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Mufindi Highland Lodge
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Mufindi Highland Lodge


... is located in the Iringa and Mufindi area of Southern Tanzania.

Upsides ...

This very characterful rural lodge is set in an area of beautiful tea plantations and offers a real sense of colonial rural Africa. It is set on an extensive estate and offers pleasant accommodation, very personable hosting and delicious meals. A very broad range of activities includes walking and hiking, horse-riding, fly-fishing, tennis, badminton and golf, spending time around the farm, visits to local tea plantations and extensive philanthropic projects in the local communities. It is also very attractively priced.

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Downsides ...

The main potential downsides are that this place is way off the beaten track and quite a subtle attraction, so too peripheral for most people. It also offers relatively simple facilities and can get busy with expats at the weekends.

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A few words about prices ...

We are specialists in helping our guests to build the very best and most suitable safaris for the lowest possible prices. A safari can be a very expensive undertaking and we always do everything we can to meet your target budget.

Further up this page you will see our guide price for this place. This is the high season rate per person per night sharing a double room. For most people this should represent a worst case scenario, since various discounts usually apply at other times of year.

We guarantee that the prices we charge will be the same or, more often than not, considerably less than if you were to book directly with the owner. We also guarantee to match or beat any legitimate competitive quotations. Additionally, all our itineraries have fully itemised pricing, so that you can see exactly how much each element costs, which should provide you with great reassurance and help you to make decisions when fine-tuning your trip.

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How we like to include this lodge in trips ...

Mufindi Highland Lodge is perhaps our favourite rural retreat in Tanzania. It is a quirky and characterful place which feels unusually honest.

We have spent some wonderful time here. Meals with the family have always been very entertaining in a pleasantly low-key way. We have also very much enjoyed wandering around the estate with one or other of the family, dealing with such day-to-day issues as broken water pumps and the sudden onset of lambing season. Low key maybe, but somehow helping us to break through from the transience of a visit to the illusion of actually living here and being a part of the place.

Our preference is usually to put the lodge at the front end of a longer trip through southern Tanzania, flying into Dar es Salaam and connecting directly up here for some rest and relaxation. From here the journey back down to the coast, through Ruaha, Mikumi and Selous is really excellent, whether done by air or road.

A rare and very uncommercial treat.

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