Beho Beho, meaning “gentle breeze”, is situated in the cooler highlands of the Selous Game Reserve and is the perfect safari refuge for those guests looking for a combination of untouched wilderness, outstanding hospitality and expert guiding, arguably some of the best in Tanzania.
The main lodge includes a large open sided lounge/dining area and, together with the cocktail bar and ’billiards room’, it provides a sophisticated setting for post safari relaxation. The raised swimming pool and decking is an ideal place to cool off during the heat of the day.
Accommodation and Meals
Accommodation at Beho Beho Safari Camp consists of eight open-fronted guest bandas built of local stone and palm leaf thatch, with en-suite facilities including an open-air shower. Each spacious banda has a lounge area and private veranda with magnificent views over the woodland, open glades and gorges below. There is also a beautiful treehouse, ideal for a romantic sleepout under the stars.
The open sided lounge and dining areas together with the cocktail bar and ‘billiards room’ provide a sophisticated setting for post safari relaxation and the swimming pool and deck an ideal place to cool off.
From the lodge, guests can explore a unique combination of habitats, including riverine forest, miombo woodland, open plains and the fascinating lake regions of Tagalala and Mwanze. As well as game drives, guided walking safaris are a speciality and usually undertaken in the early morning or late afternoon. There are also a number of boats stationed at Lake Tagalala, which provide an opportunity to view the resident hippos and crocodiles at close quarters, as well as an amazing number of birds.
Families or groups of friends travelling together can opt for the privacy of Bailey’s Banda, the family house at Beho Beho. With a private guide and vehicle at your disposal, and accommodating four guests, it is a great option for those looking for a little more privacy on their safari.
Beho Beho camp is in the Northern sector of the Selous game reserve, it perches on the lower slopes of Namikwera Hill overlooking Kipalala Hill, offer panoramic views over the Rufiji river flood plain. 145 miles south west of Dar es Salaam, as the crow flies, the camp is 3 miles from the grave of Frederick Courteney Selous.
HOW TO GET THERE
There are numerous daily flights to Kiba airstrip from Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar, Ruaha, Mafia, Pemba and northern Tanzania.
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