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Mukambi Plains Camp
Mukambi Plains Camp
Mukambi Plains Camp
Mukambi Plains Camp
Mukambi Plains Camp

Mukambi Plains Camp: Information from the owner

General information


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 Mukambi Plains Camp, which contains our own observations and views.

Last updated by Owner
18 May 2018
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Facilities at Mukambi Plains Camp

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Communal Dining, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Pool
Room facilities
Detached Private Bathroom, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Night Drives, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours

Room types at Mukambi Plains Camp

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Luxury Safari Tent

The Plains Camp consists of 4 fully furnished tents, each with an en-suite bathroom. Each tent can sleep 2 persons. The camp is located in the middle of the plains on an island and from your tent you have a perfect view on the plains and the marsh.

Busanga Plains Camp offers an intimate experience with nature in accommodation consisting of four luxury safari tents (2 twin and 2 double) with en-suite open air bathrooms and flushing toilets, each one overlooking the Busanga Plains. The tents are light, airy and spacious with large beds draped with mosquito nets. Experience the total peace of nature from your private veranda. Enjoy the glow of lantern lights on canvas walls and drift off to sleep to the sounds of the African night.

The camp is solar powered and all tents do have electricity. Guests can charge the cameras and other small electrical equipment in the room.

Activities at Mukambi Plains Camp

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Game Drive

Life in Mukambi Plains Camp begins quite early, where guests begin their day with a light breakfast before heading out into the wilderness to explore.

Guests are often spoilt for choice between game drives and walking safaris and both present unique opportunities for great animal encounters. Our game drives take place in the morning and in the afternoon/evening. Morning drives allow guests to head out and catch game still on the move during the cooler hours of the day. Midway through the drive there will be a brief stop to allow guests to stretch their legs and have some tea/coffee before continuing with he drive and heading back to camp.

Afternoon drives begin late afternoon once it is a bit cooler. This is usually when game begins to be more active providing a better chance of spotting some of the more elusive animals. The drive is also a combination of a night drive which offer an opportunity to spot some of the nocturnal animals found on the Plains. The guide will fire up his spotlight after sundowners and try and find the animals with it before heading back to camp.

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Walking Safaris

Walking in the Busanga Plains is an experience like no other. The vastness and openness of the Plains makes for some great game viewing on foot. Game is allot easier to spot on the Plains and observe from a safe enough distance.

Walks are only done in the morning to avoid the heat of the day and generally last about 3hrs. Along the walks guides will educate their guests on the smaller aspects of the bush that they tend to miss whilst in a vehicle. As they walk they will also encounter a variety of game and the guide will keep guests safe and informed at all times.

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