Entamanu Ngorongoro in northern Tanzania promises to be a wilderness haven for our discerning guests who desire an exceptional bush holiday accommodation for exploring Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge features 6 rooms perched perfectly along the northwestern rim of the crater, an area that is set away from other mass lodges along the rim. The rooms are constructed of steel frames and specially-designed panels to allow for minimal environmental impact. Corrugated siding and roofs allow for gathering rainwater for the camp. Power is provider by generator. My price Africa safaris adventures guests will simply relax among st one of Africa’s most pristine and breathtaking safari destinations. A private verandah surrounds your guest room giving you views of the crater floor to the front and the mating plains of southern Serengeti to the back. The interiors feature Eco-friendly gas-powered stoves for heating during the chilly nights, and the guest rooms are also well-insulated to keep you cozy as you slumber. The en suite bathroom features hot and cold running water, flush toilets, wash basin and shower. Two of the guest rooms are designed with mezzanines for families on safari with children. The owners of the camp, Nomad Tanzania, are known for providing the highest level of service and divine gastronomical delights, both of which enhance your ecological tour of Ngorongoro Crater and other adventures in East Africa.
Lemala Ngorongoro is a deluxe seasonal camp set high on the rim of the largest unfilled volcanic crater in the world, in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. From the charmingly intimate luxury camp, privileged My price Africa safaris adventures guests on a safari holiday in Tanzania can access the largest wildlife concentration in the world. Upwards of 30,000 mammals can be found here, in the varied topography of the crater floor which comprises of marsh, river, forest, grassy plains and lakes, all within an area of 100 square miles. This makes it arguably the best dense game-spotting venue for a safari to Africa, where many rare and threatened species can be seen, including black rhinoceros and ancient male tusker elephants bearing giant sets of ivory. Lemala Ngorongoro is one of closest accommodation to the crater floor, lying just inside the access gate. It takes only 15-20 minutes to make the descent, 2,000 feet through misty, mountain rain forest. This makes a Lemala Ngorongoro safari the best possible way to see the amazing wildlife on the crater floor in true wilderness solitude, just as the animal residents start to venture abroad, and well ahead of other adventurers who have to drive around the crater rim before beginning the popular descent. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is ethically based on the concept of sustainable Africa travel in co-habitation with local wildlife and indigenous pastoral tribes so that there are unsurpassed opportunities to interact with the eye-opening culture of Masai villagers whose cow-bells you can hear in the dawn. In addition, the camp boasts extraordinary levels of service and attention, making a true “Out of Africa” experience within an authentic, tented camp safari ambience in Ngorongoro. Except for April and May, when the rains are heavy, the camp is open all through the rest of the year.
Three separate camp grounds combine traditional Maasai design elements in crescents of 30 round Manyatta (traditional Maasai homestead) huts, like those traditionally built by women from red mud and sticks, with opulent French Empire furnishings and Colonial standards of service. Add a touch of whimsy and ethnic Africa to the mixture in a panoramic setting of breathless wonder and you have the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Safari experience. The lodge itself is a photogenic treasure of unexpected architectural imagination surrounded by wildlife that typifies travel in Africa. In all, 60 guests may be accommodated. All suites stand on stilts and have vaulted ceilings of woven banana leaves under thatched roofs. North and South camps each comprise 12 double or triple suites with hardwood paneled floors and walls, silk brocade sofas, raw silk drapes, ormolu mirrors, leather armchairs, Persian hearth rug in front of a blazing fireplace, butler’s lobby, sumptuous bathroom with chandelier, warm, elegant bedroom and private verandah. Amazing views are visible from every room, even from the stand-alone bath. Tree camp comprises only six smaller suites suitable for couples and honeymooners on safari with my price africa safaris adventures Service and amenities are of the standard you expect of a premium luxury accommodation, with your own butler for whom nothing is too much trouble. Welcoming gifts of boxes of fudge, a decanter of sherry and center-piece of roses in the bathroom are a prelude to the luxury of hot, foaming baths afloat with rose-petals. Massages in-room and child-minding services are available. Housekeeping and laundry are impeccable. Both electricity and hot water are available all round the clock. Telephone and Internet services are available from the main lodge where there is also a safari boutique.
Rhino Lodge was formerly the home of Ngorongoro’s first conservator, Henry Fosbrooke, Assistant District Officer of the Loliondo district of the Maasai homeland. It is now an affordable accommodation for visitors to the Ngorongoro Crater on safari in Tanzania. It was Henry who first attracted popular attention to the area with his book “The Eighth Wonder” and began the movement that eventually led to the status of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rhino Lodge is a delightfully simple, budget-priced residential accommodation for a safari holiday in Africa It hides on the outer rim of the Ngorongoro caldera, the world’s largest collapsed volcano, which is home to over 30,000 wild animals. Half of these are great herds of bearded wildebeest and zebra, most of which remain year-round within the crater and do not join the Great Serengeti-Masai Mara Migration. Unpretentiously rustic, the lodge does not overlook the crater itself but enjoys glorious vistas of misty montane forest and distant Mount Oldeani. The well-kept grounds are regularly visited by local wildlife. Solitary elephants and Marabou Storks wander across the lawns by day. At night, lion roar and hyena giggles echo nearby. It is a convenient base for a tour in Tanzania with AfricanMecca. You can visit nearby Maasai villages or go for animal watching Ngorongoro Crater trips, where a unique biosphere supports a diverse population of herbivores and predators, including species such as the black rhino which are rarely seen elsewhere, as well as an eclectic treasury of hundreds of fascinating species of birds.
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge is a superbly camouflaged safari haven set high on the largest caldera in the world and cushioned in the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area, Tanzania. It offers My Price Africa safaris adventures guests a convenient base from which to explore the varied, self-contained biosphere of what is arguably the most densely populated wildlife conservancy in the world. The Ngorongoro Serena Lodge safari experience combines an unforgettable setting, massive, boulder-built walls and ponderously dramatic accommodation, with unbeatable year-round game-viewing opportunities in a veritable paradise for photographers, adventurers and enthusiastic bird-watchers alike. 30,000 mammals and 500 bird species inhabit the short grass plains, lakes, marshes and forests of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, which combines wildlife conservation with the needs of human communities in ecologically sustainable balance. Ngorongoro Serena Lodge is a leader in its drive to create sustainable employment in East Africa aided by superior training and staff retention. It hosts various Eco-programs, locally sourcing food, materials, services, furnishings, staff and entertainment. This cooperative model makes it possible for guests on safari in Tanzania to share cultural activities including unforgettable, authentic Masai weddings for honeymoon safari couples in Africa. The lodge stands 7,500 feet above sea level making for cool mornings when warm clothing are appropriate and evenings when hot-water bottles are gladly welcomed, all which make it very special for Tanzania holidays in Africa.
For the spectacular view alone, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge would be an enviable home base for a vacation in Tanzania. Set alone, high on the eastern rim of Ngorongoro Crater UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge caters for cost-conscious explorers for whom rich wildlife, beautiful surroundings and a view from the crater rim are more important than luxurious living or a tented experience. But Sopa Lodge offers unusual standards of design and convenience for AfricanMecca guests. Steeply rising terraces of thatched rondavels are accessed by stepped walks between walled flower beds in a landscaped setting against a backdrop of rain forest, inhabited by a wide variety of African fauna in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Here, native Maasai herdsmen lead their cattle to graze in a balanced ecosystem designed for the sustainable co-habitation of pastoralists, indigenous animals and the tourists whose desire for a wilderness experience on an African holiday makes it all possible. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge sits almost 7500 feet above sea level and 2,000 feet above the floor of a ten-mile wide collapsed volcanic cauldron where a plethora of magnificent animals live in a balanced microcosm of varied habitats: deceptively harmless-looking hippopotamus wallow in the marshes; massive horned buffalo wander by the swamp and plains, reclusive leopard and inquisitive monkeys inhabit the fever-tree forests and stilt-legged pink flamingos pose in the central lake. The vast plains are home to wildebeest, buxom zebra, and graceful eland and gazelle, trailed by expectant prides of lion, heavy-bellied cheetah and slinking hyena, iconic wildlife images of a safari in Africa.
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge has 80 rooms, all centrally heated, heavily furnished in wood and leather with large windows overlooking the crater. Quirky features such as rhino-shaped door handles, massive ornamental wall areas, and glass bead curtains add character to its somewhat tired decor. But the facilities are more than adequate for a value trip in Ngorongoro Crater, featuring a jumbo-sized lounge with panoramic views and cheerful central fireplace, opening onto an observation-deck terrace with strategically placed, giant, binoculars reminiscent of a sea-side pier. A monolithic drive-through huge hotel-style entrance conducts you to an impressive lodge building. The cave-like reception area boasts picture windows giving onto a magnificent crater view. There rooms have a mix of double and twin beds with interconnecting rooms for families on safari with My Price Africa safaris adventures Decades back, many well-known visitors have enjoyed the hospitality of the Presidential suite on their Tanzanian safari when no other accommodation existed on the crater rim (explore more on where to stay in Ngorongoro). Extra services include same or next day laundry (weather dependent) and child-minding on request as well as an on-site nurse. There is a boutique, stocking ethnic items, gifts and souvenirs of travel In Africa. Radio and telephone are available, and there is a TV lounge and library. Services and activities are set to a timetable and are basic and inflexible.
The Highlands at Ngorongoro is a comfortable and stylish high altitude retreat nestled high on the slopes of the Olmoti Volcano in Ngorongoro Crater with stunning views of the Gol Mountains and the Empakaai Crater. Guest accommodation comprises 8 spacious, luxurious and en-suite dome shaped tents, inspired by the Maasai bomas dotting the surrounding highlands.
The Highlands at Ngorongoro is a comfortable and stylish high altitude retreat nestled on the slopes of the Olmoti Volcano in Ngorongoro Crater with stunning views of the Gol Mountains and the Empakaai Crater. Guest accommodation comprises 8 spacious, luxurious dome shaped tents, inspired by the Maasai bomas dotting the surrounding highlands. Tent amenities include en-suite bathrooms with flush loo, plumbed showers, comfortable beds, crisp linen and a fire place.
Ngorongoro Farm House is a 3star bush lodge in Karatu on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater highlands. A restored colonial farm house in a coffee plantation, her guest accommodation comprises 52 spacious and en-suite plantation style chalet rooms (49 standard and 3 suites). Room amenities include 1x king size or 2x Twin size four poster beds with mosquito netting, en-suite bathroom facilities, rustic yet tasteful décor, a sitting area, internal telephone, a private balcony with views to the forest and plantation. Other lodge amenities include a main building made of local materials and thatched roof comprising a restaurant, lounge, a bar, a large terrace with spectacular views to the Oldeani volcano; a swimming pool, massage, a gift shop as well as wildlife, adventure and cultural activities in and around Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Eyasi.
GIBBS FARM is an award winning boutique style lodge in a colonial-era forested coffee farm in Karatu area on the slopes of the Ngorongoro highlands, 15kms from Ngorongoro Crater. Guest accommodation comprises 17 cottages each uniquely and carefully balanced to depict the farms colonial style, African décor and modern comforts for our esteemed guests. Room amenities comprise eucalyptus floors, hand-crafted furniture, 2x queen-size Beds, indoor and outdoor showers, a fireplace and private verandah. Other lodge amenities include the original farm-house originally built in 1929, lovingly refurbished and now housing a living room, two dining rooms, verandahs, a gazebo and the Zawadi gift shop. The lodge also offers hiking and walking activities within the farm’s abundance of plants, birds and wildlife, to the local Tloma village, to the Ngorongoro Crater rim and to a beautiful waterfall and elephant caves on the edge of Ngorongoro as well as proximity to the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game viewing and hiking activities.