Five luxury camps in Tanzania to visit in 2017

04 January 2017
Part of the Tanzania Safari Collection
Back to the Our Blog

Tanzania is spectacular with wildlife extravaganza. This vast and sparsely populated country hosts some of the greatest wildlife experience. Boasting 14 national parks and numerous game reserves - this is home to the largest wildlife herd on the African continent, as well as the palm-fringed Island of Zanzibar - ideal for post-safari relaxation.

However, we’ve selected the five luxury camps that we think you should visit - during your safari in Tanzania. Explore Tanzania’s wildlife and culture.

Kuganha Tented camp safari

Kuganha safari Tent is located in the heart of Inverdoorn Game Reserve. Kuganha safari Tent will give you genuine African styled tented safari experience within the Klein Karoo.

Kuhanha consists of three exclusive 66 square metre luxury tents and are owned by Damien Vergnaud - working together with Inverdoorn passionate and dedicated team. However, the safari tent hosts a great amount of phenomenal wildlife which includes the Big Five - and is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of the reserve where guest can get closer to nature.  

Guest can look forward to exclusive, private tailor made safari experiences, relaxing around the pool, watching various wildlife roam freely.

Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp


#lioness #tanzania #africa #serengeti #kirawira #ontheprowl #lookingforlunch

A photo posted by Teak Elmore (@teakelmore) on

Kirawira Luxury Tented Camp is situated in a hilltop overlooking the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park - combining elegance with modern amenities. However, ideally located to witness the Great Migration and experience the abundant wildlife of the Serengeti. Families and friends will enjoy every minute of their stay.

Explore the area on morning and late afternoon game drives - as you search for Africa’s Big Five or take a short trip to the Grumeti River, famed for its giant crocodiles. You will also enjoy guided walking safaris, fishing and sailing on the Lake Victoria. For something memorable, take a hot-air balloon ride over the plains - after which you’ll tuck into a champagne breakfast in the bush.

Serengeti Sopa Lodge

Serengeti Sopa Lodge is located on the edge of the escarpment overlooking the plains of the south-western Serengeti National Park - home to many thousands of wild and rare animals. However, Serengeti Sopa Lodge lies within an area of outstanding natural beauty.

The lodge allows its guests to experience magnificent sights and enjoy the interaction with the land and animals difficult to find elsewhere.

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge

Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge is set on a ridge overlooking the vast of the Serengeti plains. The Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge creates the perfect balance between African architecture and top-class comfort and style. Ideal for those interested in traditional architecture and design - however, this lodge is not only beautiful, but also ideally located to enjoy fascinating game drives in the bush.

Here, you’ll have the opportunity to spot all the members of the Big Five - as you go on a daily game drives. However, If you visit at the right time of the year, you might also witness the Great Migration - when thousands upon thousands of wildebeest and zebras trek across the plains to find greener pastures. Another memorable way to experience this wilderness is on a hot-air balloon safari, which ends with a champagne breakfast in the bush.

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge

Lake Manyara Tree Lodge is the only lodge inside Lake Manyara National Park. However, the lodge focus its activities on the Lake Manyara National Park activities. Each tree house suite features a large window to invite the lush forest inside.

Here, you’ll be allowed to encounter walking safari and night drives.

Some related info

The Great Wildebeest Migration: a one-year photo journey

Often referred to as ‘the Greatest Show on Earth’, the annual great wildebeest migration is undoubtedly one of nature's most spectacular wildlife events, showcasing all the main ingredients of the circle of life: birth, death and the survival of the fittest. Here we take you photographically, month-by-month through what you can expect during the great wildebeest…

20 Reasons why you should visit Ruaha National Park

Ruaha National Park situated in Tanzania is one of the largest parks in the East Africa. Known for its rich flora and fauna, it's also home to huge elephant populations, with an estimated 12,000 elephants migrating through the greater Ruaha ecosystem each year. Ruaha National Park is also a habitat for the endangered African wild dog population as well as wildlife such as lions, zebras,…

February Latest Live Migration Updates

HerdTracker, a web application developed by Discover Africa in 2014, was launched to track the movement of the wildebeest migration in real-time. The web application has afforded wildlife enthusiasts and travellers the unique opportunity to explore the migration with accurate information based on the location of the migratory herds. The success of HerdTracker is not possible without the…

16 reasons why you should see the Great Migration in 2016

  The drama and intensity of a river crossing. A sight and experience to behold. Starts August 2016 - limited space available. Don't miss out. Go to link in bio for further info. #wildeyesa #maraconservancy #masaimara #wildebeestmigration #africa #kenya #africanamazing #wonderousnature #natgeo #makeitkenya A post shared by Jono Buffey (@jonobuffey) on Apr 28, 2016 at 10:17pm…

Five things to do in Rubondo Island National Park

Rubondo Island National Park is one of the largest of two Islands National Park in Tanzania - located on the South-west corner of Lake Victoria. However, the second largest Island Park is Saanane Island National Park. Rubondo Island National Park is 456,8 kilometers square - which is dry land and 220 kilometres square is water comprising of 11 small islets. The park offers a vast variety…

15 reasons why you should explore the Tarangire National Park

  Two young lions cosying up in the Tarangire National Park during a very cold mornng. #tanzania #tarangirenationalpark #lion #safari A post shared by Singaporean Gran Turismo (@singaporean_gran_turismo) on Aug 7, 2016 at 4:30am PDT     The Tarangire National Park in Tanzania has one of the highest concentrations of Elephants. During the dry season, whenever it gets hot…