Tembo again. More 

Michigan City, Indiana, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This camp surpassed what I anticipated. Staff was gracious & welcoming. Food delicious and way too plentiful. Went as pre trip to the OAT Safari Sergenetti & the 2nd day there was my birthday What an unforgettable celebration w/the staff it was!

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NgorongoroFarmHouse, Manager at Kambi ya Tembo, responded to this review

We are so happy to have made you Birthday a special one! Thank you so much for coming and experiencing our wonderful camp with us. Thank you for sharing your stay here and we hope that you will visit us again in the future. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

I visited Kambi Ya Tembo recently as part of a small group. From the moment we arrived the manager Sylvester, was there to greet us and was very cheerful and welcoming to us. He gave us a fascinating introduction to the camp and pointed out Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru and Ol Doinyo Longido. I stayed in room 10 facing Mt.... More 

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Beaverton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This camp is in a lovely location. the tents are well appointed and always very clean. The staff was wonderful-- very attentive and always willing to talk and answer questions. The food was very good also as was the selection of beverages. The area is beautiful with an abundance of wildlife. The roads into the camp are an adventure into... More 

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