Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

This is a simple lodge with homely accommodations and delicious meals nestled in the outskirts of Karatu. The whole area is carefully designed with lush green gardens and beautiful flora frequently visited by butterflies and birds. There is an outdoor pool where you can relax after a long day.

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  • Single Room - USD 92 per night
  • Double Room - USD 172 per night
  • Triple Room - USD 221 per night


The lodge is easily accessible from Lake Manyara national park. Manyara airport is 18 km away.

Staying at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge

Twin, double, triple as well as family accommodations are available.

There are 32 cottages wherein 10 rooms have been designed as 5 double cottages located in the coffee garden while the rest are placed around the swimming pool. The rooms are clean, comfortable and cozy, there is a bathroom with shower, fireplace, veranda, and a dressing area. Two cottages have connecting rooms.


There are no great views in the lodge. However, the green gardens have a calming effect. It is a good place to stay and relax at the start or end of Ngorongoro/Serengeti visit.

Surrounding wilderness level

None - This accommodation is not in the wilderness so do not expect to see/hear any wildlife during your time at this place.

Food (based on clients feedback)

The food has been rated well by most clients.


  • Internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • Mosquito net
  • Laundry service
  • Bar / lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Massage


  • Hiking and walking

Watch out for

  • No great views inside the lodge.
  • Wi-Fi is not strong.
  • Rooms can get hot during the day.

Location on map

Drive time from points of interest

  • From Karatu - 5 min
  • From Ngorongoro gate (lodoare) - 20 min
  • From Ngorongoro crater floor - 1 hr 35 min
  • From Lake Manyara gate - 45 min
  • From Tarangire gate - 1 hr 45 minutes
  • From Serengeti gate (Naabi hill) - 3 hr
  • From Central Serengeti (Seronera) - 4 hr
  • From Arusha city center - 3 hr
  • From Kilimanjaro airport - 4 hr


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Our minimum requirement for operation is only one client. So we can offer the tour any day of the year for you