I stayed at the Ndutu Wildlands camp for 7 nights between 4th and 10th February, 2012. I am a keen wildlife photographer and was looking for basic comfort, decent food and proximity to wilderness. My agent decided to put me up in this camp. I am over joyed. On all three accounts, I could not have asked for more. This tent is pretty close to all major areas of wildlife activities in Ndutu. I was happy to see a team of 12 wild life photographers from USA staying at the same time.
Tents were comfortable, food (vegetarian!) was excellent and the team of nine managing the tents were friendly. Philomin and Borukkai ( hope I got the spelling correct ) are the visible ones and others work behind the curtains!
1. Remember to take couple of face masks (? surgeon's mask). Entire Ndutu is dusty, thanks to dust storms and the speeding vehicles.
2. If you need to buy a prepaid sim card - go for airtel. Works in certain patches - definitely better than Vodafone.
3. Do not carry anything mad of oil. Ants love them!
4. For a fee laundry is possible.
5. If you have a GPS system, take the co-ordinates of the lodge.
Latitude: S 2d 58m 26.26s
Longitude: E 34d 56m 38.41s
6. This lodge is in the Ngorongora territory and close to the border of Serengeti. If you are traveling in a group and in more than one vehicle, tell your guide to take separate entry permits for each vehicle. To avoid more work, all vehicle numbers may be entered in one sheet of paper and this could turn out to be a pain!
7. It may be worthwhile taking an air transport insurance ( ask your travel agent )
You can view my images from the wild at www.natureimages.in