Location: The Africa Amini Maasai Lodge is located near the Maasai village of Ngabobo, in a remote area on the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro in West Kilimanjaro, about an hour and a half drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport and two hours and a half drive from Arusha town.
Accommodation: In the middle of the wilderness of the Maasai steppe are seven Maasai-themed bungalows surrounded by a 200-hectare nature reserve, with great views on the Kilimanjaro, Africa‘s highest mountain. Behind it and until the border with Kenya there is the savanna, home to the Maasai people. All bungalows are equipped with modern rain shower and flushing toilet, and furnished with hand crafted furniture including beds, side tables, wardrobes, and Maasai-styled décor. Bungalows are available for family accommodation. Lighting and water heating is by solar power.
Facilities & Services: The lodge serves international and traditional Swahili cuisine as well as Maasai specialties using fresh and organic ingredients from lodge’s own kitchen garden, and eggs and chicken from own livestock. There is a swimming pool, sauna & spa, and free WiFi in the lounge and in the health spa. Your stay at the lodge will include the following Maasai themed activities as part of the package: traditional spear throwing competition with the Maasai warriors; nature walk accompanied by a Maasai shaman to discover the surrounding areas and meet the villagers of Ngabobo who will share their extensive knowledge of herbs and medicinal plants and introduce you to the Maasai culture unchanged for centuries; try a ride on the back of a donkey at sunrise with the Maasai and enjoy the serenity of the savannah and the beautiful view of Kilimanjaro.