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Kuro Tarangire is a perfect complement

If you're thinking of visiting the Serengeti this year, don't miss out on all that Tarangire has to offer.

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"Katavi is truly a place off the map".

If you're seeking an adventure far from the madding crowds and want to feel true wilderness, this is where you go.

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Chada Katavi

Elephant dung on the paths between the tents

As you walk around the camp, you are constantly surprised by new views of baobab groves glowing in the sun.

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Kigelia Ruaha

A unique kind of freedom exists in our remote part of the Selous

We can explore in open vehicles, on foot or by boat. Our camp is located far from the busy area which means we don't have to share.

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Sand Rivers Selous

Three of Tanzania's wildest places in one magnificent safari.

From the  varied floodplains of Katavi to the giant baobab forests of Ruaha, finishing with the remote freedom of the Selous, a wild adventure awaits!

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The ultimate wild safari

Nomad Tanzania is one of East Africa's original safari companies.

For the past 20 years we've pioneered, owned and operated our outstanding small safari camps in three of the remotest corners of Tanzania.  If you are looking for superb locations, exceptional guiding and the essence of safari, get in touch.

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Featured Safari:

West Tanzania: 7nt remote Western Tanzania with Mahale chimps and Katavi big game

A unique opportunity to enjoy one of the remotest regions in Africa

Access is by our own shared flights from & back to Arusha, via the Serengeti on request, operating on Mon & Thur only

Monday dept - 3nts Chada Katavi & 4nts Greystoke Mahale

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Day 1. Chada Katavi

  • Early morning departure from Arusha via the Serengeti (dependent on schedule) and Tabora to refuel. Arrive into Katavi in time for a late lunch and a siesta.
  • Take a short afternoon walk with one of our safari guides and armed scout and see more of the the area around camp, getting back in time for sundowners around the fire and supper in the mess tent.
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Day 2. Chada Katavi

  • Morning game drive and head further into the wilds of Katavi. Katavi is renowned for its game, huge herds of buffalo and elephants are often on the plains in front of camp and the animal interaction can be intense.
  • We'd suggest sundowners out on the plains, the light is gorgeous at that time of day and watch the big herds of buffalo come in.
Day 2.
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Day 3. Katavi fly camp

  • Another early start to beat the heat; explore further afield and take a picnic lunch with you stopping at your fly camp where you'll spend the night.
  • After lunch we'd suggest a short walk around this new area, back in camp in time for sundowners followed by dinner. 
Day 3.

Day 4. Chada Katavi

  • Wake in your fly camp and enjoy a cook-out breakfast.
  • The choice is yours if you'd like to do a short walk, then a game drive back to camp or hop in the vehicle and drive back to camp the long way.
  • We always love a siesta after lunch, then how about a gentle stroll and bird walk around the camp and environs before drinks around the fire and supper.
Day 4.

Day 5. Greystoke Mahale

  • Mid-morning departure from Chada Katavi for your one-hour flight to Mahale airstrip, followed by a 90 minute trip down the lake in the dhow to Greystoke Mahale with lunch on board.
  • After arrival, settle into Greystoke, meeting the staff who will also tell you about the chimping activities and all else on offer here.  Afternoon at leisure to take a dhow cruise down the lake, a spot of fishing,  a short forest hike, or just relax on the ...
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Day 6. Greystoke Mahale

  • After breakfast in the mess, the scouts and trackers will tell you the whereabouts of the chimps. Head off in two groups of six, walking up the narrow mountain trails to find them.  On reaching the chimps, spend an hour with them whilst they do their own thing, eating, foraging, playing, squabbling...
  • After a well-earned lunch in the mess, head off on the dhow for a deep water swim out in the lake. At sunset enjoy a beach supper under ...
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Day 7. Greystoke Mahale

  • Start the day with more chimp trekking after breakfast; take snacks along with you, sometimes you have to walk quite far. If you've walked far the boat might meet you and take you on a gentle cruise back to camp.
  • Catch up on the day's stories around the bar, before dinner in the main mess.
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Day 8. Depart

  • Head out early morning in one of our kayaks and have your first cup of coffee out in the middle of the lake or enjoy a relaxed morning in camp before boarding the dhow and heading back up to the airstrip before boarding the plane back to Arusha and your onwards travels.
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