Zebra camp lies 385km from Dar es salaam and 270 km from Arusha, in a little village called Bwiko.
Turning off from the main tarmac road you drive only a couple of hundred meters to the waterfront camp by the Pangani River, the Pare Mountains rising behind you.
Accommodation and facilities
Apart from it’s large camping space, Zebra Camp offers self-contained huts. Each have twin beds and a veranda facing the river.
At the camps dining area, drinks can be purchased and meals served on request. Fresh vegetables are grown at the camp and can be bought by those providing their own meals.
Zebra Camp gets clean and filtered water from the river and electricity is supplied by a generator.
Laundry service is provided on request.
The Bwiko area can be visited throughout the year. The hottest months are between December and January, immediately after the short rains and March to early June just after the long rains. The coldest month is July.
Safaris to all major Game Parks of the northern circuit including Serengeti, Ngorogoro, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, Arusha, as well as climbing Kilimanjaro are arranged on request.
Closest to Zebra Camp is Mkomazi National Park. This wild and beautiful park with it’s dry bushland
Zebra Camp offers the perfect location for guests who wish to explore the gameparks and wildlife reserves of the Northern circuit. The area in the close vicinity of the camp itself offers a diversity of plants, birds and animals that can be experienced on foot or through a leisurely canoe ride on the river.
The Pangani River drains the southern side Mt Kilimanjaro as well as its neighbour Mt Meru and a large part of the Pare and Usambara Mountains, part of the famous Eastern Arc chain.
and local villages where traditional ways are largely retained.
On the Usambara Mountains hiking trails cover the foothills and larger peaks. The views from the mountaintops stretch towards the Maasai Steppe to the west and, on a clear day, as far as the Indian Ocean to the east.
Their western and eastern ranges are divided by a
dotted with kopjes, acacias and baobab trees forms the southern extension of Tsavo West.
The Pare Mountains are extremely rewarding to the enthusiastic trekker searching for hiking trails off the beaten path. It offers the chance to see a little-visited part of the country, taking you through beautiful forests
valley of small villages and farms, many of them part of the Cultural Tourism Program.
The Cultural Tourism Program provides visitors with authentic cultural experiences that combine nature, scenery, folklore, ceremonies, dances, rituals, tales, art, handicrafts and hospitality that give a unique insight into the people’s way of life.