South Luangwa National Park camps - Tena Tena

Tena Tena

Tena Tena lies at the southern end of the Nsefu sector of South Luangwa National Park, has a well deserved reputation as one of Africa's most authentic small bush camps. Robin and Jo Pope and their team have worked hard over the years to create a style of camp which is rich in atmosphere, but purposefully modest in design, allowing guests to focus predominantly on what goes on outside the camp rather than overbearing luxury within it.

That said guests here want for little and as a bush experience there are few places that can rival the combination of Robin Pope's superb guides, the warmth and professionalism of the staff and the proximity to nature that you feel at Tena Tena. Tena Tena is placed on a bend in the Luangwa River, with each of the 6 tents located under a shady tree looking out over the river or lagoon. As the dry season progresses, game is increasingly drawn to the last remaining patches of water to drink and game viewing in the immediate area of Tena Tena is often very good.

The tents themselves lie in the deep shade of thatched bandas. From the outside, the rather beautiful mud walls of the ensuite bathrooms, built in local style, give no clue as to the comforts that lie within. The camp is best know for the walks which Robin Pope has pioneered in the area, but offers a mixture of game drives, walks and night drives, all lead by highly knowledgeable and entertaining guides

Includes full board accommodation, scheduled activities, soft drinks, beer, house wines and local spirits, park fees where applicable.  Does not include special activities, premium wines, champagne and spirits, gratuities, items of a personal nature.

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