Chada Katavi Camp

Tanzania

  • See vast herds of buffalo and elephants on the plains
  • Remote and unspoilt location in the heart of Katavi National Park
  • Spacious tents with views of the Chada plain
  • Opportunity to spend a night under the stars fly camping
  • Combination of game drives and guided walks

Open: Chada Katavi is open from June to mid-November.

Location: Chada Katavi is in Katavi National Park in the far west of Tanzania. The camp is set beneath shady trees at the edge of the Chada plain, a wild and remote setting. There are twice weekly flights from Arusha, currently operating on Monday and Thursday, to Ikuu, the nearest airstrip to the camp. The flight takes about 3 hours.

Rooms: There are 6 safari tents with adjoining en-suite bathrooms, separated from the bedroom by a zipped flap. These have bucket showers, for which hot water is supplied on request, and eco-flush toilets. Gauze windows keep out insects but let in the light and breeze. Each tent has a private veranda at the front for secluded relaxation and views of the plain and game.

Activities: These include game drives in open-sided 4x4 vehicles, guided bush walks, bird watching and fly camping. Fly camping is subject to availability and needs to be booked and paid for in advance.

Facilities: There is a dining tent and a separate library tent, where you’ll spend time between safaris. The campfire is the setting for sundowner drinks and nightcaps.

Dining: Meals are eaten communally.

Children: Children aged 12 years and over are welcome.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is internet access.

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