Swala Camp

 

Full Details

At a Glance

From USD 375 pp/pn

  • Twelve luxury canvas pavilions set within giant acacia trees and looking over a popular waterhole and the open savannah beyond

  • Set within a concession of Tarangire National Park

  • Family friendly destination

  • Day and night time game drives

  • Bush dinners and picnics offered

Swala Camp is located within the Tarangire National Park, the heart of Maasai country where you’ll find ancient acacia and baobab trees.  Huge herds of elephant along with prides of lion are often seen from camp.

 

The low numbers of visitors staying in the national park make it an intimate and thought provoking destination for any traveller.

 

Rooms

Bedroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Bedroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Bedroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Guest suite at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Guest suite at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Guest suite at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Guest Bathroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Guest Bathroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Guest bathroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Bedroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Bedroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Bedroom at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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The accommodation at Swala Camp consists of just twelve canvas pavilions.  Enjoy your king size bed draped in romantic netting, elegant furnishings and fittings along with both indoor and outdoor seating areas.  The en-suite facilities include a double vanity and both indoor and outdoor showers.

 

Step out into your raised veranda where you will find a luxury seating area and panorama views into the bush.

 

Facilities

The facilities on offer at Swala Camp includes a stunning swimming pool, a viewing deck with camp fire.  The camp has an elevated lounge area, dining room and guest library.

 

Guests can also enjoy complimentary wi-fi whilst in camp.

Camp fire at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Camp fire at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Camp fire at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Viewing deck at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Viewing deck at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Viewing deck at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Guest main area at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Guest main area at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Guest main area at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Camp fire at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Camp fire at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Camp fire at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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Activities

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Lion in tree at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Lion in tree at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Lion in tree at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Drink stop on game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Drink stop on game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Drink stop on game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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Swala Camp offers guests an opportunity to explore the wild bush of Africa in the experienced hands of highly qualified guides. Game drives are conducted in the morning and early evening when the predators are active in purpose built open game drive vehicles specially designed for traversing the African bush.

 

You may also wish to experience a night drive allowing you to view some of the nocturnal animals such as the porcupine, civet, bush pigs and genets. Or let you guide give you a different perspective of the African wildlife with a bush walk, here he will explain the importance of the smaller creatures such a dung beetles and termites along with the traditional uses for the trees and plants within the concession.

 

Gallery

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive stop at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Game drive stop at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive stop at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Maasai Tribe, Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Maasai Tribe, Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Maasai Tribe at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

Game drive at Swala Camp, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania

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Facts

No. Rooms

12

Children

6 years and over

Childminding

No

Twin Beds

Available

Triples

Yes

Private Pool

Lodge Pool

No

Air-Conditioning

No

Room Fan

Yes

Indoor Shower

Yes

Outdoor Shower

Yes

Bath

No

In-Room Safe

Yes

In-Room Fireplace

No

In-Room TV

No

In-Room Massage

No

Spa

No

What's included:
  • All meals

  • All drinks (excluding premium brands and champagne)

  • Laundry, daily housekeeping

  • Two daily shared game viewing activities. These include morning and afternoon game drives (Game Package only)

  • Return transfers to and from the Airstrip to the camp (Game Package only)

  • 24 hour on site staff and security

  • Emergency medical evacuation

Gym Equipment

No

Personal Bar

Yes

Telephone

No

Hairdryer

Yes

Laundry

Included

Check In / Check Out

14h00 / 10h00

Wheelchair Access

No

Power

220v AC

Internet Access

Yes

Credit Cards

Visa, Mastercard

Malaria Area

Yes

Airstrip

Yes

Sleep Out Platform

No

Private 4x4 Safari Vehicle

Depending on availability/extra cost

Land Based Activities

Game Drives

Water Based Activities

N/a

Optional Activities

Bush Walks, Night Drives

What's not included:
  • Premium alcoholic drinks and champagne

  • Park, Camping and Concession Fees (where applicable)

  • Tourism Development Levy

  • Gratuities to driver / guides and staff

  • All items of a personal nature; telephone calls, travel insurance and curio shop purchases

  • Private vehicle and guide

  • International and domestic flights, landing fees

  • Road transfers to and from other camps and lodges

 

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