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What are safari tentalows?

Safari tentalows are accommodations that combine some features of a hotel and some features of a tent; staying in one will make you feel like an 18th-century explorer. Frequently found in Africa, they’re perfect for adventure-seeking travellers. You’ll leave the stress of the city behind as you settle into your safari tentalow on the Serengeti plains or the Maasai Mara savannah.

Why stay in a safari tentalow?

When it comes to enjoying your natural surroundings, there’s no better place to stay than in a safari tentalow. You may see herds of elephants, lions on the prowl, spectacular landscapes, and much more during your stay.


Where are safari tentalows located?

Safari tentalows are located mainly in Africa, in countries like Kenya, Tanzania, and Zambia. The ones in Amboseli are spectacular, and so are the ones in Maasai Mara and Serengeti National Park. Whichever one you choose, your safari tentalow will offer you a view of magnificent animals—such as buffaloes, elephants, and topis—roaming free.


How much does it cost to stay in a safari tentalow?

The price to stay in a safari tentalow varies depending on the amenities it offers. Some are rustic. Others are roomy yet secluded (perfect for couples on their honeymoon), overlooking brush-covered cliffs or rivers where giraffes amble by. We recommend choosing the one that best suits your travel style and fits your budget.

How can I book my stay in a safari tentalow?

At Expedia, it’s easy to find a safari tentalow, whether it’s in Kenya, Tanzania, or Zambia. Just enter your destination and travel dates, the same way you would if you were searching for a traditional hotel. Then filter the results by type of property, so that only safari tentalows are shown. If you’re trying to save money, you can book your accommodations, flights, and other services as part of a single vacation package.


What amenities does a safari tentalow offer?

Amenities vary depending on the type of safari tentalow you choose. Some are rustic, while others are more lavish, with elegant bathrooms and bathtubs looking out on stunning views. Some safari tentalows also have swimming pools, and some have kitchens, where you can prepare a romantic dinner under the stars.


A safari tentalow or a hotel: which is best?

A safari tentalow offers a very different experience from a traditional hotel. If you prefer to stay in a more familiar setting, you can book a hotel along with a safari tour, so you won’t miss out on the stunning African scenery. If, however, you’re an adventurous traveller who likes new experiences, a safari tentalow is the ideal choice for you. It’s up to you!