Related: Pumziko Safari & Wellness Lodge
Location: United Republic of Tanzania
Located near the village of Endallah in Tanzania, Pumziko Safari Lodge & Spa has the privilege of being the only lodge built in the raw, untamed bush at the heart of the Lake Manyara National Park and the wild Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This means the lodge is perfectly positioned to offer guided walking safaris just steps from your front door, and is convenient for jeep safaris to the best safari destinations in Northern Tanzania including Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and the Serengeti.
The main lodge is an exceptional safari lodge overlooking the Great Rift Valley and Lake Manyara. It features an open-air dining room, canoe bar, central fireplace, open kitchen, art gallery and comfortable lounge area. Enjoy a sundowner cocktail and watch the African sun set over the soaring cliffs of the Rift Valley.
In the evening there are amazing 5 course meals made with fresh local ingredients. Some are prepared by staff on the open fire pit located on the observation deck. To take in the local flavour, the lodge organises African songs and dances around a bonfire after dinner.
Private Guest Houses
Accomodation is comprised of just five exclusive guest houses each featuring a huge deck with a jungle swing which overlooks the beautiful Lake Manyara, You can enjoy the oversized spa tub, indoor and outdoor elephant trunk sun showers, a private bath and plush beds with luxury linens.
Each guest house was hand-made using local resources and labor and were literally hewn out of the surrounding jungle. These guest houses are the perfect place to kick back, relax and take in the views from your hammock or from the cozy seating area next to your crackling fireplace.
There is also a spa at Pumziko Safari Lodge, where you can choose from a range of traditional spa treatments, mineral baths, herbal wraps and reflexology. All will soothe the mind, body and will leave you relaxed, balanced and refreshed.
Pumziko Safari Lodge is the perfect place to relax and mingle with other guests who have had similar adventures. As you look out upon the shimmering lake Manyara, pink-hued from a million flamingos and the Rolling valleys and soaring walls of the Great Rift you may be tempted to pinch yourself – you are not dreaming but it’s always good to check!
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