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    Luxury safaris frequent the high-end tented camps and lodges in the Northern Circuit.

    Lodge and tented camps we frequently book include: 

    • Tarangire National Park: Oliver's Camp, Tarangire Treetops and Swala Camp

     Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge and Lemala Ngorongoro

     Serengeti National Park: Chaka Camp (mobile), Olakira Camp (mobile), Sayari Camp, Ubuntu Camp (mobile), Lemala Mara or Ndutu (mobile), Serengeti Bushtops and Migration Camp

     Lake Manyara National Park and Karatu: Manyara Ranch, Manyara Tree Lodge, Lemala Manyara, Gibb's Farm, Plantation Lodge and Ngorongoro Manor

     Lake Eyasi: Kisima Ngeda

    Arusha Coffee Lodge, The Bay Leaf and Onsea House 


    High-end lodges offer private bungalows or tents and are usually limited to about 15 rooms. All rooms have an en-suite; while the tented camps consist of a bedroom with a sectioned off bathroom adjoining. Mobile camps are lightweight camps that move seasonally while permanent camps are located in the same place year round. Permanent camps and lodges may offer amenities such as swimming pools, spa services and hardwood floors.


    During a luxury safari, early morning and evening game drives are most common with a break for lunch. We recommend arriving at the lodge at least one half hour before sunset to get acquainted with the camp and its environment.

    Travel Green!

    When possible, we book only environmentally friendly lodges that utilize solar energy, compost waste and are built from locally available natural materials. 

    Additional Options

    Night drives, bush walks, cultural tours and other activities can be arranged at some camps. A Serengeti balloon safari extension can be added in the Serengeti.

    Pricing Details

    Your overall budget, standard and luxury safari fee covers the following costs:

    • All park entrance fees, camp fees and administrative costs

    • 4WD Land Cruiser transportation including fuel

    • Experienced drivers, guides and cooks (each employee has at least seven years experience in the safari industry)

    • All meals and bottled drinking water (vegetarian and other diets can be accommodated for)

    • We provide tents, sleeping mattresses, pillows, tables and chairs free of charge, while other equipment such as sleeping bags and clothing are available for rent 


    Your camping safari fee does not include gratuities/tips, soda/alcohol, lodging before and after the safari, visa fees, health/travel insurance, airfare, or personal equipment such as sleeping bags and clothing.

    Please visit our safari packing list page for details on what to bring on safari. All extra gear can be stored at the Duma office or your hotel in Arusha. Be sure to contact us for details!


    choose your safari type

    learn about the features of each style of accommodation


    Northern tanzania

    serengeti national park

    - Olakira Camp

    - Sayari Camp

    - Ubuntu Camp

    - Dunia Camp

    - Lemala Mara

    - Lemala Ndutu

    - Lemala Ewanjan

    - Serengeti Bushtops

    - Migration Camp

    - Serengeti Under Canvas

    - Mbalageti Tented Chalet

    - Nasikia Luxury Camp

    - Bilila

    - Lake Masek Camp

    - Soroi Serengeti Lodge

    - Kirawira

    - Mbuzi Mawe Tented Camp


    - Serengeti Sopa Lodge

    - Ndutu Lodge

    - Serengeti Savannah Camp

    - Ikoma Safari Camp

    - Lobo Wildlife Lodge

    - Seronera Wildlife Lodge

    - Serengeti Wilderness Camp

    - Nasikia Central Camp

    - Mbalageti Lodge Room

    - Serengeti Simba Lodge

    - Serengeti Serena Lodge


    - Seronera Campsite

    - Lobo Campsite

    - Ikoma Bush Camp

    Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    - Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

    - Lemala Ngorongoro


    - Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

    - Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge

    - Rhino Lodge

    - Ngorongoro Serena Lodge


    - Simba Campsite

    - Nainokanoka Special Campsite

    - Embulbul Special Campsite

    - Empakai Special Campsite

    Tarangire National Park

    - Olver's Camp

    - Tarangire Treetops

    - Swala Camp


    - Mada Tarangire Balloon Camp

    - Tarangire Safari Lodge

    - Tarangire Sopa Lodge

    - Maramboi Tented Camp

    - Tarangire River Camp

    - Kikoti Camp

    - Whistling Thorn Camp


    - Wild Palm Campsite

    - Public Park Campsite

    - Kware Special Campsite

    Lake Manyara National Park & Karatu

    - Manyara Ranch

    - Manyara Tree Lodge

    - Lemala Manyara

    - Gibb's Farm

    - Plantation Lodge

    - Ngorongoro Manor

    - Exploreans Ngorongoro lodge in Karatu


    - Kirurumu Tented Lodge

    - Ngorongoro Farm House

    - Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge

    - Bougainvillea Lodge

    - Manyara Wildlife Lodge


    - Jambo Campsite

    Arusha National Park

    - Shangazi House

    - Hatari Lodge


    - Meru View Lodge


    - Colobus Campsite

    Lake Eyasi

    - Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp


    - Tindiga Tented Camp


    - Bushman Campsite

    Lake Natron

    - Ngare Sero Lake Natron


    - Moivaro Lake Natron Camp

    Arusha Town

    - The Bay Leaf

    - Machweo

    - Onsea House

    - Arusha Coffee Lodge


    - Ahadi Lodge

    - L'Oasis

    - Mount Meru Hotel


    - Outpost Lodge

    - Pamoja Lodge

    SOUTHERN tanzania

    Booked on a fly-in, fly-out package

    - Lake Manze Tented Camp

    - Selous Impala Camp


    - Kwihala Tented Camp

    - Mdonya Old River

    WESTERN tanzania

    Booked on a fly-in, fly-out package

    - Greystoke Mahale

    - Kungwe Beach Lodge

    Gombe Stream

    - Gombe Forest Lodge


    - Katuma Bush Lodge



    - Zenji Hotel

    - Kisiwa House

    - Pongwe Beach Hotel

    - Sunshine Zanzibar

    - Echo Beach Hotel

    - Ras Nungwi

    - Chumbe Island

    - The Residence

    - Matemwe lodge


    - Butiama Beach

    - Ras Mbisi

    - Chole Mjini

    - Pole Pole


    - The Manta Resort

    - Fundu Lagoon

    South Beach (Dar es Salaam)

    - Ras Kutani

    - Amani Beach Hotel

    - Ras Kiroko (self-catering)