Roho ya Selous

Roho ya Selous is a luxury tented lodge located on the western shores of Lake Nzerakera in the heart of the northern game viewing section of the Nyerere National Park.

Roho ya Selous is a great option for travellers looking to combine an exclusive, upmarket lodge atmosphere with a close to nature, tented bush experience in the Nyerere. The location of the camp close to Lake Nzerakera is lovely and you really feel surrounded by nature, whilst you are also close to the core game viewing areas of the park. The accommodation is spread out through the bush and despite the high levels of comfort there is an adventurous feel – at night animals could easily wander through camp. Run by Asilia Africa, there is a slight influence of corporate consistency, but the managers, staff and guides all offer a great service and the camp has a very individual feel.


Accommodation is provided in seven standard tents and one family tent, each built on a stone paved platform with enclosed netting enabling you to enjoy the game as it passes through camp. The spacious tents are…


The Nyerere is Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuary, covering over 54,600 sq. kms. (almost the size of Ireland). The region is dominated by the Great Ruaha River and Kilombero rivers which join to form the Rufiji, East Africa’s greatest…


Children from five years and older are accepted, though the wilderness of the Nyerere is not a natural destination for very young children. The family tent is however a great option for families as the second bedroom contains…

Conservation & community

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

LocationLake Nzerakera, Nyerere National Park
AccessScheduled or Charter flight into Mtemere or Beho Beho (90 minute drive)
OpenJune to end of March
Camp StyleLuxury tented lodge
FocusBig game / Birding
Children5 years + (12 + for walking)
ActivitiesGame drives (by day) / Guided walks / Boat cruises / Fishing
Maximum Guests on Vehicle6
Private Vehicle OptionsYes
Off-road DrivingNo
Number of Rooms8 tents (including 1 family tent)
Family Accommodation1 two bedroomed family tent (bunk beds plus single bed in second room) / Triples and quads possible
BathroomFlush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed indoor & outdoor showers
Power for chargingIn room
HairdryerNot possible
Heating/CoolingStanding fans / Evening Breeze
Room SafeYes
Laundry ServiceComplimentary
Communication in roomRadio
Wi-FiIn rooms
Mobile ReceptionPatchy
Dining StylePrivate
Drinks IncludedHouse drinks
Credit CardsVisa and Mastercard