A Few Words About Us

Nested on the majestic Idelemle mountain at Ruaha National Park, Sunset Mountain Lodge offers comfort, relaxation & overwhelming experience of wildlife and nature. Ruaha National Park - the name evokes sense of African adventure and is the biggest elephant sanctuary. It is found in Iringa, which is 500km from Dar es Salaam.

What We Offer

Accommodation

The choice of accommodation consists of 11 self contained chalets overlooking a vast tropical lawn of indigenous trees to the horizon, with a magnificent view of the sunset and a rewarding view of lions and wild dogs for the early risers. With their grace, intelligence and majesty, herds of elephants can be seen around the lodge grounds, mingling with giraffes, hyenas, various antelope species such as impalas, elands and greater lesser kudu.

Accessibility

Having an air strip within the park and accessible road transport from Dar es Salaam will make your holiday unforgettable. It takes one and a half hour by flight from Dar es Salaam and 8 hours by road.

with only a distance of 98km from Iringa town, Sunset Mountain Lodge is an ideal stop-over en route to Tanzania's Northern tourist sites for tourists from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The visitors can experience cultural tourism at Kidamali, Nyamahana and Idodi settlements along the way.

Activities

Walk in the 40 acre area of the lodge. Trekking to the mountain with breathtaking views and annoying the beautiful sunset (more than 1000 feet above sea level). Refresh your view with various birds of more than 529 species around.

Ample camping site can be arranged and have fun under the shade of baobab, miombo, acacia and amarula trees. These are just a few of the tree species in the area. Game drive to Ruaha National Park, majestic sunset viewing, walking to the neighbouring picnic sites, eco-tourism and much more will make your holiday unforgettable.

The lodge has pool table games and can arrange traditional dances for the visitors. Dinner can be pre-booked at the lodge. Special package trips to Kitulo, Matema Beach on the shores of Lake Nyasa and Udzungwa National Park can also be arranged.

Pricing

Selous Price $120 per night per person sharing FULL board

Low season price is $70 per night per person sharing FULL board