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Tandala Tented Camp

, Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

When a friend suggested we spend a couple of nights at the Tandala Tented camp I thought " oh gawd, not another TreeTops wannabe lodging" where the staff is neglectful and the accommodation mozzie infested". But the reality was so much better than my expectations, that both myself and my wife fell in love with the place. The couple that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What a great place with an amazing host! We loved or experience from A to Z! You literally sleep in the bush and animals walk by your tent which is built on a platform. The entire experience is well managed and certainly at the upper end of the luxury scale. Proper toilet and shower in the room. A must do... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We (a group of 3 women) had an excellent experience in Tandala. Service was smooth, price was reasonable and the food excellent! At the game drive we had the best driver Isau, who was able to track animal footprints while driving and that way found for instance two young male lions nearby - we would not never spotted them!

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Drammen, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Tandala Tented Camp is situated 3-4 kms outside the gate to Ruaha National Park. It's in the Reserve Area surrounding the park and since there are no fences and the animals are flexible you can actually choose to just stay in the camp and let the animals come to you apposed to going on safari. The tents are built on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

What a gem! We stayed here for our honeymoon in January 2015 and absolutely loved it. We had been looking for a good-priced safari lodge that still felt as nice as the higher-end lodges in and around the Serengeti. After A LOT of research, we found Ruaha - a huge and incredibly biodiverse national park in Tanzania that has as... More 

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Kent, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Can't really say more than excellent, couldn't even find anything to say could be improved as the owners who live on camp have everything thought of. We loved our stay and the extra added "night drive in search of an unknown animal" that turned out to be a small deer! Would love to stay again and have told my brother... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay. We had only two nights here and wished we could have stayed longer. First class dinners served in the open, under the stars, by hurrican lamplight surrounded by noises of an African night - sitting comfortably in the lounge watching the activity at the water hole which was never dull - being looked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Accomodation nice, breakfast and diner good in open air, lunchboxes during game drives were good. BUT the lunchbox we got upon departure to the next camp was TERRIBLE. Pity to ruin the overall excellent stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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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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