An intimate modern lodge with relaxed, yet elegant sophisticated energy. Guests are treated with personal attention to their every request. The suites are spacious, comfortable and offer all amenities needed when travelling. The pool, surrounded by extensive lawns and interesting garden areas, as well as the home farm is home to an array of birds and smaller wildlife.


Welcome to Heart And Soul Lodge !

Where We Are

Heart And Soul Lodge

Travel Information


Heart and Soul Lodge is located between Mto Wa Mbu and Karatu in Northern Tanzania. This is on the main safari route from Arusha, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara on the way north to the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.

By Air

Regional air services operate daily chartered flights to Lake Manyara Airstrip from the Serengeti, Arusha, Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam The lodge is a 15 minute drive from Lake Manyara Airstrip.

By Road

2 hours from Arusha airstrip to Heart and Soul Lodge. The lodge can arrange these transfers (extra cost).


Tanzania has a generally comfortable tropical climate. Heart and Soul Lodge is on a little higher altitude so we do have cooler evenings and early mornings.


March to April is the rainy season with heavier rains called Masika and with shorter rains in late November known as Vuli.



Average Day

Average Night

January – March

28 C / 82 F

17 C / 62 F

April – June

24 C / 75 F

15 C / 59 F

July – September

25 C / 77 F

14 C / 57 F

October – December

27 C / 80 F

17 C / 62 F

GPS Coordinates

  • Latitude : -3.360015

  • Longitude : 35.8171409


Yellow fever certificate required dependant on pre and post travel. Enquire from your travel agent or Airline.


Usd and Tanzanian shilling.

Travel Visa

All foreigners are required to have a valid visa unless their countries have agreements with Tanzania under which the visa requirement is waived. Enquire from your travel agent, airline or visit the immigration website for further clarification.


Happy Customer Says

Highly recommended

“We booked for 1 night and stayed for 7. The lodge is great. Lovely pool, clean rooms and very attentive staff. We will book again.”

Christina and Andreas


“In one word – unbelievable – The staff are lovely and most welcoming.
We do not want to leave!”

Celia and Sana

Very special

“The best place we chose for starting our honeymoon. We had a great experience and is a memory to remember.”

Victoria and Mwillo