Lodge and Permanent Camp Safaris2017-10-17T17:24:04+00:00
Lodge and Permanent Camp Safaris
Tanzania has an impressive variety and standard of safari lodges and permanent tented camps, ranging from 5 star luxury to basic hostel-type accommodation. These are permanent structures in fixed locations (as opposed to our mobile camps which can be set up anywhere). Whether you require rose petal strewn baths with champagne breakfasts, or just a roof over your head and clean water, we can help you choose the best accommodation to match your interests and budget.
We live and work in Tanzania and we travel as much as we can, getting first-hand experience of camps and lodges. Unlike many safari companies,we are not aligned with certain chains of lodges. What this means is we are free to make recommendations for the sole purpose of giving you the best safari experience possible. There’s no point in staying in a wonderful lodge if it’s hours away from the best seasonal wildlife viewing. And you don’t want to stay in a lodge simply because a company is obligated to fill beds.
Email us to ask questions about specific accommodations or to start planning your safari. We can send you sample itineraries and prices based on the time of year you want to travel, or dive right in and start building a trip for you based on your interests and budget.
Our trip far exceeded our expectations!! From the moment we landed until the time we had to leave Tanzania, our every need was met by Nature Discovery!
The accommodations, the meals, our guides, our activities and game drives were amazing and left me speechless! Ailsa and her team put a trip of a lifetime together that none of us will forget and I will highly recommend Nature Discovery.
Wow – five stars hardly tells the story of the outstanding experience we had using Nature Discovery as our safari expert. I was amongst 23 professional women from the US, Europe and Asia and we had the experience of a lifetime. This is largely due to Nature Discovery’s extremely well thought out game plan of where, when and why, and impeccably organized and delivered service. Four different safari parks, two days in the bush with the local Massai tribe, a coffee plantation, several unique but spectacular camp accommodations, and outstanding guides (4 jeeps and 4 guides) made for a blow your mind experience overall. As I said on facebook – I went for the animals (which were spectacular), but I fell in love with the people. A wonderful outcome thanks to Nature Discovery. I / we can’t wait to come back!
We saw 37 species of mammal (including the Big 5), 240+ species of bird and various assorted reptiles and plants. The scenery was epic.
Japhet, our driver/guide, was superb. He knew we wanted to see as many birds as possible and he tried his best to accommodate the ‘Ndege’ spotting as well as finding lots of mammals. Rather than race to the next mammal sighting, taking time for us to see the birds greatly enhanced our enjoyment. Lake Manyara was an awesome experience, thousands of birds, and Tarangire was excellent, especially along the River.
The photo opportunities were amazing – I took over 7500 pictures (I’ve attached a few)!