Meet Mwiba Lodge… a secluded, sophisticated haven overlooking a rocky gorge on the Arugusinyai River, located in a private 129,530-acre wildlife reserve adjoining the southern Serengeti.
Location | Mwiba Lodge: “Located in Mwiba Wildlife Reserve, a conservation concession dedicated to the balance between wildlife and communities, this area is only available to a handful of guests, facilitating an excellent, uncrowded safari experience within the greater Serengeti eco-system. This vast 129,530 acre wildlife reserve is vibrantly lush with 33 freshwater springs and a diverse array of wildlife. Game drives, bush walks and cultural excursions to the local tribe’s village are just a few of the magical experiences that begin at Mwiba, where a world of adventure awaits.” – Classic Portfolio
Accommodations | Mwiba houses 10 luxurious tented suites, two of which are inter leading and suitable for families or guests traveling together. Mwiba’s eight canvas-sided suites are all but invisible to one another, with proper doors, hardwood floors and decks looming over a rushing river with chaises perfect for that mid day relaxation session. Each canopied king-size bed has an air-conditioning system that keeps the bed areas cool.
Bath with a view | pc: Classic-Portfolio
Location within ~130,000-acre Mwiba Wildlife Reserve, home to some of the few traditional tribes in Tanzania. Extensive amenity and facility offerings, like the infinity-edge pool. Opportunity for fly camping. Open-air safari vehicles plus guide included in each booking.
The pool overlooks three springs with a constant parade of wildlife | pc: Classic-Portfolio
Experiences | If guests would like to witness the Hadza way of life, their private guide and tracker will take them in search of the nomadic Hadza hunters who are moving through the wilderness. Upon finding them, guests may have the opportunity to accompany them as they forage for their vital food sources. They will show you how to prod the rich African soil for tubers and stalk small mammals and hunt birds. You may even be lucky enough to witness the unique interaction between Hadza and the honey-guide bird who leads you to a hive of bees to gather wild honey.
Dining | All meals will be enjoyed in different areas of the lodge throughout your stay. Enjoy appetizers and cocktails overlooking the Arugusinyai River- also known as “sundowners”, followed by a three-course dinner including dishes such as: smoked salmon rosettes with horseradish, followed by kassler pork chops with glazed beetroot and wholegrain mustard sauce, and end with a chocolate fondant, served with mixed nut ice cream or a good selection of cheeses.
Fly camping dinner on the escarpment | pc: Classic-Portfolio
Rock formation sundowners | pc: Classic-Portfolio
Dinner | pc: Classic-Portfolio
Spa & Wellness | One 45-minute spa treatment per guest is be offered as a welcome gift, additional spa treatments are also available. Guests can enjoy amenities such as: fitness room, access to the wine cellar on property, indoor/outdoor showers, and soaking tubs in each bathroom.
“When you leave Africa, as the plane lifts, you feel that more than leaving a continent you’re leaving a state of mind. Whatever awaits you at the other end of your journey will be of a different order of existence.”
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