Serengeti National Park
The Serengeti National Park
Cheeter in the Serengeti Kopjes
Twice a year, triggered by the rains, 1.4 million wildebeest,, 300,000 zebra and 300,000 Thomson's gazelle gather to undertake the long trek to new grazing land s. The migration of the herbivores roughly defines the boundaries of Serengeti National Park, which is the central zone of the Serengeti ecosystem, an area that also takes in Kenya's Maasai Mara Game reserve, the Ngorongoro conservation area and the Maswa game reserve in west. Within this 25,900 km2 of varied landscape live thirty - five species of plains game and 500 bird species. The endless plains of the Serengeti lie 330 km North West of Arusha.
Tanzania Hotels & Lodges
Serengeti Sopa Lodge:
Looking out over the seemingly endless Serengeti plains, this hill side lodge is a tranquil oasis set in thousands of square kilometers of the National Park.
The main area provides cool, spacious luxury with high ceiling double-story windows. The prolific Wildlife can be observed from elevated dining room, the cocktail bar and lounge and many game viewing terraces.
The Lodge also boasts a swimming pool, satellite TV and video. Guests at Serengeti Sopa Lodge are truly cosseted.
Contains 63 rooms and access to a swiming pool and baloon safaris.
Seronera Wildlife Lodge:
The Lodge is ideally located at the heart of The Serengeti Plains to track the migration of Wildebeests. It is on the edge of Seronera river, this is a perfect starting point for safaris setting out to discover lions, cheetahs, and other animals.
Seronera Wildlife Lodge is built on "Kopjes" (Rock piles).
Offers 75 self contained guest rooms.
It also features restaurant and very pleasant bar overlooking the Savannah.
Lobo Wildlife Lodge:
This is one of the finest buildings of it's type.
It is built entirely from wood and glass amid the rough and ragged contours of an enormous rocky headland to the North of Serengeti, and blends perfectly with it's surroundings.
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge:
75 rooms incorporating African decor.A rustic and natural lodge in central Serengeti.
The only lodge in the area with access to special trails for game drives.
Kirawira Luxury Camp:
Serena's first tented camp.
25 luxury tents each with private bath.
Set on a hill near the Grumeti River in Western Serengeti. The plains of this world-famous reserve are home to over 2 million wild animals.
Klein's Camp borders the Serengeti National Park south of the Masai Mara Reserve.
Accommodation comprises of eight tastefully furnished cottages built of local rock and thatch each with private bedroom, en-suite bathroom and terrace.
Grumeti River Camp:
Hidden in a valley in the Western Corridor of the Serengeti National Park, Grumeti River
Camp comprises of 19 luxurious private tents, each with an en-suite bathroom, set in the shade of leafy branches.
Meals are served in the scenic dining area overlooking the river.
From the swimming pool dug out of rock, and the bar, the lodge offers a breathtaking view over the plains and bushy Savannah crossed by herds of buffalo and elephants.
The Lodge offers 75 self contained guest rooms.
" The legendary bush camp " Location: Northern Serengeti, overlooking the Grumeti River and migratory route of Serengeti wildebeest.
Accommodation 10 twin bedded tents with en-suite bathroom ( shower and w/c).
Additional facility: swimming pool and special campfire barbeques.
From the point of arrival the guests are totally immersed in an exquisite setting with many unique features.
The camp is bordered at the park with an exclusive game view. Extra attention is placed on personalized service and superb bush cuisine.
Mbalageti Tented Chalet:
Permanently sited camps with spacious ensuite tents erected on wooden platforms with verandahs overlooking the endless plains of the Serengeti, designed and located for privacy.
The camp ambience is one of days gone by when a safari was an adventure but one not to be taken without home comforts such as a personal tent valet, attending to a guest's every need, and excellent food served by lamp-light on fine china, silver, crystal and damask.
Ndutu Safari Lodge:
Consists of 32 double rooms and is located in the edge of Serengeti.
Guest can enjoy the open air bar and dining rooms in this lodge. Ndutu still has the informal, intimate feeling of the original bush camp, built by legendary hunter George Dove in the 60's.
Now, comfortable cottages have replaced tents, but our main buildings place no barriers between you and nature.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge:
Located on the rim of the crater, The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is the flagship of Conservation Corporation Africa's Tanzania circuit.
Completely reconstructed, the lodge only re-opened it's doors in October 1997.
30 private cottages are separated into three camps, North, South and Tree camp where African design is complemented by graceful antiques, grand chandeliers and magnificent hand-carved four poster beds.
Each stilted suite has an en-suite bathroom opening onto an outdoor leisure deck with panoramic views over the Crater.
Public areas consist of three separate dining areas, a lounge, library, craft and curio shop, and viewing decks.
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge:
Spread out along the upper-most rim of the Ngorongoro world heritage site, the lodge offers breathtaking views of the crater floor.
Each rondavel-style suite has a luxury bathroom, a private lounge with minibar, an enclosed 'Solarium Verandah' and is fully central heated .
Main areas enjoy magnificent views into the Crater through double story windows where guests can enjoy the friendly hospitality for which Sopa Lodges are renowned. Open fire places are features of the bar, lounge, and dining room. satellite TV and video is available. There is a bracing, 'high altitude' swimming pool and gift shop.
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge:
The fabulous crater view awaits visitors from the lodge's scenic terrace and 75 rooms.
The lodge offers good quality comfort, a restaurant, bar and guestrooms fitted with bathroom and central heating.
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge:
From each of the 75 rooms the view into the crater is breathtaking.
The 'big 5' can all be found within the crater.
A comfortable lodge with the ambiance reminiscent of the early history of mankind.
Established in the early twenties as a coffee farm, Gibbs has retained the charm of life in East Africa during the halcyon days. The ability to travel back in time is a rare and precious opportunity that all of us at the farm are grateful for. To share this experience with like minded people, is something we enjoy and we hope your time with us on the farm, will leave you with fond memories of our little corner of the world.
Maji Moto Camp:
" Reflections of Waters " Located in the Lake Manyara National park, south-east of Ngorongoro Crater, northern Tanzania.
The only luxury tented camp within Lake Manyara National Park, Maji Moto Camp comprises of 10 spacious, en-suite tents, a central dining area and a bar. Fine cuisine and personalized service are part of the rarefied 'Grand Safari' atmosphere.
If we had to sum up the difference between ourselves and other accommodation in the area, it would be that Gibbs's is a way of life and not just a business
Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge:
A Luxury lodge overlooking the Great Rift Valley and beautiful Manyara soda lake.
The 67 rooms are built in a circle resembling an African Village.
Lake Manyara Hotel:
Built on the western escarpment of the huge rift valley, the hotel overlooks the glassy lake of Lake Manyara National Park, home to countless colonies of pink flamingoes, pelicans and many more other birds.
The hotel has 100 comfortable rooms, a swimming pool, a superb terrace and a shop-selling object of art.
All the rooms have an outstanding view over the rift valley and Lake Manyara. The restaurant is supplied daily by local farm produce and the bar is warm and cozy spot to relax in and taste delicious cocktails.
Located in the Lake Manyara National Park.
It consist of 30 tented accommodation all tents en suite.
Facilitates guests with a restaurant and a swimming pool and a beautiful view of the Rift Valley.
Tarangire Sopa Lodge:
Nestling amongst the Baobab trees in Tarangire National Park is TARANGIRE SOPA LODGE. Opened in 1995, this all suite property truly reflects Sopa Lodges' policy of providing 'luxury in the bush'.
Marble floors, fountains and waterfalls, magnificent views through double-story windows are the stunning features of the main areas, while the suites have luxury bathrooms, private lounges with mini-bar and balconies overlooking one of Tanzania's finest game parks.
The swimming pool is intriguing with it's island and integral bar. Al fresco dining on the raised barbecue terrace is a feature of this lodge.
Tarangire Tree Tops:
A Luxury lodge overlooking the Great Rift Valley and beautiful.
The 67 rooms are built in a circle resembling an African Village.
Tarangire Safari Lodge:
Located in the Tarangire National park this lodge has 35 tents and 5 bungagows en suite.
It also has a swimming pool, a snack bar and a restaurant.
A tented camp located in the Tarangire. Special attention is given in to comfort of guest and superb bush cuisine.
Is a small camp containing only nine ensuite tents, but offering maximum privacy and environmental disturbance for guest.
Contains 6 luxury en suite tents and provides guest with game walks and night game drives.
Arusha National Park
Momella Wild Life Lodge:
A dream village of elegant gray and white rendezvous nestled in Arusha National Park high on hill side between Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro. The unrivalled romantic hideaway cherished for its distinguished history. Once the home for John Wayne and Hardy Krueger while doing the famous film HATARI in 1960/61.
Comfortable accommodation hot and cold water, shower and toilet is standard in every of the 50 rendezvous huts.
Zanzibar, Pemba & Mafia
Ocean Paradise Beach Resort:
Ocean Paradise Beach Resort is located on the beautiful, white sandy beach of Kiwengwa on the East Coast of the island of Zanzibar. It is only 45 minutes drive from the town and the airport on a recently built tarmac road.
Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel:
Located on an expanse of beautiful beach wilderness on the northern tip of Zanzibar, and protected by a coral reef, Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel is an ideal location for all forms of watersport, or merely relaxing in the temperate water while soaking up the equatorial sun.
Boasting 4.5 km of white sandy beach, on the west coast of Pemba this resort is designed for couples and group of friend looking escape the usual holiday crowds. The 20 luxury bungalows built on stilted decks are dotted among the trees along the beach and along the hillside overlooking the bay.
Bluebay Beach Resort:
Bluebay Beach Resort is located on the beautiful, white sandy beach of Kiwengwa on the East Coast of the island of Zanzibar. It is only 40 minutes drive from the town and the airport on a recently built tarmac road. Bluebay Beach Resort has 88 rooms each of which offers magnificent sea views, separate dressing room. en suite bathroom and spacious verandah, Special touches such as two large four poster beds complete with mosquito nets, split level air conditioning as well as ceiling fan, satellite TV, mini-bar, hair dryer and telephone serve to ensure that our rooms are among the most luxurious to be found anywhere on the island.
Zanzibar Serena Inn:
Two romantic and historic buildings in Zanzibar's famous Stone Town which have been carefully restored by the Aga Khan Fund for Culture.
51 luxury rooms on the sea-front.
An elegant hotel with an ambience that reflects the colorful history of the famous spice island.
You may select a hotel of your choice as most of the packages does not include accommodation in Arusha.
Some fo these hotels are listed below - distance from city centre
The New Arusha Hotel - 5 star, city centre
Novotel Mt Meru - 2kms
Jacaranda - 500metres
Moivaro Lodge - 10kms
Ilboru Lodge - 3kms
Impala - 500metres
Mt Village - 10kms
Dik Dik Lodge - 22kms
Catholic Hostel (bed only) - 300metres