Kisima Ngeda

This is a small camp based close to the edge of Lake Eyasi in the Acacia Bush. Comprising of seven separated tents the camp has a personal feel and offers a warm welcome and a more intimate travel experience.

Accommodation at Kisima Ngeda

The permanent tents at Kisima Ngeda are palm thatched and built of palm-wood. They stand on raised platforms. Though they are simply decorated and quite sparse, this lends the camp a sense of rustic minimalism. Beds are very comfortable and tents are spacious with all the necessary amenities: rechargeable flashlights, good electricity and mosquito repellents. The tents are en suite with pleasant bathrooms with good hot water. All tents offer views over Lake Eyasi.[/tab]

Food and Drink at Kisima Ngeda

The camp prides itself on offering basic but tasty and varied fresh meals. These are served in a spacious and pleasant restaurant tent. Travellers are encouraged to eat with their drivers (a nice and somewhat rare practice) and the hotel’s owners make a point of trying to get to know their guests and their needs during mealtimes.

The camp can arrange a pre-breakfast morning snack for those who wish to make very early excursions and is also renowned for arranging dinners with local tribe families, a true once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience.

An ample range of drinks is on offer in the camp’s cosy bar and these are reasonably priced.

Service at Kisima Ngeda

The service at the camp is friendly and exceptionally individual. The owners, Nani and Chris, and their staff are on hand to offer advice and assistance. They are both helpful and knowledgeable. The camp has a nice pool as well as an intriguing small library.

Things to do at Kisima Ngeda

Kisima Ngeda is a great retreat for those who wish to get closer to the people of Tanzania’s safari regions. Mountain-biking and village walks, lake trails and canoeing are all possible.  The villagers are quite welcoming to those who wish to simply explore and the camp can help arrange cultural visits and introductions.  These include visits to the local waDatoga tribe; a pastoral group like the Maasai, and the local blacksmith or Datoga boma. Guests can also choose to spend a day with the Hadzabe; an ancient race of hunter-gatherers.

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