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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The road is long, slow and of bad quality. But the trip is worth it: the settings and the views are beautiful and the remote location means that most tourists never set foot here. We did a game drive to Sinya and saw more animals than expected: elephants, giraffes, baboons, and various deer. Great views of the Kili on the... More 

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Stoney Creek, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice camp. The staff are professional and very friendly. We began our 12 day safari here and it was a great experience. The tent was very nice and comfortable. We went on 2 game drives each day of our stay. We had no idea what to expect on a safari. It was an exceptional experience. If we ever go... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic place in an extraordinary location and excellent service! Because it is not much visited by other tourists it's very quiet and peaceful. Game drives in this area are surprisingly rewarding as there is so much wildlife. A herd of elephants with the snowcapped peak of the Kilimanjaro as the backdrop was certainly one of the highlights. The only thing... More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your stay at Kambi Ya Tembo. We are pleased that you were able to witness so much lovely wildlife and hope that you have many great memories of your experience. More 

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to comment on your stay at Kambi Ya Tembo. We are very happy to hear that you had a wonderful experience at the camp and on your game drives. We hope you will visit again in the future. More 

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

We appreciate your lovely comments and taking the time to leave your feedback. We are very happy to know that you had a great experience, and our team was able to look after you well. We hope you have many great photos and memories of your whole safari and hope to host you again in the future. More 

Madrid
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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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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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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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13 hotel reviews
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 

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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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