Embrace Tanzanian Tranquility

Embrace Tanzanian Tranquility

30 November 2023

Indulge in Luxury at Our Exquisite Tanzanian Properties

Step into a realm of unparalleled luxury and unforgettable experiences with The Travel Hat. In this edition, we invite you to embrace the ultimate Tanzanian tranquility at Selous Impala Camp, Hatari Lodge, Shu’mata Camp, and Fundu Lagoon. These exceptional properties redefine the boundaries of opulence and adventure, promising a harmonious blend of tranquility and excitement. Immerse yourself in the lavish surroundings and distinctive offerings of each destination as we guide you through an extraordinary journey where luxury meets the extraordinary.

Get ready to explore, indulge, and create lasting memories at some of the most captivating destinations!


Nestled along the meandering Rufiji River within the picturesque expanse of Tanzania’s Nyerere National Park, Selous Impala Camp stands as a testament to the harmonious blend of luxury, nature, and Tanzanian tranquility. This enchanting camp is more than a destination; it’s a commitment to sustainability and local community support, offering guests an immersive experience in the heart of the wilderness. The luxury tents, overlooking the tranquil Rufiji River, boast polished wood floors, a fusion of eclectic and traditional furnishings, and 24/7 power supply from solar energy. With sockets for charging, LED lights, a fan, and a combination safe, every detail is thoughtfully curated for a stylish and comfortable atmosphere.

At Selous Impala Camp, adventure awaits with a range of activities to suit every explorer’s taste. Embark on fishing expeditions, traverse the landscape on walking safaris, or partake in game drives where encounters with the majestic Big 5 are not just possible but probable. Take to the river on boat safaris and indulge in the art of bird watching amidst the vibrant local avian population. For those seeking a more immersive experience, the camp offers the unique concept of “fly camping.” Echoing the spirit of early safari days, this involves spending consecutive nights in different locations, providing a simple yet unforgettable bush experience. Ideal for dedicated bush enthusiasts or those yearning for a romantic adventure with a twist, fly camping is available on request from June to November. Whether arriving by foot or boat, the fly camp accommodates a maximum of 4 guests from the same party, granting them the freedom to organize activities directly with their private guide. Selous Impala Camp beckons, promising not just a stay but a journey into the heart of paradise where each moment becomes a cherished memory.


Discover the unique charm of Hatari Lodge, a retreat nestled within the protected woodlands of Mount Meru, adjacent to the scenic Momella meadow. Set within the renowned Arusha National Park, Hatari Lodge stands as one of the privileged few to enjoy such an exclusive location. Over the years, it has become a haven for creating lasting memories, fostering strong community bonds, and cultivating a profound connection with the surrounding environment. Offering 9 Deluxe Rooms, 3 Junior Suites, and 3 Suites, the lodge provides a range of accommodation options.

Guests can unwind and immerse themselves in a variety of activities, each contributing to a rich experience. From the enchanting Momella Lakes Tour, where flamingos adorn the volcanic lakes, to the adventurous Tululusia Waterfall walking safari, witnessing Colobus monkeys, buffaloes, and giraffes on Mt. Meru’s slopes. The allure continues with Canoeing on the small Momella Lake, Ngurdoto Crater Tour, and invigorating Mount Meru Tours, exploring the hidden crater at 2,500m elevation.

For the more intrepid, the Ngurdoto Crater Hike provides a full day of traversing the jungle jewel, culminating in a rewarding picnic on the rim. The ANP Game Drive offers a day immersed in Arusha National Park, exploring Meru forestland, the ‘little Serengeti,’ hidden Ngongongare Springs, and the Boma la Megi Viewpoint. Lastly, the Kili for All expedition leads guests onto Kilimanjaro’s Shira Plateau at 3,500m elevation, providing an alpine mountain landscape experience and a delightful lunch at Simba Farm. Hatari Lodge summons you to embark on a Tanzanian tranquility journey where exclusivity meets adventure, creating an escape filled with unforgettable moments.


Situated within the Enduimet Wildlife Management Area, Shu’mata Camp invites you to embrace its Maasai heritage, a cultural legacy embodied by its name, meaning “elevation” in the local language. Surrounded by panoramic vistas that unveil the grandeur of Kilimanjaro and the pristine Amboseli ecosystem, the camp offers a meticulously crafted sanctuary where guests can immerse themselves in the wild beauty of these extraordinary landscapes. Boasting seven exquisite tents, each designed to harmonize comfort with adventure, Shu’mata Camp ensures an unparalleled experience of the untamed wilderness.

For those seeking to connect with nature, culture, and Tanzanian tranquility, the camp presents an array of activities. Embark on the “Maasai in Nature” half-day walk, guided by a knowledgeable Maasai through the arid Sinya Steppe, and learn centuries-old survival methods. Explore the Amboseli ecosystem with a half or full-day game drive, traversing acacia forests and seasonal swamps to discover elephant retreats on the lower slopes of Kilimanjaro. Delve into Maasai traditions with a half-day visit to a traditional homestead, experiencing hut building and cattle herding firsthand. As night falls, embark on a captivating “Night Game Drive,” exploring the nearby plains in search of nocturnal animals and hidden surprises. Shu’mata Camp invites you to elevate your senses amidst the untamed wilderness, offering exceptional comfort and an unforgettable blend of adventure and luxury.


Located on the south-western shores of Pemba Island, part of the Zanzibar ‘Spice Island’ archipelago, Fundu Lagoon stands as a secluded haven of natural peace and tranquility. This small, private resort, bordered by a beautiful mangrove-fringed beach along the Indian Ocean, exudes a distinct Robinson Crusoe air with charming rustic buildings nestled on the shore. Fundu Lagoon offers a range of luxury rooms with stylish decor, featuring canvas tents set under makuti roofs on wooden decks.

Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere with a variety of activities tailored for a memorable stay. Indulge in a captivating Beach BBQ, where grilled meats, fresh seafood, and vibrant vegetarian options await amidst stunning beachfront scenery. Experience romance under the stars with a candlelit beach dinner, where the flickering glow of candles dances with the gentle waves, creating a mesmerizing ambiance. Join a leisurely Dolphin Safari to observe these majestic creatures or explore the underwater wonders with Misali Snorkelling. Skilled local artists await to adorn you with intricate henna designs and embark on a Spice & Nature Tour to a local spice farm, greeted by the aromatic scents of cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, and other exotic spices that have made Zanzibar famous.

For the adventurous, Fundu Lagoon houses a 5-Star PADI Diving Centre, offering enchanting underwater experiences amidst vibrant coral reefs and diverse marine life in the crystal-clear tropical waters. Unwind and rejuvenate at the beachfront Fundu Spa, where gentle ocean breezes and soothing treatments unite to create the ultimate coastal oasis. Wakeboarding, fishing, and more await at this remote paradise, making Fundu Lagoon the epitome of luxury, adventure, and relaxation in a pristine island setting.

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