Kirurumu Manyara Lodge (formerly Kirurumu Tented Lodge) is a simple but comfortable property which is often used as a base from which to explore both Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater with a guide. It has a spectacular location right on the edge of the escarpment of the Great Rift Valley, with picturesque views back across Lake Manyara.
Kirurumu Manyara Lodge is located on the fringe of the Rift Valley, with breathtaking views of Lake Manyara and Mt. Losimingori. Behind Kirurumu rise the spectacular Ngorongoro Highlands that form a gateway into the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park and the Olduvai Gorge. This tented lodge provides top notch service, extremely comfortable accommodation, tasty home-cooked food as well as a relaxed ambiance.
Accommodation and Meals
Kirurumu Manyara Lodge has guests’ rooms that are each connected to the main tent by stone paths that are beautifully lit up in the night.
Rooms: there are 27 tented rooms, and 2 honeymoon suites together with 2 family cottages, each having private en-suite bathrooms facilities including a shower supplied with flowing hot & cold water. Each of the tented rooms as well as cottages are beautifully furnished with wooden tables, full en-suite bathroom facilities (including flush toilets, showers, hand-basins that are supplied with flowing and the spacious private verandahs have armchairs plus tables. There is Round the clock electricity supply in all the rooms plus plugs for charging your electrical gadgets.
Dining: Meals are served on individual tables. The delicious food is generally standard and greatly varied, so be prepared for a surprise each time you go to the dining area. There is a spacious open sided dining tent in which meals are served. Their greatly varied menu includes intercontinental as well as local foods prepared by the expert chef and served by their warm and friendly staff. This tent also has a bar that is well stocked with a variety of drinks and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding.
The best thing about Kirurumu are undoubtedly the mesmerising views from the bar – which are simply amazing; it is worth staying here for these alone.