Nomad Tanzania - Camps

Accommodation Suppliers

Address:
PO Box 681, Usa River, Arusha
Member Number: 20417 Tel: +255 787 595 908

Nomad Tanzania owns and operates the most comprehensive collection of small, unique camps and lodges across all of Tanzania's best wildlife areas.  Founded by some of the pioneers of safari in this part of East Africa, we have always placed location, guiding and quality of experience above all else.  Over more than 25yrs of operating highly personal safaris, we have developed an in-depth knowledge of the country and its seasons.  

From our origins as a camp owner, we have gone on to develop an expert team of safari planners and operations staff who can handle all aspects of your journey from the first ideas to the flight home.  Very occasionally things don't go according to plan, and we can handle that too, ensuring minimum inconvenience and maximum peace of mind.  In addition to our own special camps, we have great relationships with third party accommodation and transport providers, enabling us to create a bespoke safari that meets all the requirements of our guests.  We'll always be honest with our recommendations which are based on long experience of what works and what doesn't.

We take great pride in creating a memorable, efficiently planned and executed journey for guests that often return again and again.

Where we operate

  • Tanzania
  • Zanzibar

Activities offered

  • Accommodation
  • Ballooning
  • Beach Holidays
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing

Our Commitment to Responsible Tourism

Nomad Tanzania has responsible tourism at its core - from our stand-alone guide micro-finance scheme to our conscious development of junior staff through the ranks of the company, from our support of local conservation and education projects, to our steadfast belief in sourcing local.  We believe that responsibility should run in the thread of the organisation, rather than be defined by external charity, although we do operate the Nomad Trust to enable our guests to further assist communities and wildlife in Tanzania.

News

26 November 2018

NEW Nomad Tanzania Website

We're delighted to announce the launch of our brand new website. With a fresh look and feel and designed to celebrate our extraordinary camps and lodges, we're super excited to share it with you all.  Please check it out and have a look around.  www.nomad-tanzania.com

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08 November 2018

Walking in pursuit of wilderness

Nomad Tanzania is excited to introduce an unforgettable walk between Entamanu Ngorongoro and Serengeti Safari Camp as an alternative to a game drive transfer between the two camps. The walk will leave Entamanu Ngorongoro early in the morning, and take a downhill meander off the Crater rim towards the southern edge of the Serengeti plains, with views out over Olduvai Gorge and the Gol Mountains beyond as the sun lights the horizon.

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25 September 2018

Nomad Tanzania: Serengeti Safari Camp Refurb

Nomad Tanzania's migrating mobile has a brand new look. Serengeti Safari Camp was the first camp of it's kind, our pioneering founders developed the concept of a migration shadowing mobile. To this day our sole obsession at Serengeti Safari Camp is to be as close to the migration as possible. We are some of very few companies to still move 4 - 5 times a year to keep up with the 'beests.

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05 July 2018

Nomad Tanzania Camp Updates

Our Ops team have been a busy bunch this closed season. We've now unzipped the tents, rolled back the canvas and poured the first gin and tonics. The new season is well underway, and we're as chuffed as a honey badger in a camp kitchen to be home.

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08 May 2018

Nomad guides...you really shouldn't go on safari without one.

Nomad guides have a reputation for being some of the best in Tanzania, and we put a lot of emphasis on their training every year.

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16 March 2018

Nomad Trust Update

We are so thrilled to have linked up with The Plaster House in Arusha which provides medical care for children suffering from a variety of disabilities and diseases in Tanzania's most remote regions. Just a few weeks ago we started our outreach program with this fantastic organisation with a couple of children from Katumbi village, near Greystoke Mahale. Hussein and Mahamud are the first children to undergo surgery to treat some serious burn injuries as part of our Nomad Trus…

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23 February 2018

Get to know the Nomad Trust

A brief intro on our Nomad Trust and what makes us tick in this short Q&A with our Trust Coordinator, Lucy. Nomad Trust - Q&A with Lucy We now offer many Trust based activities from our camps across Tanzania, and you can download our Nomad Trust Fact Sheets here (they are also on our Partner Site):

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09 February 2018

The Serengeti Nomad

The calving season has begun in the Southern Serengeti, close to our Serengeti Safari Camp. Over this time half a million young wildebeest will start their lives, and in a few months will make their first attempt at one of the most epic journeys on the planet as they move through the Serengeti ecosystem with the rest of their mega herd.

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19 January 2018

Nomad Managers Migration

Our Nomad camps have started the year with some fresh faces and we are delighted to introduce our new camp managers. Our beloved Greystoke Mahale manager, Julien, bade farewell to the Mahale Mountains and has joined one of our newer recruits, the lovely Michelle, on the banks of the Rufiji River to manage Sand Rivers Selous.

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10 November 2017

Important news from Greystoke Mahale

Being conservationists at heart here at Nomad we recognise the growing pressure on fish stocks within Lake Tanganyika. We absolutely have to lead the way with sustainability in our wilderness, so we have decided to only fish on a catch and release basis from Greystoke. Although that means no more sashimi, we trust that we can count on your support with this very positive step towards maintaining the Lake's ecosystem, and continuing to operate responsibly in our wild corner of Tanzania.

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27 September 2017

Video: New Kuro Tarangire

Nomad's newly refurbished Kuro Tarangire brought to life in this brilliant short video. Enjoy!

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28 July 2017

Nomad Tanzania's new look Kuro Tarangire

Nomad Tanzania is delighted to share the first images of our new look Kuro Tarangire.  Our sun-slatted little bushcamp, nestled in the heart of Tarangire National Park has had an extensive refurb. Still in keeping with our traditional bushcamp atmoshphere the camp has only six spacious rooms, with canvas 'walls' and now under thatch roofs and on wooden decking with spacious verandas. En-suite bathrooms have been updated to include indoor and outdoor bucket showers, and proper flu…

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01 March 2017

Maasai encounters and walking activities at Nomad Tanzania's Entamanu Ngorongoro

Make the most of the wild side of the Ngorongoro Crater at Nomad Tanzania’s newest camp, Entamanu Ngorongoro. One or two hour walks with an expert Nomad guide in a scenically striking area well away from the hustle and bustle, and a window onto the lives of the local Maasai with visits to a simple village, Maasai dancing and walks along ancient cattle trails still used by local herdsmen. Entamanu Ngorongoro has enjoyed excellent feedback from guests over these first few months. Situated…

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19 September 2016

Nomad Tanzania opens Entamanu Ngorongoro

Nomad Tanzania's newest camp, Entamanu Ngorongoro opened on the 1st of August. Situated on the remote northwestern corner of the Ngorongoro Crater rim, with gorgeous views into both the Crater and the Serengeti the camp has only six canvas units, with two family rooms.  As well as game drives into the Crater, Nomad's focus at Entamanu is on exploring beyond the Crater; sensational highland walks in the area, visits to nearby Maasai boma's and sundowners on the Crater rim. &nb…

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17 February 2016

A fresh view of the world’s largest volcanic crater, Entamanu Ngorongoro.

Nomad Tanzania announces newest camp, Entamanu Ngorongoro, perched right on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. The camp sits on a stunning site on the remote north-western rim of the Crater, and is the first with views into both the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. And, most importantly for Nomad, it is the first lodge on the rim to be 100% removable. Nomad’s aim is to see, but don’t be seen. Right from the start, says company director Mark Houldsworth, Nomad have been planning…

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22 July 2015

Family Safaris With Nomad Tanzania

This Summer, Nomad Tanzania has turned its hand to creating bespoke, family-specific safari experiences throughout Tanzania with the launch of Mkombe’s House Lamai and family tents at four of their most popular camps: Serengeti Safari Camp, Kuro Tarangire, Nduara Loliondo and Kigelia Ruaha. The new, adjoining family tents can house parents and children (above eight years old) in separate bedrooms, joined by a spacious living area giving parents their own freedom whilst ensuring their chi…

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03 March 2015

Mkombe’s House Lamai

1st July 2015 will see the first, private, self-contained, family house in the heart of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park with the launch of Nomad Tanzania’s latest safari property, Mkombe’s House Lamai. The House is fittingly named after Mkombe Mniko - one of Nomad’s founders and an inspirational safari guide who sadly died in 2007. Widely known for his exceptional gift of sharing his knowledge and love of the African bush with guests, particularly families and childr…

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11 February 2014

Kuro Tarangire opening 15th June

This summer, Nomad Tanzania will once again expand its portfolio of intimate safari camps with the launch of Kuro Tarangire. Situated in the central part of Tarangire National Park in North Tanzania, Kuro Tarangire will open its canvas doors in June 2014, alongside Kigelia Ruaha – Nomad Tanzania’s new Southern circuit camp. Far enough south to offer guests a private encounter with the park, but a pod’s throw from the Tarangire river, Kuro Tarangire will enjoy the abundance of…

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10 February 2014

Greystoke Mahale's Peli-cam has hit the news

One of the Nomad Tanzania camps, Greystoke Mahale has had a very special visitor who hasn't wanted to leave; in fact, the staff at Greystoke Mahale have even taught him to fly and have caught some amazing footage with a Go Pro Hero 3. We introduce, the big bird peli-cam! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3q49yvi0Vs

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08 November 2013

Nomad Tanzania accrues another camp: Kigelia Ruaha

LONDON, UK (November 4th, 2013) Nomad Tanzania, one of East Africa’s original safari companies, has announced the latest addition to their Tanzanian portfolio, Kigelia Ruaha. Set in a secluded grove of Kigelia in Southern Tanzania on the banks of the Ifuguru Sand River, the camp is sited in the best wildlife area in Ruaha National Park. Nomad Tanzania has taken ownership of Kigelia Ruaha, previously an Afrika Afrika camp and will be operating “as is” until 7th January 2014, a…

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06 July 2011

Nomad Tanzania's new Serengeti lodge - Lamai Serengeti

Nomad Tanzania www.nomad-tanzania.com is delighted to announce the official opening of its new lodge, Lamai Serengeti. Tucked amongst the rocks of the Kogakuria Kopje in the northern Serengeti, the lodge boasts the most commanding vantage point for miles around, looking north over the Mara river valley and the Lamai wedge beyond. Situated just a few miles from key wildebeest crossing points on the Mara River and never without excellent year-round resident game, Lamai Serengeti is the perf…

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