Dry season (May-October) best for forest walks although no problem in the light rains of October/November.
WHAT TO DO
The activities available on Zanzibar include: spice tours, dhow trips, diving, deep sea fishing, sailing, walking safaris, ballooning, bird watching, dolphin-watching, and visiting a number of interesting sites such as Jozani Forest, Chumbe Islands, or the historical ruins of Mbweni Palace.
Serengeti Simba Lodge is located in the migration path near the Ft Ikoma gate of Serengeti National Park while Karatu Simba Lodge is nestled up against the Ngorongoro Forest, between Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.Simba Portfolio offers welcoming accommodation, friendly service and amazing views. If you’re planning a safari to Tanzania consider staying at Serengeti Simba Lodge and Karatu Simba Lodge to enhance your safari experience.
SERENGETI SOPA LODGE
Serengeti Sopa Lodge is placed on a hilltop overlooking the extensive plains of Serengeti National Park, the leading game reserve in Tanzania. The park offers rewarding game viewing and bird watching opportunities.
Serengeti Sopa Lodge can host 170 guests in 79 suites each boasting wall-to-wall carpeting, a private lounge with mini bar, en-suite bathroom, hair dryer and a private verandah which provides spectacular views over the Serengeti plains.
The lodge has multi channel TV sets, direct-dial satellite telephone facilities and wildlife video film options. The lodge provides guests with complimentary bottled mineral water in the mini bars while more stocks are available for purchase in the main bar.
KIRAWIRA LUXURY TENTED CAMP
Kirawira Camp is a perfect example of colonially-styled safari luxury. Designed in the Edwardian style, Kirawira tented camp is the ultimate classic safari camp.
The Kirawira Camp towers boast panoramic views over the rolling reaches and volcanic reefs of the world renowned Serengeti National Park.
25-luxury double tents set on a wooden platform, with classic Victorian atmosphere. The tents are equipped with hot water showers, mini bars and a private verandah overlooking the plains of the Serengeti.
Good restaurants, bars, a swimming pool, valet service, guided nature trails, crocodile safaris, fishing and excursions to Lake Victoria as well as wildlife lecture sessions.
SERENGETI SERENA LODGE
Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is set high on the saddle of tree-clad ridge commanding panoramic views over the endlessly rolling reaches and volcanic reefs of the Serengeti, the lodge is the ultimate fusion of traditional African architecture and world-class style.
Drawing its inspiration from the circular ’Rondavel’ dwellings and winding paths of a traditional Masai village, the Lodge features thickly-thatched, stone-built rooms, spaciously set amongst groves of indigenous trees that are cooled by sparkling streams and papyrus-fringed ponds.
The rooms come with private verandah overlooking the terrains of the Serengeti, the staging ground for the annual wildebeest migration.Each room is accommodated in a stone-built, traditionally-thatched ’Rondavel’, featuring rope-lashed staircases creating a unique blend of authentic ethnicity and world-class elegance.
The rooms are well fitted with:
* Natural stone bathrooms with separate bath and shower
* Air conditioned
* Satellite TV
* Leopard-print drapes
* Intricately carved furniture
* In room safe
* Wildwood balconies
* Full housekeeping services (laundry, valet, babysitting on request, children’s menus and dining and shoeshine) are also available.