Irente Biodiversity Reserve

Irente Biodiversity Reserve

Irente Biodiversity Reserve
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
About
Irente Biodiversity Reserve is a nature reserve, organic farm and lodging a few kilometers outside Lushoto. Sporting lush rainforests, with over a 100 recorded bird species, wetlands and a beautiful waterfall it is a destination in its own right. The terrace restaurant serves a variety of foods and snacks from the farm's produces while offering a stunning view of the farm and surrounding hills and valleys.Home made rye bread, butter, cheese, jam and juice and vegetables and fruits are served both in the restaurant and available in the shop. Accommodation is available to cater for all tastes and budget. A well equipped campsite is also in place, with easy access to the farm and restaurant.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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jamal h
Qatar15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Friends
Amazing place with beautiful view and delicious food.our guide jacob +255 756 983 368 recommended us to have a visit here.We had the best lunch ever.
Written November 29, 2023
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markztz
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
We researched some spots in Lushoto and this wasn't on top of our list but some friends convinced us, having stayed there.

It was a great find, even if the road to getting there is a bit rough. The place is very authentic and minimalist yet it has a charming farm feel to it. Being surrounded by lush greenery and tall trees makes it a great escape from concrete jungles we otherwise live in.

The restaurant with its farm lunch was great, though it can get a bit boring after two days or so. The staff are very friendly and open to most requests. They look to want to make your stay comfortable.

The naturals jams were also super, took quite some home from the farm shop.
Written October 21, 2022
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Johan
Maaseik, Belgium29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022
Beautifull view and overlook to the entire Lushoto-area.
After a beautifull walk in the Usamabara Mountains, this is a great place to enjoy.
After the view, go to the Irente Farm for a nice organic lunch.
Written August 22, 2022
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Cindy V
10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Beautiful property. Organization doing important work for the community. The overlook is stunning. Lunch is a nice break after the hike up. Very nice items in the gift shop.
Written January 23, 2020
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Riley B
Denver, CO17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
My group of 16 foreign students stayed at the various hostel rooms at the Irente Farm Lodge and they absolutely loved their experience. We were able to reserve them rooms at an affordable rate and the staff at the hostel was very helpful and friendly. Rooms were very clean and separated by gender. Myself and my colleagues were provided ideal accommodations separate from the group.

Safety was never an issue and all the group's property was secure. The meals at the farm restaurant were preplanned and, this is not an understatement, it has incredible food and the chefs can cater to whatever dietary restriction that you might have. The cheese and bread made on the farm can compete with the best European products. A delicacy in a region where cheese is almost taboo. Our students voted the meals at the farm as their favorite during the course of their 4 month course.

I would highly recommend staying here whether you are traveling in a group or just a solo traveler. Lushoto is a quaint and lively town as well. Do not miss this place if you are coming to Usambaras!
Written January 14, 2020
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hassan m
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
The place is very impressive and scary too. There is a very intensive cliff when you are on top of it, you can be able to see the entire Lushoto from the top. Perfect spot for those who love taking picture.
Written December 31, 2019
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cecek1999
2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Business
the room was nice and the food was very good. the view was amazing. very nice and cozy atmosphere. the internet seemed like it had some kind of limit for how many people could be on it.
Written February 27, 2019
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Bettina2604
Oostkamp, Belgium50 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2018
Lovely walk up to Irente Viewpoint! About 6 km from town! Take water and suncream along! You will pas the wonderful farmlodge to take lunch! Great food!
Written December 4, 2018
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Carolin B
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Solo
I was there just for 2 days. And it was definitely to short. You can do so many thinks there. I did a one day hiking in the rain forest, but you can also relax on this place and enjoy the view. For breakfast they offered a really good bred, Joghurt und cheese from there own Produktion. The dinner was also great and you can meet a lot of people there because you eat together and when you want you can sit after this on the fire. All the people they worked there are very friendly and helpfully. Thanks
Written November 17, 2018
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SLIDER
82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Solo
Take a rest and enjoy the day in this wonderful restaurant in a beautiful surraunding. Test the homemade cheese...
Written August 10, 2018
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