Zawadi House Lodge: luxury boutique lodge in Arusha, Tanzania

Home doesn’t only have to be the house you live in. Home is where you find peace of mind, your place of refuge, where your heart is.

Zawadi House is your home from home.

Each of our rooms was designed with you in mind. The simple, yet sophisticated ambience is the ideal environment is ideal to re-live the climb up Kilimanjaro and the adventure in the Serengeti, to enjoy each other on your honeymoon, to wind down after that high powered meeting, or to simply get away from it all.

Zawadi House Lodge has 13 luxury rooms, big enough to accommodate your family or team, yet cozy enough for your privacy and personal space.

Share your pictures with family and friends back home over the free Wi-Fi internet.
Relax to some Jazz, blues or R&B that is piped throughout the lodge.

Milimani Lodge: strategically located on a hilly parcel of land with spectacular views of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. It is situated just 3 km from Usa River town and 12 km from Arusha National Park.

The lodge boasts all en suite and tastefully furnished rooms comprising of 8 double rooms and 4 twin bed rooms. It also offers an executive conference facility capable of handling up to 20 participants, and provides a Wi-Fi Internet, a fully stocked bar and comfortable lounge allows you to relax and chat with your friends, and the restaurant caters to your needs with an a la carte and Chefs special menu.

Lake Tanganyika hotel:  nestled within the colorful and attractive Tanzania town of Kigoma.

Hotel Tanganyika offers an accommodating range of luxury hotel rooms ranging from junior and executive suites to tastefully decorated self-contained villas. Each suite is furnished to a crisp, clean contemporary finish and offers guests flat screen televisions, air conditioning and complementary products as standard. Service staffs are on hand to cater to the needs of guests and enrich the relaxing atmosphere of the hotel facilities.

Hotel Tanganyika was built with distinct attention to luxurious detail; a fact reflected by highly renowned facilities. The beautifully manicured gardens slope delicately down to where the tranquil waters of Lake Tanganyika lap gently at the shores and provide an idyllic setting for weddings or special occasions. Modern, spacious rooms (with wireless internet connection) are a great choice for those requiring the very best venue for private events or business conferences. Every space is comfortably organized to maximize capacity so that your function runs smoothly and efficiently.

Katavi Wildlife Camp is very exclusive and located in the best game area at Ikuu on the banks of the Katuma River opening out on to the biggest plain – Katisunga which is the middle of the 3 main plains that form Katavi making both Lake Katavi and Lake Chada also accessible from this camp.

Katavi consists of 6 large Meru-style tents, overlooking the plain; each built on a raised wooden platform, and sheltered from the midday sun by a traditionally thatched roof. Each tent is en-suite, and has its own large veranda with hammock and chairs. There are four double tents and two twin tents, and all have a safe.  The two-storey main banda is perfectly located to maximize viewing of the daily movements of game between grazing and drinking from the Katuma river.

Upstairs is a sitting area where guests can relax in the heat of the day, with stunning and far-reaching views overlooking the Katisunga plains. There is a small selection of books and magazines to browse.
Just out the front is our fire-pit, where guests can have a pre-dinner drink and swap stories from the day’s safari.

Kungwe Beach Lodge: Set deep in the heart of the African interior on a stretch of secluded golden beach, Kungwe Beach Lodge is the perfect blend of comfort and luxury in a romantic setting.

10 light spacious safari rooms, furnished in imitation of the surrounding lakeside Villages, have been strategically placed at the edge of the cooling forest canopy of the Mahale Mountains National park. All rooms are under thatch on raised platforms and have a private deck providing views of Lake Tanganyika and the beach. The main deck is shaped like a dhow boat and contains the central dining and lounge facilities. All guest rooms are within easy walking distance along the beach to the main lounge and dining areas.

Katuma Bush Lodge: In the center of Katavi National Park lies Katuma Bush Lodge, offering an exciting bush experience with breathtaking views over the vast plains of Katisunga.

All 11 rooms were constructed for exclusivity, with complete furnishings including writing desks, fine linen, and en suite facilities. Designed specifically for subtlety, the lodge is well frequented by wildlife that makes for spectacular viewing. The main deck houses a swimming pool, lounge and dining facilities to complement the breathtaking views of the Katisunga Plains. The newly built Sable Suite offers an even more exclusive experience for clients looking for that extra attention and service.

Gombe Forest Lodge: an intimate property located not far from the chimpanzees of Gombe Forest ,. In the lush shade of ancient forest trees, just off the shores of Lake Tanganyika. It may be the smallest of our lodges but offers complete privacy by catering for just 14 guests at a time.

Set on wooden platforms beneath mango groves on the lakeshore, the seven elegantly furnished luxury tents of Gombe Forest Lodge were designed to have every comfort while minimizing disturbance and impact on the stunning environment. Fill your day with hiking through the trails, observe chimpanzees and birds, or explore the lake with a kayak. Enjoy sundowners around a campfire on the beach to unwind from the day’s adventures

Sand Rivers Selous:  Its site is located deep inside the Selous Game Reserve, overlooking a wide curve of the Rufiji River, streaked with sand banks and girdled by rocky outcrops.

Its 5 standard rooms, 3 suites with plunge pools rise upstream along the riverbank from the main parts of the camp, all have a similar design – open-fronted, gable-roofed in thatch, with walls of wood and rough, whitewashed plaster. The beds are fully enclosed in mosquito nets and there’s a comfy sofa and table at the foot of the bed just behind the deck. The bathrooms are set to one side, with their own view of the river – open as far as possible. High quality toiletries are provided

Sand Rivers also offers a good variety of long and short walks which begin from the camp, or after a short drive. The longer walks take place in the morning starting at a time to suit guests, but usually by 7am to avoid the heat of the day. Shorter walks are also offered as an afternoon activity, starting at 4.30pm and returning to camp around sunset. The camp is constantly looking at ways to help make what they do more eco-friendly.

 Greystoke Mahale: a unique, high-end camp that sits on a white-sand beach overlooking Lake Tanganyika’s clear waters inside the remote Mahale Mountains National Park.

The 6 bandas at Greystoke Mahale are set further back from the beach and nestled into the vegetation. They’re well-spaced out with a good degree of privacy, and all face towards the. Each double-story banda is broadly the same: they’re completely open at the front, no doors or zips at all – although there are heavy curtains which can be pulled across and secured to the floor if you want a little more privacy. The main frame of each banda is made of wooden poles and bamboo blinds, with a tall makuti thatch roof.

The large four-poster bed stands in the centre of the room, swathed in a mosquito net. It looks out onto a small decking area, furnished with a couple of sunloungers and a small writing desk. The bedside tables have solar lamps, which work 24 hours a day. Behind the bed, there’s a dressing area with a lockable trunk, some space to hang your clothes and a selection of toiletries. And, at the far back of the banda, is the en-suite bathroom with a flush toilet, shower and sink.

From the boat safari service, you can take a nature cruise along the shore and enjoy the beautiful view of the water body.

Chada Katavi:  a simple camp occupying a woodland spot on the edge of Chada Plain in the heart of Tanzania’s Katavi National Park.

The six safari tents at Chada face out towards the plains. While some have slightly better views than others, they all enjoy a great degree of privacy thanks to the fairly generous spacing between the tents. Each room has big gauze windows that allow the breeze to pass through each tent has a private tented bathroom which is slightly separate; it is a few paces from your tent and not en suite. In here you’ll find a chemical toilet and an outside bucket shower (hot water is available on request).

Chada Camp’s communal areas consist of a lounge-cum-library tent, where guests are welcome to sit and relax – a pair of binoculars in hand and while breakfast and lunch are dished up in the dining tent (if taken in camp) and dinner served outside on the decking under the stars. There’s a campfire set a little in front of the lodge, where guests usually gather for pre-dinner drinks and nibbles.

They off safari activities are the main focus at Chada Camp. Chada’s knowledgeable safari guides will lead you on 4WD game drives, accompanied by a picnic lunch and perhaps even a picnic breakfast too.

The six safari tents at Chada face out towards the plains. While some have slightly better views than others, they all enjoy a great degree of privacy thanks to the fairly generous spacing between the tents. Each room has big gauze windows that allow the breeze to pass through each tent has a private tented bathroom which is slightly separate; it is a few paces from your tent and not en suite. In here you’ll find a chemical toilet and an outside bucket shower (hot water is available on request).

Chada Camp’s communal areas consist of a lounge-cum-library tent, where guests are welcome to sit and relax – a pair of binoculars in hand and while breakfast and lunch are dished up in the dining tent (if taken in camp) and dinner served outside on the decking under the stars. There’s a campfire set a little in front of the lodge, where guests usually gather for pre-dinner drinks and nibbles.

They off safari activities are the main focus at Chada Camp. Chada’s knowledgeable safari guides will lead you on 4WD game drives, accompanied by a picnic lunch and perhaps even a picnic breakfast too.