Situated in between a crater and a volcano is a brand new glampsite in the forests of Tanzania ready to fulfill your wanderlust wishes. The Highlands knows our penchant for adventure seeking thrills and they're ready to deliver not only the best hikes, climbs, safaris, and cultural experiences, but they're delivering it with a luxurious stay in there high end domed suites. If you're into true wilderness experiences while living large, then put this at the top of your birthday bucket list.
Located next the forests of the Olmoti volcano, The Highlands encampment area is native to leopards, elephants, and buffalo while offering second to none viewing of The Great Migration. Focusing on bringing an authentic experience to all, you will be submerged into the Maasai culture as well as learn about the conservation efforts of the camp.
A New Way to Glamp
Not into roughing it? You'll be staying in one of eight luxe domed suites on site complete with floor to ceiling windows, en suite bathrooms, and wood burning stoves for chilly nights. Fresh, organic meals are prepared daily with ingredients from the local Karatu area and you always have the option of a packaged meal for on-the-go nourishment.
What To Do
Adventurers, this is your time to shine. The roster of activities here is seriously elevated: try the Olmoti climb for rare butterfly sightings and aerial crater views; descend into the Empakaai crater to walk it's floors and marvel at the pink flamingos that congregrate there; or visit with the local Maasai to learn about their way of living and rich cultural heritage.
Obviously, experiencing a safari is a must so the team here has made finding your perfect excursion easy. Ready made itineraries, day trips, special offers, and mix and match options let you tailor your safari into everything you've dreamed of. Big cats, elephants, and the great migration are all available to marvel at and make lasting memories with.
Venue + Photos: The Highlands