Mbali Mbali Soroi
Western corridor of Serengeti National Park
Mbali Mbali Soroi
It’s hard to surpass the experience being on safari in the famed Serengeti National Park, but the views from this wonderfully sited lodge perched above the plains run it very close. Thankfully you have plenty of time to enjoy both during your stay at Mbali Mbali Soroi.
Mbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti sits atop a ridge ensuring sweeping views across the Musabi plains. It is a 50 minute drive of the Seronera airstrip. The central building contains the lounge, library and dining area, all under shade and pleasantly cool. Outside there’s a large deck arranged over three levels with areas for relaxing, al fresco dining, a firepit and an inviting infinity pool with a sundeck equipped with loungers and parasols.
A typical day begins with an early breakfast followed by a 4×4 safari in the national park, returning to the lodge for lunch. This is followed by leisure time until tea and the late afternoon game drive, possibly including sundowner drinks. You are back in time to shower and change for dinner. Full day game drives with a packed lunch can also be arranged. Game viewing is excellent all year but if you’re here between late April and mid-July you should witness the annual migration which is sure to add some thrills to your safari.
Rooms and suites are constructed from hardwood with thatched roofs. Spacious, they have large windows making them light inside and showcasing the surrounding scenery. They are arranged among acacia trees and are spaced apart so you are not overlooked as you enjoy an outdoor shower or when resting on your veranda. Staff drive golf buggies to help you get from your room to the main area in comfort and safety.
Mbali Mbali Soroi used to be called Soroi Serengeti Lodge.
Times to Go
The lodge is open al year and Serengeti provides wonderful wildlife watching year round. The annual migration passes this area from late April to mid-July each year for added excitement.
Mbali Mbali Soroi highlights
- Half and full day safaris in Serengeti
- Panoramic plains views from the lodge
- Attractive wood and thatch rooms
- Private deck and outside shower
- Spacious social areas indoor and out
- Infinity pool with a view
Mbali Mbali Soroi location
Mbali Mbali Soroi
- 25 guest rooms
- Open all year
- Children of all ages welcome
- Multi-level deck
- Swimming pool
- Massage service
- Free Wi-Fi
- Mobile phone reception
- Free laundry service
- Game drives
- Bird watching
- Hot air balloon ride (optional)
Mbali Mbali Soroi rooms
There are 20 standard rooms composed of twin, double and two family rooms. All are built of wood and have thatched roofs. Beds are fitted with mosquito nets and each room has a sitting area, complimentary Wi-Fi, a safe, hairdryer and is cooled by a fan. The en-suite bathroom contains a bathtub and has a supply of organic toiletries. You also have an outdoor shower and there’s round-the-clock hot and cold running water. Bathrobes are yours to use for the duration of your stay. From the bedroom glass sliding doors open on your private deck. Rooms cover approximately 47sqm.
The lodge has five luxury suites including four doubles and one family suites. Their style is similar to that of the rooms and they have the same amenities. They provide greater space both indoors and out in the form of a larger lounge area and a bigger viewing deck with a sofa and easy chairs. Each suite is named after one of the Big 5. Overall space is 65sqm.
Twiga the giraffe likes this because…
“Mbali Mbali Soroi uses solar hot water geysers, inverters with batteries and organic toiletries in guest rooms to reduce its carbon footprint.”
And don’t forget … for every booking we get, Tanzania Specialists plants trees in deforested areas of Africa through The Travel Forest, and we back The Tribes Foundation’s conservation and social projects.
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Self confessed Africa-lover, but keen on all new travel experiences, Amanda is passionate about getting to know different cultures.
Tracy was been born and spent her youth in South Africa, the draw of the animals, the people and wilds of Africa have always run through her veins.
Sinead caught the travel bug following a year out after university. She has worked in the travel industry ever since, and visited many countries including South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana and Namibia.
The African dust is firmly planted in Chris’s heart. Born in Tanzania she spent much of her childhood in and around Ruaha. Travel and safari was part of life and through into adulthood fun and travel has never left her.