Location: Highlands Fishing Lodge is located in Mufindi, high up on the African Rift Valley escarpment (2000m) among the highland 2000 acre tea estates. The estate is a working farm providing organic meat and vegetables for the lodge and other Foxes camps. The lodge is 150km south west of Iringa by road, and can be combined with Ruaha and Mikumi in a safari itinerary. The nearest airstrip is Ngwasi 1 hour’s drive away.
Accommodation: The lodge has 9 log cabins each with either double or twin rooms (additional beds can be added) overlooking the lake and golf course, all with en suite bath / shower, toilet & basin, hot water, and electricity up to 11pm.
Facilities & Services: Built on two stories, with an open veranda upstairs, the main lodge is an impressive piece of architecture and overlooks the lakes and the rolling mountainside of this private estate. Meals of wholesome farm cooking accompanied by plenty of freshly picked vegetables are served in the octagonal dining room upstairs where there is a bar, with a balcony for sundowners; after dinner you can enjoy your coffee before the fire in the downstairs lounge. Other facilities include fly fishing, horse riding, mountain biking, bird watching, walking, canoeing, swimming, bird watching, scenic driving, snooker, and inspirational tea talks.