Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp
Udzungwa Forest Tented Camp is an ecolodge bordering the Udzungwa Mountains National Park, southern Tanzania. The ecolodge is known locally as Hondo Hondo meaning 'hornbill' in Swahili and is powered by a pico hydro generator, with solar water heating systems for the ensuite and campsite showers. Providing a comfortable base from which to explore the remarkable Udzungwas, Hondo Hondo is proud of its customer service, quality facilities and tasty food!
Hondo Hondo Tented Camp has six Forest ensuite tented rooms situated along or overlooking the forest boundary and providing a comfortable and unusual accommodation experience. Each is well equipped, with all furniture made from locally available renewable sources such as coconut wood and bamboo.
All beds boast comfortable spring mattresses and feather pillows, and the soft throws over the beds are made by the local Ifakara Women Weavers group, who are one of the lodge's community support projects.
The open-air bathrooms and secluded verandas offer views up into the nearby forest canopy while you shower, and are equipped with western-style flush toilets and huge solar hot water 'rain' showers.
There are also traditional thatched huts available for the
Check in: 14.00pm
Check Out: 11.00 am
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Hotel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Airport transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Breakfast Included
- Free Parking
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Safety Deposit Box
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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360km from Dar; 6 hour drive
From Dar es Salaam, drive out to Mikumi on the Morogoro road A7. After passing through Mikumi National Park, turn left at Mikumi town at the sign for Udzungwa Mountains National Park. Drive for sixty km - the first 34km are on tarmac, then you cross the Ruaha river at Kilombero / Kidatu and pass on to a graded road for the remaining 26km. Hondo Hondo is on your right, just before the National Park entrance gate.
BY PLANE : FROM JUNE 2012
Fly to Udzungwa from Dar es Salaam in 1 1/2 hours with Coastal
Unreliable but fun for those without time constraints and up for adventure. TAZARA from Dar takes 6 hours to Mang'ula station and passes through the Selous Game Reserve
Udzungwa Mountains National Park, Mang'ula village, Mikumi National Park, Kilombero River, Ruaha River