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Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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Tandala Tented Camp
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Nossegem, Belgium
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed for 3 nights at this camp. John made us feel at home from our arrival. All staff are very motivated and friendly. Great food, great choice of drinks and wine. From the bar, you see every evening the elephants, kudu, impalas entering the camp to drink at the waterhole. I hd a Bushnell camera trap... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stayed here for 4 nights of our honeymoon and absolutely loved it. We couldn't have asked for more. Dionysia made us feel incredibly welcome and looked after us attentively. The tented accommodation is excellent with beautiful balconies to sit and watch the wildlife from. And the wildlife really does come right into camp! We saw giraffe and elephants wandering... More

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Mbeya, Tanzania
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Tandala is the best of the best from all camps in Ruaha. We have visited many camps as we visit Ruaha National Park often. The camp has a great vibe, wildlife around the camp by the waterhole almost all the time, We get to see so many elephants and kudus sitting at the bar. I highly recommend this camp to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

A fantastic family run lodge. We were travelling with 3 kids under 6 years- one of 6 months and this was the perfect place. The owners will go out of their way to look after you. The Maasai guards make sure that the kids can wander around freely but dint get into any danger. The pool offers the kids (and... More

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Staten Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We were traveling with our four kids in Tanzania. We got two tents and stayed for the weeked. At night the sounds are AMAZING! The watering hole was a huge benefit to have! Food was delicious! Service was friendly and genuine! Our day game drive was great! We saw leopards, giraffes, elephants, lions and SOOO much more! I would definitely... More

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Njombe, Tanzania
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Dionysia and John are some of the most accommodating and genuine people you may hope to come across. From beginning to end they have not overlooked a single detail that contributes to one of the most luxurious, authentic and inviting stays you could dream of in the middle of the African wild. We were fortunate to stay in one of... More

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Lawrence, Kansas
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

First of all, the park is so different from those in the north. The animals are more alert to the vehicles and there are only a fraction of the amount of visitors to the park relative to the north. It's difficult to get to, but well worth the effort. Tandala is well located a few minutes outside the park entrance.... More

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Monterey, California
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
13 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I just returned from a fantastic stay at Tanadala which was truly the highlight of my Tanzania trip. First, I want to say that the owners, Dionysia and John, are the loveliest people and their hospitality made the visit. I arrived after an arduous 14 hr drive from Dar having had my debit card swallowed by an ATM in bank... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We absolutely loved Tandala. We are seasoned safari people having enjoyed 10 trips so far. Tandala was one of the best run camps we've ever stayed in. John, the camp manager, does a wonderful job of making sure everyone has exactly what they need, all the while ensuring safety and order. We liked it so much we elected to dump... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

A very friendly, clean and beautiful place in the wilderness just outside beautiful Ruaha. At night elephants are walking through the camp (because increasing poaching activities they don't visit the camp at daytime anymore). When arriving in our luxuary tent a giraffe watched greeted us. The friendly maasai will guide you to and from your tent.The friendly mr Tom warned... More

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Address: Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Iringa Region > Ruaha National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 11

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