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Lake Natron Road, Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania
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Room & Suite (32)
Dining (21)
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
  • 14 Jul. 2017
    “Two words: Just GREAT!!!”
  • 3 Sep. 2016
    “Barbara is the best”
Lake Natron Road, Lake Manyara National Park Tanzania See on map
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
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WELCOME TO OL MESERA TENTED CAMP! - Situated in a true African Savannah, And our location is just perfect 15 minutes drive from Mto wa Mbu and yet far away from the busy city life, you will always feel alone in the More bush and be awakened by the birds in the morning chirping around, only to discover the beautiful view of the Ngorongoro escarpment and see Maasai graze their livestock in the valley from your private balcony! Our authentic African camp is the perfect base and yet the only place to experience all the Maasai traditions! walk with our friendly Maasai staff to their real homes untouched by commercialism and learn many thing about their lifestyle, you can learn how to throw a spear, an arrow, make fire with sticks,about their tradition medicine, making of tradition honey wine,watch how they can take blood from the bull with a short of an arrow,milk their prized cow, or even go a day grazing with Maasai warriors with packed lunch or have goat BBQ in the bush with Maasai warriors! you can also have a goat BBQ in their boma(Village). Our Tour desk will assist you in renting a car at a reasonable price when visiting all the major national parks in the northern circuit which can be a day trip from the camp, you can visit Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park, Lake Natron, Engaruka Ruins, Ol Donyo Lengai( The active volcano mountain and mountain of god for the Maasai) Or a safari to the famous Serengeti National park and return the next day! we will love to hear your stories! Also activities provided by Mto wa Mbu cultural Tourism can be arranged such as farm tour, biking to Lake Manyara and climbing balaa hill! KARIBU SANA! (Most Welcome!) Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Room Service
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 50 - USD 150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

We stayed there for three days and had a wonderful time. Barbara and her team made us feel very welcome and quite at home. The different tents stay a little bit apart and offer a great view over the East African Rift System. In the...More

Thank Stefklie
Reviewed 3 September 2016

The are old souls in this world, people whose personalities get across simply by the grace of their being. Barbara, the owner of Ol Mesara, is one of those people. She is of Slovenian descent and moved to Tanzania after she married her then medical...More

Thank Frank D
Response from MarwaSonny, Director of Sales at Ol Mesera Tented CampResponded 19 October 2016

Your review is much appreciated and we are glad you enjoy your stay with Barbara. We are honored you got the best authentic Maasai experience and the taste of our great food. Thank you.

Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We were only there for one night (which included one dinner and one breakfast) and we had this lovely quaint camp all to ourselves (we were 5 me my husband my mother and my 2 kids ). Barbara was very welcoming and the lounge was...More

Thank Nishalaurentadriana
Response from MarwaSonny, Director of Sales at Ol Mesera Tented CampResponded 19 October 2016

Your response has been well received, And your very very nice sleep, spectacular view and very good food is what we look forward to our clients, Thank you and may your wish become true.

Reviewed 11 June 2016

We were there for six days. Every day we enyojed safary or explored surroundings of the Camp and visited also the nearest place Mto Wa Mbu, Masai Market and Masai village. The staff was very friendly, the tent was comfortable (room, bathroom, toilet), terrace with...More

Thank GhanaLjubljana
Response from barbara w, Manager at Ol Mesera Tented CampResponded 6 July 2016

Hello! We are very glad you enjoyed your safari, Hope we see you again! Best Regards,

Reviewed 30 March 2016

We were only there for one night (which included one dinner and one breakfast) and we had this lovely quaint camp all to ourselves (we were 4 couples). Barbara was very welcoming and the lounge was the perfect place to relax and have drink after...More

Thank myevergreen
Response from barbara w, Owner at Ol Mesera Tented CampResponded 1 April 2016

Hello! Thank you for your time in writing this review. We are very happy that you did enjoy and relax during your visit, Sadly you had those two problem and the matter has already been solved, We wish you all the best, Thank you.

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"tents with view to the valley"
10 Jun. 2016
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"All the tents were good. We had 3 tents."
22 Jul. 2015
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"all the rooms are good!"
21 Jan. 2014
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"Ask Barbara for your preference of tent - each with a wonderful view of the mighty wall of The Great Rift..."
12 Aug. 2013
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