Kisampa - Rates from USD 228

Kisampa is a private community conservation sanctuary that adjoins the unique coastal Saadani National Park in eastern Tanzania.  Here we offer you a personal journey, an experience full of meaning – not just another destination. We will lead you on a superb exploration that will take you into the heart of this amazing little piece of Africa.  Because it’s our own sanctuary, you won’t bump into other safari-goers anywhere on Kisampa.  This is an adventure that will get you thinking.  It will stretch your mind (just as much as your legs) and Africa will get under your skin. 

Other camps in the family: Serengeti Mara Camp, Kigelia Tent Camp and Chole Mjini Tree Lodge.

The Lodge                                                    
Our wilderness, eco friendly lodge is comfortably rustic in its simplicity, underscoring our desire to leave a minimal human footprint in this pristine area. The camp can accommodate only 14 guests – keeping your experience intimate.  There are six thatched bungalows at Kisampa, each with a hand-crafted double bed, hammock (from which you can see endless views of the Kisampa plains) and a table with chairs. Each bungalow has its own private and unique bathroom set into the surrounding bush and open to the stars.  A bush shower hangs from a tree branch and steaming hot water is delivered for bathing at your request. There's also a spacious communal bungalow for relaxing at Kisampa.  Feel free to sink into the huge sofas with a drink and peruse the small but well-stocked reference library.  Kisampa is quite literally a bush playground for children!  For this reason we greatly encourage families to come here to experience Africa.  Accommodation for children is flexible – either with the parents or in separate, nearby star-gazer tents.
Mornings at Kisampa begin with freshly brewed tea or coffee deliver to your bungalow at which ever time you desire.  Kisampa’s intimate size makes dining a highly variable experience for our guests. Breakfast and lunch are usually served in our open-aired Pavilion, or as picnic lunches when on longer hikes, game drives to Saadani or to Sima Beach. 

Evenings begin with sundowner drinks around an open fire surrounded by the vast open plans. Dinner at Kisampa (weather permitting) is served under the stars, warmed by the nearby crackling fire.  We pride ourselves in using local produce, honey from our own production, freshly baked bread, wholesome soups, crisps salads and a fine selection of wines.  With proximity to both ocean and bush our meals contain a wide variety of meats, seafood and vegetarian options. 

Dietry Requirements
For those guests with specific dietry requirements, please ensure the camp is notified prior to arrival. We can accommodate most reasonable requests. Bottled water is readily available and is provided free of charge.

Kisampa does not specialise in big game watching; we see it as more of a retreat. Because we're situated in a private conservation area rather than a national park, we can do what we want, however and whenever – from walking to canoeing to camping.If time allows, we are a short drive away from Saadani National Park (a unique space due to its proximity to the coast). General game is plentiful and, combined with a Wami River Boat Safari and a picnic at the beach or under a tree in the park; it makes for a varied, interesting and enjoyable day trip. Other activities include long bush walks, beach camping at Sima Beach or bird watching from viewing platform. Finally, Matipwili village lies a few miles away, which we would encourage you to visit if you wish. The people here are only too happy to show you around.

Your life could take a new course at Kisampa
Kisampa’s setting provides the real bush experience that makes these enjoyable, professional and scientifically credible courses such high quality. The incredible atmosphere of living and learning in such a wild and unspoilt wilderness fosters a love of the African bush, and brings home to all students, whether Tanzanian or from elsewhere, what a special privilege it is to be able to live in, work in or just enjoy such surroundings. These unique and exciting residential courses are run for a minimum of four people from our secluded eco lodge or campsites. Our instructors all have a passion for Kisampa, the bush and sharing their experience and knowledge with others.  They have vast experience in training and education, health service provision and guiding. All course participants receive competence or participation certificates for each course completed. Course details can be obtained by contacting us directly.  

Team Building /Leadership
These courses can be tailored for corporate clients or school or family groups, depending on the objective.  Our programs are aimed at having fun and most incorporate our themes of wilderness awareness, bush survival and first aid with emphasis on confidence building, initiative, team-work, planning, communication and supervisory skills.  Real life scenarios, tasks and games are conducted to reinforce the teaching points.

Wilderness First Aid
This course is designed to give participants confidence in dealing with medical emergencies in the bush.  The training is scenario based to simulate real life situations and to enhance retention of skills.  Participants are taught to improvise to use equipment and resources around them to give assistance to sick or injured people.  

Please Note !
We would like to mention that Kisampa and Saadani should not be viewed as prime game viewing areas in Tanzania. The region is a new conservation area and growing stronger day by day but should not be compared to Serengeti and Ruaha. It is unique in so many other ways and very much worth a visit - just not if your main goal is seeing the big five.

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Price Range and Payments RATES ADULTS
Year around ( Closed during the Rainy Season April - May ).
Rates 1 to 5 Nights
- Adult Sharing USD 285 PPPN ( Single Supplement USD 71 ).
Peak Season ( 21 Dec. 2012 - 4 Jan. 2013 )
- Adult Sharing USD 385 PPPN ( Single Supplement USD 96 ).
Rates 6 Nights and More.
- Adult Sharing USD 228 PPPN ( Single Supplement USD 57 ).
Peak Season ( 21 Dec. 2012 - 4 Jan. 2013 )
- Adult Sharing USD 308 PPPN ( Single Supplement USD 77 ).

- Age 12 and under, will stay for free. ( Maximum of 3 children per family stays for free.)
- Aged 13 to 16, only pays 50 % of the adult rate.
- Aged 17 and above is charged adult rate.

Family holidays can be expensive, and to ensure that families can still experience an AfrikaAfrika safari together, all of our camps and lodges offer considerable discounts for families with children. Young people get so much from exploring new places, cultures and ideas, and we're excited to be able to offer this to you.

Final bills are payable in US Dollars, Tanzanian shillings ( rates varies ) or Credit Cards ( VISA or Master Card ), but please note, paying by card incurs a 5 % surcharge.
Services Included in the Price INCLUDED
Accommodation, food and beverages, daily laundry, activites on Kisampa, village and district levies. Community conservation levy of $10 per adult per night (16 years and above).

Transport to and from Kisampa. Saadani National Park fees and excursions outside Kisampa. Items of a personal nature. Camp staff and camp guide gratuities.
How to get to us. BY AIR
Kisampa can be reached by chartered flight to Matipwlli air straip, with Safari Air Link, Spears Air or Flight Link. The flight takes 30 minutes from Dar es Saalam. When arrinving by plain you are greeted at the little air strip and driven to the camp. The trip takes approximately 20 minutes.

The drive from Dar es Saalam is approximately 3 hours by road. The drive is pleasant and allows visitors to see much of the local community and farms along the way, and ends with a fun canoe crossing on the Wami River.

GPS Coordinates
S 6 , 14 , 58.30
E 38 , 39 , 25.73

Recommendations PACKING LIST
- Good quality sunglasses - preferably polarized.
- Sun hat.
- T-shirts and long sleeved cotton shirts.
- Shorts and Long trausers.
- Underwear ( Sports Bra for Game Drive ) and socks.
- Comfortable walking shoes - bring two pairs in case one gets wet.
- Warm winter Jersey or Fleece.
- Light Rain Gear.
- Camera with plenty of memory capacity, batteries and re-charger.
- Binoculars.
- Case for eye-lenses, in case of irritation from dust.
- Basic Medical Kit ( Malaria Prophylaxis, etc. ).
- Moisturizing Cream, high sun protection creams, sun loation with Aloe Vera.
- Personal toiletries.
- Tissues / wet wipes.
- Insect repellent.
- Visas, tickets, passports and money. Please make sure you have coins and notes in smaller denomination. Do not expect to get any change back.
- Waterproof cover for Cameras.
- Small hold-all bag to use on game drives.

Dark colours are not advised, whilst on safaris, as they attract Tsetse flies. Best to wear light earthy colours such as beige.

Please be aware of the strict weight restrictions ( 15 Kg / 33 Ibs ) whilst traveling on light aircraft. It is mandatory to bring soft-sided bags, so that they can easily be stowed in the aircrafts luggage compartment.

Please notify the camp of any medical conditions you may have prior to your arrival. This include any allergies e.g. bee stings, nuts, shellfish, etc.
High / Low Seasons WEATHER
The average rainfall at this near coastal sanctuary is 800-1000 mm annually but varies by 50% from year to year, hence extremely variable. Rainy season follows the normal bi-modal rhythm as in most of Tanzania with the short rains in November and the longer more substantial rainy season in April and May. The least humid time of the year is June through October.
Facilities Available Airport Shuttle Service on request. Bar Service is available. Disable have access. Diving Tours and Equipments can be booked. Families are welcome. Fishing Tours can be booked on request. Game Drive can be booked. Hiking Tours can be booked. Laundry Service is available on request. Master Card is accepted. Mosquito Net is available. VISA Card is acceptable. Whale Watching can be booked.
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Welcome to AfrikaAfrika, where you'll find a fresh approach to your safari experience.
Our four small, stylish camps are spread over some of East Africa's most pristine and uncrowded landscapes, and our holistic values assure you of a truly immersive and authentic experience that will also benefit Africa's people, places and wildlife. We look forward to sharing our passion for Africa with you.

People is about ensuring that our employees come from the communities found around our camps, and that their personal development is nurtured. We also like to give guests the opportunity to assist us in helping these local communities to flourish.
Preservation is about working to help preserve the landscapes in which we operate and the wildlife that inhabits them.

Pleasure is about providing our guests with high-quality safari experiences that leave them wanting to come back time and time again. 

Passion is about celebrating our true love for Africa's places, people and wildlife, and ensuring that we operate with that same level of passion.

Your wellbeing on safari is essential to us. We only employ highly qualified and experienced staff, and each camp has it’s own Emergency Response Plan, which is supported by excellent communications and aviation support. All guests receive a safety and security briefing upon their arrival to any of our camps and lodges. Your safety and security is reinforced by the strong and stable relationships that we have with the communities based around our camps.

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