Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp

situate on the shores of the stunning Lake Eyasi, with breathtaking views over the adjacent seasonal soda lake facing up to the large Ngorongoro Conservation Area on one end and then on the other end across to the gorgeous Alipi escarpment, you will be able to enjoy the impressive landscape and also experience the day to day lifestyle of the few surviving hunter – gatherers Hadza people plus their pastoralist nomadic corresponding persons – the Barbaig.

Kisima Ngeda, is a fashionable camp which offers remarkable opportunities to have cultural interaction with the natives of this area as well as participate in a number of their thrilling traditional activities.


The tented camp offers 7 large enough tents having private verandahs that overlook the soda lake. Enjoy the Intimate dining facilities looking over Lake Eyasi. The décor at Kisima Ngeda Tented camp draws in elements from the natural surrounding terrain and comprises of Hadza traditional cultural elements.

The  lounge area is very cozy making it the ideal place to loosen up prior to your dinner or ass you enjoy an after dinner drink or alternative take a dip in the swimming pool to cool off the day’s heat.

Other than the incredible view, comfortable bed, plus the wonderful sunsets, you will enjoy freshly cooked delicious dishes prepared using local ingredients, plus dairy products from their cattle farm plus vegetables cultivated by adjacent farms. Each meal is accompanied with a bottle of drinking water. Just like the accommodation tents the dining faces the soda lake and you will find there a well stocked bar.
There is a silent generator that provides power for lighting and charging phone batteries.



Although the majority of our clients arrive here by road, there is a nearby airstrip. The drive to Kisima Ngeda is rather an adventure worth enjoying. It is approximately four and a half hours drive from Arusha; and 2 hours from the turn-off at Karatu to the camp (which is just 30 miles). This road is mainly dirt with a number of ruts plus stones basing on the season of the year, however it is normally dusty. Take this to be part of the legendary drive on the African continent.


Take a Cultural trip; Although bushmen are (roaming) nomadic, in general we can organize a visit to any of the local groups so that you can join them as they go hunting or even spend the morning with them gathering seasonal fruits plus roots. These cultural trips commence very early in the morning and normally end towards mid-day.

Will the soda lake have water inside it?

Just as most things within Tanzania, presence of water in the lake depends mainly on the time of the year plus the amounts of rainfall received within the area. Actually there are times when this lake is extremely dry and safari vehicles can actually drive across the bed of the lake. the dry season in this part of the country begins in June up to November.