Intelligently designed, nurturing, light of foot and at one with the wild.

Our camp is a little gem. Full of heart and soul, and  tucked into a grove of secluded riverside bush, it is so much at one with the wild that animals hardly look up as they do their thing around us. 

Kuro Tarangire
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Entamanu Ngorongoro: The only place where you can watch the sun rise over the Crater, and set over the Serengeti.

Entamanu Ngorongoro, the newest addition to our family, sits on an extraordinary site in the sharp air of the Ngorongoro Highlands, perched  on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater.  

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Our wild Crater

An adventure, together

A family safari is an opportunity to spend quality time together creating memoriesthat last a lifetime.

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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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North Tanzania: The Ultimate Nomad Safari - Three weeks around Tanzania

2nt Kuro Tarangire

2nt Entamanu Ngorongoro

3nt Serengeti Safari Camp

3nt Chada Katavi

4nt Greystoke Mahale

3nt Kigelia Ruaha 

4nt Sand Rivers Selous

A truly incredible three week itinerary taking in all of the major National Parks around the ...

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Day 1. Arusha - Tarangire National Park

Arrive in Tanzana into Kilimanjaro Airport this morning, or overnight in Arusha the night before. You will be met by your private Nomad guide and set off through Arusha Town, and out towards Tarangire National Park.

Once you enter the Park boundaries you will game drive your way to camp, arriving at Kuro Tarangire in time for a late lunch and an afternoon siesta. Head out on a first afternoon of safari with your guide, and then dine under the ...

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Day 2. Tarangire National Park

A full day on safari in this little gem of a park. Tarangire is well known for it's fantastic elephant herds and wonderful bird life. 

There is also the option to head out on a walking safari with your guide, as well as a night drive to meet some of our nocturnal neighbours. All come highly recommended and need to be booked in advance. 

Day 2.

Day 3. Tarangire - Ngorongoro Crater

Today say goodbye to Kuro Tarangire and set off with your guide to the Ngorongoro Highlands. You will pass through much of Tarangire National Park today, as well as Lake Manyara National Park - stopping for a picnic lunch along the way. 

As you come up onto the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater the view is quite honestly breathtaking. You will arrive at Entamanu in time to enjoy a cold gin and tonic looking over the world's largest unbroken caldera, ...

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Day 4. Ngorongoro Crater

Get an early start for a morning searching for big game and enjoying the truly awesome scale of the Ngorongoro Crater.  After a picnic lunch, you'll head back up to camp in time for a walk through the Highlands this afternoon, perhaps with a visit to a neighbouring Maasai village and sundowners admiring the view. 

Day 4.
Safari Safari Camp migration

Day 5. Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti National Park

Say goodbye to Entamanu Ngorongoro and then descend from the highlands, cross Olduvai Gorge and venture across the vast expanse of the southern Serengeti Plains.  This is one of the most iconic drives in Northern Tanzania and although it'll be a long day, it will also be a feast for the eyes.  Arrive at Serengeti Safari Camp in time to have a hot shower and a drink by the camp fire before dinner.

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Serengeti Safari Camp

Day 6. Serengeti National Park

Our Serengeti Safari Camp is designed to be light enough to move seasonally with the wildebeest, but to provide you with all the comforts you need.  Stylish yet simple, it is an enchanting and authentic safari experience.  Waking up to the sunlight streaming through the flaps where tea awaits you on your verandah and going to sleep after a lovely hot safari-style bucket shower are just as much part of the experience.  You'll be well cared for by ...

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Day 7. Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is not only about the wildebeest, although they are definitely a highlight. In addition to wildebeest, there are many other herbivores in evidence including gazelle, zebra and giraffee.  The most commonly seen predators are lion, hyena and cheetah and you may be lucky enough to spot a leopard.  Birdlife is rich and you can spend an hour just watching a flock of vultures competing for scraps - it really is a fascinating experience. ...

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Day 8 . Serengeti - Katavi National Park

Your guide will drop you at the airstrip this morning in time to catch your flight West - to Katavi National Park. This flight takes about 3 hours, with a short refuel and loo break in Tabora. 

As you fly over Katavi there is a real sense of wilderness about it. Magnificent herds of buffalo and elephant are usually gathered on the plains below and its impossible to not notice how devoid of people this area is. Your Chada Katavi guide will be ...

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Day 9 . Katavi National Park

Katavi is all about safari as it once was - with no one else apart from you and the beasts that call it home. 

Head out on foot for an unforgettable walking safari, meet our nocturnal neighbours on a night drive, or spend the night right out in the wild in a fly camp. The remoteness of Katavi is intoxicating and we want you to experience the very best of it. 

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Day 10. Katavi National Park

As the season dries up towards the end of September/October hippos pile in their hundreds in the last remaining water sources. It is a fascinating time to experience Katavi and it is a real insight into the harsh reality the wildife of Katavi faces at this time of year. 

Day 10.

Day 11. Katavi to Mahale

Set off today from Katavi to Mahale on our scheduled flight.  You'll get the sense of heading deeper into the wild frontiers on the country as you land on the little lakeside strip and climb aboard the Greystoke dhow.  An hour and half later, having relaxed into the rhythm of the water lapping against the hull, you round a corner to see an unusual thatched roof perched on a white beach, backed up by thickly forested mountains.  This enchanting ...

Day 11.
Greystoke Mahale chimp - MICHAEL POLIZA

Day 12. Mahale Mountains National Park

As you enjoy a leisurely breakfast, the scouts will already be up on the mountainside in search of the chimps.  When they've been located, you'll don your walking boots and follow your guide into the maize of narrow trails.  Chimp trekking may take some hours, depending on how high the troops are feeding.  Each full day at Greystoke you can set out in search of what is often an incredibly special and moving experience.  Along the way, you'll ...

Day 12.
Greystoke Mahale boat - DAVID ROGERS

Day 13. Mahale Mountains National Park

When you're not in search of the chimps, there's plenty to do at Greystoke.  Hop on the dhow for a deep water swim in the warm, crystal clear lake or try your luck with a fishing rod (which may yield a fresh fish dinner), relax on the chillout deck with a book or go for a gentle cruise to look for birds, hippos and perhaps a glimpse of one of the less habituated chimps.  In between adventures, you'll enjoy the delicious food at Greystoke and the ...

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D Greystoke Mahale banda in bush - MICHAEL POLIZA

Day 14. Mahale Mountains

A final day in this mystical place, head out to see if you can find the chimps this morning, and then spend the afternoon on board the dhow - fishing and taking in the extraordinary Mahale Mountain range. It is a special place this, and only a lucky few get to experience it. 

Day 14.

Day 15. Mahale to Ruaha

Today bid goodbye to your remote paradise and hop on the boat to head to the airstrip.  On the way you might stop off at the Katumbi School to see the work of the Nomad Trust.  Board your flight southeast to Ruaha where you'll be met by your Nomad guide and arrive at Kigelia Ruaha in time for lunch.  Settle into your airy tent and enjoy the bush seclusion of this simply stylish camp.  Spend the afternoon in an open game drive car getting ...

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Day 16. Ruaha National Park

After an early breakfast, head out in our open game drive vehicle to explore the sand rivers and baobab forests of this part of Ruaha.  Our part of the park is known for a high concentration of elephant, buffalo and other herbivores, the rarest of which include sable and roan.  It's also a good place to see the majestic kudu.  Many guests to Ruaha are also fortunate enough to see lion, leopard and cheetah.  Wild dog are present though rare.  ...

Day 16.

Day 17. Ruaha National Park

A final day in Ruaha - game drives and walking explorations await - perhaps revisit some of your favourite spots. Or, just admire the majestic baobabs and relax in camp with a good book. 

Day 17.
Sand Rivers aerial

Day 18. Ruaha to Selous

The mile-wide Rufiji River winds through the great Selous Game Reserve - the largest in Africa.  An hour and a half's flight from Ruaha will find you landing in the Selous.  A short game drive and you'll arrive at Sand Rivers, perched on the edge of the Rufiji in the wildest part of the reserve.  Settle into your open-fronted room with a great river view before lunch in the dining room.  After a siesta, take a gentle boat ride in search of hippo ...

Day 18.

Day 19. Selous Game Reserve

This morning you'll wake to the sunrise and a hot cup of tea or coffee on your verandah before heading out for a game drive in our open vehicle with an expert Nomad guide.  You might explore the sand rivers, Lake Tagalala or any of the variety of wild habitats that we are privileged to call home.  We enjoy stopping the car from time to time to see how close we can get to a herd of impala or a family of warthog.  At this time of year the birds of ...

Day 19.

Day 20. Selous Game Reserve

This morning take an early boat ride at pace down to the magical Stiegler's Gorge.  From a mile wide, the river narrows, flanked by steep forested walls and dotted with sandbanks.  On one of these you'll moor the boat and hop out for a picnic breakfast, perhaps trying your hand at a little tiger fishing.  As the day warms up, you'll drift gently back down the river, watching to see what's coming down to drink.  A leisurely afternoon by the pool ...

Day 20.
Sand Rivers Selous

Day 21. Selous - Dar es Salaam

After a leisurely wake up and breakfast, take the short drive to the airstrip to catch your flight to Dar es Salaam and home, hopefully with a suitcase of wonderful memories!

Day 21.

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