African Sunrise Lodge and campsite is a mid- range accommodation found in Mto wa Mbu, just 6 minutes from the center, sitting on the edge of the great rift valley close to Lake Manyara national park (20 minutes’ drive to Lake Manyara park gate) Tanzania region. The Lodge is surrounded by the natural green environment, garden with African nature sound perfect to travellers and tourists for safari adventure especially game viewing in the nearby safari parks like Manyara , Ngorongoro and Tarangire national parks . One can be at the lodge by road transport from arusha town taking approximately 3- 4 hours drive from Arusha city ( the gateway destination to different parks of Tanzania ) and 50 minutes to fly to the close Manyara airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the camp.
African Sunrise Lodge and campsite contains over 10 spacious and comfortable rooms with single beds for individuals, double bed/twin for sharing as well as family/group overlooking the wilderness and rift valley reflecting African Traditional building style .
There are also camping grounds for camp lovers and backpackers with tents for hire. Rooms are well elevated with raised platform and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers heated on fire , wrapped mosquito nets, free toiletries, complementary bottled water, slippers, wash basins etc. Rooms have a sitting areas , verandas and balconies that give stunning views of the surrounding green landscape . Rooms are well equipped with comfortable clean king and queen sized beds. There are fire places at the lodge where guests relax and share stores as they get warmth during chilly weather. Rooms are in different sizes with single beds for individuals , double beds for sharing and triple rooms that cost 200$ per night and above, during High/ peak season the rate is slightly different depending on the season.
African sunrise lodge and campsite offers more services and facilities which include;
On site – restaurant that serves delicious meal types both international and local meals to meet guests choice .continental breakfast , lunch and dinners served by welcoming, friendly and organized staff . You can have meals in any place of you choice either restaurant or garden enjoying the morning sunrise overlooking the beautiful views.
A well- stocked bar with variety of drinks both alcoholic and nonalcoholic refreshments ie. local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the monk tail while overlooking the spectacular view of the gardens and surrounding areas ,
Services include; Free and ample parking space available, Laundry and house- keeping services available, Airport pickups and drop-offs offered,
Wifi hot spot internet in the main building available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Recreational Activities to do while at the lodge like boating at lake Manyara, game drives in Lake Manyara National park that will give a chance to spot wide range of animals , football playing , mention but a few.
Lake Manyara national park is situated in northern side of Tanzania occupying the total area of 352 Km squared including 230km squared of lake surface . The park is situated between lake Manyara and the great Rift Valley, it is found 126Km south west of Arusha in Tanzania . The park is among the most visited and protected area in Tanzania’s Arusha and Manyara Region. The park contains different animals which include; Elephants , Buffaloes ,Impalas, Antelopes, Zebras, Warthogs, Monkeys , Hippos ,Hyenas, Baboons, wildebeests , Giraffes etc and over 350 species of birds like; Eurasian Migrant Birds, Acacia Associated Birds, Raptors and 3 endangered Tanzania species like black collared love birds and ashly starling birds etc. Manyara national park is also famous for its Flocks of flamingos and tree climbing Lions.
There are different attractions and activities in manyara national park which include; game drive since the park has more animals, you spot various animals while migrating from Tarangire , boat cruise at manyara lake, hot air ballooning, bird watching/birding since the park contains more bird species, nature walks in the park, , flying safaris, cultural visit in the local homes and many more activities. The park has different accommodations; Budget ,Mid range and luxury which are convenient and affordable to guests choices especially In the northern part of lake manyara national park.