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Accommodations in Tanzania

For more information about the accommodation we make available in Tanzania see here. You can also view pictures of the accommodation on our Tanzania safaris here.

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Highview Hotel
Karatu

The hotel is peacefully located on a hilltop a few kilometres from the village of Karatu. Here you can find exotic markets and Karatu is central to your visit of the national parks.

All rooms have a balcony overlooking the valley with coffee plantations, of which elephants love to roam. The hotel also has its own organic fruit and vegetable garden.

In addition to the restaurant, there is a large lounge with a fireplace and bar. Furthermore, on the hotel premises two Masai houses can be found. Local Masai women can be found working here to demonstrate the use of herbal remedies, creating Masai art and creating traditional costumes or jewellery.

You will find smiling and helpful Masai wearing traditional tribal costumes, acting as porters and guards to the hotel. The hotel works closely with a local orphanage, which appreciates any used clothing donated into the baskets which can be found in the hotel reception area.

Highview Coffee Lodge
Karatu

In the hills just outside Karatu is Highview Coffee Lodge. From here, you have a lovely view of the fields around you.

The rooms are built like small “cabins”, and are duplexes with two cabins/rooms to each house. They lie staggered up the hill, so there is air and space around them. They all have an en suite bathroom, a private veranda and plenty of space to relax with a book while enjoying the view of the valley and the coffee plantations. Highview Coffee Lodge is located right next to Highview Hotel, and you can, of course, make use of all the hotel’s facilities: pool, restaurants, souvenir shop, spa, etc.

Price for upgrading:

Per person per night £110

Ikoma Wild Camp
Serengeti National Park

On the border of the north-western part of the Serengeti National Park, in a pocket between Grumeti and Ikorongo wild sanctuary is your second base: Ikoma Wild Camp.

Your accommodation for the next couple of days is set in an incredibly exciting location. In this part of the wildlife reserve during the months June and July you have the opportunity to witness the world famous migration of 1.2 million wildebeest right on your doorstep!

You will see the large groups of animals flock across the savannah. Elephant, hippo, zebra, antelope, giraffe and buffalo can all be found in great numbers. You may witness cheetahs and leopards trying to launching their attacks on passing groups of prey.

Ikoma Wild Camp offers traditional huts or accommodation in comfortable safari tents.

Alternative accommodation
Instead of Ikoma Wildcamp you can chose to spend the night in permanent tented camp Serengeti Wildcamp or Serengeti Wildebeest Camp.

Serengeti Wildcamp
Serengeti National Park

The camp is located in the Seronera region right in the heart of Serengeti National Park. The camp comprises 18 comfortable two-man tents and a much larger tent used as a refectory.

The tents are 4 meters wide, 8 meters long and 3.5 meters high. Each tent comes with its own shower and toilet, two large beds complete with mosquito nets and a terrace complete with a table and chairs.

Price:

Per person per night £48
Per child under 12 years per night £32

Ngorongoro Wild Camp
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

This camp is located within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and offers sweeping views of the nearby saltwater Lake Eyasi. The camp is also a suitable distance to the crater.

Ngorongoro Wild Camp consists of 20 large tents of good height and with a solid floor. The tents are built upon stilts, ensuring excellent views from a terraced area. All tents are en suite and have running water, a toilet and a shower.

The restaurant has scenic views of the area along the migration route and is home to large herds of various antelope, buffalo, elephant, flamingo and other bird species.

Serengeti Wildebeest Camp
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti Wildebeest Camp is a mobile camp located in the Seronera area, the central section of Serengeti National Park. The camp comprises ten comfortable tents with room for two people in each. The tents are equipped with a separate bathroom/toilet area, beds with mosquito nets and seating areas indoor and out – ideal for relaxing with a good book or simply admiring the magnificent surroundings.

Meals are served in a large tent that serves as a restaurant.

 

Price:

Per person per night £48
Per child under 12 years per night £32

Serengeti Safari Lodge
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti Safari Lodge is a 4-star lodge located in the world-famous Serengeti National Park. It comprises 25 deluxe tents pitched on stone foundations and covered with thatched roofs. The tents are spacious and furnished in harmony with their surroundings. Each tent features a bed with mosquito net, a desk, an outdoor shower and a separate bathroom with a toilet, shower and bathtub, where you can lay back and soak while admiring a wonderful view of the national park. The veranda is the perfect place to relax with a good book, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the savannah. There is even internet access.

Imagine a swimming pool in the heart of Serengeti National Park … in fact there’s no need to imagine it, because the lodge has one. Relax poolside or take a refreshing dip in the water after a busy day packed with wonderful experiences. If you would like to give yourself an extra treat, visit the lodge spa department and try one of their relaxing massage treatments.

Other attractions at the lodge include a lounge with a bar, a fireplace, an internet connection and other entertainment.

The restaurant serves both local cuisine and international dishes.

Can be booked with departures from 1st January 2018.

Upgrade pricing:

Per person for 2 nights £230

Serengeti Sopa Lodge
Serengeti National Park

The 4-star Serengeti Sopa Lodge is set in delightful surroundings on a ridge of hills overlooking the plains in the south-western corner of Serengeti National Park, which is the habitat of thousands of wild animals. The location of the lodge also makes it the ideal place to observe the huge migration of gnus and antelopes.

Serengeti Sopa Lodge is designed in African style and comprises 69 spacious rooms furnished with a double bed and equipped with a minibar. Each room also has a separate bathroom with a hair dryer. You can be sure of a breathtaking view from your veranda, and you will quickly realise why Serengeti has been nicknamed ‘the endless plain’, because it stretches away as far as the eye can see.

Facilities at the lodge include a lounge, swimming pool, restaurant, bar and outdoor areas, where you can take your meals and enjoy cocktails and sundowners.

There is a WiFi connection in the shared areas.

Upgrade pricing:

Per night £235 per person
Child under 12 years per night £120 per person

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Should you wish to you can upgrade to Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge.

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is strategically sited on the very edge of the Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge’s location 2000 feet above the crater floor provides some spectacular views.

The lodge is elegantly constructed, mostly from local stone and wood allowing it to blend in to its surroundings. The lodge’s panorama windows provide the perfect vantage point to take in the awe-inspiring surroundings.

All 80 rooms benefit from undisturbed views as do the windows of the Rhino bar that looks out over the crater.

Upgrade pricing:

Per night from £180 per person
Per child under 12 per night from £95 per person

Springlands Hotel
Moshi

Springlands Hotel is located on the southern slopes of Kilimanjaro close to the town of Moshi. It’s an ideal base for mountain rambles and safaris on Kilimanjaro.

The hotel provides high standards of service with a modern swimming pool, beautiful gardens bars indoors and outdoors and spacious rooms with showers and mosquito nets.

Springlands Hotel is named after the local freshwater springs. The springs are fed by rain and melted snow from Kilimanjaro.

Tent camp on Kilimanjaro
Kilimanjaro

During the hiking trip to the summit of Kilimanjaro you sleep in a tent in different camps.

Huts on the Marangu route
Kilimanjaro

The huts can house 6-8 people and are equipped with bunk beds and plain mattresses. You must bring your own warm sleeping bag. (You can rent a sleeping bag at the Springlands Hotel, if you don’t want to bring one yourself.) You will share a dining area and toilets with the other mountaineers.

Note that conditions at these huts are very primitive.  The Mandara huts and Horombo huts have running water, but the Kido huts do not.

Each camp can house up to approx. 120 guests at a time.

No private huts are available.