Kwihala Camp is an exclusive tented camp situated close to the Mwagusi River in the eastern region of Ruaha National Park.

Kwihala is a great little camp offering an authentic bush experience combined with good service and very comfortable tented accommodation. The camp location is good with easy access to the game-rich Mwagusi River Valley. There is a simplicity and quietness to the camp which will suit people prioritising the game experience, though the central areas are quite sophisticated and, being an Asilia Africa property, there is an element of corporate consistency to the service.


Accommodation is for 12 guests in six large and airy tents, all spaced well apart for privacy, some of which have views towards the dry Mwagusi river bed which do become obscured by bushes and trees during the green season. The…


Ruaha National Park was previously part of the huge Rungwa Game Reserve, with which it shares its north-western boundary. In 1964, it was gazetted as the National Park. The terrain within the park is well wooded and undulating. The Great Ruaha…


Kwihala accepts children 5 years and older but with its remote and adventurous feel and the fact that animals are often in camp, we feel Kwihala is best suited for children 12 years and over. There is no specific family unit though…

Conservation & community

Staying at any of Asilia properties, owners of Kwihala, sees guests automatically contributing to community and conservation projects through their park fees and a $5 per person conservation fee. By staying at Kwihala guests are…

Location Ruaha National Park
Access Scheduled or Charter flight into Msembe and 45 minute drive
Open June to November
Pricing £££££
Camp Style Tented camp
Focus Big game / Birding
Children 5 years + (unless booked on exclusive use) 12+ for walking
Activities Game drives (day and night) / Guided walks
Vehicles Open
Maximum Guests on Vehicle 6
Private Vehicle Options Yes
Off-road Driving No
Number of Rooms 6 tents
Family Accommodation Triples possible
Bathroom Flush toilet / Plumbed basin / Bucket shower
Power for charging In room
Lighting Solar / Electric
Hairdryer Not possible
Heating/Cooling Standing fans
Room Safe Yes
Laundry Service Complimentary
Communication in room Horn / Radio
Wi-Fi Central areas
Mobile Reception Yes
Swimming No
Wellness No
Dining Style Communal
Drinks Included House drinks
Credit Cards Visa and Mastercard