Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge overlooks both the Great Rift Valley, and the beautiful soda lake of Manyara with its lavish supply of bird life. The 54 rooms are decorated in bright Masai fabrics and offer ensuite facilities. The bar and restaurant feature both indoor and outdoor seating at each meal.
Sumptuous menus, buffets and barbecues are served to guests alongside authentic African dishes.
From the lodge you are able to do quite a few optional activities (time permitting, and at additional cost) which include hiking along the Rift Valley rim; mountain biking along the Rift Valley rim down to the lakeshore; cultural walk to the Mto wa Mbu village home to over 80 tribes; night game drive into Lake Manyara Park including dinner.
…Now we are recovering from jet lag, starting to sort through the more than 1500 photos and video clips and learning (very slowly) not to say Asante to everybody such as the local Vermont gas station attendant this afternoon. My children have learned innumerable lessons about not just wildlife and tribal culture, but also what it means to be a developing country and to not take our riches in the western world for granted.
We will miss many things about Africa including the wonderful and hospitable Tanzanians, including their frequent and endearing but often incorrect use of “you’re welcome”… Read More
- Tacha Jager (with Tom, Tyler and Sophie)
A special thanks for my birthday cake which the staff at Manyara Serena Safari Lodge presented, singing "happy birthday' and other traditional welcoming song in Swahili. It was lovely. Read More