Has anyone ever been to Tanda Tula? No? Then why not?! One of the very few luxury tented camps found within South Africa’s Timbavati region of the Kruger. Many properties you would be looking to stay at, down within these necks of the woods, are usually solid in structure, providing nervous guests with that extra security and need to feel safe within solid structured walls. However, for those thrill seeking few, who have the need to get as close to nature as they possibly can, Tanda Tula is the place for you. Arriving here you feel totally at home from the word go; the staff are brilliant, seriously helpful and requests are never an issue.
The rooms, or luxury tented suites are all situated along the banks of a dried river bed, or wildlife highway – as many animals use this open sandy space to meander to where they need to get to. Guests have front row seats from their private tented rooms for this. If you are looking for a tiny bit of security with regards to rooms, the bathrooms are solid in structure with flushing loos, a luxury bath and an outside shower so you can bath beneath a canopy of stars.
Tanda Tula also has a field camp, harking back to the days of old, when pith helmets were all the rage. This is perfect to comebine with Tanda Tula main camp as well. Stay with a group of friends for three to four nights in their field camp, along with bucket showers and camp fires at night, followed by three to four nights within Tanda Tula’s main camp – this is the ideal trip!
If you enjoyed your stay at Tanda Tula or have enjoyed living vicariously through us staying at Tanda Tula, you may be pleased to hear that Tanda Tula will be opening another sister camp to combine with their field camp and main camp – Tanda Tula Rishelé Camp will be opening its doors on May 1st2020. This will be a very low impact camp combined with modern touches within the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (which is only 15km from Tanda Tula main camp). This camp will be tailored to ideally, groups of friends and family groups so you can be within one place privately creating experiences and memories of your own. There will be 9 luxury tents, spacious decking to take advantage of the beautiful surroundings and swimming pool. Children from as young as 6 years old are more than welcome.
We cannot wait for this exciting new camp to open in 2020 and we will of course keep you up to date with all the goings on out there during their build. If you would like some more information on how to book your stay at either Tanda Tula, Tanda Tula Field Camp OR Tanda Tula Rishelé (for 2020) then please do not hesitate to get in contact… as you well know, we could talk until the cows come home about everything African, especially Tanda Tula!