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Mdonya Old River Camp

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Mdonya Old River, a small but great Adventure Camp, is the newest and perhaps most exciting bush destination in Tanzania. It is located in the Ruaha National Park, the second largest in Tanzania, few kilometers from Mdonya Falls and a two-hour exciting game drive from the airstrip, the camp, in its simplicity, lets you feel absorbed in forest life

Plus other activities designed to the clients needs by Malcolm our experienced Camp Manager, who will keep you fit and busy. Of course for those just wanting traditional game drive safaris we offer that too.

The camp is located at the centre of a wilderness area and sitting in the camp with a book and a pair of binoculars may be quite rewarding. However, game drives are flexible and not limited by any schedule!!

The dining and lounge tents are under Sycamore Fig trees overlooking the dry river bed, so guests can enjoy the game viewing even while having lunch or relaxing reading a book.

With just 8 twin bedded tents, all with en-suite out door facilities, (this means they can shower watching the rising moon or a shooting star), Mdonya Old River is a small camp offering a personal service designed to your clients needs.

Scattered under the shade of large sycamore figs and Acacia albida, there are only 8 tents, each with its own toilette and shower. The tents are simple and comfortable, furnished with twin beds veiled by mosquito net and with large verandah where you can relax and observe wildlife around you.

The tents are located on the bank of Old Mdonya, now a sand river which game like to use as corridor.

The guys that run this place, Malcolm and Piedro are some of the finest 'authentic' managers it is possible to find on the entire safari circuit. Malcolm was a lion researcher and has lived in the bush for years. Needless to say, if you want something different but to stay with the specialists then this is the place to do it. The camp however is not the most luxurious... but then again, thats the whole point

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Written by  marc_harris.

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