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Vuma Hills Tented Camp is perched above the trees stretching over the seemingly endless wilderness south west of Mikumi National Park. Nestled in the forests of the Vuma Mountains that overlook the Mkata Plains of the Mikumi below, Vuma is a cool retreat from the heat of a day's game drive.
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Free parking
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Mikumi National Park Tanzania
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Dar Es Salaam Intl Airport234 kmSee all flights
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Ida Johanne B wrote a review Mar 2022
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We had a wonderful 2 days stay at Vuma Hills. The staff was so nice and the food delicious! The location of the tents/site is great and it is such an experience sleeping in the nice tents while hearing the wildlife outside.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Responded 23 Mar 2022
Dear Idajaohanneb2022, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience at Vuma Hills Tented Camp. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and hopefully you can return to the sounds of wildlife once again. On behalf of the entire team at Vuma, Asante Sana and Karibu Tena.
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ScottS_MN wrote a review Feb 2022
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This camp is tucked away in Mikumi Natl Park in a great location. My tent was high on a platform with a thatched roof overlooking the forest. Inside was an artistic living space with a comfortable bed and a lovely ensuite bathroom. I had heard bush babies before but never seen one till this camp where they come out after dark. Elephants are also known to wander through camp. The food and staff were excellent. They did a fun celebration for a guest's birthday. I was injured the night of my arrival. They took very very good care of me.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Response from Bruce Fox, Owner at Vuma Hills Tented Camp
Responded 14 Feb 2022
Dear ScottS, On behalf of the entire team at Vuma Hills Tented Camp, thank you for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your experience with the resident bush babies! They can be a nuisance but are very much a part of the charm of the camp. We hope you host you again some time, Asante Sana and Karibu Tena!
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Irena12 wrote a review Jun 2021
London, United Kingdom24 contributions5 helpful votes
I spent two nights at the camp during my recent trip to Mikumi and Ruaha National Parks, and enjoyed ever minute. Excellent location inside the park on top of the hill gives you magnificent views both from the main deck, and from your own balcony. The tents are well designed using natural materials only, comfortable and fit well with the location and the vibe of the place. I really enjoyed being out there in nature, being removed from all the worries of the world and just savouring every moment. It is very convenient for daily game drives in the park, as you do not need to lose the time on the road each day to reach the gate. Best of all is the warm hospitality and friendly and professional service - it really makes this place special. And a couple of quite curios bushbabies which come out at dinner time too ( never seen a bushbaby before, by the way). Thank you everyone at Vuma Hills Camp, I wish I could stay longer. If you are looking for an accommodation for Mikumi Park trip, look no further.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from Bruce Fox, Owner at Vuma Hills Tented Camp
Responded 06 Jul 2021
Dear Irena12, Thank you for your kind words and for sharing your experience at Vuma Hills Tented Camp. Our Vuma team love what they do and where they work, and it brings them such joy to share the enjoyment and enthusiasm with you. On behalf of the Vuma Hills team (and the bush babies), Asante Sana and Karibu Tena.
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Chiho S wrote a review May 2021
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania26 contributions4 helpful votes
I stayed at Vuma Hills during my recent weekend trip to Mikumi National Park. Vuma Hills has a magnificent view, overlooking the national park. We were received warmly by a team of delightful and accommodating staff who made sure we were comfortable during our stay there. Meals were fresh and flavorful, including the home-baked bread! The tent is very clean and comfortable, and the view from the balcony was exquisite! Our guide (Edward) and the driver (Andrew) ensured that we saw everything we possibly could see during our short stay at the park: colors of the sky at sunset and sunrise, and diversity of landscape, animals and birds. I hope to revisit the park and will definitely stay at Vuma Hills again.
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Date of stay: May 2021
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Responded 21 May 2021
Dear Chiho S, Thank you kindly for taking the time to share your experience. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit to Mikumi National Park and your stay with us at Vuma Hills. On behalf of out team at Vuma, Asante Sana and Karibu Tena!
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snora wrote a review Mar 2021
Seattle, Washington7 contributions29 helpful votes
Because of an auto accident on our way to Mikumi National Park, we arrived about four hours later than expected. But the staff had saved us a delicious and abundant lunch and served it graciously. They also packed us a huge breakfast to take on our morning game drive and served us another lovely lunch before our second game drive. The guide for the game drives was very knowledgeable and accomodating as well, adjusting the timing of our outings due to our late arrival. There is an excellent view from the restaurant as well as from the tent balcony.The tents are spacious and well appointed.with appropriate furnishings. Note that the generator doesn't run after 10:30 PM so plan accordingly! All in all, the excellent service, the unique accomodations and above all, the wildlife viewing made for a totally unforgettable experience at Vuma Hills.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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PRICE RANGE
US$475 - US$537 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
TanzaniaMorogoro RegionMikumi National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Vuma Hills Tented Camp
Which popular attractions are close to Vuma Hills Tented Camp?
Nearby attractions include Mikumi Park (3.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Vuma Hills Tented Camp?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Vuma Hills Tented Camp?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Vuma Hills Tented Camp?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Vuma Hills Tented Camp?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.