Tandala tented camp is a mid –range accommodation situated outside Ruaha National park and 5km from the Park Main gate in  southern Tanzania . The camp is set alongside the road in the mature acacia woodland in Tungamarenga Tanzania.  The lodge is named after the majestic antelopes, the Kudu that surround the areas. . The best way to travel to Ruaha national park from ARUSHA CITY is a flight that takes 5-6 hours to the close Msembe airstrip then 20 minutes to be transferred to the camp It’s very far by road taking about 941 km.

Tandala tented camp consists of 10 spacious and comfortable  tents offering  single beds for individuals, double or twin beds and family rooming options with the view of the park built in African Traditional style with natural materials of Grass thatched roofs, local woods with high levels of comfort.  Tents  are well elevated on a raised  wooden platform  , decorated  with timber  and furnished with tranquility and en suite private facilities of flushing toilet , hot and cold showers, mosquito nets , wooden chairs and tables , free bottled water in the rooms  , free toiletries had wash basin , white curtains to mention but few .

Tandala tented camp
Tandala tented camp

Each tent has a large Veranda out of the front, with a large Interior sitting areas and private balconies that give a stunning view of the park and wildlife roaming around the camp.  Tents are well equipped with comfortable beds containing queen sized beds and wooden ceiling fans.   There is a fire place pit with comfortable seats where guests relax especially after a Tanzania safari as they share stories ,it  also provides warmth during chill weather .Rooms are in different sizes with singles bed as mentioned above with different costs ranging from 200$ per night and above. The room rate keeps changing as they go high during peak season than in low season

Tandala tented camp offers more services and facilities that include;

 WIFI hotspot available in the rooms that will keep you connected and also enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

 A restaurant in the main building with the view of the park serving different cuisines both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. Meals offered include Continental breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner in the main building served by well trained, friendly and welcoming staff, you can have meals in any place of your choice either veranda overlooking the river or in the dining areas. Bush breakfast is also offered while enjoying morning sunrises and bush dinners while overlooking the stars in the sky.

A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot ruaha afternoon with a poolside chairs and beds to relax on as you enjoy the sundowner while overlooking the landscape surrounding the areas

A-well stocked bar with variety of refreshment both alcoholic and nonalcoholic   overlooking the spectacular view of the park and surrounding area.

Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry  and house- keeping services available , 24 hour desk

Activities to do while at the lodge include; game viewing in the park and around the lodge that will give you a chance to see more wildlife roaming along the river, Guided nature walks,birding/ birdwatching in the park and many more activities.

Ruaha national park is  the second largest national park in Tanzania after Nyerere national park  found in the south of the central  mid- point of Tanzania  and west of Iringa Town .

Tandala tented camp
Tandala tented camp

The park was established in 1964 and  It covers the total area of 20,226 square kilometers (7,809 ) square miles  The Park is  most visited and has  different categories of accommodations that include  Budget, Mid- range/ moderate  and Luxury/expensive accommodations that are convenient and affordable to  any travellers, tourists  visiting the park.  Ruaha national park has a variety of wildlife that includes; large herds of elephants, 10 percent of lions, Zebras , Buffaloes , cheetahs , Giraffes , antelopes , hyenas, Hippos  and many more  and over 570 species of birds  that includes ; endemic species, migratory species with  ostriches, starling , weaver birds, Kingfishers, hornbills etc.  There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge  which include; , game drive in the park which enables  you to spot  wide range  and different animals in the park , Guide nature walks in the park,  Hot air balloon rides that gives good view of the Savannah  plains at 450$ per person , hand craft safaris, Camping ,Flying safaris, walking night safaris, cultural visits in the  local villages, Bird watching/Birding since the park has more species bird ,the watchers can’t be disappointed  to mention but  a few

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