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Ngorongoro Crater Safari Lodges Camps Accommodation Tanzania: African Spice Safaris offers Ngorongoro Crater hotel bookings and reservations. These include self-catering accommodations, lodgings to luxury lodges and hotels.
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Ngorongoro Crater is accessed by road from Arusha to Lodoare Entrance Gate is 160 Kilometres long. As of recently, the entire journey is on the tarmac and it takes about two hours. Unless you stay on the main roads, which are graveled, a 4×4 vehicle is essential when entering the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park.
Ngorongoro is on Tanzania’s ‘northern safari circuit’, and receives a good number of visitors who stay in lodges around the crater. Game viewing vehicles descend the steep crater wall every morning and spend the day on grass plains that are teeming with animals.
The Masai are the current human inhabitants and are at liberty to live within the sprawling 2,500 square miles (6,480km²) conservation area around the crater. The Masai never cultivate land as they consider it demeaning. Instead, they graze cattle, which hold a god-like status in Masai culture.
The ‘lost world’ of Ngorongoro was home to pigs the size of a hippopotamus, sheep-like beasts with 6-foot (3 meters) horns, and three-toed horses. Nowadays is inhabited by about 30,000 animals. Ngorongoro Crater hosts a number of the most beautiful hotels and resorts known to the world. For those seeking fine hotels and resorts, Ngorongoro Crater offers some of the best five-star accommodation in Tanzania.
Among the best hotels includes Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Gibb’s Farm, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Lions Paw Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro crater, Ngorongoro Wild Camp among others.
Ngorongoro Crater Safari Lodges Camps Accommodation Tanzania
AndBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
AndBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is a luxury lodge located on the rim of the breathtaking Ngorongoro crater, Tanzania. The crater is one of the Wonders of the World and a designated World Heritage Site. Andbeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is only 5 km from the Ngorongoro airstrip or a 2 hours transfer by road from the Manyara airstrip and from Arusha the journey by road takes about4 hours. Between the natural riches of the Crater spread out at its feet and the incredible architecture, it’s easy to believe that you have entered a realm of pure fantasy. The lodge consists of 3 adjacent, glamorous camps; Ngorongoro Crater Lodge North Camp (12 Suites), Ngorongoro Crater Lodge South Camp (12 Suites), and Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Tree Camp (6 Suites). Each camp has its sitting and dining areas, with private butlers who provide warm, personal service. Lodge amenities include; A signature Safari Shop, Tanzanite store, In-room massage, Wine store & A private sundowners site. Activities available include; game drives, banquets on the Crater floor, hiking, wine tasting, lion learnings, cultural visits, walks & hikes, etc.
Acacia Farm Lodge, Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater
Acacia Farm Lodge Karatu is a luxury Country Lodge located in Karatu, on the spectacular Great Rift’s escarpment area with commanding panoramic views of the amazing Karatu farmlands and the nearby Ngorongoro forest area. The lodge is strategically located between the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks on one side & Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park on the other. Ngorongoro Crater gate is a 15 minutes drive while Lake Manyara Park is 20 minutes away. Acacia Farm Lodge has a total of 32 rooms in 16 well-spaced cottages, all fitted with a TV, air conditioning, a refrigerator, a dining area, an electric kettle, and a dining table. The rooms have a private bathroom, a mini-bar, and a seating area. Acacia Farm Lodge's dining experience is unique with a fresh twist. Modern, progressive, and diverse selection of choices. The lodge also has a well-stocked curio shop, Swimming Pool, a bar area as well as a well-equipped Gym, a refreshing Spa, and a Business Centre. Activities available from Acacia Farm Lodge include; Farm Tour / Nature Walk, Cycling, Swimming, Birding, etc.
Afrikan Sunstar Resort, Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater
Afrikan Sunstar Resort Karatu is a hotel located between the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara. The hotel is just 7 km’s from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area gate. The hotel has 26 en-suite guest rooms all with a sitting room and a satellite TV. The hotel has a reception area, dining room, bar with a satellite TV, fireplace and a common lounge area.
Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp is located on the Eastern side of the Ngorongoro Crater’s rim after Lemala Gate and within 10 minutes of the drive down to the crater floor. The crater is one of the Wonders of the World and a designated World Heritage Site. By road, The camp is about a 3-4 hour drive from Arusha town while flying time from Arusha to the Manyara airstrip takes about an hour followed by a 45-minute drive to the camp. The camp has 8 Guest Tents including a 2 tent Family unit, a lounge, and a dining tent. Each guest tent has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, vanity desk, and flush toilets. A Kingsize bed, 2 Twin beds, or triples are available. The camp has a lounge, the best place to connect with other travelers while enjoying a cup of Tanzanian Coffee or Tea. Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners are served in the dining tent, freshly prepared by the camp Chefs daily. Activities available include; game drives, bush meals, mountain hiking, and cultural visits. Bush campfire is lit when the weather permits.
Bashay Rift Lodge, Karatu – Ngrongoro Crater
Bashay Rift Lodge is located in the Ngorongoro Karatu region of northern Tanzania, eight kilometres from the entrance gate to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The lodge is set on a hilltop in a working coffee plantation (one of many in the area), with magnificent views of both the Rift valley and the walls of the world-famous crater. The accommodation is comfortable and attractive.
Baghayo Garden Suites, Karatu – Ngrongoro
Baghayo Garden Suites is a mid-range accommodation facility Set on five acres of the coffee estate near Karatu town, midway between Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara National Park. Baghayo Garden Suites is a perfect base for exploring northern Tanzania’s amazing game parks. Surrounded by lush gardens in a country setting, the property offers 14 cottage-style suites, 6 of which are family suites that can accommodate up to 7 guests. Each suite has a sitting room with a fireplace and adjoining veranda and a cozy bedroom with an attached bathroom. All suites are equipped with charging stations, a hairdryer, a luggage rack, a closet, and a writing desk. The common area comprises a reception, lounge, bar, an ample dining room, and a large verandah for outdoor dining overlooking the swimming pool and lower coffee gardens. There is a gift shop and a Coffee Garden Spa. Activities available from the hotel include; Shop in town, village Visits, cultural tours, Birding in the garden, Hike in the Ngorongoro Forest, Visit Lake Manyara National Park, trip to Ngorongoro Crater, etc.
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge, Karatu – Ngrongoro Crater
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge is about 13 km from Ngorongoro Conservations Area Lodoare gate and 20 km from Lake Manyara. The Lodge has a total of 32 ecottages set throughout the lushly landscaped property. Ten rooms in five double cottages are located in our coffee garden. The rest of the rooms are located surrounding the pool area. Each cosy room has mosquito-netted king or twin beds, dressing area, a fireplace, large bathroom with shower and a veranda from which to enjoy the views of the lush tropical gardens. Triples are possible with prior notice and two of the cottages can be used as family suites, with connecting rooms. Facilities & Services available include; The public area building houses the reception, lounge, bar, gift shop and dining rooms. Other facilities include a swimming pool, internet café, a small business centre, curio shop / gift shop, cultural visits to neighbouring villages. Activities available. ; Wildlife Viewing, Bird Watching, Cultural Activities, Massage, Swimming, Hiking and Walking.
Country Lodge, Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater
Country Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu, a small country town in the Ngorongoro Highlands, midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, about 70 m or 113 km from Arusha. The lodge has 12 double cottages situated around the swimming pool. The rooms are tastefully furnished with soft lighting, inviting and comfortable beds, mosquito netting and bedside tables.Country Lodge Karatu Tanzania sits within five acres nestled on the edge of Karatu town, surrounded by rolling plains reaching up to the coffee hills of Oldeani and the forests’ of Ngorongoro. Garden paths led to 12 double cottages surrounded by green lawns, hedged by brightly flowered bougainvillea, tropical plants and trees. Birds and butterflies feel right at home in the garden, as you will in our lodgings. Activies available from the lodge include; Shop in town, village Visits,Visit a brickmaker, cultural tour, visit a coffee plantation, Birding in the garden, Hike in the Ngorongoro Forest, Visit Lake Manyara National Park, trip to Ngorongoro Crater or Visit the nearby Lake Eyasi for cultural encounters.
Crater Forest Tented Camp, Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater
Crater Forest Tented Camp is a small tented camp located on a highland coffee plantation bordering the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, 10 minutes drive from Karatu, Tanzania, and close to the Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge has 15 large tented rooms under thatch with en-suite bathroom with shower, flush toilet, wash hand basin, soap, towels and bottled water. The rooms are all set on highly raised platforms offering some magnificent views over the Ngorongoro Forest. From your veranda you can enjoy romantic sundowners or watch wildlife, like elephants, roaming through the dense forest, and hear the lions roar. The Private verandas have views over the expansive Ngorongoro Forest. The restaurant and bar serves excellent mix of African and international cuisine,using fresh locally grown vegetables. Crater Forest Tented Camp is a great base from which to see all Ngorongoro attractions and engage in various safaris or tours. Activities available from the camp include; coffee estate tour, early morning forest walks, trips to Ngorongoro Crater, Maasai guided cultural tour, mountain bike trails etc.
Crater Rim View Inn, Karatu Town – Ngorongoro Crater
Crater View Inn Karatu offers both camping and budget lodge accommodation in Karatu which (small town between Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara). The hotel is close to bars, shops and restaurants. It has 14 guest rooms each with a satellite TV, mosquito net, private bathroom with hot showers and a seating area. Ngorongoro Crater is 15 minutes drive away.
Eileen's Trees Inn, Karatu town – Ngorongoro Crater
Eileen's Trees Inn is a small lodge located in Karatu town, 2 hours' drive from Arusha. The lodge has 10 spacious en-suite guestrooms, each fitted with a mosquito net, writing desk, seating area on the veranda and satellite TV. There is a lounge area, dining room, outdoor dining area and a business center. Kilimanjaro International Airport is 3 hours' drive from the facility.
Endoro Lodge, Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater
Endoro Lodge is a pocket-friendly permanent lodge situated in the north of Karatu, bordering the forest of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The lodge is located just 5.5 Km from the town of Karatu, 20Km from the Ngorongoro Main Gate, and 25 Km from the Manyara National Park. Located on the edge of the Northern Highland Forest Reserve, the Forest boasts of over one hundred bird species, as well as resident elephants, buffalo, baboon troops, and the occasional lion. Enduro Lodge has 22 private and detached chalets. Each of the chalets is spacious and is fitted with a mosquito net and a private verandah. There is a swimming pool, conference facilities, curio shop and fine dining. Endor Lodge offers 40 people plus capacity conference facilities, fully equipped with P. Systems, projectors, etc. Activities available include; Nature Trail Walks, Visiting the Elephant Caves, Visits to Endoro Waterfalls, visiting Ngorongoro Crater, Bicycle Tours, Cultural Home Visits, Etc. Within a few minutes' walk of Endoro Lodge, are Endoro River Nature Trails suitable for hiking, bird watching, animal viewing, and plant identification.
Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp (Nomad) – Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp is a stylish and comfortable tented camp nestled on the north western side of the Ngorongoro Crater, overlooking the Serengeti Plains. The camp can be reach either by scheduled or Charter flight into Manyara airstrip followed by 2.5 hour drive to the camp. Entamanu Ngorongoro sits above the Ngorongoro Crater and is a great base for exploring the Crater. The camp has 7 heated tents, including two family units. All are en suite and have a deck with comfortable furniture. The level of comfort is very high, the beds are luxurious, the plumbed-in showers spacious, and there are twin sinks with running hot and cold water. Sitting on an entirely removable wooden platform, a communal canvas tent boasts two large lounges, a dining room and foyer. Wi-Fi is available in the communal areas, as well as electricity for charging. Activities available at Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp include; game drives, bush picnics, guided walks, and interacting with the Maasai communities. Explore the game rich Ngorongoro Crater Floor and soak up the splendid views from camp.
Entamanu Private Camp Ngorongoro (Nomad) – Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Entamanu Private Camp Ngorongoro is a stylish and comfortable tented camp nestled on the north western rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, with views into the Crater itself and also into the Serengeti.The camp can be reach either by scheduled or Charter flight into Manyara airstrip followed by 2.5 hour drive to the camp. Entamanu Private consists of four rooms built from canvas stretched over a timber frame, and has glass windows and a thatch-over-tin roof. The cosy rooms have heaters, and ensuite bathrooms with showers and flush toilets two rooms have two bedrooms and bathrooms. The lodge has a spacious dining room, bar, and lounge, and plenty of space to relax outside on shaded verandahs. Entamanu Private is be booked exclusively with a minimum of six adults. There is Wi-Fi access across the camp and a complementary laundry service. Activities available at Entamanu Private Camp include; game drives, bush picnics, guided walks, and interacting with the Maasai communities. Entamanu Private offers day drives into the Ngorongoro Crater, walks along the Crater rim, and visits to the local Masai communities.
Enyati Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Enyati Lodge is a cozy lodge located at the top of a hill at Changaramwe Village near Lake Eyasi, 2 hours' drive from Arusha. The lodge has 26 en-suite guestrooms, each fitted with a wardrobe, satellite TV, private balcony and a seating area. There is an on-site restaurant, bar swimming pool and hot spring bath. Ngorongoro Crater is in close proximity to the lodge.
Farm House Valley Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Farm House Valley Lodge is a luxury lodge in Karatu, with views of Oldeani Volcano in the Rift Valley, only 5 kilometers from the Ngorongoro Lolduare gate and approximately 115.4 km from Arusha Airport. The lodge has 30 en-suite guestrooms with chalet-type bedrooms all situated at ground level with a private terrace or balcony. Overlooking the gardens and/or the coffee plantation. Ample and comfortable. The rooms have either a double bed or two single beds with a bathroom & a shower. The family room consists of two interconnected rooms. Each guestroom is fitted with a mosquito net, working desk, balcony, and tea/coffee-making facilities. The main building is situated in the middle of the lodge and consists of a restaurant, lounge, and a large terrace with spectacular views of the extinct Oldeani volcano. Other lodge amenities include; a swimming pool, Massage cabin, Souvenir shop, and barbecue facilities. Activities available from the lodge include; Massages, swimming, Walk around the farm & coffee plantation, Visit ethnic groups, etc.
Farm of Dreams Lodge Karatu, Tanzania
Farm of Dreams Lodge is a 4-star hotel located in the tourist town of Karatu on the Western south Slopes of Ngorongoro Crater at 1,400 feet above sea level. The Lodge sits in a garden of flowers and vegetables. The lodge offers spectacular sweeping views of the hills and is in close distance to the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Eyasi, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Park. Farm of Dreams Lodge consists of 40 Standard Rooms & 8 Family Rooms. The rooms are well-appointed with beautiful views of the gardens from the comfort of the room. All bedrooms have fine linen, thick white towels, mosquito netting, and a fan. The Family Rooms are spacious interconnected rooms suitable for families. Other Lodge amenities include; Restaurant, Lounge Bar, Conference, and Banquet. Farm of Dreams Lodge has a crystal clear swimming pool shaded by the occasional acacia tree. The pool deck has sun beds for relaxation and soaking up the afternoon African sunshine before the evening. Activities available from the lodge include; Swimming, Day trips to Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Eyasi, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire National Park.
Ganako Luxury Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ganako Luxury Lodge is a luxury lodge located at Ganako Hills near Ngorongoro Conservation Area border. The lodge is about 157 kilometers or 2:40 hours drive from Arusha City center and 5 kilometers or 10 minutes drive from Karatu Township. Ganako Luxury Lodge Karatu is an eco-friendly lodge with luxurious 31 Executive Cottages, and 3 Presidential Suites, features a spacious bathroom with Jacuzzi, and a modern fireplace and are designed for quality and convenience with a touch of selected African artworks. From honeymoon journeys, business meetings, conferences, relaxation and fitness, family bonding and adventures, romantic private dinners, weddings, group incentives, celebrations for special occasions to never-ending African safaris, the Ganako Luxury Lodge Karatu leaves nothing to wish for but a memory to be treasured forever! There is a business suite, barbecue facilities, gym, business center, swimming pool, and a bar lounge. Activities available from the lodge include; Visiting a Maasai boma inside the Ngorongoro Crater, hiking to the Endoro River Waterfalls/Elephant Caves inside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area or doing a Mto wa Mbu cultural tour, etc.
Gibbs Farm – Ngorongoro Crater
Gibbs Farm is a luxury lodge located at the heart of Africa's Great Rift Valley, a 25-minute drive from Manyara Airstrip. Ngorongoro Crater is a 1.5-hour drive away. The lodge consists of 17 cottages and 2 farmhouses. The 17 cottages are one-bedroom cottages, twin queen beds or king-sized, and are perfectly located around the farm. The 2 farmhouses are Bustani and Deutsches(2 bedrooms each). The houses are perfectly suited for families and friends traveling together, the farmhouses each sleep up to 4 adults or 2 adults and 4 children. Deutsches is located close to the main farmhouse and is ideal for families with younger children, while Bustani is set back on the farm and offers spectacular views. Other lodge facilities include; Restaurant & Dining Terrace, Refreshments & Bar, Garden Chess, Pool & Terrace & Free Wi-Fi. Activities available at the farm include; Morning Baking Class, Zawadi Boutique, Bird Watching, Coffee Picking, Garden Chess & Desk Building Project. Other activities include; Hiking, Nature walks, and Short safaris to nearby national parks: Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Lake Eyasi.
GilalaHai360 Tented Safari Lodge, Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater
GilalaHai 360 is a tented safari lodge located in Karatu, on top of a hillside overlooking beautiful farms and villages. The location of Tanzania’s Karatu District makes it accessible to some of the world’s most popular wildlife safari destinations including Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and Lake Tarangire. The accommodations offer spacious rooms with seating areas, private bathrooms with Towels, and free toiletries. Each Tent and Lodge contains its outdoor terrace which features some of Karatu’s most amazing views of local farms and villages and even safari destinations such as Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro forest. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. All meals feature innovative recipes from a creative chef, using all fresh natural ingredients. The hotel's kitchen features a farm-to-table theme focusing on fresh natural ingredients, and recipes made from scratch. Several innovative recipes including plant-based, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free alternatives are offered for any guest with any special dietary restrictions. Activities available include; guides to local excursions such as a visit to the Iraqw tribe, a hike in the local area to see waterfalls and the elephant cave, birdwatching, and visiting a coffee plantation.
Green Hills Lodge Karatu - Ngorongoro
Green Hills lodge is uniquely situated within a thickly forested area, one and a half kilometres from Karatu town center and 10 Kilometres to Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority’s main Gate and also lies twenty meters along the main road. The lodge boasts of big and spacious BUNGALOWS nestled within the tree, shrubs and flower gardens equipped with all sorts of comfort amenities for a relaxed body and mind.
High view Hotel Karatu - Tanzania
High view Hotel is a 3-star hotel located at high elevation above Karatu town. The hotel offers a magnificient view over the surrounding hills, local coffee farms and the forests of the Southern Ngorongoro Conservation area. The property is around 3.5 km from Sumawe Complex. High view Hotel is the ideal base for excursion trips to the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park, Lake Eyasi area as well as Longer trips. The hotel has 41 rooms, all tastefully furnished and decorated with king size twin beds, en-suite bathrooms with toilet and hot shower. Meals are served at the restaurant or outside in the gardens in front of the hotel. The kitchen offers a selection of local and continental dishes which are served a la carte or in buffet style. Other hotel facilities include; a spacious lounge, bar, free internet, gardens, Swimming Pool, souvenir shop & cultural shows. Activities at the hotel include; guides to local excursions such as a visit to the Iraqw tribe, a hike in the local area to see waterfalls and the elephant cave, birdwatching, and visiting a coffee plantation.
Highview Coffee Lodge Karatu - Tanzania
Highview Coffee Lodge is located at a high elevation above the town of Karatu. The lodge is situated 140km from Arusha, 10Km Manyara Airstrip and about 45 minutes drive from Arusha Airport.. The lodge has 8 cottages with a spectacular view over the surrounding hills and the local agricultural country-side. Highview Coffee Lodge is modern, comfortable and offers many contemporary amenities, such as a large indoor & outdoor garden, restaurant with the local and continental cuisine, 12 cottages rooms, a lounge with bar, fireplace, entertainment and internet gift shop, spa, massages and a modern swimming pool. Guests will enjoy meals and drinks at the bar and restaurant with the local and continental cuisine. Special dietary menu can be catered for free upon requests. African Theme Bar and Sundowner Cocktails served a wide range of drinks. Bush breakfast at a private site are also available at the property. Activities at the hotel include; guides to local excursions such as a visit to the Iraqw tribe, a hike in the local area to see waterfalls and the elephant cave, birdwatching, and visiting a coffee plantation.
Karatu Simba Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Karatu Simba Lodge is a quiet lodge nestled alongside Ngorongoro Forest, about a 30-minute drive from the gate of Lake Manyara National Park, approximately 4 km off the main road to the entry of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The lodge is situated deep in the farming area of the Karatu district. Accommodation at Karatu Simba Lodge is in individual twin, double or triple cottages or rondavels with canvas walls and solid attached bathroom and shower, tastefully and simply decorated with handmade furniture of African hardwood. The lodge has an outdoor pool, on-site restaurant, bar, safe, campfire area, a dining area, and Free Wireless Internet in Common Areas. The lodge serves continental cuisine with an occasional sample of local dishes. Activities available from the lodge include; Game drives in Lake Manyara National Park, Visiting nearby Ngorongoro Crater, Birding on the lodge grounds, Visit Lake Eyasi, Cultural activities in Karatu, Guided walks to Ngorongoro Forest and elephant caves, Swimming pool at the lodge & Nightly campfire at sundown.
Karatu Tented Lodge Tanzania
Karatu Tented Lodge is located in a strategic situation, in the fault of the Rift Valley, 10 minutes from the town of Karatu, making it ideal to explore easily the Tanzania’s parks and reservations: Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, and Lake Eyasi. The Lodge offers facilities with views of Lake Manyara, the high lands of Ngorongoro fields, and the hills of Africa. The lodge can be reached by both air and road. The nearest airstrip is Lake Manyara. Karatu Tented Lodge has 10 Permanent En Suite Luxury tented rooms Cottages, configured as single, double/twin, and triple rooms. The cottages are built combining African and safari styles. The lodge features; a central restaurant with a fireplace, a bar, excellent service, Free wifi, a Kids' play area, a large garden with a swimming pool, and an outdoor barbecue. Activities available from the lodge include; Game drives with day trips to Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara, Tribes of the zone: Masai, Datoga, and Hazdabe, Bike tours in the area, Lake Manyara and Rift Valley, Local Communities excursions, Night Game Safaris at Lake Manyara, Special Trekking birds, etc.
Kitela Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Kitela Lodge is a small luxurious lodge nestled in the foothills of the Ngorongoro Highlands, with views of a coffee plantation on the east face of the Ngorongoro Crater and a spectacular waterfall. The lodge is 8 km from Karatu town and 151 km from Arusha. By road, the lodge is a 2-hour scenic drive on a tarmac road from Arusha while Flights take approximately 25 minutes. Kitela Lodge consists of 20 chalet-type rooms & a family room. Chalet-type bedrooms are situated at ground level with a private terrace or balcony. Overlooking the gardens and/or coffee plantation. The rooms have a double bed or two single beds, and a bathroom with a bathtub and shower. The family room consists of two rooms with a connecting door. The main building is situated in the middle of the lodge and consists of a restaurant, lounge, and a large terrace with spectacular views of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. There’s an outdoor swimming pool and a restaurant. Activities available from the lodge include; Massages, swimming, Walking around the farm & coffee plantation, visiting ethnic groups, walking in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area escorted by a guide, etc.
Kirurumu Ngorongoro Pakulala Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Kirurumu Ngorongoro Pakulala Camp is a luxury mobile camp located in Ngorongoro Highlands overlooking Ngorongoro Conservancy, Lake Eyasi and the Great Rift Valley Escarpments. The camp has 10 safari tents, each tastefully furnished and fitted with a luggage rack, table chairs mosquito net and solar lighting. There is a dining tent and a campfire area.
Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp is a small tented camp located on the shores of Lake Eyasi, offering stunning views of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.The camp has 7 spacious and en-suite tents, each with a private verandah overlooking the lake and a luggage rack. There is a restaurant, bar and a beautiful swimming pool. Arusha is 4.5 hours drive from the tented camp.
Kudu Lodge and Campsite, Karatu - Ngorongoro Crater
Kudu Lodge and Campsite is a comfortable accommodation situated in Karatu, the heart of the northern Tanzania safari circuit. The lodge is built on eleven acres of rolling countryside, amidst mature trees and gardens, home to myriad birds and a tranquil perfect base for wildlife safaris. Karatu town is a 2-hour drive from Arusha. The nearest airport is Arusha Airport which is 107.4km away. Kudu Lodge offers a wide range of accommodation options (20-Ruaha Rondavels, 2-Tembo Retreats & 10-Serengeti Suites). All the bungalows are well-appointed and free-standing, set among verdant tropical gardens. All bungalows have an en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity, and toilet, desk/writing area, Free WIFI, in-house telephones, Electricity 24 hours, Tea/Coffee making facilities, Safe Boxes, and a private veranda. All beds are outfitted with mosquito nets. Suites feature king-size beds and a lounge with a fireplace. Other lodge facilities include; a bar, a swimming pool, gift shop, A spa, and conference & board rooms. Activities available include; Massages, swimming, walking, etc.
Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Lake Eyasi Safari Lodge is an affordable lodge located on a gentle slope, overlooking the seasonal soda lake and up to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Lake Eyasi valley is a popular destination in the northern Tanzania safari circuit for cultural visits to the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes. The lodge has 16 rooms situated in double cottages located in natural vegetation. Each large en-suite room is furnished with a queen bed or two twin beds with netting, chairs, a writing table, and luggage racks. Lights and hot water are provided by solar power. The main building houses the lounge, dining area, bar, gift shop, and reception. The swimming pool offers a welcome and refreshing respite after a long and dusty safari. The lodge serves delicious and fresh continental cuisine. Meals are oriented to cater to international visitors using fresh vegetables from the local farmers. Free Wi-Fi in is also available in the common areas. Activities from the lodge include; walks to the shores of Lake Eyasi, cultural visits to the Hadzabe hunter-gatherers and the Datoga pastoralists and traditional blacksmiths.
Lake Masek Tented Camp, Ndutu - Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Lake Masek Tented Camp is a luxury tented camp located between the plains of Serengeti National Park and the northern side of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, by the shores of Lake Masek. The camp is located approximately 257 km(5 hours) from Arusha and 63km from the center of Ngorongoro Crater Conservancy, the nearest airport is 67.3km (Seronera Airstrip). Lake Masek Tented Camp has 20 spacious and en-suite tents. Elegant tents built on raised wood platforms with en-suite facilities and an outside shower. Each tent has its private terrace where guests can enjoy the landscape and the surroundings. The family tent consists of two interconnected tents and a shared bathroom and private porch. The main building includes a lounge and dining room with a large terrace overlooking Lake Masek. The premises include an area to relax with comfortable sofas, outdoor and indoor dining, and a swimming pool. In the evening campfire is lit and guests can enjoy a cocktail whilst watching the sun go down. Activities at the camp include; Hot Air balloons, Swimming, Nature Walk, Private Sundowner, Game drives, Bird watching, etc
Lake Ndutu Luxury Tented Lodge – Serengeti National Park
Lake Ndutu Luxury Tented Lodge is a 4 star lodge located in the Ndutu in the southeastern Serengeti plains within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Lodge is aproximately 5 kilometers (15 minutes drive) from Ndutu airstrip, and about 300 Kilometers or 5 hours drive / 1 hour by flight from Arusha town. Lake Ndutu Luxury Tented Lodge has 20 well appointed sleeping tents with a combination of Family Suites and individual Guest Tents offering a top- notch true African safari experience. Each tent has hardwood beds with mosquito nets, Writing desk, chair and desk lamp, In room sofas with a coffee table, Wardrobe, Dressing area, Hair dryer, Safe deposit box, Mini fridge, Ceiling fan, Luggage rack, Mosquito spray & wipes, Hot water, 24 hours electricity, Free Wi-Fi, Private balcony with lounging furniture. There is an in-house restaurant, a bar, lounge area, Curio shop for souvenirs, Evening campfire, Masai Boma and outdoor pool. Activities available from the lodge include; Balloon safaris, Game drives, Nature walk, Sundowner, Bush Lunch/breakfast, Swimming, and romantic candle lit dinners.
Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is a safari accommodation facility located in an ancient acacia forest on the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. The camp is located next to the quiet Lemala crater access road on the eastern side, a key advantage of staying at Lemala Ngorongoro is the quick and easy drive down onto the crater floor. The nearest airstrip is Manyara, just a 75-minute drive away. Lemala Ngorongoro has 9 spacious tents that are positioned carefully to provide privacy and with minimal impact on the pristine forest environment. They accommodate two queen-size beds, and as it can get cool on the Ngorongoro Crater rim at night, little luxuries like warm winter-weight duvets, hot water bottles, and gas heaters ensure a cozy night’s sleep. The roomy en-suite bathrooms contain a dressing area, a flush toilet, and a large safari-style shower. The mess tent is beautifully furnished with grand sofas, lamps, bookshelves, and corner cabinets in old wood, chests, and rugs. In the evening, guests can gather around the campfire. Activities available include; Bush dinners and sundowner cocktails, Game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area, etc.
Lions Paw Ngorongoro – Ngorongoro
Lions Paw Ngorongoro is located in Ngorongoro, 18 km from Ngorongoro Crater, around 25 km from Lake Magadi, the property is also 5 km away from Irkeepusi Cultural. Lions Paw Ngorongoro provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Village and offers free WiFi. At the hotel every room is fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.
Masek Under Canvas Tented Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Masek Under Canvas Tented Camp is a luxurious camp nestled between Southern Serengeti and Central prime wildlife areas. The camp has 20 en-suite tents, each fitted with a mosquito net, seating area, work desk and a verandah. There is a lounge tent, library and an on-site restaurant. Activities offered are sun-downers, balloon safaris and bush breakfasts.
Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge is located in Northern Tanzania, at the foot of the Ol Donyoi Lengai volcano, next to the village of Engaresero. The lodge is ideally situated next to Lake Natron, close to the "Natron Gate", in the vast plain of the Rift Valley surrounded by majestic volcanoes. Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge is approximately 6 hours drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport and 5 hours from the city. The lodge has a private bathroom with a shower and hot water, a solar fan, a private terrace, and a breathtaking view of the Ol Donyoi Lengai volcano. Other lodge facilities include; a Campsite, a Swimming pool, a Restaurant, and free WiFi. Activities at the lodge include; Lake Natron Shores, Engaresero Falls, Trek To The Escarpment Of Leparekashi, Ol Doinyo Lengai Volcano Ascent, Trek To The Upper Waterfalls Of Engaresero River, Explore The East Part Of The Lake, Traditional Maasai Village Experience, Maasai Barbecue, One Night In A Maasai Boma, Safaris Camping Or Lodge & Experience Some Daily Activities Of The Maasais.
Marera Valley Lodge, Karatu – Ngorongoro
Marera Valley Lodge is a mid-range accommodation facility located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater, close to the village of Rhotia. Convenient to the main road, this elegant lodge has stunning views over the valley to the hills beyond. The lodge has 28 spacious cottages with private deck. Each room has coffee/tea making facilities, mosquito nets, large comfortable beds (family and interconnecting rooms are available), a fireplace, sitting area, writing desk, ample wardrobe and luggage space plus a private verandah. All en-suite bathrooms are complete with amenities such as shower gel, shampoo and conditioner, and plenty of fluffy towels. The large main building has plenty of indoor and outdoor seating areas with views of the pool and the beautiful nearby hills. Enjoy a drink or an alfresco lunch on the spacious verandah overlooking the pool. Relax in the bar and lounge area with a cozy fire in the cooler months. Other amenities include; Swimming pool, a dining room, gift shop, a Spa, and Wi-Fi in the common area.
Ndutu Safari Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ndutu Safari Lodge is a 4-star lodge situated in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, the southeastern part of the Serengeti. The Lodge nestles unobtrusively under a canopy of giant acacias looking towards a soda lake, Lake Ndutu. By Air, it's approximately a 50 minutes flight from Arusha Airport to Ndutu Airstrip which is just 1 km from Lodge. Ndutu Safari Lodge has 34 spacious and en-suite cottages, each fitted with a mosquito net, dressing table, wardrobe, and a verandah that faces Lake Ndutu. The cottages are made from local materials and offer comfortable accommodation. There is a campfire, gift shop, restaurant, and bar. The Lodge offers a superb base in which to explore the range of habitats that lie within easy reach, this includes swamps, woodlands, soda lakes, and the world-famous Serengeti short grass plains. Activities available from Ndutu Safari Lodge include; Game Drives and wildlife viewing, Photographic Safari, Cultural Visit, Enjoy Picnic Lunch, Visiting Tanzania’s Last Bushmen, Nature and Crater View Walks, Birdwatching, Hiking, visiting Olduvai Gorge, etc.
Ndutu Wilderness Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Ndutu Wilderness Camp is a comfortable tented camp located in the heart of Ndutu plains, on the Serengeti ecosystem. Arusha Airport is approximately 248 km (6-hour drive) from the premises. Nestled under shady trees on a private site. The camp comprises of 12 spacious tents, featuring solar lighting, and en-suite bush shower facilities. Ndutu Wilderness Camp is known for its warm service and homely food, meals are often served al fresco under starry African skies. The central lounge/ bar area is a great place to catch up with fellow guests, with a campfire completing that close-to-nature safari ambiance. You’ll spot plenty of predators here: lion, cheetah, leopard, serval, African wildcat, caracal as well as a striped and spotted hyena. The diverse ecosystems in this area, from woodlands to plains and soda lakes, make it a unique place for bird-watching. This is the perfect place to be to witness the annual wildebeest calving spectacle. Activities available from the Camp Include; Bush dinners and sundowner cocktails, Game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area, Lake Manyara safaris, Olduvai Gorge visit, Coffee farm tours & Maasai cultural experiences.
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge is a 5 star lodge set in 50 acres in Ngorongoro volcanic landscape,20 minutes' drive from Ngorongoro Crater and a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate. This all-inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with a fireplace, a restaurant, a bar, and conference facilities. Each luxury suite features a spacious viewing terrace and an open fireplace. It has a living room with a sofa and dining area. The formal dining room features an outdoor terrace and offers a healthy option buffet and à la carte for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Enjoy the African sun on the sundeck or cool off in the pool. Relax and enjoy your favorite drink or cocktail in the Zebra Bar. There is also a Spa, library, drugstore, and safari boutique. Activities available at Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge include; Bush dinners and sundowner cocktails, Game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area, Lake Manyara safaris, Olduvai Gorge visit, Coffee farm tours & Maasai cultural experiences
Ngorongoro coffee Lodge – Ngorongoro
Ngorongoro Coffee Lodge is a luxurious lodge nestled up against the Ngorongoro Forest Reserve offering stunning views over a working coffee plantation onto the forest. The lodge is located between the villages of Rhotia and Karatu on the northern Tanzania safari circuit. The lodge consists of twenty-six cottages, including three two-room family suites, comprise spacious accommodation with hand-crafted furniture, a private verandah, fireplace, indoor and outdoor shower, and a ‘slipper’ bathtub. Each room has two large beds, a seating area, a writing desk, and a chair plus ample closet space. An expansive common area houses reception, lounge, bar, and dining room complete with complimentary wi-fi. A large veranda overlooks the swimming pool, spa, and guest rooms; a perfect space for enjoying afternoon tea or evening cocktails. There is a small gift shop as well. Activities available from the lodge include; Shop in town, village Visits, Visit a brickmaker, cultural tour, visit a coffee plantation, Birding in the garden, Hike in the Ngorongoro Forest, Visit Lake Manyara National Park, trip to Ngorongoro Crater etc.
Ngorongoro Farm House – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Farm House is a small and exclusive hotel situated on a 500-acre coffee plantation, 4 km from Ngorongoro Lolduare gate. The hotel is 150 km, approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes from Arusha by road while flights take approximately 25 minutes. Ngorongoro Farm House offers accommodation for approximately 100 guests in 52 spacious rooms and suites. Built using local materials the cottages are comfortably furnished with twin or double beds, a sofa, coffee tables, a large dressing area with an en suite shower, and a balcony. The suite has 2-bedroomed interconnecting rooms (with one double and triple room) available and is mostly recommended for families. The main building is situated in the middle of the lodge and consists of a restaurant, lounge, and a large terrace with spectacular views of the Oldeani extinct volcano. There’s an outdoor swimming pool. The restaurant offers market-style dishes with locally grown produce on the farm. Activities available from the lodge include; Massages, swimming, Walking around the farm & coffee plantation, visiting ethnic groups, walking in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area escorted by a guide, etc.
Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge is a luxury lodge centrally situated on the northern Safari Circuit in Tanzania, close to Lake Manyara National Park and the gate to Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge is situated in Ayalbe village, Karatu, 130km from Arusha and 4.4 km from the main road. Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge has 12 en-suite tent situated under a canopy of acacia and other indigenous trees and connected by a wooden walkway. Some tents come with an outdoor shower as well as an indoor one. Triples are possible and family tents are also available. Each tent has a spacious veranda where you can relax and enjoy the view of the Ngorongoro Forest, listening to the sounds of birds flitting through the trees. Comfortably furnished with double or twin beds, crisp linen and warm blankets for our cool nights. Other Lodge amenities include; Dining room and lounge, Jacuzzi, Rooftop lounge, Free Wi-fi, Swimming Pool, Firepit & Modem Bar. Activities available include; swimming, hiking/walking, visit Tarangire National Park, cultural visits, Guided Nature walk, Tour Programme (Bushmen –Lake Eyasi), Bicycle Tour at Mto wa Mbu Village etc.
Ngorongoro Kuhama Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Kuhama Camp is a tented safari accommodation located at Lemala Extra private campsite on the eastern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, a few hundred meters off the Lemala descent and ascent route into/out of the crater floor. It takes hardly 15 minutes of driving to get onto the crater floor from the camp. The Kuhama Ngorongoro has a total of 16 guest tents provided in spacious walk-in tents with wooden floors, twin beds made of fine tropical wood, bedside tables, mattresses, blankets, bed sheets, and pillows. The tents are big and can accommodate triple beds. Each accommodation tent has a verandah with two safari chairs and a safari table. The en-suite washroom facilities are set on the far end of the guest tent, offering a hand washbasin, a safari bucket shower, and a flush toilet. This is an eco-friendly camp fully powered by solar energy. Other amenities available include; a mess tent and a campfire. Activities available from the camp include; Balloon safaris, Game drives, Nature walks, Sundowner, Bush Lunch/breakfast, and romantic candle-lit dinners.
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge is a five-star colonial lodge situated close to the Ngorongoro Conservation area with spectacular views of Oldeani Mountain and Ngorongoro Crater Rim. The lodge is elevated with 360-degree views that extend to Lake Eyasi and Lake Manyara. Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge is located 130km from Arusha, 9km from Ngorongoro Gate, 54km from Mto wa Mbu Village & 43km from Lake Manyara Airport. The lodge has 50 Deluxe rooms and the Livingstone Suite has infinite views of the surrounding area. All rooms are tastefully decorated with all the amenities one would expect in a 5-star luxury lodge. The spectacular stone main house has all the luxuries including the main lounge, grand central hallway, dining room, spa, boutique, conference room, media (TV) room, outside fireplace, rim flow pool, billiards room, internet café, and children's activity room. The Lodge provides food and beverage options at Crater Restaurant & Explorers Bar. Activities available from the Lodge include; Bird Watching, a Nature Walk, Game drives, Cultural Dances, Swahili Lessons, Cycling, Swimming & Sundowner.
Ngorongoro Safari Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania
Ngorongoro Safari Lodge is a comfortable luxury tented camp located in the south of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, approximately 50km south-west of karatu Town. The camp is 140 Km from Arusha (2 – 3 Hours’ Drive). By air the camp is a 45 minutes flight from Arusha Airport to Lake Manyara Airstrip then a road transfer from Manyara Airstrip is 10km from the Camp. The Lodge is composed of 10 comfortable luxury tents to accommodate 2 guest each, as well as large dining and reception area. Dining and Bar Activities Include; Multi-Cuisine Restaurant, African Theme Bar, Special dietary requests catered for (e.g. Vegetarian, Kosher, Gluten. free) with advance notification, Sundowner Cocktails, Bush breakfast at a private site, and Bush Barbecue lunch and Dinner. Other Camp Facilities include; Cold/Hot Towel, Telephone Service, free Wi-Fi, a Gift shop, and a Swimming Pool. Activities at Ngorongoro Safari Lodge include: A Bushmen tour, Bird Watching, a Nature Walk, Acrobatic Shows, Game drives, Cultural Dances, Swimming & Sundowner.balloon safaris in the Ngorongoro Crater on request, as well as excursions around the area for the yearly migration of wildebeests.
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge is a 4 star lodge located in the Ngorongoro conservation Area, 180 kilometers from Arusha. Transfers by road from Arusha take approximately 4 hours or a 40 minute flight from Arusha Airport to the Ngorongoro airstrip. There are 74 guest rooms and one suite(Kimba Suite) at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge blending the almost indescribable beauty and magnitude of the Ngorongoro Crater with unparalleled standards for comfort and service. Interiors feature brass lamps, embossed leather headboards, wildwood mirrors, Maasai carvings and stylised cave paintings. General room amenities include; Free Wi-Fi, Coffee/tea making station, Mineral water, Bathrobe and slippers, Safe deposit box, Hair dryer, Eco Boutique bath amenities, Private balcony, and Telephone. There is an on-site restaurant, bar, outdoor pool, massage deck and meeting facilities. Enjoy a wide range of activities, from game drives on the Crater plains to guided nature walks, bush dining experiences, Sundowners On The Crater Rim, The Crater Breakfast & Lunch, visits to Maasai villages and cattle markets, etc.
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is a 4-star lodge located at the highest point on the Ngorongoro crater’s entire rim, 0.5 km above the crater floor. The Lodge is 220km from Arusha & 114.9 km from Arusha Airport. Facing the always magnificent sunsets to the west, and located at the highest point on Ngorongoro crater’s entire rim, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge stands well over half a kilometer above the crater floor and offers unparalleled views across this enormous caldera. The lodge has 97 rooms (including 5 interconnecting rooms & 1 wheelchair-accessible room). All rooms are equipped with amenities to ensure maximum comfort during your stay with us. In-Room Amenities at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge include; In-room safe deposit box, Hairdryers, a Private deck/veranda, En-suite bathrooms, Minibar & WiFi. There is an on-site bar, restaurant, swimming pool, 1 conference room accommodating 80 people, theatre style, Laundry services, Gift shop, Babysitting, and barbecue facilities. Activities at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge include; Game drives within the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area, Empakaai Crater visit Maasai cultural visits, Sundowner drinks, and bush dining.
Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp - Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Tortilis is a tented safari accommodation under a forest canopy at the end of a valley. A magical place of dappled light, surrounded by the lushest green vegetation, and buzzing with the energy of this high-altitude wonderland. The camp is approximately Just 13km away from the Ngorongoro crater rim. The camp consists of 10 spacious tents with comfortable rooms, each equipped with private ensuite facilities. The views from this camp are excellent, with 24 hours electricity using solar power. At Ngorongoro Tortilis Camp, you will enjoy an unforgettable, unparalleled ambiance, a sense of being ‘right there in the heart of Mother Nature. Relax and reflect on the excitement of the day; dine and sleep beneath African skies, and enjoy a truly unforgettable safari camp experience. The tortilis tree spreads its branches like an umbrella, offering shelter – an appropriate name for a camp where you will find every available comfort, together with the warmest of welcomes. Activities available from the camp include; game drives, banquets on the Crater floor, hiking, wine tasting, lion learnings, cultural visits, walks & hikes, etc.
Ngorongoro Villa & Restaurant – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Villa & Restaurant is a 3 star hotel located 0.7 km from Karatu town, 180 km west of Arusha. The hotel features 10 guestrooms, each fitted with mosquito net, satellite TV, work desk and tea/coffee making facilities. There is an on-site restaurant, bar, fully equipped kitchen, library and barbecue facilities. Arusha Airport is 107.7km away.
Ngorongoro Wild Camp Tanzania – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Wild Camp is a permanent camp located in the South of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Approx. 50 km south – west of Karatu Town.The camp is 190 Kilometers from Arusha (3 – 4 Hours’ Drive) away. By air the camp is a 45 minutes flight from Arusha Airport to Lake Manyara Airstrip then a 45 km road transfer to the Camp. The Mobile Camp is composed of 20 comfortable luxury tents and 6 cottages to accommodate 2 guests each, as well as a large dining and reception area. Each tent has a self-contained shower and toilet; 2 king-size beds, a reading table, garden chairs, verandah & mosquito nets. Dining and Bar Activities Include; Multi-Cuisine Restaurant, African Theme Bar, Special dietary requests catered for (e.g. Vegetarian, Kosher, Gluten. free) with advance notification, Sundowner Cocktails, Bush breakfast at a private site, and Bush Barbecue lunch and Dinner. A Gift shop, and a Swimming Pool are also available. Activities available from the camp include; Bushmen tour, Bird Watching, Nature Walk, Acrobatic Shows, Game Drive and Cultural Dances.
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is a 2-star lodge nestled in the Ngorongoro Crater rim, 30 km from Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Lodge is strategically perched on the rim of this 'Garden of Eden', affording unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor, 7,500 feet above sea level. Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge has 80 spacious guestrooms, all of them affording fabulous views over the crater. Exquisitely decorated, offering a serene atmosphere of elegance, the modern rooms are all ensuite, with central heating systems and mosquito netting over the air vents. The rooms include twin rooms, double rooms (with one double bed), one Presidential suite, and three Junior suites. There are also interconnecting rooms, specially designed for families. The Presidential suite has been host to world-renowned personalities who have enjoyed the magical experience of wildlife from the top location that Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge enjoys, being the first Lodge built on the Ngorongoro Crater. Other lodge facilities include; A restaurant, bar, meeting facilities, and a library. Activities available include; Spectacular wildlife watching, Photographic safaris, Game drives, Walks along the edge of the crater toward Lake Eyasi, etc
Olduvai Camp – Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Olduvai Camp is a cozy tented camp located in the heart of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, at the southern edge of Serengeti National Park. The lodge has 17 tents, built around a Kopje. Each tent is en-suite and is tastefully fitted with a terrace with safari chairs. There is a restaurant and bar. Activities offered include sunset walk, game drives and visit Olduvai Gorge Museum.
Olea Africana Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Olea Africana Lodge is a boutique hotel nestled in a beautiful garden in Karatu -Rhotia Area, 4.3 km from Karatu town. The hotel features 10 en-suite guestrooms, each fitted with a private veranda, fireplace and a seating area. There is an outdoor pool, swimming pool, and barbecue facilities, on-site restaurant and bar. Arusha Airport is 104.1 km away.
Pembeni Rhotia, Karatu – Ngorongoro
Pembeni Rhotia is a tented safari accommodation located in Karatu, on the apron of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, 6 km from Sumawe Complex and 5 km from Supermarket Alley. The camp is located in a beautiful landscape that is home to abundant wildlife. The camp is in the perfect base that gives easy access to the Ngorongoro crater, Lake Manyara, Tarangire, and the mid-point of Serengeti. Pembeni Rhotia camp lodge consists of over 15 spacious and comfortable tents with a permanent base, canvas walls, and ceiling overlooking the beautiful landscape that is built in traditional African style with comfortability. All the fifteen rooms are tastefully furnished, and yield views of a dense conservation area from the shelter of fertile foliage. Spacious and cozy, with breath-taking views of the garden, the rooms are suited for single, double, or triple occupancy. The restaurant come lounge is equipped with games, books, and WI-fi. The chefs offer a variety of continental and African cuisines. Activities available from the lodge include; Game viewing at the crater and Lake Eyasi, Cultural visits, Hiking, Crater Rim Nature walks, Bird watching, Visiting archaeological like the Olduvai gorge museum, etc.
Rhino Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Rhino Lodge Originally the home of Ngorongoro’s first conservator is located on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater rim, 3 hours from Arusha town. From Arusha, Rhino is the first lodge after entering the Ngorongoro Conservation Area through the Loduare Gate. The lodge has 24 en-suite guestrooms, each fitted with a safe, veranda, and seating area. Stretching out in two L-shaped rows from the main area are 24 semi-detached rooms set around a central courtyard. Outside each room is a long wooden deck overlooking a stretch of high montane forest. Bright Maasai blankets add a splash of color to the whitewashed walls. To freshen up after a long day in the crater, each room has a compact en-suite bathroom with a hot water shower. You will also be supplied with hot water bottles that can be filled to keep the cold at bay. There is an on-site bar, dining room, and shared lounge. Activities available from the lodge include; Bird Watching, a Nature Walk, Game drives, Cultural Dances, Swahili Lessons, Cycling, Swimming & Sundowner.
Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge and Children's Home – Ngorongoro Crater
Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge is an African-style built lodge located in Rhotia Valley, offering views of the Ngorongoro Forest, 8.4 km(15 minutes) drive from Karatu town. Arusha Airport is 102.5 km away. The lodge is situated on the top of a hill next to Karatu and just on the boundary of Ngorongoro Forest. Rhotia Valley Tented Lodge has 15 tented rooms. Each of the comfortable tented houses has its veranda with a splendid view of the Ngorongoro Conservational Area and Lake Manyara. Wake up every morning to the sounds of nature, without renouncing luxury. The tented rooms provide premium comfort with a king-sized bed, an en-suite bathroom with hot water, housekeeping services, and a mosquito net. There is a swimming pool and barbecue facilities. An on-site restaurant, bar, and banqueting facilities. While Rhotia Valley is the perfect place to come home to after a nice day of safari, you can also choose to spend a day or two in the surroundings of the lodge. Activities available include; Cultural Walk, Hiking, Lunch, At The Coffee Corner, Visit At The Children’s Home & Visit Schools.
Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp – Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania
Sanctuary Ngorongoro Crater Camp is a luxury safari-tented camp located in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, in the Ngorongoro Crater rim valley, in close proximity to the access road leading onto the crater floor. The area is home to a large assortment of animals including zebras, rhinos, buffalo, warthog, wildebeest, hippo, and elephants; and an amazing population of predators - lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs, and the elusive leopard. The camp is accessible by road and air from Arusha into Manyara Airstrip. The camp offers ten classic safari tents - each with its own en-suite bathroom. The tents also feature hairdryers and plug points and a small sitting area in front of each of the tents. The main common areas include a dining area, bar area, and lounge area as well as comfortable sofas placed in specially-selected locations around the camp. Dining is buffet-style. Activities available include; Game drives conducted in the early morning and late afternoon in the Ngorongoro crater & on the rim, cultural activities in a nearby Masai village, etc
TanzanIce Farm Lodge, Karatu – Ngorongoro
TanzaNice Farm is located on a 15-acre operational farm, 12 km from the Lodoare Gate into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The facility offers accommodation within 4 km of the town of Karatu. Each unit is equipped with a bathroom fitted with a shower, Bed linen, free WiFi and free secure parking on site. TanzaNice Farm guests are able to observe and participate in the farm's activities, or relax on the terrace offering views of the garden and sunset.
Tloma Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Tloma Lodge is a 3-star lodge located on the foothills of the highlands of Ngorongoro, on the outskirts of Karatu village. The excellent location of Tloma on the top of a valley offers fantastic views over a coffee plantation and the walls of the Ngorongoro cráter which can be enjoyed from the private terraces of the rooms. The lodge is 143km, approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes from Arusha by road while flights take approximately 25 minutes. Tloma Lodge is a small and exclusive lodge with 24 small cottages built in colonial style and 12 rooms overlooking the garden in the main building. The design of the entire complex looks to create an atmosphere evoking the colonial plantations and farms described in many books and films. All guestrooms are en-suite and fitted with a veranda and mosquito net. There is a massage deck, spa, swimming pool, on-site restaurant, and a Souvenir shop. Activities available from the lodge include; Massages, swimming, Walking around the farm & coffee plantation, visiting ethnic groups, walking in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area escorted by a guide, etc.
TNS Ngorongoro Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
TNS Ngorongoro Lodge Tanzania
The Castle at Ngorongoro – Ngorongoro Crater
The Castle at Ngorongoro is ideally situated in Karatu on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater Forest. The nearest airport is Arusha Airport approximately 107.9km away. The Castle is Tanzania’s newest and most exclusive safari lodge. An environmentally aware and eco-friendly accommodation this luxurious solar-powered lodge offers the discerning visitor the perfect combination of privacy, luxury, and traditional hospitality. With only six king-sized rooms tranquility is guaranteed. Wake up to the song of birds announcing new dawn amidst the cool highland air. Look over a carpet of green reaching out to the dense forest below, stretching as far as the eye can see. Here elephants have followed migratory paths for hundreds and thousands of years. Other lodge facilities include; Wi-fi, Lounge, a Bar/Cocktail lounge, Liquors, a Bonfire, a Barbecue area, and a restaurant. Activities available from the lodge include; hiking, game safaris, coffee tours, bird watching, culture tours and so much more.
The Flamingo Safari Lodge and Campsite – Ngorongoro Crater
The Flamingo Safari Lodge and Campsite is a cozy accommodation located in Karatu, 20 km from Ngorongoro Crater and 140 km from Arusha town. The lodge has 76 en-suite guestrooms and 2 campsites. Each guestroom is fitted with mosquito net, work desk, fan and telephone. There is an on-site restaurant, bar, meeting facilities, spa and outdoor swimming pool.
The Highlands Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
The Highlands Ngorongoro Camp has been regularly voted one of the best hotels in the world; Located within the Ngorongoro Conservation area. The eight domed suites at The Highlands are made of canvas and glass and are surrounded by lush vegetation. Through the floor-to-canvas-ceiling bay windows, magnificent views can be enjoyed in the surroundings. En-suite bathrooms feature hot running water, as well as showers and flushing toilets. For the cold winter evenings, guests may make use of wood-burning stoves. Keeping with the exquisite attention to detail paid throughout the design and construction of The Highlands, the open-air breakfast deck has been perfectly positioned to make the most of the view, while the bar and fire pit overlook the sunset. There is one family tent with room for kids and one special honeymoon tent with a hot tub. There is a huge range of activities available from The Highlands camp. Choose from exploring the Ngorongoro Crater or climbing the Olmoti volcano, to game drives, cultural visits, and excursions to see the pink flamingos congregating on the Empakaai Crater Lake.
The Manor at Ngorongoro – Ngorongoro Crater
Manor at Ngorongoro is reminiscent of an elegant, up country farm home in the Cape Dutch style of architecture. Located 160 Kilometers from Arusha.The accommodation consists of 20 luxury cottages. Each Manor Cottage Suite has its own private entrance, and adjoining private sun terrace. A double open-fronted log-burning fireplace divides a room interior that mirrors the traditional Cape Dutch architecture. The ensuite bath and shower room possesses a Victorian-style claw-footed bath, as well as twin vanity basins and a large ‘rainfall’ shower. There is 1 three-bedroom family cottage (The Stable Cottage) which has a separate entrance to each bedroom & deck and can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children. The Manor at Ngorongoro has a mouthwatering menu of intercontinental and African cuisine which is served in the dining conservatory or formal dining room. Guests can enjoy an array of activities such as lunch on the Ngorongoro Crater Floor, a game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park, and horse riding around the 1500-acre coffee estate.
The Octagon Safari Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
The Octagon Safari Lodge is a 3-star lodge located between Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area, 20-minute drive from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area gate. The lodge consists of traditionally designed en-suite chalets, rooms, family rooms, and two-bedroom cottages that have their charm and character to offer guests a unique and comfortable experience. These units are ideal for couples, families, friends, and campers due to the location. While the rooms are situated in the gardens, guests are still free to traverse to the main lodge to enjoy the multitude of facilities available. The lodge offers exceptional dining with an air of charm. Enjoy your evenings at our Irish bar which is unique to Tanzania, and one of the only Irish bars in Africa. Refreshing cocktails and tropical sundowners are the order of the day, the bar is tastefully decorated with African style and charm and well stocked with a full selection of local and international beers, wines, and spirits. Activities at the lodge include; Cultural Walk, Hiking, Cultural Dances, a Nature Walk, Lunch, Bird Watching, game drives, etc.
The Plantation Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
The Plantation Lodge is a 4 star lodge located in Karatu region, a stone's throw from the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Lake Manyara national park.All the guestrooms in the lodge are ensuite and are fitted with a veranda.There is an on-site restaurant, bar, swimming pool and massage deck. Ngorongoro crater rim is an hours' drive away.
The Retreat at Ngorongoro – Ngorongoro Crater
The Retreat at Ngorongoro is a 3-star hotel located in Karatu, Tioma area, overlooking the Ngorongoro forest. The Retreat is strategically located near the 8th wonder of the world, the world Famous Ngorongoro Crater. Nearby also lies the Lake Manyara National park, Lake Eyasi, and The Endoro falls & elephant caves. Ngorongoro Crater is near the hotel. The hotel consists of 21 Twin cottages, 6 double cottages, 4 Interconnected Cottages, and 2 bedroom Villa. Room Facilities include; Digital Safe, Coffee Making Facility, Fire Place, Hair Dryer, Ensuite Bathroom, Private Deck, Reading Lights, Free Wi-Fi, Mosquito Net, and Door / Window screens. Baby cots/sofa beds can be arranged. There is an on-site restaurant, bar, gym, spa, outdoor pool, and banqueting facilities. Solar panels are used to heat water at the Lodge. Activities offered at the lodge range from Day trips to the national parks, walking safaris and mountain biking to Quad biking, cultural visits to the local Iraqw tribe, and tree planting.
Tindiga Tented Camp – Ngorongoro Crater
Tindiga Tented Camp is a beautiful and small traditional camp, ideally situated only 1,5 kilometers from the stunning Lake Eyasi, a seasonal salt water lake that almost completely dries up in the dry season. The Camp is situated on a hill overlooking the shrubland of the Eyasi Ecosystem, with Mount Masumbuku in the west and the hills of the Ngorongoro area in the north, offering some beautiful views. This great landscape is home to the indigenous bushman, the Hadzabe, and the nomadic Datoga tribe. Kuro Airstrip is 120.2 km away. The camp has 10 traditional-style canvas tents, with en-suite bathroom, private veranda, Bathroom with shower, flush toilet, wash hand basin, soap, towels and bottled water. The camps rustic dining room/restaurant are built by local Datoga women, reflecting their culture and lifestyle. Staying at Tindiga Tented Camp offers a unique and ultimate “Africa experience.” Activities available from Tindiga Tented Camp include; hunting with the Lake Eyasi Bushmen, visit their base and get to know the unique Hadzabe culture and lifestyle, walking safaris to Lake Eyasi, Bird watching etc.
Umali Lodge – Ngorongoro Crater
Umali Lodge is a pocket-friendly lodge located at the edge of the Great Rift Valley, close to the entrance gate of Ngorongoro Crater. Arusha National Park is 3 hours drive from the premises, and 2.4km from the center of Karatu. The nearest airport, Arusha Airport IS 110.5km from the lodge. Umali Lodge has 13 en-suite guestrooms, clean, comfortable, and self-contained. Each unit has a king-sized bed with a closet, desk, bathroom, private bathtub, and hot solar shower. Each room has a patio for reading, relaxing, enjoying the view, or watching birds. An electric outlet on each patio enables you to sit with your computer while you enjoy a cup of coffee or tea. Meals and drinks are served at the onsite restaurant and bar. Barbecue and a special diet menu can be arranged upon request. Complimentary breakfast is also served to the guests. Activities available from the lodge include; Walking around the farm & coffee plantation, and visits to the nearby parks. Umali Lodge is located amidst Iraqw people; there is evidence of their culture all around the compound.