The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is located in Tanzania. This safari lodge in Ngorongoro is on the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater. This is a world famous “World Heritage Site”, one of the 8 wonders of the world.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is surrounding by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This spans 8,300 square kilometers stretching from the Rift Valley to the Serengeti. The area is filled with all manner of Savannah wildlife. They range from the big cats to antelopes. You will find the lions and the leopards roaming the crater floor. They are in search of prey for dinner. On the other hand the Thompson gazelle would be grazing and watching out for danger. The design of this luxury Tanzania safari lodge in Ngorongoro follows the Maasai manyatta (homestead) style. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is among the most architecturally spectacular safari lodges in Africa.
Nowhere else on earth can you wake up among all the trappings of an elegant baroque châteaux that transports you into one of the most famous African landscapes. An eclectic blend of teak panelling, Victorian furnishings and whimsical African touches creates a sumptuous atmosphere that is as elegant and unique as the Crater itself.
In this place of dramatic contrasts, anything is possible and the natural luxury of the beautiful setting ensures the dramatic interior of your suite blends perfectly with its stilted thatch architecture.
Divided into three camps, 30 suites with banana leaf ceilings and grass roofs provide an intimate and exclusive experience. Each camp has its own sitting and dining areas, with private butlers who provide warm, personal service.
With ever-changing views as mists swirl over the huge wildlife cauldron below, the location is truly breathtaking. Guests can be forgiven for losing track of which era, or even continent, they are experiencing at this lodge. Everything is chosen to delight the imagination and enhance the spectacular views of the magnificent surroundings.
Where is This Safari Lodge in Ngorongoro
The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is located in Northern Tanzania. This African safari lodge is within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is perched high on the south-western rim of Ngorongoro Crater. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge enjoys a commanding view of this natural wonder. From this Tanzania safari lodge the crater views will often moves you to reverential awe. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge lies at an altitude of 2,375 meters (7,800 feet). This makes the evenings to be quite cool. This is more so during the winter months of June and July. The temperatures in the evening can be as low as 10′ C or 50’F. The rest of the year it is generally sunny.
Accommodation and Rooms at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Accommodation at The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge comes in Maasai manyatta style. The interiors of these rooms are in colonial-style. The interiors combine silver, gold and ruby colors to make a perfect jungle combination. The ceiling is done using banana-leaf covered by grass roofs. The rooms have antiques, plump cushions with voluptuous raw silk curtains. There are tall, leather-backed chairs complete the picture in the rooms.
The design of the rooms at this safari lodge in Ngorongoro blends with African art elements. This blend creates an unexpected harmony in the rooms at the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Each room at this lodge has a central living area and viewing decks. The deck overlooks the awesome Ngorongoro Crater floor. Ancient African nights are evoked by the large fire bowls. This flanks the entrance to each of the living and dining areas.
The colonial-style interiors combine silver, gold and ruby colors under banana-leaf ceilings and grass roofs. Antiques, plump cushions, voluptuous raw silk curtains and tall, leather-backed chairs complete the picture. This design blends with African art elements in unexpected harmony. They each have a central living area and viewing decks overlooking the awesome Ngorongoro Crater. Ancient African nights are evoked by the large fire bowls that flank the entrance to each of the living and dining areas.