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Head deep into the western wilderness of Tanzania to Katavi National Park, and you’ll discover a world of pristine landscapes and abundant wildlife.
Chada Katavi Camp is set in the heart of Katavi National Park, surrounded by woodland on the edge of the Chada Plain. Located within an incredible game catchment area, you can often spot a diverse array of animals right from the camp.
Suited to adventurous safari enthusiasts, Chada Katavi Camp offers a wild and secluded safari experience, far from the more popular reserves of Tanzania. With appealingly low visitors numbers and a wonderfully remote location, you’ll likely have it all to yourself.
Spend your days exploring the plains on 4WD game drives, led by expert safari guides, where you can spot an enormous number of animals including zebra, impala, topi, buffalo, hartebeest, waterbuck and giraffe.
There are over 4,000 elephants in the area, and it’s also famous for lions and hyena. You can even spot more elusive creatures such as leopard, cheetah and the African wild dog.
Venture out on a guided walking safari to see the staggering numbers of hippos and crocodiles crowing the waterholes during the dry season. Nowhere else in Africa will you see such amazing entanglements of grunting, arguing hippos, or snapping crocodiles burrowing caves into the riverbanks.
Chada Katavi Camp is a stylish and intimate camp, with six comfortable tents elevated on wooden platforms, with beautiful views over the vast Chada Plain and it’s wildlife. The tents feature private verandahs and en-suite bathrooms with open-air hot bucket showers. The common areas are just as inviting, with a lounge and library tent where guests can relax with a pair of binoculars, as elephants, giraffes, and buffalo wander by the camp.
You can have your breakfast and lunch packed to take with you on your daily adventures or enjoy it in the dining tent, while dinner is served around a communal dining table under the stars, and drinks shared around the campfire.
Communal dining and bar areas, a small library, laundry service, open game viewer vehicles and a chance to do a bush walk, night drive and fly-camping.
You’ll stay at Chada Katavi Camp on a full-board basis, with delicious meals served around a communal dining table, or in stunning bush locations.
Chada Katavi Camp operates largely off-grid, using solar power and sourcing water from a borehole. Along with environmental conservation, Chada Katavi works with local communities through the Landscape and Conservation Mentors Organisation (LCMO), which promotes the coexistence of local communities and wildlife. They run youth clubs, national park visits, birdwatching excursions and tree-planting activities to encourage education about the importance of sustainable living.
Guests at Chada Katavi Camp are encouraged to visit LCMO, where you’ll experience village life, meet youth group members, visit the tree nursery and bee-keeping team, and learn about local soap-making businesses and lion defenders. Visitors are welcome to donate field equipment and school supplies to support this fantastic initiative.
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