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Jongomero Camp
Jongomero Camp
Jongomero Camp
Jongomero Camp
Jongomero Camp
Jongomero Camp
Jongomero Camp

Jongomero Camp: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Safari Lodge
No. of rooms
8
Check-in time
12pm
Check-out time
10am

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Jongomero Camp, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
22 Jul 2021
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Facilities at Jongomero Camp

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant
Room facilities
Balcony / Deck, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Fine Dining, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, High Tea, Safaris, Sleep Outs, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Nearby activities
Animal Encounters, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Safaris, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Languages
English

Room types at Jongomero Camp

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Jongomero's Tented Suites

Blending in beautifully with its surroundings, the camp is tucked below a dappled riverine canopy on the banks of the seasonal Jongomero river, a natural pathway for animals in search of water.

Accommodation at Jongomero comprises eight large and well-appointed tented suites, built on raised wooden platforms, under enormous thatched roofs that also encompass a spacious private deck which overlooks the dry riverbed.

Snuggle under warming quilts in an enormous reclaimed-dhow wooden bed; fall asleep to the sounds of Africa beyond the canvas; and wake up to the morning tea / coffee tray. You will often find animals ambling past your tent in search of water and food. The ultimate remote off-the-beaten track safari experience.

Activities at Jongomero Camp

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Game Drives

The road network around camp was primarily developed by our knowledgeable guides and therefore perfectly placed for superlative game drives, with the blood-pumping thrills of tracking animals and the reverential calm of learning about this incredible environment. With only four seats in the majority of our 4WD open sided vehicles, privacy is easily delivered. However, our game drives are a shared experience with fellow guests, so if you would prefer to be alone, there is an opportunity to hire a private vehicle with a driver guide in advance for a daily surcharge.

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Game Walks

Offered to guests aged 16 or over, game walks are probably the most fascinating way to truly experience the wonders of Ruaha. Out of the 4WD vehicle and being on foot is a humbling experience in this vast, untouched land. Set at a leisurely pace, the walks are not intended to find big game, instead it offers guests an education into the lives of the smaller animals as well as the birdlife, insects, flora and fauna. The walking season begins when the bush is less thick approximately late June or July and runs until the beginning of the rains in early December.

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Walking Safari/ Fly Camping

Would you like to have the definitive wilderness experience? If so you must prebook a walking safari, also known as fly-camping. During the day walk and discover the hidden depths of Ruaha while for one or twoovernight sleep under a canopy of stars after sharing stories around the camp fire and showering under the trees. This is the perfect idyllic adventure for a one or two night stay for a minimum of two to a maximum of six guests, bookable from 15th August to 15th November.

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