Taasa Lodge

Taasa Lodge: Information from the owner

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.

Type Luxury Tented Camp
No. of rooms 12
Last updated 17-Sep-2019

Main description of Taasa Lodge

Taasa Lodge is situated approximately 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kleins Gate, to the North East of the Serengeti National Park. It offers a unique combination of luxurious accommodation, extraordinary wildlife, the exhilarating freedom to participate in guided game & nature walks, the rare opportunity to go on night game drives as well as to drive off-road and a fascinating insight into the culture of the local Maasai tribesmen and women. 

The camp consists of 12 split-level accommodation tents. Each tent measures 50 square metres (or 500 square feet) and provides for a verandah, comfortable lounge area, bedroom area and fully serviced bathroom. The lounge is furnished with a writing desk, chair and comfortable seating area. The raised sleeping area features either a king size or twin beds. The bathroom has a shower, ‘his and her’ wash hand basins, flush toilet, hair dryer and comfortable robes. 

The thoughtfully designed and tastefully decorated main building is located at the top of the property and offers truly stunning views into the Serengeti National Park. It consists of three interior areas; the dining room, the main lounge with an indoor fireplace and a lounge bar. In addition, there are two outdoor patios with a large fire bowl and lounge chairs for reading and relaxing. The main lodge also has an ‘infinity swimming pool.

Taasa Lodge offers a wide range of activities not commonly found in the Serengeti. These include the following:

•         Guided walks among the game and in the nature to be found in the area surrounding the property.

•         Bush sundowners and dinners.

•         Night game drives.

•         Maasai cultural experiences.

•         Off-road game drives in a concession area.

One of each of these extraordinary activities is automatically included as part of all stays in camp.

Taasa Lodge: Facilities

Property facilities 24-hour Security, Bar, Barbeque Facilities, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Disability Services, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Room facilities Balcony / Deck, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Hair Dryer, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Pure Cotton Linen, Shower, Smoking Rooms, Verandah
Available services Airport Shuttle (Available), Babysitting Service, Chauffer Service, Credit Card, Room Service
Activities on site (some activities may be seasonal) Big 5, Bird Watching, Elephant Interaction, Fine Dining, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Gourmet Picnic, High Tea, Night Drives, Safaris, Scenic Flights, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Activities nearby (some activities may be seasonal) Animal Encounters, Big 5, Bird Watching, Child Friendly Activities, Cultural Tours, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, General Sightseeing, Hot-air Ballooning, Safaris, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours

Room types at Taasa Lodge

Suite Tents

Suite Tents

You’ll feel right at home between game drives in one of our luxurious and spacious en-suite tents. Expertly appointed, each one seamlessly blends modern comforts with uniquely African accents.

Enjoy stunning views of the Lobo Valley from the serenity of your private verandah or curl up with a good book in your own cozy sitting area, beautifully furnished with a large sectional couch and desk. A raised sleeping area features either a king or twin sized beds. En-suite bathrooms are complete with a stone shower, double vanity, and hair dryer, along with sumptuous robes and towels – a touch of indulgence in the bush.

The large sectional couch can convert into a double bed are is suitable to sleep 1 additional person under the age of 18.

Every accommodation tent is equipped with a 'gym-in-a-bag.'

Each tent measures 50 square metres (or 500 square feet)

Activities at Taasa Lodge

Balloon Safari

Balloon Safari

Experience the expanse of the Serengeti from above on a magical balloon safari. This incredible experience is available from the Lobo area operated by Adventures Aloft Serengeti. Their two A415 balloons from Cameroon Balloons have a flying capacity of 16 passengers.

Childrens Activities

Childrens Activities

Whether your child is interested in identifying wildlife via tracks and dung, learning about stars in the southern hemisphere, or drawing the animals seen during safari drives, the experienced and enthusiastic staff at TAASA is eager to design activities that will entertain and delight children of all ages.

Maasai Village

Maasai Village

The Maasai are among the best known of African tribes due to their adherence of distinctive customs and dress. Whereas many of the Maasai bomas found in the Northern Tanzanian Safari circuit are geared entirely towards visiting tourists, the Maasai of Ololosokwan remain unaffected by large scale tourism and are therefore always enthusiastic about sharing their cultural beliefs with the few visitors they receive. A visit among the local people of Tanzania can easily become one of the most rewarding experiences of a visit to Africa.

Night Game Drive

Night Game Drive

Load into our open-sided Toyota Land Cruiser with warm blankets and head out in the dark of night under starlit skies. The experience of a game drive at night is very different from one during the day and you may see striped hyena on the prowl or lions on hunt. Your Maasai guide will be in his tracker’s chair mounted on the vehicle front with his floodlight sweeping for reflective eyes of predators. One never knows what will be lurking in the dark, but it is guaranteed to be electrifying and totally unlike your daytime game drives.

The Great Migration

The Great Migration

During certain months of the year (typically June – October) the migratory herds of wildebeest and zebra make for one of the natural world’s most spectacular sights. River crossings, especially, are not to be missed. After dithering back and forth on the banks one brave wildebeest jumps in, with hundreds following behind. The migration is a phenomenon that must be seen to be believed. You’ll be mesmerized by the sights and sounds of the natural world at its most impressive. TAASA is ideally situated for the Northern Serengetti migration towards the Mara River.

Walking Safaris

Walking Safaris

Walking in the bush, surrounded by all the sights, sounds and smells of Africa is completely different and more personal experience than a drive in a Safari vehicle. Learn about medicinal plants, how to start a fire with sticks, and the wildlife you might encounter.

Restaurants at Taasa Lodge

Formal dning room

Located in the main lodge building, the dining room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner to all guests wishing to enjoy 'fine' dining in a formal setting.

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