13 Best Tented Safari Camps in Africa: World Travel Awards 2017

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The World Travel Awards have just announced winners for 2017 in various categories including: Leading Hotels & Resort, Safari Camps, Destinations among other categories. This travel award saw most of the African countries shine in various categories and below we look at the Best Tented Safari Camps 2017.

The 13 Best Tented Safari Camps in Africa are:

  1. Finch Hattons

Finch Hattons is an eco-friendly luxury tented camp in Tsavo West, the location offers travellers a spectacular view of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Chyulu Hills not forgetting the captivating surrounding wilderness where travellers get sightings of Hippos, crocodiles, Elephants, Leopards and different bird species in their natural habitat.

Finch Hattons Tsavo Kenya

Finch Hattons possess first class facilities among them a Spa and wellness centre, a fully equipped gym, treatments rooms and infinity pool.

  1. Elephant pepper Camp Masai Mara

It is located in the Mara North conservancy which is filled with different species of fascinating wildlife. It’s serene surrounding allows guests a unique experience like the ability to spot over 450 birds species and other animals including elephants, lions and leopards freely roaming the Mara plains.

It is here that game watchers get to observe the magical wildebeest migration classified as the “seven wonders of the world”

  1. Fairmont Mara Safari Club

Masai Mara –  Fairmont Mara Safari Club is the epitome of tented luxury. The camp offers excellent services including  4 poster pillow topped beds which are I a tent that overlooks the Mara river that is filled with Hippos and Crocodiles.

Fairmont Mara Safari Club

At Fairmont Mara Safari Club; there are wide of activities that visitors can engage in including balloon Safaris and game drives over the Mara plains

  1. Gamewatchers Safari & Porini camps

They own the Porini Safari Camps in Amboseli and the Maasai Mara & Laikipia camps near Mt Kenya. Their camps are located within their conservancies which is surrounded by pristine wildlife and breathtaking sceneries.

  1. Jongomero camp, Tanzania

This camp is located along the banks of Jongomero Sand River in Ruaha National Park. The classic camp has 8 thatched tents hoisted on wooden platforms, each tent has private bathroom and veranda.

At Jongomero camp, visitors get to choose their meals from different options including: safari picnics, elegant buffets, campfire cooking, al fresco dining under the stars and table d’hôte dinners.

There are a variety of activates around the camp which includes interpretive walking safari(fly-camping), game walks and drives.

Other Tented Safari Camps that made it in the 13 Best Tented Safari Camps in Africa include: Mahali Mzuri – Kenya, Honeyguide tented safari camp khoka Moya – South Africa, Mumbo Island, Singita Sabora Camp-Tanzania, The Highlands, Ngorongoro Conservation Area-Tanzania, Wolwedans Private Camp-Namibia, Hoanib skeleton Coast cap-Namibia and Dwyka Tented lodge at Sanbona wildlife reserve-South Africa

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