Tena Tena

Tena Tena Camp is altogether beyond superlatives, and must be one of the best safari camps in the whole of Africa.”  The Times, London.

Tena Tena is a  remote small camp that lies within the National Park and is located  on a sweeping bend of the Luangwa River.A grove of large mahogany trees give shade and protection to the suite tents,which is a tent with a veranda, dressing room and large open bathroom.

  • Tena Tena Tented camp is for 10 guests only.
  • Tents, open sided in day, with verandas
  • Dressing room with open aired bathrooms.
  • 4 twins, 1 double/honeymoon suite
  • Tena tena offers  walking safaris, game drives, night drives, and a visit to Kawaza Village.
It is from open mid May to end October

Africa Safari Location: Remote area of South Luangwa National Park

Best time to visit: May to November

Approximate per night rate : From $530 per person per  night  All Inclusive rate of lodging, transfers, game activities etc,

Camp activities:

Game  Drives, Game Walks, Birding,

The drinking waterhole that is located in  front of the tents,is highly populated with a variety of game. Your free time  can be spent watching and photographing from the bed .

The main area of Tena Tena camp is a large canvas marquee which is placed  between two mahogany trees.Comfortable loungers are provided, from which you can  watch game wandering on the opposite banks of the river.

The view from the sitting area, includes looking down the Luangwa River,and some 60 km over to the hills.

Your Safari dinner experience  is served on the platform, under the stars, with a views of  the river and the waterhole.

Tena Tena bush camp is stretched along the banks of the Luangwa River,there are plenty of natural lagoons in and around the area.

On the edge of the Luangwa River,you can enjoy sun downers and meals, often accompanied by a African sunset and if you are lucky,wallowing hippos.



The camps location,which is set in a grove of trees and bushes,means you  can hardly see the tents as you walk to the main area.

Each tent is designed to its specific location so as to maximize your  privacy in the rooms. They have views across the river.


The game viewing in this area is exceptional. At Tena tena ,they dont drive more about  15 km from camp.The area  has lots of leopard.