A week in Ruaha and Nyerere

3 nights in Kigelia, Ruaha | 4 nights in Sand Rivers Selous
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Fly from Dar es Salaam to Ruaha National Park

This is a beautiful flight, departing from Dar es Salaam early in the morning and passing over the vast wilderness that is Nyerere, over the Udzungwa Mountain range and down into Msembe airstrip in Ruaha National Park. The plane may take off and land at a few airstrips to collect and drop passengers along the way. You will be met at the airstrip by our guides and taken back to camp.

Days 1 - 4

Kigelia Ruaha

In one of Africa's biggest game spots, we explore. We have custom-built open game drive vehicles which are perfect for traversing the varied habitats of Ruaha. You can also get out on foot. Being on your own two pegs gives you a totally different experience. We're great fans of "going out" for breakfast and enjoying a sundowner in the bush. These things are rare treats on a safari and something that you wouldn't do back home, which frankly is the only reason you need for doing them. Whether you're out and about in an open game drive car, treading the game trails with your guide or wondering around the camp in search of birds, this is safari as its meant to be.

Fly from Ruaha National Park to the Nyerere National Park

After breakfast in camp, say goodbye to Kigelia, and head back to Msembe Airstrip to take a flight to Nyerere. On landing at Kiba Airstrip, another warm welcome and short drive to camp will see you at Sand Rivers Selous for lunch while enjoying the spectacular river view.

Days 4 - 8

Sand Rivers Selous

Days at Sand Rivers are about exploring. Our open-sided 4x4 vehicles are a great way of seeing things. For covering a bit of distance when that's what's needed. But, we like to retain spontaneity wherever we can. Often the best way to see things, to avoid scattering animals from the lakeshore, or spooking a herd of elephant as they feed, is to hop down and quietly work our way into a good position on foot. And the same goes for our boats. Being on the river is a fantastic contrast to time spent in a vehicle. All in all, days at Sand Rivers aren't about box ticking, or endless driving in search of the next animal. It's a sense of gradual absorption in this corner of the natural world that we'd love you to feel.

Fly from the Nyerere National Park back to Dar es Salaam

After saying goodbye to new friends in camp, our guide will take you back to Kiba airstrip this morning in time for your 45 minute flight back to Dar es Salaam.

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P. Mills & D. Webster

Lovely Peaceful Camp

Lovely people, great ethos, nice peaceful camp. Highly recommended but expect relaxed casual, not 5*! We loved it.

Tanzania tourism urgently needs to limit the number of vehicles in the crater

S. McLaren

Phenomenal Experience

Entamanu! What a camp! From stepping into the main lodge and seeing the crater pan out in front of you to the cosy and delicious dinners at night in front of the fire. It's a phenomenal experience.

Kassim our guide was an absolute legend, his eyes out in the crater were phenomenal. He kept incredib...

T. Bud

Live the Dream

You need to live it. Pictures cannot present the dream you will experience

A.H. & U.R.

Top Notch Property

Entamanu camp is a top notch property with breathtaking views and amazing people around.
Highly recommend!

A. Fox

Incredible Family Experience

Without a doubt one of the most incredible experiences we have had as a family. Nomad went above and beyond the call of duty to make us feel welcome. They answered every question with incredible knowledge of every plant, insect and animal however big or small. They shared the history of the area ...

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J. Tuteur

Amazing Camp Location

This camp is amazing. The location close to the river provided a peaceful experience and also animals strolling through the meadow in front of our tent. The night drive was also extremely exciting.

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