Lemala Ngorongoro Camp is a pleasant small mobile safari camp, beautifully perched on the Crater rim, within acacia forest; very simple but classic safari camp that is nicely secluded with stunning view of the crater and is ideal for wildlife watching, guided crater nature walks and cultural interaction tours.
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Lemala Ngorongoro Camp is a simple intimate safari camp located in ancient acacia forest, on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater in northern Tanzania; the camp consists of only 12 spacious canvas tents that are nicely secluded to ensure intimacy and a feel of nature. All the tents are en-suite with own bathroom, King/queen size bed with a mosquito net, a dressing area and a private lounge area.
The main advantage of Lemala Camp is that it’s within the Crater and guest (especially photographers and bird watchers) can access the crater as early as 6.15am and capture their dream sunrise shot.
Meals at Lemala Camp are prepared from locally fresh organic products and spices, the menu combines African and western cuisines with additional fun dishes for kids. The meals are served at the dining area or at your private veranda or on a private nicely set candle lite table along the river (on request).
Hotel facilities at Lemala Camp include 12 en-suite tents with 26 beds in total, a large dining tent with wide range of dishes, lounge and bar tent, a laundry, camp fire area, indoor and outdoor lounge areas. Additional services include a 24 hour customer service, laundry services, airstrip peak up and drop offs.
Activities at Lemala Camp include morning and evening game drives, secure nature walks, enjoying various health Spas and entertainment on offer, cultural visit to Masai villages and bird watching trips.
Lemala Ngorongoro Camp is located about 180Km from Arusha town, it’s about 4 hours’ drive or a 50 minutes flight to Ndutu airstrip; there are daily scheduled flights from Arusha to the Ndutu airstrip or to Seronera and Manyara airstrip.
Other attractions near Lemala Ngorongoro Camp would include visiting Empakai Crater, Olmoti Crater, Olduvai Gorge or extending the drive to the nearby Serengeti national park, Lake Manyara national park, Tarangeire national park or cross over to Masai Mara in Kenya.
Lemala Ngorongoro Camp is located in the middle of a very remote area; there are no modern shops or market places nearby; so it’s advised to buy all your essential items in major towns before traveling to Lemala Camp.
Camps and lodges with similar settings and standard to Lemala Ngorongoro Camp include Lobo Wildlife Lodge, Grumeti Tented Camp, Serengeti Bushtops, Ndutu Lodge, Mbuzi Mawe Camp and Spake Bay Lodge.