Serengeti Sopa Lodge is a luxury accommodation found in the south western sector of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park in Nyarboro hill. It is one of the larger lodges in Serengeti National Park. The lodge is situated at the edge of the escarpments overlooking the plains of the park. Serengeti Sopa lodge has many branches in different countries like Kenya, Tanzania, and other areas. You can either be at the lodge by road or air transport. Its just 319km drive (7 hours) from Arusha to the park and 1-hour flight from Arusha to Seronera airstrip and 45 minutes transfer to the lodge.
Serengeti National Park is found in Tanzania extending to the southern part of Kenya /that’s the Serengeti and Mara ecosystem in the simiyu region. The park is among the popular and famous national parks in Tanzania covering 5700 square miles stretching North to Kenya and bordering Lake Victoria to the west.
June – October are the best periods to visit in Serengeti national park since its dry season. During this peiod, it offers the best wildlife viewing i.e. it is when the annual wildebeest migration is on. The park contains over 70 big mammals like Buffaloes, elephants, crocodiles, zebras, lions, leopards, Impalas, Giraffes, antelopes, etc and 500 species of birds like Flamingos, ostriches, grey breasted spurfowl, Kori bustard, secretary birds and many more. This enables more tourists to visit the park and stay for along time. its 60$ to enter the park.
There are more activities to do while in the park and at the lodge which includes, game drives in the park and these enable you to spot different animals, nature walks in the park. Hot air ballooning rides that give a good view of the Serengeti plains at 500$ per person, handcraft safaris, Camping, Flying safaris, cultural visits in the villages, Bird watching, traditional dances, see wild beast migration, etc. The park has some other attractions like; Olduvai Gorge, Moru Kopjes, Grumeti river, Seronero rivers, and many others.
Serengeti Sopa Lodge consists of 69 beautiful and well furnished with local fabric and 4 suites which are painted the same color as the main buildings. All rooms have private suite facilities like flushing toilets and hot running showers. Rooms have verandas and balconies where you relax while overlooking the spectacular view of Serengeti Plains and the surrounding area. Rooms have excellent clean and washed beddings that are laid over king-sized. They are in different categories like single rooms, double rooms, twin rooms, and family rooms. The lodge has campfires that provide warmth to the guests during nights. The rooms cost 350$ and above per night.
There are also different services and facilities at the camp which include a restaurant that serves different types of meals which are delicious like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. They also serve out and indoors dinner options, like bush dinners. They also have a well-stocked bar. The lodge has a blue water swimming pool with an outdoor pool and well-stocked bar where you relax and sip a cocktail while enjoying the beautiful view of the Serengeti plains. In the evenings you also relax on the terrace overlooking the Serengeti sunsets. Serengeti Sopa Lodge offers laundry services, airport transfers and pickups since the camp is located near different airstrips. Serengeti Sopa lodge has private bush camps overlooking the migrations, Wifi internet at the camp that enables guests to keep in contact with their families and friends, night safaris, Ample parking space, Spacious and comfortable rooms with private facilities like hot showers and flushing toilets, Business centers like where you can have conferences, wedding meetings, and honeymoon functions. They have health and fitness centers available like Gyms, saunas, steam baths.