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Arusha, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just had an amazing stay at this wonderful place - three nights wasn't long enough. The tents are spacious, clean and very comfortable, the showers are amazing, and the food is outstanding. It's obvious that Dionesia and Yanni are passionate about what they do. They went out of their way to make sure that every guest had their needs... More 

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Lutterworth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stayed here with a group of kids from the school I work at in England.We booked for one night to go on safari the following day. We loved it so much we stayed an extra night. Right from the start nothing was too much trouble. We were greeted by Maddie and Yanni who own and run Tandala, They explained everything... More 

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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

Your hosts, Maddie and Yanni, are the sort of people who really enjoy making guests feel at home. This is a small camp, and guests have the option of being alone or mingling with others. Maddie and Yanni have built a drinking trough less than 100m from the viewing bar, so in the dry season there is a constant stream... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I recently stayed in Tandala with some of my friends (world challange). It was such an Amazing experience staying there! Eating under the stars&near the animals was mesmerising. The hosts were so welcoming and polite and made the stay even better! Would definitely go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

The hyenas are noisy. So are the crickets. The odd puff adder will only upset a leave or two as it passes under your tent on stilts. The mighty elephants may pass close by on their way to the watering hole by the lodge and you will not hear a sound. This is wilderness! Tandala Tented Camp is a paradise... More 

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Spring Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I lived not to far from Ruaha, and this is where all the expats in the area and well to do Tanzanians go for their safaris in Ruaha. After being out in the park all day you can sit down with a book and watch animals come into the watering hole, or talk story with John (or Yani) the owner.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

We stayed one night at Tandala and highly recommend it in all respects. The owner, Jani, welcomed us warmly despite arriving at Tandala unannounced due to floods cutting off access to Ruaha. Initially we only called in for lunch, but we decided to stay the night because the camp was stunning. It's a beautiful place to stay, deep in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

With rising river levels, we only managed to stay one night. ... But this is glamping rather than camping. The tents are fantastic, up on stilts and perfectly safe, with amazing bathrooms, plenty of hot water, electricity all night and free wifi in the lodge. John made us feel very welcome. The highlight was a visit to a Masai village... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015 via mobile

This was recommended to us by a friend and are we glad we listened. The food is amazing, the welcome was friendly and the tents are fantastic. The setting is perfect as the animals come to you and surround the water hole a few hundred yards from the bar area. I would recommend this place if you are in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

We were only able to stay here briefly while attending a wedding at the Ruaha River Lodge and I regret that we were not able to spend more time there. The room was great (clean, comfortable and well-appointed), the shower was fantastic and management was very kind and accommodating to the fact that we arrived very late because of the... More 

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Tandala Tented Camp and Safaris is named after the majestic antelope, the Greater Kudu who frequents the surrounding area. Tandala Tented Camp and Safaris is more than merely a lodge, it is your home away from home. With our simple comforts, intimate atmosphere and friendly staff to make you feel welcome and relaxed, you will be as part of our family. We, at Tandala Tented Camp and Safaris, offer luxurious tented accommodation, fine cuisine and a great safari experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tandala Tented Camp

Address: Ruaha National Park, Tanzania
Location: Tanzania > Iringa Region > Ruaha National Park
Price Range: $110 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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