Endoro Lodge is a permanent lodge set on the foothills of the Ngorongoro Highland Forest just outside of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is located just 5.5 Km from the town of Karatu, 20Km from the Ngorongoro Main Gate and 25 Km from the Manyara National Park. The lodge offers guests an intimate experience, near the misty reaches of the crater itself. Walking trails led by Maasai guides expose the stunning array of bird and animal species, many of which are hard to see elsewhere.
Of course the Ngorongoro Crater is well-known for its incredibly dense wildlife population and, therefore, offers superb game viewing. Located on the edge of the Northern Highland Forest Reserve, the Forest boasts of over one hundred bird species, as well as resident elephants, buffalo, baboon troops, and the occasional lion. Within a few minutes' walk of Endoro Lodge are the Endoro River Nature Trails, which are delightfully suitable for hiking, bird watching and game-viewing. Guests are also encouraged to embark on a guided walk along the rim of the legendary Ngorongoro Crater and the forest boundaries. Here guests can see how the local families live with and among some of Africa’s most famous animal residents. Something special is for guests to visit the Elephant Caves, which is where the elephants of Tarangire have, for centuries, dug into the rocky hills for vitamin and mineral intake. Bicycle tours through the local village is a pleasant, cultural experience whereby guests are offered a view at the local schools, as well as the local industrial activity. Learning tribal dances, trying the various local dishes and listening to the historical stories of the tribal people and the surrounding area.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge offers a combination of modern luxury and traditional old Africa in classic Maasai mud-and-stick-style suites. It has one of the best views of any game lodge in Africa.
Ngorongoro Serena Lodge offers guests the opportunity to visit one of the world's most incredible natural wonders, the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and natural phenomenon.75 stylish rooms situated around the crater rim.
Gibb's Farm is situated on the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater and offers magnificent views of the surrounding farmlands. Gibb's Farm is a working farm and the forested slopes to the rear of the farm are home to a variety of wildlife.
Fancy an authentic 7 night adventure? Then take a look at our rustic northern Tanzania itinerary. You'll stay in comfortable camps but still experience the best of the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater and experience views of Kilimanjaro.
This is the ideal safari itinerary for those who do not have much time. It incorporates the best of the Serengeti and the ancient, historic Ngorongoro Crater.
This newly established lodge is situated on top of Umbwe Hill in the Bashay Village. With cottages overlooking the escarpment guests are invited to enjoy breathtaking views. The lodge has kept almost 90% of the wilderness as it was before construction began.
Ngorongoro Farm House is a perfect stopover within any safari in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania and a privileged place to visit the Crater or enjoy a range of activities, like walking safaris to the forest leading to the Oldeani Volcano.
Located adjacent to the famous Ngorongoro conservation area and within a 1500-acre Arabica coffee estate, The Manor is reminiscent of an elegant up-country farm home in the Cape Dutch-style of architecture.