Ngorongoro Crater Safari Lodge
Ngorongoro Crater Safari Lodge One of the most luxury lodges in Tanzania, perched on the edge of the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater – a World Heritage site. Inspired in design by the Maasai mud-and-stick manyatta (homestead), three intimate camps comprise romantic suites. Without doubt, the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is one of Africa’s architecturally most spectacular safari lodges. It consists of three camps with Maasai-inspired suites. Each suite’s opulent design blends with African art elements in unexpected harmony. The facilities include a central living area, viewing decks overlooking the awesome crater.
Ngorongoro Crater Safari Lodge – Facilities.
The lodge’s incredible architecture is inspired by traditional Maasai. Interiors are packed with antiques, creating an aura of romance and luxury. Staying here is a real treat. Divided into three, intimate camps, North Camp and South Camp have 12 suites each, while the smaller Tree Camp has 6 suites. Steeped in romance, each stilted, handcrafted suite is adorned with graceful antiques. En-suite bathrooms, with a centre pieces of fresh roses, feature huge showers and chandelier-lit bathtubs with great views; floor-to-ceiling windows ensure breathtaking views from everywhere. Added touches, such as picnics in the Crater and private butlers make this an opulent choice of lodging.
The main activities
- guided walking safaris which follow dramatic routes around the rim of the crater, to visiting a Maasai cultural village.
- In the village, guests are free to browse through the local handicrafts or watch Maasai dancing.
- You can also visit the beautiful lakes Ndutu and Eyasi, and the impressive Empakaai Crater,o enjoy cool sun downers with exceptional views as well as arrange private bush breakfasts and lunches. All these are an optional extra.
Where Is It Located
- The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is located in Northern Tanzania. The Lodge is within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, high on the south-western rim of Ngorongoro Crater, commanding views of this natural wonder that often moves onlookers to reverential awe. At an altitude of 2,375 metres (7,800 feet) the evenings can be quite cool, especially during the winter months of June and July with temperatures as low as 10′ C or 50’F. The rest of the time it is generally sunny.