Mwagusi Tented Camp

Mwagusi Tented Camp is a small exclusive tented camp set on a bend, overlooking the Mwagusi Sand River. The camp has a wonderful traditional and authentic bush feel with thatched roofs and reed walls.

Mwagusi Tented Camp has 14 spacious bandas which have a large double bed with high density mattress, a wardrobe, a dressing table and ample luggage racks. To the rear of the main tent there is a large ingeniously designed bathroom area, with shower (hot and cold running water) and flushing loo. The bathroom area is not within the tent.

The decor is simple but elegant with lots of drift wood used to emphasise the location and bush feel of Mwagusi. The roof of each banda is pitched and very high, the sides also come down quite low affording maximum privacy and also shade in the heat of the day.

Each banda looks out towards the sand river and the veranda is a private You can spend many relaxing hours here watching the world go by from your comfortable chairs on your own private veranda.

The main lounge and dining area is situated in an open sided structure giving wonderful views across the river bed.

There is a camp fire in front of this main area where guests relax and swop animal stories in the evening. There is also a small area which doubles up as a library and reading room.

Game drives are undertaken fully modified 4 x 4 vehicles. Ruaha is a paradise for bird watchers. Early morning bird walks are a wonderful feature at Mwagusi lasting up to 3 hours.

The food at Mwagusi Tented Camp is a fantastic experience. A traditional breakfast is served with the addition of the famous cinnamon rolls, introduced many years ago. It is also possible to enjoy a bush breakfast following an early morning game drive.

Lunch is a light meal of salad and cold meat, rice and pasta, and dinner is a substantial offering often being served in a different location each evening.

Mwagusi offers a real authentic excellent quality standard of guiding, although Chris is now rarely in camp, he has left a fantastic legacy and all the Mwagusi guides are trained to an exceptional standard.

Every vehicle is specifically modified with open sides and a canvas roof, which is very high allowing you stand if required whilst still enjoying the shade, reference books are included in each vehicle.


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