Tanzania is the leading safari destination in Africa. With incredible destinations like Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro, and Zanzibar.
Despite that Tanzania offers a unique experience never to be found in other parts of Africa.
Traveling to other countries or within the country needs proper preparation. And knowing where to stay while on your safari is the key to the best experience.
Visiting Tanzania offers a different option for accommodation for visitors. You can either stay at tented camps and lodges either within the cities or at the heart of Tanzania parks.
We are delighted to share with you the 10 best Tanzania Safaris Mid-range Lodges and Camps. These are the tips on where to stay while on a Tanzania safari.
1. Ang’ata camps
The Ang’ata camps are mobile camps situated in Tanzania’s most beautiful National parks. These camps are designed to offer the luxury accommodations one would expect.
All Camps consist of 8 to 12 Guest tents. A dinner tent where all meals are served. A Lounge Tent, the Camp Fire, a series of Staff,- Guides-, the Kitchen- and Storage tents.
The Lounge Tent contains fabricated sofas and armchairs. A bar, and a charging station. For cameras, phones, and other small items the Guest needs to charge for the next game drive.
The guests can relax while enjoying a complimentary cup of Coffee, Tea, or Hot Chocolate. The campfire or Bush TV is lit when the weather permits.
2. Zawadi camps
Zawadi, or “gift” in Swahili. This camp is a family-run safari camp with a mission to ‘gift’ visitors with a life experience of the Serengeti
The camp is positioned in the Kemarishe Hills. 20km north of Seronera. Zawadi Camp is a few minutes by 4×4 from the famed animal migration paths of the area. And only two kilometers away from the Orangi River.
It provides the guests with ultimate relaxation. Peace of mind, and an authentic wildlife experience in the Serengeti.
Zawadi Camp offers six guest tents, and Zawadi Camp offers a personalized and tailored experience.
This ensures guests can bask in the warm African sun. Drink in the stunning landscape, and celebrate the native of Serengeti national park.
3. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge. Located at the stunning setting on the rim of the ancient Ngorongoro crater. It provides a gateway to unforgettable adventures and excursions.
It offers a wide range of activities, from game drives on the Crater plains to guided nature walks. Bush dining experiences, visits to Maasai villages, and cattle markets. And much, much more.
Ngorongoro Serena offers 74 guest rooms and one suite. It blends the indescribable beauty and size of the Ngorongoro Crater. With unparalleled standards for comfort and service.
Interiors feature brass lamps and embossed leather headboards. wildwood mirrors, Maasai carvings, and stylized cave paintings. It enhances the guest experience with modern comfort.
The complimentary wireless Internet and 24-hour room service. Do you want to stay in Ngorongoro Serena? If yes, send your request today.
4. Maasai Land Safari Lodge
The Maasai Land Safari Lodge is the best lodge in Arusha, one of the most influential cities in Tanzania.
Located at a base overlooking a remarkable view of Mount Meru. Thus representing one of Tanzania’s best views right at your doorstep.
It takes about 45 minutes from Kilimanjaro Airport and 3 hours from Nairobi
Maasai Land offers 54 rooms, 18 of which are Executive suites. With an amazing view as you look across the balconies while you adore a breathtaking view of Mount Meru.
All accommodations are equipped with air conditioning. Spacious bathrooms, tea, and coffee makers, and flat televisions. The Wi-Fi connection, and a minibar.
5. Tarangire Sopa Lodge
Tarangire Sopa Lodge is built to blend in with the vastness of its surroundings. Tarangire Sopa lies among the kopjes, ancient baobab, and grasses of the Tarangire. home to the greatest concentration of elephants in Africa.
The lodge has 75 spacious rooms, all with a private lounge on entering with a minibar. Each room has 2 queen size beds with a mosquito net around them.
- 4 of these rooms are suitable for the physically challenged.
- 4 interconnecting rooms suitable for families.
Built on different levels, the main public area building offers a cool respite. From the outdoor heat as soon as you step into the reception.
With a perfumed towel and a chilled welcome drink in hand. You suddenly become aware of the sheer size of the lobby with its glistening marble floors. Colorful hand-woven carpets, and an incredibly high roof.
Tarangire Sopa Lodge is the little heaven in Tanzania. The best meal and comfort are the luxury you should not dare to miss when visiting Tanzania.
6. Farm of Dream Lodge
Farm of Dream Lodge is located in the tourist town of Karatu. on the Western south Slopes of Ngorongoro Crater at 1,400 feet above sea level. The Lodge sits in a garden of flowers and vegetables.
The property offers spectacular sweeping views of the hills and close distance. Ngorongoro Crater,Lake Eyasi, Lake Manyara and Tarangire National Park.
The warm and cozy rooms overlook the reserve and tropical gardens. The large en-suite bathrooms include WC. Shower and washbasins as well as luxurious toiletries. The bedrooms open up to a terrace that is furnished with a table and chairs.
Farm of Dream Lodge is home to twelve villages with 48 Double Rooms and Superior Rooms. Built-in one of the best spots in the heart of this infamous town of Karatu.
It offers different facilities including ‐ Telephone, Wireless Internet connectivity. Dining room, Bar, and lounge. Bush breakfast, lunch & Barbeque Dinner.
Many of our trips stay at this lodge after a trip either from Serengeti, Tarangire, or Ngorongoro.
7. The Whisper Camp- Serengeti
The Whisper camp is located close to Seronera, Central Serengeti, at Orangi Woodland. Nestled in the wilderness, surrounded by acacia trees. 20 minutes from Seronera (Serengeti central airstrip)
Offers Swiss hospitality standards and quality, following strict environmental, health, and safety guidelines. The Whisper is an eco-friendly tented camp. Using electricity and hot water from solar panels.
The Whisper camp offers 6 very comfortable, intimate large tents. (single, double, and family-friendly “2+2”). Wooden floors and veranda. High-quality bedding and furniture, private bathroom with unlimited hot water.
Enjoy Free mineral water, Kilimanjaro coffee, and tea, at all times while staying at this camp.
Taste a selection of homemade delicious dishes, jams, juices, and pastries. Do you wish to stay at Whisper Camp while in Serengeti?
8. Rhino Lodge
Rhino Lodge is situated only a few hundred meters from the crater’s rim. Rhino Lodge offers a perfect base from which to explore the Ngorongoro Crater. And its surroundings.
Rhino Lodge is very close to the main entrance. And road descending into the Ngorongoro crater floor. If you staying over, at Rhino Lodge.
You will be able to enjoy an early breakfast and make the most of your time at the Crater
With only 24 comfortable ensuite rooms. A cozy living space, friendly local staff, and delicious African-inspired meals.
You can decide to add this lodge to your Tanzania safari. Either combine with other parks either Serengeti or spend your moment at Ngorongoro.
9. Fumba Beach Lodge
Fumba Beach Lodge is small-scale. A peaceful hideaway is set on one of Zanzibar’s most secluded beaches. Fumba Lodge offers 26 free-standing spacious cottages.
The essence of Fumba Beach Lodge is privacy. Space, relaxation, nature, and attention to detail.
It’s 30 minutes from Zanzibar’s capital, Stone Town, and the lodge is far away from all the busy tourist areas. This lodge offers the perfect venue to enjoy the tranquillity.
And dream, swim, dive, and walk amongst tropical gardens. Or have a special romantic occasion in one of the many secluded spots.
Fumba Beach Lodge offers deluxe rooms, luxury suites, baobab suites, and restaurants.
The other thing about Fumba Beach Lodge is, that they offer excursions if you wish to explore Zanzibar.
10. Enyati Lodge
Enyati Lodge is a place of absolute beauty and privacy in Oldean old town. Established in the 18th century by colonial coffee growers with a magical view of the sunset.
It’s a unique location, very close to Ngorongoro Crater but yet away from the crowd. This makes Enyati Lodge to be a cool haven for relaxation. And one of the most vibrant establishments in the Ngorongoro area
Enyati Lodge is located at Safari Junction a few minutes away from Karatu town. Two hours drive from Arusha. With easy access to Ngorongoro Loduare gate, Lake Eyasi, and Lake Manyara airstrip.
Enyati Lodge offers 26 rooms. Each room is unique with touches of African-inspired themes.
They offer a single room, double room, and triple room. Services available at this lodge are breakfast. lunch, dinner, bar, and coffee station. fireplace .free parking and free Wi-Fi service.
You might be interested to stay at Enyati Lodge.
It is possible to stay in more than one accommodation during your Tanzania safari. Contact the Blessing Safaris team for planning and customization of your African safari.
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