Set on the banks above the Ifuguru sand river in Ruaha National Park, Kigelia is a semi-permanent tented camp that takes its name from the grove of sausage trees, Kigelia africana, where it nestles. With only six well-positioned tents, the camp aims to blend in with the surrounding bush, causing minimal environmental impact.
Our view of Kigelia Camp
Kigelia Camp is a well-designed camp, well located for game viewing within Ruaha National Park, and on our last visit in July 2010 we felt that it had great potential. However, it still feels as though it's finding its feet a little – and is relatively costly in comparison with some of the more established camps in Ruaha, which benefit from longer-standing reputations.
Kigelia Camp is relatively new in Ruaha...