Over 20 years of hospitality experience working hand in hand with local communities
We would like to share what we learnt with you:
- Kirurumu has over 20 years of hospitality experience working hand in hand with local communities towards sustainable tourism and wilderness preservation.
- Kirurumu means ‘running water’.
- They have permanent tented lodge in Manyara and Tarangire and seasonal camps in Serengeti and Ngorongoro and they have been in operation for 25 years now.
- Suitable for mid-market clientele and those looking for an authentic experience, adventure, tented camps etc. not those looking for a ‘hotel’ experience.
- They offer last minute special accommodation for residents.
- All properties managed/hosted by Tanzanians.
KIRURUMU MANYARA LODGE
High standard with an old fashioned flair.
Location: East of Lake Manyara, the Rift floor - Mto wa Mbu and Mt. Losingimori; altitude - 1,307meters (4,288ft).
Accommodation: 31 permanent tents (27 standard tents, 2 honeymoon tents and 2 family tents); all with en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water, with 24hr electricity. Can be compared to Governors Camps in Kenya, but much more reasonable prices.
Facilities: No swimming pool; bar with sun deck; dining room with plated waiter service available.
Managed by: Jerald +255 (0)784518070
2014 ’from’ price: USD114
KIRURUMU TARANGIRE LODGE
10 high standard permanent tents.
Location: About 14.5km past Makuyuni overlooking the flood plains; altitude – 1,036meters (3,398ft).
Accommodation: 10 tented cottages (2 double rooms, 2 family rooms, 6 twin rooms); all with en-suite bathrooms, hot and cold running water and a veranda.
Facilities: Bar, dining room with waiter service, internet available at the reception.
Activities: Maasai guided walks; mountain hiking; day treks; game viewing in Tarangire National Park which has fantastic wildlife especially during the rainy season.
Managed by: Joseph +255 (0)784741313
2014 ’from’ price: USD140
KIRURUMU NGORONGORO CAMP
Luxury mobile camp overlooking the Ngorongoro Conservancy, the Great Rift Valley and Lake Eyasi.
Location: Western side of the crater rim past the Ngorongoro Airstrip, it’s 20min drive from the crater rim; altitude – 2,375meters (7,792ft).
Accommodation: 7 double & twin customized safari tents tastefully furnished, solar lighting.
Facilities: Dining tent with waiter service, camp fire area.
Activities: Cultural attractions, nature walks, hiking at Olmoti mountain, day trips to Empakai conservation area.
Managed by: Simon +255 (0)755381293
2014 ’from’ price: USD251
KIRURUMU SERENGETI CAMP
Seasonal mobile camp, moves to the Moru Kopjes in June; Moru is a unique location for the Serengeti Rhino project also has a permanent watering point. From late December to the end of March the camp moves to the Ndutu area of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Location: Moru Kopjes: 5 campsites & Ndutu.
Accommodation: 7 Double and twin customized safari tents with solar lighting.
Facilities: Dining tent with waiter service, a camp fire area.
Activities: Game drive, Hot air balloon
Managed By: Otto +255 (0)774533184 / +255 (0)786092675
2014 ’from’ price: USD286
KIRURUMU PRIVATE CAMP
A mobile boutique camp designed for guests that require a private experience - in the Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire or any location in Northern Tanzania.
Location: Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire and North Tanzania.
Accommodation: Maximum of 10 tents double and twin customized safari tents with solar lighting and en-suite bathrooms.
Facilities: Locally furnished dinning tent with waiter service, camp fire area.
Activities: Depending on the campsite area, Maasai walking guides on request.
2014 ’from’ price: on request.