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Chada Katavi, Nomad Tanzania

Katavi National Park Tanzania
20 years ago, when Roland Purcell first landed his plane in Katavi there wasn't a camp in site. It was no accident that he chose to pitch his camp overlooking the game-rich floodplain of Chada.Today, Chada Katavi retains the pioneering spirit on which it was founded. Perfectly placed to explore Katavi's fragile seasonal rivers, open plains and woodland, the focus here is on wildlife and the action is rarely far from camp.And yet few who visit us fail to remark on the charm and intimacy of this little camp. With only six beautifully furnished tents, it's understated...but effortlessly sophisticated.
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Kalemie Airport149 mi
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

Wildlife abounds in this remote corner of Tanzania. Incredible landscapes, where even seeing another vehicle is unlikely. The antithesis of the far too traffic-filled Masai Mara. If you're looking for an authentic bush camp experience, without having to rough it, look no further. The meals...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from SerenaM1887, Guest Relations Manager at Chada Katavi, Nomad TanzaniaResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Rita and Jeff for your review of Chada Katavi, it sounds like you had the most memorable safari experience in the wilds of Katavi, and that is exactly why we love it out there so much. We hope you'll be back...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We recently visited Katavi one of the most and exciting parks in Tanzania. We stayed at the Nomad Chada which with only a few very comfortable tents and a real feeling of being on a Safari. Elephant, buffalo, giraffe and all kinds of other wildlife....More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were at Chade Camp in September 2018 and we are really thrilled with the service and the knowledge of their guides. We had the most wonderful safari. We can highly recommend this camp for an enjoyable stay. Best Regards Karin & Nick

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from Serena M, General Manager at Chada Katavi, Nomad TanzaniaResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review Karin, and I am so pleased you had a wonderful time with us at Chada. Hope to see you again, always in the pursuit of wilderness, Serena x

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

This is a very remote national park and worth doing. The park is huge and so refreshingly different to the north - you will rarely come across another set of tourists in a jeep! The site is amazing - on the edge of a giant...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

This was our last stop in a 9 day Tanzania holiday. Flying in,we observed large expanses of water which were caused by the recent deluges in the rest of the country, and our camp staff told us they had never observed water levels this high...More

Date of stay: June 2018
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Response from Serena M, Guest Relations Manager at Chada Katavi, Nomad TanzaniaResponded July 26, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay at Chada, David. You have absolutely hit the nail on the head on what makes Chada and Katavi so magic. We have been here for over 20 years and love it as much...More

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February 1, 2017|
Response from Serena M | Property representative |
Hello Steve100 Thank you for your question and my sincere apologies for the delay in responding to you. For some reason the notification was marked spam! It's hard to define a specific season for tsetse flies but October... More
July 8, 2016|
Response from Serena M | Property representative |
Hi there Thanks so much for your message. Our rates for Chada Katavi in October this year are $815 per person per night, sharing, plus park fees of $36ppn and concession fees of $47ppn. You can reach Chada Katavi with our... More
Room Tips
"Each room has a little something special to offer. All with great views"
Oct 11, 2017
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"Tent #2 was everything we needed!"
Oct 10, 2017
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"these are very nice tents with en suite eco toilets and bucket showers of warm water.....i love them"
Jul 10, 2017
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"Tent number 6: the remotest tent, is set further back under the trees and a long ´corridor´ to the plain"
Aug 16, 2016
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