Designed with a simplicity that lets nature do the talking

Kigelia’s carefully judged simplicity allows for a particular intimacy with the bush, and the beasts we share it with.

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Bathrooms

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Bedrooms

Airy. Spacious. Classic.

Our six tents at Kigelia lie deep in the heart of the Ruaha bush.

Bedrooms

Soak it all up

Kigelia has a special kind of magic that means we live alongside the wildlife. There is no better spot to enjoy your early morning coffee.

Bedrooms

Perched above the passing wildlife

Each room is built on the edge of the dry riverbed, a wildlife lookout from your own digs.

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Bedrooms
Bathrooms

Safari style bucket showers

Open to the elements and known to have to odd onlooker from time to time.

Dining
Bathrooms
Dining

A mess full of character

Open to the elements, full of light and a wonderful setting to share safari tales with camp mates.

Dining

Dinner under the stars at Kigelia

The lanterns are lit and dinner is served, we’re all set for your romantic evening serenaded by the sounds of the wild.

Dining

Lazy lunches al fresco

If you're sitting in a riverbed with your toes in the sand, breeze in your hair and the whisper of the wild all around you - you're doing lunch right, we reckon.

In a grove of sausage trees in Ruaha National Park on the banks of the Ifuguru River, in the best game area in the park.

Key details

Open

June to November

6

safari tents

All with ensuite bathrooms

Safari bucket showers

Flush loos

One large family safari tent

Charging available

Minimum age

8

Reviews

A. Ebeling

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Great Service, Great Food

Awesome experience! Great service, great food and very friendly staff. Would love to return!

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J. Konzen

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Exceeded All Expectations

The Nomad company has provided us with an experience that exceeded all of our expectations.

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A. Bryan

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Most Magical Experience

We had the most magical experience. The staff are so passionate about what they do, so dedicated and so knowledgable. Everybody made us feel so special and we were so well looked after. The most incredible holiday and one we will never forget

L. Molnar

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Highly Recommend Kigelia

I highly recommend Kigelia to anyone who would like to spend a bit time in the real nature .

N. Calicis

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Unforgettable Great Experience

Great experience. We ´ll never forget it! Thanks to the camp’s team for their hospitality…

H. Puerta-Carlson

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Beautiful Stay, Excellent Experience

I had a beautiful stay and excellent experience here at Nomad Ruaha. The whole staff was very welcoming, hospitable and kind. The tours were very thrilling and great information on the animals was provided. The camp ground was very beautiful and in sync with nature; we saw many animals near the camp...

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