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Kambi ya Tembo

Sinya | West Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

What an incredible weekend. We booked this short getaway from Arusha a little last-minute after our friends invited us along. When we arrived the staff had no idea we were coming which at first was a little awkward, but Willie and Gabriel reacted with lightning speed to reverse the situation and make us feel extremely welcomed. We were the only... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

The lodge is hidden on the magic slopes of the Kilimanjaro and the ride towards it is amazing. The staff is professional and dedicated, food is delicious, cottages comfortable and luxuruous, sundowners are magic and it is so nice to be able to get out of the car and enjoy the bush, the animals and incredible views whilst breathing in... More 

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Madrid
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Top place in our journey through northern Tanzania. I stayed here with my wife and daughters, in two tents. The sourindigs are magic with Mt Kilimanjaro in front, we saw many animals and old elephant bulks, driving off road, the tents, exactly what you expect after a safari, the food is nice, but specially all the staff are great. they... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

This was the best experience ever. The tents were clean, beds comfortable, shower and toilet a nice unexpected extra. Willie the cook prepared great meals and a black momba came to dinner chasing a toad. The people here were extremely kind and very knowledgable about the area. We saw amazing animals and even went to the Kenya border. Simbeta the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 hotel 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 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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5 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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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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67 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
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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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
(Elerai Tented Camp) – West KilimanjaroPermanent Luxury tents. Facing the snow-capped peaks of Kilimanajro and the endless African Savannah, Kambi ya Tembo offers guest fantastic views. The camp consists of 14 tents each with en suite facilities.The camp has eco-friendly electric power supplied by solar panels, with a generator as a back up.Nearest airstrip: Kilimanjaro International Airport 1 hour and 45 minutes away and West Kilimanjaro Airstrip.Activities: Enjoy the hospitality of the Masai people, bush walks, visit Masai villages, hikes in Kilimanjaro National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kambi ya Tembo

Address: Sinya | West Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Kilimanjaro Region > Kilimanjaro National Park
Price Range: $486 - $700 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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