Jongomero camp
Rooms
Board Basis
Activities
Jongomero camp

Jongomero camp is situated on the banks of a seasonal sand river which bears the same name. Blending in beautifully with its surroundings the camp is tucked away among some shady riverine vegetation not far from permanent water therefore attracting a large amount of animals into the camp area. Being the only camp situated in this area of the park ensures unmatched privacy and a true wilderness experience.

Accommodation at Jongomero comprises eight large and well-appointed tented suites, all built on raised wooden platforms and under enormous thatched roofs that also encompass a spacious private veranda. All tents are spread out, situated on the edge of the sand river which is often used by a multitude of different animals to make their way to the river system for water. The dining and living areas are both original and very comfortable offering a great vantage to take in the sights and sounds of the African bush that surrounds the camp, as does the natural “hippo friendly” swimming pool for those hot days.

The camp itself is not fenced and animals are free to pass through as they please. Elephants are daily and nightly visitors to the camp, vast herds of buffalo come within close proximity to the camp itself.  Lion occassionally pass through and once every so often the tracks of a leopard can be seen winding down the main pathway as they make their way through the camp. The tents are perfectly secure and guests are frequently subjected to the wonderful feeling of huddling in a tent silently, trying to guess the identity of the enourmous pachyderm which may wander by in the continuous quest for herbage.
The activity options available at Jongomero are as diverse as the park itself.. The normal game drives go out twice per day, in the morning and afternoon in 4×4 landrover. There are daily bush walks through this great wilderness accompanied by an armed guide and a park ranger. For those with a truly wild heart, perhaps have a go at fly-camping; a one or two day expedition on foot through the reserve sleeping in a small fly-camp or satellite camp (see more under Jongomero Walking Safari).

Rooms

Accommodation at Jongomero comprises eight large and well-appointed tented suites, all built on raised wooden platforms and under enormous thatched roofs that also encompass a spacious private veranda. All tents are spread out, situated on the edge of the sand river which is often used by a multitude of different animals to make their way to the river system for water. The dining and living areas are both original and very comfortable offering a great vantage to take in the sights and sounds of the African bush that surrounds the camp, as does the natural “hippo friendly” swimming pool for those hot days.

Board Basis

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Activities

  • Game drives, bush walk, fly-camping


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