Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is situated on the border of the famous Ngorongoro Crater, a World Heritage Site. It lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which covers more than 8 000 square kilometres (3 100 square miles) of pristine African wilderness. At the eastern edge of the Serengeti, and nearly three million years old, Ngorongoro is one of the most perfectly formed and certainly the most spectacular calderas on the planet. With over 40 000 predominantly Maasai pastoralists inhabiting the Ngorongoro Conservation Area it is a prime example of mankind living in harmony with wildlife.
A population of about 25,000 large animals, including the highest density of mammalian predators in Africa, lives in the crater. These include black rhinoceros, hippopotamus which are usually very uncommon in the area. There are also wildebeest, zebra, eland, Grants and Thomsons gazelles. The crater has the densest known population of lion. On the crater rim are leopard, elephant, mountain reedbuck and buffalo. Daily game-drives into the Crater in closed game viewing vehicles with pop-up roofs. Bird watching, half-day trips to Olduvai Gorge and Shifting Sands subject to vehicle availability. Optional activities at an additional cost include walking on the rim of the Crater or in Empakaai Crater, a cultural Maasai boma visit, sundowners with spectacular views over Lake Eyasi, excursions to Lake Ndutu and private bush breakfasts and lunches.
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.
Plantation Lodge is situated on the outer slope of the Ngorongoro Crater. Plantation Lodge offers a personal and intimate experience with superb service, delicious farm-style meals and luxurious accommodation in beautiful en-suite rooms and suites.
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.
Spend 49 nights discovering Tanzania. A complete and extensive itinerary, this package will allow you to immerse yourself in Tanzania and its people. Explore Kilimanjaro, track chimpanzee, enjoy game drives, visit beaches and the famous Serengeti.
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.
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.
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater. It was opened in march 2006 by a local onion farmer, and a chef, who saw potential in the comfort it provides.