Rift Safari
Traveling along the Rift Valley:
Jongomero Camp


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Jongomero Camp is a permanent classic tented camp, luxurious but without excess, located away from all other camps on the west side of the park along the the banks of the Jongomero sand river with buffalos and elephant are often wandering around the camp itself. As far as style is concerned Jongomero is certainly the best option among all facilities in Ruaha National Park and without doubt the ideal place to enjoy wildlife and game drives while relaxing and pampering yourself.

The camp:
It consists of 8 large safari tents, raised platforms under a makuti thatch roof, situated along the sand river banks used by animals as a corridor and well spaced out in order to grant the due level of intimacy . Each has en-suite bathrooms with double sinks, hot and cold running water [solar powered with backup immersion heater], 240v elecricity and a spacious front verandah
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The bar and the restaurant are set in are in two large open side stone and thatch buildings shaded by an old ebony tree. Not far away there's the small swimming pool equipped.

Activities:
The camp offers mainly game driving and daily walking safaris [these last subject to park authority permission and not allowed to kids under 16] but also longer walking safaris starting from a minimun of 2 nights. Normally the day is divided into 2 game drives returning to lodge for lunch. No night game drives are permitted inside the park.
Game driving is arranged on openside vehicle normally shared with the other guests at the camp.
Daily bush walks accompanied by an armed guide and a park ranger. their aim is not to get as close as possible to animals but rather to observe their undisturbed behaviour. Walking safari are not allowed to kids under 16].
Most adventurous of you can partecipate [at extra cost] to a fly-camp of min. 2 nights which need to be booked in advance. Not allowed to kids under 16.

Credit cards:
the camp accept dollars, pounds, euro and tanzania shillings. Visa Amex & Master Card also accepted but subject to 5% commissions]. Internet available for USD 5 each 15 min.

INDICATIVE RATES 2011 PER NIGHT PER PERSON IN DOUBLE
Low season $ 542
High season $ 747
Kids 7 - 11: 50% of adults rates
Kids under 6 not allowed
Third bed available only up to 18 years kids
Special discount rates may apply for early bird bookings
Rates include:
Transfers from Jongomero Airstrip to camp and return
FB basis included a selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic house beverages

Game drive in 4X4 [shared vehicle
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Park fees: usd 20 per persona per day
2 game drives a day
Basic laundry service
Urgent evacuation cover

Rates do not include:
Exclusive use of the vehicle
Fly camp [supplemento usd 275 per night per person including beverages, walking fees, ranger and guide. Tent at camp is hold while you are out. Must be prebooked. Kids under 16 not allowed]
Daily walking safari [usd 30 per person to be paid at the camp. Subject to park authority permission. Not allows to children under 16]