Tribes Style: Modest
- â€‹Visit a Maasai boma
- Enjoy lunch in the bush
- Friendly host and staff
- Maasai-led medicine walk
- Hike to a scenic sundowner spot
Open: Isoitok Camp is open all year.
Location: Isoitok Camp is in Esilalei, on Maasa community land. It is just 3kms off the main road and 21kms from Lake Manyara National Park.
Rooms: There are 10 tents in total, divided into 2 styles, rustic and deluxe. Rustic tents are 24 square metres divided into 3 zipped sections: the sleeping area, dressing area, and bathroom with a basin with running cold water, flush toilet and a bucket shower with hot water on request. Each tent has 2 twin beds, a luggage rack and wardrobe, floor cushions and woven floor mats, plus outdoor seating. Deluxe tents cover 35 square metres in total. The bedroom has a king size bed, or 2 twins with a 3rd bed if needed, bedside cabinets, 2 luggage racks, a wardrobe, writing desk and several chairs, an adjoining bathroom with bucket shower, flush toilet, hand basin with running cold water, towel rack and full length mirror. There are mats and rugs on the floor, and an outdoor seating area. Both types of tent have solar lighting and a daily supply of drinking water.
Activities: You can accompany a Maasai guide on a walk to learn about the medicinal properties of plants and trees in the bush (30-90 minutes), and visit a Maasai boma for a look at daily life. If you wish you may be able to witness a traditional goat sacrifice followed by a barbecue. The camp can arrange bush lunches and walks to special sundowner locations. Full day safaris in Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater are available, too.
Facilities: The main tent has both dining and lounge cum bar areas where you can rest between activities. Tea and coffee are available throughout the day. Pre and post dinner drinks can be taken by the camp fire. On some evenings there are song and dance performances by local Maasai.
Dining:Most meals are eaten communally in the dining tent.
Children: Children are welcome. There are age restrictions on certain activities. Deluxe tents can sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children.
Health: This is a malarial area.
Communication: There is no internet access.
Call: 01473 890499
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Client Rating for Tanzania 5/5 from 217 reviews
This was a great place ,you felt like you were in the wilds with a bit of luxury, loved using the camp open air showers, the campfire, eating in the mess tent, stunning veiws and really unique and exiting place to stay
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