Ilboru Safari Lodge

Ilboru Safari Lodge

Ilboru Safari Lodge -Arusha: Ilboru safari lodge is considered to be a mid-range accommodation situated on the lower slopes of Mt.Meru between the northern safari circuit and Mt . Kilimanjaro in the Tanzania region. The lodge is set outside Arusha Town beneath ancient trees, 10 minutes drive from Arusha Golf Course, Arusha Stadium, and Arusha Declaration Museum. Its 11km from Arusha International Airport (gateway destination to Tanzania) to the lodge and approximately 25 minutes journey by Taxi and 44 km from Kilimanjaro International Airport.

Ilboru safari lodge is convenient and business-friendly to guests who want to explore Arusha with its beautiful views of Mt. Meru, Mt Kilimanjaro, and Swahili sanctuary that is standing on five acres of landscape.

Ilboru safari lodge consists of 48 comfortable and elegant rooms overlooking the gardens that reflect the traditional building style with modern comfort.  Rooms can accommodate different guests, single, doubles, twin, triple, and family rooms. Four of the rooms are in the main building with the view of the pool and other double cottages are on the lushly landscaped grounds.

They are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of Clean flushing toilets, hot and cold showers with Bathtubs, mosquito nets,  chairs and tables, Air conditioning, Flat-screen TVs, extinguishers,  private balconies, rooftop terraces, and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the spectacular view of Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru and surrounded lush garden.

Ilboru safari lodge offers more services and facilities which include;  A restaurant with an additional poolside menu of light bites that serves different fresh meal types from surrounding farm both international and local meals that meet guests choices; breakfast in the gardens, lunch, and dinner in the dining room(IN AND OUTDOOR DINNER)  served by well trained, Welcoming and organized staff.

A well-stocked bar with a variety of good selection of drinks; local, cocktail, wines, spirits, and international beers,  you relax and sip the cocktail or mocktail  while overlooking  the spectacular view of Mt Kilimanjaro  and  colorful lush garden  and surrounding area,

A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot Arusha afternoon, Free parking space available, Laundry services available, WIFI available at the lodge in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Business centers with conference halls situated in the corner of the garden are perfect for training, retreat sessions, weddings &  meeting places with the capacity of over 100 people, and a honeymoon package.

Healthy and fitness centers with beauty Spa, Gym and massage services,   Gift Craft shop available at the lodge with more African style gifts like shoes,  clothes, safari essentials,  Recreational areas available at the lodge-like swimming, hiking, board games (football and tennis playing) and many others.


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Due to the recent Covid 19 worldwide pandemic, to keep our guests and indeed our staff safe, we have made serious steps to cub the impact of the pandemic that we would like to make you aware.  We believe that with careful planning and consideration by our staff and guests we can continue to provide the best hospitality services on safari.  For now, this may be our new norm and routines.

The measures taken include the following:
  1. All our staff have received full vaccination approved by WHO
  2. All our staff have received full training in health and safety-related to the COVID-19 virus and are required to be extra vigilant with their personal hygiene and daily routines.
  3. Health condition of driver-guides will be monitored for not less than a week before being assigned to take clients on safari.
  4. City transfer and safari vehicles will be regularly disinfected before picking up clients, especially the high-touch surfaces and seats.
  5. While our vehicles are already cleaned between transfers, they will now also be disinfected between each use.
  6. To keep social distancing, safari vehicles with 4-window seats will be redesigned to take only 2 people in the passenger cabin.
  7. Safari vehicles with 6-window seats will still be available for families/group of friends wishing to travel together in one vehicle.
  8. The driver-guide will be at hand to oversee guests observe the recommended physical distancing at park entry gates, picnic sites, and while checking in at accommodation facilities.
  9. Each guest will receive their own adventure kit, which includes a Wildlife Guides' Journal, mini fan, mask and hand sanitizers, as well as a pair of binoculars – all in cleaned before each new set of guests.
  10. Guests are encouraged to come with their own masks;
  11. The driver-guide will take necessary personal protection precautions at all times which include wearing of masks and using sanitizer regularly after each physical contacts.
  12. Please be assured that all our selection of partner properties we work with have their strict COVID-19 hygiene policy in place.
  13. Tanzania wasn't Really affected by Covid 19 to the same extent as most other countries, especially those in Europe and South America. However, we will keep the above measures in place for your peace of mind.

Our meet and greet teams at airports will still be there to accompany guests into transfer vehicles.

Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to welcoming you to Tanzania for your African safari holiday of a lifetime.

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