Octagon Safari Lodge Karatu Tanzania

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Octagon Safari Lodge Karatu Tanzania

Octagon Safari Lodge is a small and private lodge located twenty minutes from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Gate in Tanzania. The Lodge is situated amidst colorful and exotic gardens and provides a perfect base for anybody visiting the northern parks of Tarangire, Lake Manyara, or Ngorongoro.

Octagon Safari Lodge is located 1 kilometer after the small town of Karatu between Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. The lodge is approximately a two-hour drive from Arusha (140 kilometers) and a three-hour drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport (190 kilometers).

Octagon Safari Lodge Karatu Tanzania

Octagon Safari Lodge is a family-run establishment that has been operating since 2005. It is owned by Irishman Rory Egan and his Tanzanian wife Pamela Lupembe Egan. Octagon Safari Lodge accommodation consists of twelve chalets and two stone cottages. Most of the chalets are arranged as twin beds while some are also arranged as double rooms with queen-sized four-poster beds.

The cottages are oriented for families or groups of friends who wish to share and each cottage contains a queen size bed with two additional single beds. Every effort has been made to ensure your personal comfort while at the same time we are environmentally conscious and the buildings have been planned with a strong emphasis on harmonizing the structures with the surrounding vegetation.

Octagon Safari Lodge rooms contain an en suite bathroom with a shower. The beds are extra large with four poster draping nets for protection against insects. Each room also has its own private veranda outside where guests can sit out and enjoy the sun, read a book or even write a postcard.

Activities available from Octagon Safari Lodge include; Cultural Walk, Hiking, Cultural Dances, a Nature Walk, Lunch, Bird Watching, Game drives, etc.

Octagon Safari Lodge Karatu Tanzania Accommodation Rates

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Holiday Supplement subject to confirmation of 20 US Dollars per room
* Two Bedroom Suite With Tv & Kitchenette + 10 US Dollars Supplement Per Person


* Lunch – 15 US Dollars Per Person
* Dinner – 20 US Dollars Per Person
* Breakfast – 10 US Dollars Per Person

Child Rate:

* Children 0-2 are free
* Children 12 years and over are regarded as adult
* Children occupying their own room are charged at 75 percent of the room rate
* Children aged 3-11 years are half price when sharing a room with their parents

Accommodation Rates Exclude:

* Flights
* Drinks
Park Fees
Create fees
Game drive
Alcoholic drinks
* Gratuities/ Tips
* Domestic Flights
Excursions from the lodge
* Medical/ Travel insurance
* Items of a personal nature
Transfer to and from the Lodge
Medical evacuation and flying doctor insurance

Octagon Safari Lodge Activities

Safaris to National Parks & Game Reserves from Octagon Safari Lodge

Octagon Safari Lodge is ideally situated within driving distance of these game viewing areas and the principal parks in the northern circuit of Tanzania are Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire, and Serengeti.

Octagon Safari Lodge provides the perfect base to explore these key attractions. Each park in Northern Tanzania has its uniquely individual attractions so please contact African Spice Safaris if you would like detailed information or guidance on how to plan your ultimate safari.

We are happy to suggest sample itineraries that we can customize to your personal timetable and desired expenditure.

Octagon Safari Lodge Walking Safaris

Octagon Safari Lodge Walking Safaris are very popular and provide a pleasant opportunity to take a break from game viewing and experience the exceptional beauty of the landscape from a different vantage point.

Octagon Safari Lodge has qualified rangers and guides who are happy to take you into the forest of Ngorongoro where you will see the brilliantly varied vegetation of this exceptional area and you can learn all about the animals, insects, and ecology of the forest.

Octagon Safari Lodge Cultural tours

Octagon Safari Lodge Cultural tours are a terrific way to learn more about the people, crafts, and traditions of the people of Tanzania. The lodge has a number of guides with expert knowledge from different tribes and they are very happy to offer excursions to the willing visitor who would like to learn a little more about this fascinating and varied country.

Octagon Safari Lodge Mountain Biking

Octagon Safari Lodge Mountain biking is a lovely way to explore the countryside and take a little fresh air during your holidays.

The rolling hills and farmlands surrounding the Octagon Safari Lodge provide the perfect backdrop for some idyllic cycling and the lodge can tailor the course and the routes to suit your requirements whether it be a gentle roll through the wilderness or a tough ride to push you to your limits.

Octagon Safari Lodge Animal and Bird Watching Safaris

The game viewing in Tanzania is possibly the best anywhere in the world. Visitors can expect to see the elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard, buffalo, and even the odd elusive rhino!

Bird life is particularly abundant also with literally hundreds of species of birds of exceptional beauty and color to be found within a small distance from the lodge.

Octagon Safari Lodge | Karatu Tanzania

Booking & Reservations Octagon Safari Lodge Karatu Tanzania Contact

Mobile: + 254-721-242-711
WhatsApp: +254-721-242-711
Reservations: +254 718-179-967
Email: info@africanspicesafaris.com
Website: https://africanspicesafaris.com

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