Mana Pools Tented Camp
This semi-permanent luxury tented camp on the banks of the Zambezi River, is situated between Gwaya and Mucheni in Mana Pools National Park. The camp is personally managed by Stretch Ferreira who has operated in this area for 25yrs.
Mana Pools Tented Camp Highlights
This semi-permanent luxury tented camp on the banks of the Zambezi River, is situated between Gwaya and Mucheni. The camp is personally managed by Stretch Ferreira who has operated in this area for 25yrs. Stretch is one of Zimbabwe’s most well-known and respected guides and personally guides all activities from camp. From time to time, other experienced guides will join him if the group size is larger than six. Stretch is one of the pioneer guides of canoe trails and tented safaris in Mana Pools.
- Mana Pools is bursting with a profusion of birds and animals, especially during dry season from June to October.
- This area is perfect for walking safaris.
- Tented Camp is operated by Stretch Ferreira, who has 25 years of passioned guiding experience.
- Late September - end October is the best game viewing season, but temperatures will be in excess of 38 degrees Celcius.
Mana Pools Tented Camp Game Viewing and Activities
Most days typically begin with tea or coffee, rusks and porridge around the fire at sunrise. Soon after, guests will leave for the morning’s walk with Stretch. This will vary in time and distance, depending on the animals around. It may involve tracking lions or the wild-dog, watching an elephant bull, following a herd of buffalo. On return to the camp, a full breakfast is served, after which guests may relax however they choose before a light luch is served. Thereafter, Stretch will discuss options for the afternoon activity. These may involve a game drives, a canoe trip or another walk. Please note that these activities are very flexible and are often decided in an instant depending on which animals are in the vicinity. Drinks at sunset on the rivers edge are a perfect way to end the day before returning to camp for a hot shower. Dinner is a 3 course meal accompanied by wine, served in the open-air boma. Some days may involve full day picnics to the wilderness area or Chitake. Fishing is also always an option but it is recommended that keen fishermen bring their own equipment.
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