Nestled within the woodlands of Mt. Meru in the Arusha National Park, this luxury resort offers an exclusive safari experience. The Hatari Lodge takes pride in supporting the local tribes and conserving the environment, which is why the decoration and furniture are hand-crafted by local artisans. The lodges’ philosophy of responsible tourism is also reflected in its cuisine, as it only serves seasonal and regionally sourced food that has been freshly prepared by local chefs. Besides all the luxury, Hatari Lodge also offers private half- or whole day safaris. However, chances are good that wildlife can be seen from the retreat itself.
Overlooking a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River within a private wildlife reserve adjoining the southern Serengeti, the Mwiba Lodge offers pure luxury. All ten suites, each with a private deck, soaking tub, and outdoor rain shower, offer spectacular views of the untamed landscapes beneath them. The retreat provides a variety of other luxuries, such as a pool, spa, gym, and wine cellar. This exclusive resort offers private safaris for every age and at every time of the day including bush meals and sundowners. Cultural experiences and helicopter journeys can also be booked through the lodge.
Alex Walker’s Serian
This collection of charismatic, exclusive, and intimate safari camps in the middle of Tanzania’s (and Kenya’s) wilderness provide access to the wonders of the bush. The preservation of nature lies at the heart of Alex Walker’s Serian ethos and practice. The Serian’s Serengeti is a mobile camp that moves according to the wildebeest migration. Each comfortable tent has an en suite bathroom with flushing toilet and a bucket shower as well as 24-hour electricity. The hosted dinner takes place in an elegant, candle-lit mess tent. All safaris are guided by local experts, guaranteeing a once in a lifetime experience.
Wayo Africa Green Camps
These stylish and comfortable semi-permanent Camps are set up in the Serengeti and at Lake Manyara. Wayo Africa Green Camp is synonymous for responsible and eco-friendly tourism and is invested in leaving as little impact on the environment as possible. The tents are all equipped with en suite bucket showers and compost toilets. Dinner is served in a communal tent and the evening is usually spent outside around the campfire. Wayo Africa Green Camp is a family friendly place and offers a wide variety of safaris, all tailored to the wishes and needs of their guests.
The Lamai Sergeneti belongs to the Nomad Tanzania Trust which was founded through a love for nature and with the aim to protect the wildlife while also looking after the people. Located in the Mara River Valley, the Lamai Serengeti features eight rooms with private verandas and en suite bathrooms with flush toilets and showers. The pool can be found on the natural rock deck overlooking the wilderness below. This family friendly lodge offers many unique culinary experiences ranging from bush breakfast to in- and outdoor dining. Furthermore, the Nomad Tanzania tailors all its safaris to meet the desired requirements and expectations.