Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is strategically located. This mid range Tanzania lodge in Ngorongoro is perched on the rim of this ‘Garden of Eden’.
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge affords unbelievable views plunging down over the crater floor. The mid range lodge in Ngorongoro is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood. Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge harmoniously merge with its natural surroundings. It is provided with panoramic windows that encompass superb views of the Crater’s great bowl.
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is in a privileged position. All the Lodge’s 80 rooms afford breathtaking uninterrupted views. The open–air terrace of the Rhino Lounge Bar offers panoramic views of the whole Crater. Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge invites you to a memorable African safari experience in Tanzania.
Where is This Mid Range Lodge in Ngorongoro
This mid range lodge in Ngorongoro is 185 km from Arusha. It lies 60 km from Lake Manyara Wildlife Lodge. The Ngorongoro wildlife lodge lies 145 km from Seronera Wildlife Lodge. It is 225 km from Lobo Wildlife Lodge.
Accommodation at the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge has 80 spacious guestrooms. All of the rooms at this mid range lodge in Ngorongoro afford fabulous views of the crater. The rooms are exquisitely decorated, offering a serene atmosphere of elegancy. The rooms are modern and are all en suite, with central heating systems. They come with mosquito netting over the air vents.
The 80 rooms include standard twin rooms and double rooms. Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge has one Presidential suite and three junior suites. There are also interconnecting rooms within this mid range lodge in Ngorongoro. They are specially designed for families or those traveling on Africa safari with children. The Presidential suite has been host to world renowned personalities. Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge was the first Lodge built on the Ngorongoro Crater. Wake–up calls can be made on request.
Dining Experience at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
The panoramic restaurant at the Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge is in its serene decoration. It is made of rock and wood elements. This restaurant elegantly features the safari atmosphere. It perfectly combines international hospitality standards and services. You will enjoy exquisite exotic touches of local lifestyle too. The professional chefs make the delights of the most demanding gourmets. This is both in international as well as local recipes.
The stunning Rhino Lounge Bar affords breathtaking views. This is from the open terrace over the volcanic Ngorongoro Crater. It is the ideal place to enjoy the vast and clear African sky. Here you can have a delicious cocktail, indulging your senses.
Facilities at Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge
Comfort and security at its best to make your safari experience unforgettable… The stunning Rhino Lounge Bar affords from its wide terrace and panoramic windows breathtaking views over the volcanic Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest unbroken caldera; giant binoculars are strategically placed along the balcony edge, through which it is possible to view game way down on the floor of the crater.
Guests can acquire in the exclusive Boutique memories to take home with them (clothing, films, carvings, etc.) and ideal gifts for their beloved people…In the TV lounge with DSTV, one can stay informed on events in the rest of the world; also, in the TV lounge videos are displayed with informative explanations of the amazing natural spectacle that our privileged guests are directly living!
In the well–stocked library there is complete information about the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, its natural landscape, archaeological sites and tribal groups. The landing airstrip for domestic airlines in only 20 minutes from the Lodge, making trips to these lands of huge dimensions easy and comfortable.
A professional nurse is available in the Lodge for medical assistance. The endless services of the Lodge include full housekeeping services, such as laundry and babysitting (on request), as well as communication facilities like telephone and radio. There is a currency exchange service, and major credit cards are accepted.
Things to Do
Perched on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater, at 7,500 feet above sea level (with a 2,000 feet sheer drop onto the crater floor), Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge provides a unique and unforgettable safari experience.
A day trip to Olduvai Gorge can be organized for the delight of those interested in visiting sites where the first evidence of humankinds’ ancestors’ activities was found. Also, it’s worth a visit to the nearby Laetoli, where hominid footprints are preserved in volcanic rock, 3.6 million years old.
Nature lovers can enjoy several amazing activities such as:
- Spectacular wildlife watching
- Photographic safaris
- Game drives around the crater ground floor, home of some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino, and the largest concentration of predators found on the planet
- Specialized ornithological safaris
- Walks along the edge of the crater towards Lake Eyasi
For those anxious to know the amazing culture of local tribes, visits can be organized to authentic Maasai villages, to enjoy a close encounter with these almost mythic cattle keepers and warriors dressed in intense red clothes. Their villages, traditional cattle market and women handicraft groups are visited. And, in the evenings, displays of traditional Maasai dance, song, and music performance are organized in the Lodge, as well as wildlife talks, videos and film shows.