FAQ2023-05-24T00:51:50+00:00

FAQ

Check-in/Checkout Times2023-05-15T05:12:14+00:00

Check in begins at 14:00 and check out time is 10:00 AM. To request a late check out please contact reception for assistance. Requests will be granted subject to availability and may incur some additional cost.

Can Children Stay at the Camp?2023-05-15T05:10:59+00:00

Family is something we cherish and we welcome the Children of all ages at Nyerere Tented Camp. – although parents need to be aware that there is a very ‘adult atmosphere’ especially at meal times and that we have animals moving through the camp so they must be supervised at all the times. Babysitting can be arranged (extra charge).

Do You Have a Pool?2023-05-15T03:26:37+00:00

The swimming pool is located near the main lodge. There are areas offering private sunbathing or quiet relaxation in the shade.

What About the Water Supply?2023-05-15T03:26:00+00:00

Water is supplied from a bore hole. It is pumped up to tanks above the camp. Guests are advised not to drink the water from the tap – bottled water is provided in all tents, main camp and on game activities. The kitchen uses purified water for washing vegetables and cooking.

Do You Have Electric?2023-05-15T03:25:27+00:00

Nyerere Tented Camp has its own Solar System and backup generator supply giving 240v 50hz electricity. Each luxurious tent has a power point where you can charge your computer, video or cine camera batteries and solar lamps.

How Do We Get to Nyerere Tented Camp?2023-05-15T06:13:53+00:00

Arrive by air on the scheduled charter flight from Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar or Ruaha – it is also possible to privately charter a single or twin-engine plane into the Mtemere airstrip depending on the size of your party. The airstrip is located within minutes’ drive to our camp.

The direct flying time is approximately 45 minutes from Dar es Salaam and 30 minutes from Zanzibar. By road 235 km from Dar es Salaam, via Kibiti. Driving time: 5-6 hours depending on road conditions.

Contact us if you need any assistance.

What Accommodation Do You Have?2023-05-15T03:23:53+00:00

Nyerere Tented Camp has 6 individual very spacious luxurious tents furnished with king-sized beds, and comfortable ‘suite’ furniture. The tents extend on to a spacious verandah – the tents can be secured for the night with ‘tented curtains’ or left open as desired. Each tent has a separate dressing room leading into an en suite bathroom with twin basins, high flush WC and rain head shower.

What Should I Wear?2023-05-15T03:22:38+00:00

For most of the year the lightest and most comfortable clothing is recommended, preferably of natural fibre pure cotton is ideal. The heat is dry and the sun can be fierce, so long sleeves are recommended for safaris. A sun hat or bush hat is an essential item on safari. Sometimes in the evenings or early mornings the drop-in temperature may require a light sweater to be worn.

When’s a Good Time to Visit?2023-05-15T06:12:20+00:00

Nyerere Tented Camp is open throughout the top game-viewing months of June to March. The season begins as soon as the rains finish in Jun. After this time Nyerere National Park is absolutely stunning, the skies are clear and vegetation is greener. The migratory birds remain in plumage and are preparing to move on.

As the season progresses the bush dries out, the game gathers near water and food and the sightings improve. The game viewing is generally exceptional & the temperatures go high. This is normally a busy time in the Camp.

Where is Nyerere Tented Camp?2023-05-15T03:21:08+00:00

Nyerere Tented Camp is located on the boundary of Nyerere National Park near the Mtemere Gate, which is the North- Western Gate Entrance. As we are on the boundary of the Park we are lucky to have free moment of animals through the camp and we have built a water hole to also attract them in the dry season.