FANAKA CAMPSITE AND LODGES – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Fanaka campsites and lodges is a mid- range accommodation found in Mto wa mbu areas just 2km from the center and 14 miles from sumawe complex , 4km from the view point Lake Manyara national park in Tanzania region. The lodge is situated at the foot of the Great Rift Valley and near the entrance gate of the Lake Manyara national park just 2km. One can be at the lodge by road transport from arusha town taking approximately 3- 4 hour’s drive from Arusha city (the gateway destination to different parks of Tanzania) and 50 minutes to fly to the close lake Manyara airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge. The lodge is in the ideal place convenient and business friendly to visitors who want to explore and discover Lake Manyara, Serengeti and ngorongoro national parks with its views and spectacular views of Great Rift Valley and surrounding areas.
Fanaka campsites and lodges 21 comfortable and spacious en-suite and well pointed rooms with the views of the colorful gardens and the park built in African Traditional style with natural materials and interior walls and high levels of comfort. Each cottage is well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers , wrapped mosquito nets, flat screen Tvs , free bottled water , free toiletries, slippers in the room and many more.
Rooms have private balconies, sitting areas and verandas that give stunning views of the garden, park and surrounding areas. Rooms are well equipped with comfortable clean king and queen sized bed in doubles, twin, single and family rooming option. There are fire places at the lodge where guests relax and share experiences about the safaris not only that it also provides warmth to visitors staying during the night. Rooms cost 200$ per night and above, during High/ peak season the rate is slightly high than in Low season.
Fanaka campsite and lodges offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that serves delicious meal types both international and local cuisine to meet guests choice ; continental breakfast ,lunch and dinner in the dining room and in the bush served by well trained, welcoming and organized staff .
A well -stocked bar and shared lounge 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 park, the great rift valley escarpment and surrounding areas,
Services; Free and ample parking space available, , Laundry and ironing services available , Airport pickups and drop-offs offered .
Wifi internet hotspot available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their family and friends .
Recreational activities available at the lodge include; boating at lake manyara, game drive that will give you chance to see a lot of animals , football playing in the gardens nature walks 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