Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is one of the top end lodges in Ngorongoro, beautifully perched on the edge of the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater in Northern Tanzania, it’s an intimate lodge overlooking the beautiful valleys and hill of Ngorongoro; the area is well known for the big five, birds watching and excellent photography.
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Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is a beautiful lodge situated within Ngorongoro Carter in northern Tanzania, it’s a luxury lodge stylishly designed to capture all elements of African wilderness and safari adventure; the lodge is nicely secluded on the western side of the crater and offer luxury accommodation, excellent lodge facilities and services.
Accommodation at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is in three separate camps; North and South Camps which have 12 raised Masai Manyatta like suites each and the Tree Camp with six intimate suites. All the rooms are uniquely furnished with a king/double bed, a mosquito net, own suite bathroom, a dressing area, a private veranda, a lounge area and a small garden.
Meals at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge 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 bush table (on request).
Additional hotel facilities at Crater Lodge includes a restaurants with wide range of dishes, spacious indoor and outdoor lounge areas, a spa center, a bar, a small modern meeting area, a laundry, Wedding and honeymoon venue, a gift shop and ample parking space. Additional services include a 24 hour customer service, laundry services and babysitting services (on request).
Activities at Crater Lodge 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.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge 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 Ngorongoro Crater Lodge 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.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge 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 Crater Lodge.
Camps and lodges with similar settings and standard to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge include Lemala Ngorongoro Camp, Ngorongoro Serena Lodge, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Serengeti Serena Lodge, Lobo Wildlife Lodge, Grumeti Tented Camp, Serengeti Bushtops, Serengeti Sopa Lodge, Ndutu Lodge, Mbuzi Mawe Camp and Spake Bay Lodge.