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Chada Camp

Chada Camp: What we think

Chada is one of the most remote lodges we use in Tanzania, located in the Katavi National Park, one of the wildest game experiences in Tanzania. There are a handful of lodges in the park and this is by far the best property, run by Nomad Tanzania who are famous for their adventurous camps with some very good guiding and management.  A stay at Chada is often complimented with a stay in neighbouring Mahale National Park at the other famous Nomad property- Greystoke.

A simple safari camp which is all about offering the best guiding and the best game in Katavi, one of the most remote safari camps in Tanzania and perfect for the safari connoisseur, we give it 5 paws
Guide Price: $736 per person
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Chada Camp: Interesting Facts

  • 8 safari tents
  • One of the last true wilderness areas left in Africa
  • Excellent game viewing from July through until November
  • Walking safaris possible
  • SPECIAL OFFER: Stay 4, pay 3 and free flights between Katavi and Mahale

Chada Camp: In depth

Katavi is located in south west of Tanzania and is one of the most remote and least visited parks in the country.  Not because of the lack of game, quite the opposite, but because it is tricky to reach logistically and the expensive charter flight only runs twice a week, from either Arusha or Ruaha.  It's not a regular on the Tanzania safari holiday route!  The tented camp is located in the trees off the main plain of Katavi National Park, which in the dry season attracts huge herds of elephant and buffalo.

The camp is spread out among the shade of trees, with views peeking through onto the plains.  All the tents are slightly raised on wooden platforms and the feel of the camp is of a traditional safari camp.  The main mess tent has great views onto the plains with as well as an outside dining area for evenings under the stars.  You can essentially safari from your lodge....

The tented rooms are spread out under the canopy of trees with en suite showers and plenty of mosquito net windows giving you great views onto the plains.

The main activity here is game drives in open sided vehicles but Chada also offer game walks on the plains, as well as fly camping.

Chada Camp: Client Reviews

   100% based on 3 customer reviews
We have just returned from a holiday in Tanzania which included 4 nights at Katavi and simply wanted to tell you that it was the highlight of our trip. We had a wonderful four days criss-crossing the area with Apollo who was the perfect guide, he told us the obvious things and then elaborated on reasons and examples etc. and was, as far as we could tell, word perfect on bird identification, showing us the pictures in the book to confirm what he said.  Also Adam and Vicki were excellent hosts, we had a guided tour of the developments and would love to go back and check them out…  Adam’s knowledge of bird life was phenomenal, and he shared his enthusiasm with us even lending us his telescope for an afternoon.
The cuisine was amazing, I cant imagine how the chef produced such good meals, and it’s the first time in
Africathat we haven’t been troubled by Gippy tummy!
So, congratulations to all concerned, and thanks for a wonderful trip, L Mackenzie
   5 stars

A simple comfortable safari camp which will suit those more interested in the wildlife than the luxury spa circuit.
Large comfortable and well furnished tents in a camp offering great plains views and good food and service. Nomad are excellent.
S. Smith
   5 stars

i have been traveling for the past ten years in africa, mainly southern africa, including botswana, zambia, zimbabwe etc...
choose that camp because of the remoteness that it promised, and it delivered what i am always looking for, real bush camp!!
special thanks to the great " moody" aka mohamed the manager there, always so friendly and listening to all questions or concern that you may have.
guiding excellent!!
visit this fabulous place!!! 
M. Clarke
   5 stars
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Chada Camp: Breaking news

Chada Camp:      1st Sept 2016, an annular solar eclipse in Katavi and Mahale!
10 Nov 2015


Next year 1st September of 2016, we are going to be the lucky guys to witness ...   Show me more >

Chada Camp:      The spotting of Sable and Roan Antelopes in Katavi!
23 Oct 2015

One of the great stuff in Katavi is that sometimes you can spot those marvelous antelopes! Last morning on the way to the airstrip boum! here they were, ...   Show me more >

Chada Camp:      Clash of the titans!
5 Oct 2015

The season is getting dryer and dryer, and now it's time for fights! Male hippos are going to war over territory and mates. The combatants can ...   Show me more >

Chada Camp:      When “Josephine’s ” family come and have a share with us!
25 Sep 2015

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Chada Camp:      King Chada leading his pride to the night’s hunt!
22 Sep 2015

Our Chada pride with his king are ruling the Katuma River's edges those last few weeks. 3 nights ago, our guests went on an ...   Show me more >


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