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KAMBI YA TEMBO

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Kambi ya Tembo, translated as “camp of elephants” is a welcoming and comfortable tented accommodation not far from the entrance to Kilimanjaro National Park. Sited on a private and unrestricted concessionary area – Sinya, the camp is not bounded by any park restrictions. Set on a small crest with spectacular views of Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, the extensive lightly wooded South Amboseli plains and the cone of Mount Meru and other dormant volcanoes, Kambi Ya Tembo is off-the-beaten tourist track by a bouncy transfer journey with your AfricanMecca guide, but well worth the discomfort for the wonderful African nature safari welcome that awaits. Bordering the camp’s shared ecology of Sinya concession is Amboseli National Park in Kenya, famed for its lumbering old tuskers, bull elephants over half a century old, with massive ivory tusks who have survived the depredations of poachers due largely to the research and conservation initiatives conducted there by Cynthia Moss over the last 25 years. As their migration paths became more challenging between Amboseli and Sinya, some of the tuskers have settled largely around the area with large herds of matriarchs and youngsters, comprising an unusually healthy and well-balanced African elephant population thus the name of the camp. Unpretentious, yet generously and considerately comfortable, a Kambi ya Tembo tour offers options of guided walks in the immediate vicinity or a hike on the Kilimanjaro from Londorossi Gate – the start point of the Lemosho route (view map of Kilimanjaro), or off-road safaris on the private concessionary area, as well as informative and thrilling interactions with the Maasai people in their own small villages in Sinya.

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KAMBI YA TEMBO ACCOMMODATION
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KAMBI YA TEMBO ACCOMMODATION

The camp has 14 large and airy guest tents set far apart for privacy on a hillside overlooking the plains and mountains. All the tented suites have king size or twin beds, and are adequately furnished.

SAFARI & TOUR AT KAMBI YA TEMBO
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SAFARI & TOUR AT KAMBI YA TEMBO

If you plan to spend only a day or two of your safari at Kambi ya Tembo, you will be spoiled for choice though game drive by 4-WD are a popular way to see the elephants of the South Amboseli ecosystem.

DINING AT KAMBI YA TEMBO
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DINING AT KAMBI YA TEMBO

Food at the camp is fresh, tasty and generously supplied. Staff will offer you additional helpings. Drinks are generally inclusive with meals. Dishes are imaginative, well-cooked and nicely presented.

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  • Loretta and I had a great time on our honeymoon. Simiton, your safari guide in Tanzania was awesome! He was very professional, very accommodating and very knowledgeable. We are already talking about our next trip to Africa!
    Loretta and Danny Haag - California, United States
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  • Jambo Raza, It was a wonderful experience in Tanzania. Rogers, our guide was superb; knowledgeable, helpful and very friendly. We were treated very well by all your ground team and everything ran smoothly. I enjoyed it all.
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  • AfricanMecca's professionalism and care understands that what distinguishes Africa is its authenticity, the land, people and wildlife who do not share our world of fashion and fanfare that distinguish so many travel companies today.
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  • I booked my safari holiday through AfricanMecca. They were the most helpful company I have ever dealt with and I work within the travel industry. I had the most amazing time. The holiday went as clockwork with no hitches anywhere.
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SAFARI TRIP IDEA FOR KAMBI YA TEMBO IN WEST MOUNT KILIMANJARO TANZANIA

When staying at Kambi ya Tembo on the western side of Kilimanjaro, we recommend combining your safari with a visit to Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Selous. You may optionally extend out to other wilderness areas in Western Tanzania, and experience a primate chimpanzee safari at Mahale or Gombe ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar.

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