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For anyone seeking a true African wilderness experience, a visit to Ruaha National Park is essential. One of Tanzania's wildest parks, Ruaha can only be described as a true unspoiled natural wilderness. Superbly isolated right in the heart of the Ruaha National Park lies Jongomero 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. The camp is made up of 8 stunning suites, spaced out along the Jongomero sandriver.
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River View
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Full view
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Iringa Nduli Airport133 km
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently returned from 4 nights at Jongomero. The staff and service were outstanding. Rooms were nicely appointed and comfortable. Wifi at the pool was a nice treat. Meals are set 3 course for lunch and dinner, while all were good, sometimes it seemed a little...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Wow, what a gem this was! We had such a relaxing time at Jongomero and the service was impeccable from start to finish. We stayed there for 3 nights and we were lucky in seeing lots of wildlife, including lions a couple of times and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank greatexplorerLondon
Response from SelousSafariCompany1, Manager at JongomeroResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear greatexplorerLondon, It was only a pleasure hosting you at Jongomero and sharing our exclusive site with you. It's always great to get such amazing compliments from our guests. Thank you again and hope we will see you in the near future Bush wishes Jongomero...More

Reviewed November 4, 2018

We stayed 3 nights at Jongomero and loved it. It is remote which is a big advantage as there is no crowd here. Camp was very nice and with wildlife close around all the time - elephants, kudus and to our joy - Elephant shrews...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Triglis
Response from SelousSafariCompany1, Manager at JongomeroResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Carina & Jan, Thank you for the stunning review. I was very happy to see you mentioned the elephant shrew!! They are amazing little creatures. Jan and yourself are always welcome at Jongomero and hopefully you will come back and enjoy this remote area...More

Reviewed October 21, 2018

Jongomero was our favourite camp on safari!! Everything about it was amazing. Naomi is an amazing manager and makes you feel so welcome and at home and takes time to get to know you. So many special things that make this camp amazing. David is...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from SelousSafariCompany1, Manager at JongomeroResponded October 22, 2018

Dear Angie, It was truly amazing having William & yourself at Jongomero. We always strive to have our home feel like home to all our guest. My team and I are delighted to have given you both an amazing experience and beautiful memories here in...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We spent an incredible three nights at Jongomero and only wish it could have been longer. Thank you to Prosper, our amazing guide, for ensuring we leave with such wonderful memories; for getting us so close to the lioness as she called out and then...More

Date of stay: August 2018
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Response from SelousSafariCompany1, Manager at JongomeroResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Duncan, Thank you for the great review and comments about our camp and staff. Our Jongo team (Family) always gives their best in everything that they do and to ensure each person leaves with some amazing experiences. It was only a pleasure to have...More

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Ruhulamin.H. S
June 5, 2018|
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Response from chihos892 | Reviewed this property |
Apologies for the delayed response. You will likely need a guide to take you for game drive (not sure that we are allowed to be on our own - for safety reasons as well). I suggest you contact the camp where you plan to... More
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k9todd
December 18, 2016|
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Response from Lyndsey F | Property representative |
Hi k9todd January is not as cold in Ruaha as the beginning of the season so perhaps pack a couple of fleeces or jumpers and a waterproof. There is a suggested packing list along with seasonal information on the website if... More
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brianmelb2014
March 20, 2015|
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Response from Lyndsey F | Property representative |
Hi Brian & Jo Thank yo for your interest in Jongomero sadly Jongomero, and all our camps are closed from 15th March until 1st June. If you can delay the trip by a few days you could be some of our first guests for the new... More
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"The rooms are lovely though the walls are thin do to the openness of the rooms."
kimberlyp844
Aug. 5, 2018
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"All rooms are spaced out along the river bed which was dry when we went"
Mac1997
Aug. 2, 2018
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"All cabins were the same, I believe"
Claire77952
Jul. 5, 2018
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"all tents in same highest standard"
martinminarik
Jun. 11, 2018
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TanzaniaIringa RegionRuaha National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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