Where to stay while on a Tanzania safari

There are a number of accommodation options in Tanzania- from luxury resorts, to tents. However, there is a beauty in being out in nature at night time, when you can hear the crickets chirp, and the gentle rustling of the animals as they settle in for the night. The silence of the nature is absolute, and this is an experience only a few other places across the globe can offer. Rent out a tent, and stay in a camp site- it will definitely be worth it. There are camps for every budget- from $50/night to luxury tents that have all amenities.

No matter your preferences or your budgets, you always have something phenomenal to choose from when visiting the Tanzania. So jump in and fall in love with all that mother nature has to offer.

Escarpment luxury lodge

Located only 20 minutes from the Serena Airstrip after which visitors can connect to Arusha Airport and various airstrips within the Serengeti and, Kenya International Airport. Escarpment Luxury Lodge settles along a rift wall at height above sea level, presenting a glorious view of the lake. The lodge is a luxury set up with abundantly stoned and timbered, stylish constructions built up at varying levels between light woodland with a widespread pool which overlooks the magical setting of lake manyara national park to one end and the dramatic rift valley dropping down at the other giving you spectacular views. The lodge is a comfortable set up with a pleasant common area with a restaurant, a full stocked bar and a lounge area. The restaurant provides all the necessary cuisines as the qualified chefs ensure to provide the best quality that will give you a more memorable dining experience. The lounge bar has a wraparound level which provides views of lake manyara and the gorge as you listen to the sounds of Africa. A spreading surface surrounding the main lodge gives you breathtaking views of the lake and the gorge upon which the lodge settles watch pelican sweeps the heavens as you take sundowners. The staff is friendly and welcoming and take excessive pride in prolonging warm, personalized, and attentive service to our valued guests. The lodge has 16 large and private cottages that can accommodate 2-3 guests and their rooms are clean and appealing with king sized beds and mosquito nets. From the decking, the bed, and even from the bath, views of the gorge are astonishing, through lush woodland and Lake Manyara glittering in the middle distance. The inhabitant wildlife is a basic part of your African holiday at Escarpment. Servals, dik-diks and mongooses on or underneath the surfaces and birdsong in the nearby bushes cheer up your shelter day and by night. On an Escarpment Luxury Lodge safari with African Mecca, visitors will find themselves in a beautiful and relaxing environment, adjourned between diverse comfort, wilderness and reliable instinctive African way of life. Gentle Maasai cow alarm bells can be heard on the morning breeze waking you up to your morning hot drink, and lingering evening tunes drift from nearby villages.

Arusha Coffee Lodge

Arusha Coffee Lodge is set among a lush coffee plantation. This exclusive, boutique lodge has been designed around the farm’s original plantation homes. The accommodations are lavishly furnished, and each features a split-level living room area, fireplace, and private veranda. Room amenities include a telephone, in-room safe, hair dryer, mini bar, and tea- and coffee-making facilities. Other property amenities include a swimming pool, boutique, bar, lounge, dining room, and Wi-Fi internet access in common areas.

Plantation Lodge

The Plantation Lodge features 16 rooms generously distributed around a flowering garden. Each room has its own unique design, styled with African safari antiques, Tanzanian arts and crafts, and bouquets of fresh flowers from the garden. Cuisine consists of fresh vegetables, fruits, and herbs grown on site. The restaurants serve fine multi-course meals in a stylish, comfortable atmosphere.

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Located on Lemala Hill on the uppermost eastern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, the Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is the only tourist development on the eastern rim of the crater. It boasts large, well-equipped rooms, all with views of the crater floor below. Each accommodation features a private game-viewing balcony, separate bath and shower, two queen-size beds, and a private solarium with comfortable rocking chairs and a writing desk. The bar and dining room are warmed by log fires in the evenings, and the hotel’s luxurious swimming pool is set on the very edge of the crater itself.

Sayari Camp

Located in the remote northern Serengeti near the Mara River, stunning Sayari Camp, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World, is perfectly positioned for spectacular wildlife viewing. The camp overlooks vast plains—home to staggering numbers of big cats, giraffe, elephant, plains game, and an increasing population of rhino. Each of the 15 guest tents has a large, private veranda overlooking the Serengeti. The en-suite bathrooms have flush toilets, a double sink, shower, and beautiful bath. Other camp amenities include an infinity pool, library, bar, lounge, and two dining areas to ensure intimacy and personal service.

Lake Masek Tented Camp

Lake Masek Tented Camp is located in the Ndutu region bordering the southern Serengeti. Overlooking Lake Masek, this eco-friendly luxury camp runs on solar power and rain water. Each of the 20 guest tents is raised on wooden platforms and offers a private veranda, in-room safe, en suite facilities with twin washbasins, a standalone bath, and an outdoor shower. Other lodge amenities include a lounge, dining area, and Wi-Fi internet access.

Tarangire Simba lodge

Tarangire Simba lodge is a small intimate lodge overlooking the shores of lake Burunge which is really a dream destination that would leave your memories for a long time. The lodge sits in the shade of an ancient baobab tree while sipping a sundowner and gives you an opportunity to watch elephants strip leaves from the bush as well as a herd of giraffes gracefully ambling past and colonies of pink flamingos feeding in the waters. The lodge has large dining room and outdoor dining deck with views over the plains, where delicious meals made from fresh local ingredients are served. The lodge has got a bar which provides visitors with a wonderful, revitalizing drink and you can just chill out and relax in the lounge. The ‘Tree Top’ viewing platform built in a stately acacia tree is a great place for wildlife watching and star gazing. The swimming pool gives you views of wildlife. There is free Wi-Fi in the common areas and every guest is assured of a warm welcome and a first rate service.

The elephant motel

The Elephant Motel is preferably located along the Moshi – Dar es Salaam road, only half a kilometer from Same town. The motel offers remarkable views of the South Pare Mountains and because of its locality it is the ideal entry to Mkomazi Game Reserve, the South Pare Mountains and Shengena Forest. The motel offers a variety of excellent cuisines ranging from traditional to international dishes. For business travelers, they are offered a state of the art business center with up to date office technologies, internet access and secretarial services. Visitors who are pleasure seekers can be helped by the motel staff with all the sightseeing plans and help you with nearby attractions. The Elephant motel offers a comfortable home and as well offers an unbelievable experience in providing exceptional accommodation and explorers safaris to various destinations. While at the Motel visitors are assured of safety and comfort. The Motel offers an Impressive Setting which is just next door to you. Take looks out of your room and see the impressive mountains and step outside and you will find yourself between green lush trees, where you can spot splendor at its best. Visitors can experience the rich culture of the people of this region as it includes origination, marriage rites and old-style dancing. The Motel presents a unique Style in that as soon as the guests arrive at the main door, they are welcomed by staff members with amazing and exciting smiles. This feel of warmth and relief extends to our 12 guest rooms, double and single.  In these rooms, you will find ample recreation and relaxation that is something quite extraordinary in Same.