HAVEN NATURE SAFARI CAMP AND LODGE – LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK
Haven nature Safari Camp and lodge is a budget accommodation found in the quiet corner of Mto wa Mbu Region on the north of Lake Manyara National Park in Tanzania. The camp is set on 20 acres of landscape located 15 minutes from the entrance of Lake Manyara National Park spreading across to the spectacular rift valley escarpment surrounded by lush green landscape with fig trees, acacia trees and indigenous bushes with great views of the landscape and the sound of the birds whispering around the camp. You can stay at the camp and still explore the different three parks in Tanzania including; Ngorongoro conservation areas, lake manyara national park and Tarangire national park with its spectacular views. 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 lake Manyara airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the lodge.
Haven nature safari Camp & lodge consists of over 10 comfortable and spacious tents with double, single beds, twin beds and family rooming option built in African Traditional style with natural materials of local woods and grass thatched roof. Each room has a well raised platform furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, hot and cold showers, wrapped mosquito nets, free toiletries, chair, free bottled water, slippers in the room and many more. Tents have private verandas, sitting areas and terraces that give stunning views of the park, wildlife roaming around the camp since it’s not fenced and surrounding areas. Tents are well equipped with comfortable clean queen sized bed. 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 cold weather. Tents cost 100$ per night and above, during High/ peak season the rate is slightly high than in Low season.
Haven Nature safari camp and lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant that serves delicious meal types both international and local Tanzania cuisine to meet guests choice ; They offers continental breakfast , Picnic lunch and dinner 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 and surrounding areas,
Service; Free and ample parking space available, , Laundry and ironing services available , Airport pickups and drop-offs offered .
Wifi internet available in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Massage services offered,
Recreational activities incudes; boating at lake manyara, game drive you will be able to spot wide range of animals, Football playing, hiking mention nature walks 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