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A friend and i visited Tanzania from November 1/16 to November 12/16, with Dashir Lodge as our base throughout. We hiked Mt. Meru and went on a five day safari, all arranged by Dashir. The hospitality, staff, food and organizational structure were excellent. Darryl and Shirley are deeply invested in the well being of their guests,staff and surrounding community. I... More 

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London
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Darryl and Shirley have put their hearts and souls into Dashir. This is obvious from the moment you arrive. The level of service is outstanding with a genuine personal touch. Plus the food is absolutely fantastic! No wonder they have so many repeat visitors. Dashir and the whole team that runs it are truly exceptional.

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Congrats for making it to the top of Kilimanjaro! Great to have you here. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Winnipeg, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned recently from our second visit to Tanzania and another amazing Dashir experience! My husband and I did our first trip with our kids in December 2014 and had an absolutely outstanding time. This time we took my parents and spent 10 wonderful days in the welcoming country that is Tanzania. We spent 4 days relaxing, doing some short... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Really enjoyed having you here again. Next tiime with your siblings; or the grandkids??? :) Thanks D for joining the guys in the farm work. They still talk about that. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Something we always had wanted to do. Got in touch with Darryl and Shirley through their website. It was truly a great experience. Everything was planned to the smallest detail. The food, facilities, arrangements, and the staff were exceptional. We had chosen to go on safari as a couple and are so glad we did as it gave us complete... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Really great to have you here. Thanks especially for taking a genuine interest in our staff and local community. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having little or no idea what to expect of my first visit to Africa, I approached it with my usual, "let's just play it by ear" attitude. Well as it turned ou, Daryl and Shirley, the good people who run the Dashir Lodge and Safaris left absolutely nothing to chance. From the moment my friend and I arrived and were... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

So great to have you here. Hope to see you again! Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Calgary, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are now back in Canada recalling some very pleasant memories of our time spent in Tanzania. Our itinerary was laid out by Darryl and was very well balanced with respect to time spent at different sites in Tanzania. The first few days spent at Dashir, then on Safari, then back to Dashir, and then finishing up in Zanzibar. While... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and sharing with our Tanzanian community! Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Manitoba, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We had a marvelous trip to Tanzania, thanks to Darryl and Shirley. Everything was well organized and worked out just as it should. Shirley's meals were outstanding - just one "problem" - because I have to eat gluten free I couldn't eat any of her homemade bread - which the rest of the group raved about! Thank you Shirley for... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Great to have you here! Thanks for passing us along to others. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Luxurious lodge with everything you can wish. Daryl & Shirley are the perfect host, which did not disappoint in any way. My wife and our two girls 12 and 15 years, were really very happy. Everything was organized by them. Safari was without fault and their guide Frank which we drove around with is really pleasant chap. The lodge wasbeautifull,... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

So great to have you here, and to make new friends from Slovenia! Looking forward to seeing you again. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

My son and I just returned from an exceptional vacation in Africa arranged by Dashir. From the moment Simon picked us up at the airport to the time Jeremeah dropped us back we felt welcomed, at “home in Africa” which is their goal. We enjoyed every minute of the local adventures and the safari that Darryl organized for us. The... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Great to have you here! Glad you enjoyed your experience. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The purpose of the trip was to climb Kilimanjaro. Darryl and Shirley Peters of Dashir Lodge in Tanzania arranged everything down to the finest detail. We stayed at their lodge the day before the climb, and then again for 2 nights after the climb. It has been a long long time that I've had such great food and such warm... More 

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DarrylShirl P, Owner at Dashir Lodge & Safaris, responded to this review

Congrats on the accomplishment! Great to have you at Dashir. Welcome back again. Cheers Darryl & Shirley and the Dashir Team More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We have fun saying, "We sold everything but our 3 kids and moved to Africa." It has been an incredible adventure! We are thrilled to share the wonder and beauty that Tanzania has to offer: the wildlife, the people, the mountains, the beaches, and so much more. Dashir Lodge & Safaris is located just a short 20 min. drive from Arusha town in a quiet rural community with long grasses and acacia trees - very Serengeti-like! Feel free to learn more here and on our website, and then drop us an email to start the conversation about your dream safari adventure to Africa. Can't wait to hear from you! Welcome to Dashir Lodge - our home in Tanzania Darryl & Shirley Peters Canadians in love with Africa ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dashir Lodge & Safaris

Address: Plot No. 2 Luwaini Rd Kikwe, Arusha, Tanzania
Region: Tanzania > Arusha Region > Arusha
Price Range: $233 - $327 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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 of 5 bubbles 43jock, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows are luxurious and private; tents are very comfortable and very well kept.”
 of 5 bubbles DCmom143, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The best rooms are the bungalows. Very very nice!”
 of 5 bubbles J3f_the_Wanderer, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“There are safari tents or chalets - both are great and contain everything you need.”
 of 5 bubbles pikos, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are good, all have a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru from their verandahs.”
 of 5 bubbles ruthinafrica, 4 Jul 2016 | Read review
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