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Kwihala Camp

Simple luxury with a real bush feel

Outstanding Five hearts from 22 votes

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One of the newest additions to Ruaha, Kwihala Camp has, after a few years, managed to find its place. Originally sold as a high end, luxury tented camp, they asked a lot of money for a stay here, and it struggled. Today they have paired things down a little, or at least adjusted their prices to reflect the expectation and it is a wonderful little camp. Located just along the Mwagusi from Mwagusi the game region is superb and the camp itself now offers exceptional value for money and a really great overall experience. After Mwagusi, this is our next recommendation in Ruaha.


Our review above may sounds a little cruel but, to be honest, where people were expecting to arrive and have freestanding baths and massage facilities, Kwihala Camp, originally, was not really performing. Since they have dropped their price down they have fared much better and are now really establishing themselves as one of the best places to stay in the park.


The camp itself is semi-permanent, which is to say that, at the end of each season they break camp for the rains and re-establish for the new season. One of the benefits of doing this is that it means that game does not start to avoid the area around camp and so it is still very frequent to have a giraffe munching on an acacia next to your tent in the mornings!


The tents and communal areas at Kwihala are very comfortable with flush loos ensuite and LED lighting etc....this is camping in real style! The food and service, likewise, is up to the highest standards and the food is hearty and very tasty.


As mentioned above, this is probably one of the best areas for game in the park and so they also really benefit from having this area to themselves so you really feel like you have the park to yourself (very rare in Africa these days). On the whole we really like the place and certainly recommend it.


We have a price match guarantee on this property that means, as preferred suppliers, we can guarantee you the best rate available for the property.

Contact us for a quote or call 01525 840 149.

Good location, great value, really good game

Simple camp

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