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Sanctuary Saadani River Lodge
Why we like it
- Sanctuary Saadani River Lodge is a relaxing river retreat
- Each suite is complete with its own private balcony and ensuite bathroom
- Activities include game drives, river excursions, bird watching, mountain biking and walking safaris
- Relax in the spa with a range of indulgent massages available
- Complimentary wi-fi
Enjoy alfresco meals on the deck with views of the local wildlife.
The consultant was amazing and very helpful in suggesting ideas given that this is our first trip to Africa and we are travelling with two teenagers.
- SR, London
Back at the lodge itself the team of chefs have created healthy menus inspired by the surrounding nature, enjoy incredible bush meals and river sundowners in these unique surroundings. There is a swimming pool to relax by in the heat of the day and the main area of the lodge is under thatch with oversized chairs and sofas the perfect place to get lost with a book. Children from the age of six years old are welcome.
Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)
11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.
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