ILBORU SAFARI LODGE- ARUSHA
Ilboru Safari Lodge -Arusha : Ilboru safari lodge is considered to be a mid range accommodation situated on the lower slopes of Mt.Meru between the northern Safari circuit and Mt .Kilimanjaro in Tanzania region. The lodge is set outside Arusha Town beneath ancient trees, 10 minutes’ drive from Arusha Golf Course, Arusha Stadium and Arusha declaration Museum. Its 11km from Arusha International Airport (gateway destination to Tanzania) to the lodge and approximately 25 minutes journey by Taxi and 44 km from Mt. Kilimanjaro International Airport . Ilboru safari lodge is convenient and business friendly to guests who want to explore Arusha with its beautiful views of Mt Kilimanjaro and swahilie sanctuary that is standing on five acres of landscape .
Ilboru safari lodge consist of 48 comfortable and elegant rooms overlooking the gardens that reflects the traditional building style with modern comfort. Rooms can accommodate different guests, single, doubles, twin, triple and family rooms. Four of the rooms are in the main building with the view of the pool and other double cottages are in the lushy landscaped grounds.
They are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of Clean flushing toilets, hot and cold showers with Bathtubs , mosquito nets, chairs and tables , Air conditioning , Flat screen TVs , extinguishers , private balconies ,rooftop terraces and sitting areas ,you relax while enjoying the spectacular view of mount Kilimanjaro , Mount Meru and surrounded lush garden .
Rooms are well equipped with comfortable beds with washed clean beddings and ceiling fans. There are bonfires in the rooms where guests relax after safari experience not only that it also provides warmth to visitors during cold days. Room cost 200$ per night and above BUT the rate is not constant , it keeps changing especially during High season the rate goes slightly high than in Low season.
Ilboru safari lodge offers more services and facilities which include; A restaurant with additional poolside menu of light bites that serves different fresh meal types from surrounding farm both international and local meals that meets guests choice ; breakfast in the gardens ,lunch and dinner in the dining room(IN AND OUTDOOR DINNER) served by well trained, Welcoming and organized staff .
A well stocked bar with variety of good selection of drinks ; local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the cocktail or monktail while overlooking the spectacular view of Mt Kilimanjaro and colorful lush garden and surrounding area ,
A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot arusha afternoon , Free parking space available, Laundry services available , WIFI available at the lodge in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Business centers with conference halls situated in the corner of the garden perfect for training , retreat sessions , wedding & meeting places with the capacity of over 100 people and honey moon package .
Healthy and fitness centers with beauty Spa , Gym and massage services, Gift Craft shop available at the lodge with more African style gifts like shoes, clothes , safari essentials , Recreational areas available at the lodge like swimming, hiking , board games (football and tennis playing) and many others.
Arusha is the city in north eastern part of Tanzania lower mount Meru and on the eastern edge of the great Rift valley . Arusha town is the gate way to safari destinations in Tanzania and to Mt Kilimanjaro the highest Africa’s peak lying on 100Km northeast and west of Serengeti national park home of different wildlife like; Lions, Buffaloes, Giraffes, zebras, antelopes, Impalas ,Rhinoes, leopards etc and different species of birds.
Tanzania is an east African country bordering Uganda in the north, Kenya in the North east, Malawi and Mozambique in the south, Rwanda, Burundi and democratic Republic congo in the west. Dodoma is the current capital city of Tanzania though Dar-el-salaam was the former. Arusha city has the total population of 416,442 and 323,198 of surrounding Arusha district.
There are different activities to do while staying at the lodge include; city tour in Arusha town, Hiking and climbing at mount Kilimanjaro since it has three volcanic cones; Kibo , Mawezi and shira as a dormant volcanoes in Tanzania , bird watching/Birding , Visiting mount Meru water falls, Arusha village experience, Arusha declaration Museum etc and visiting different National parks in Tanzania . Arusha has different accommodation ; budget , mid range and luxury accommodations which are friendly to guests visiting Tanzania