Heart and Soul lodge Manyara is a star mid- range accommodation found in Mto wa Mbu in the Pristine wilderness of Tanzania in the Northern zone. The lodge is situated approximately 10 miles from Karatu center and an hour and a half minutes’ drive away from Lake Manyara National park. The lodge is in the perfect base that gives a beautiful view of Rift Valley that Stretches across East Africa, lake Manyara and the famous Mount Kilimanjaro and Mt.Meru on a clear day. 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 .  The lodge is convenient and affordable for tourists and travellers who want to explore the park with its beautiful views and Rift Valley escarpment that gives memorable experience.

 Heart and soul lodge Manyara contains over 10 spacious and comfortable rooms   overlooking the beautiful views of the Rift valley escarpment and surrounding landscape built African Traditional style with high level of comfort. Rooms are well elevated with raised wooden platform and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, wrapped mosquito nets, free toiletries, complementary bottled water, slippers, wash basins etc. Rooms have a large sitting areas and verandas that give stunning views of the Rift Valley, wilderness and surrounding areas. Rooms are well equipped with comfortable clean king and queen sized beds.  Rooms are in different categories and  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.

Heart and soul lodge Manyara offers more services and facilities which include;

  On site – restaurant  that serves  delicious  meal types   both international and local meals to meet  guests choice with vegetables from their own farm  .continental  breakfast , lunch and   dinners served by welcoming, friendly and organized staff . You can have meals in any place of your choice either restaurant or garden enjoying the morning sunrise overlooking the beautiful views.

Heart and Soul lodge Manyara
Heart and Soul lodge Manyara

 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 Rift valley and surrounding areas,

A BLUE water swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon, you relax in a pool / poolside bed overlooking the great wilderness.

 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 drive in the 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

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