The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is in Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania. This luxury 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 is surrounding by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. This spans 8,300 square kilometers stretching from the Rift Valley to the Serengeti. The area has all manner of Savannah wildlife for those on luxury Tanzania safari tour here. 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. But the Thompson gazelle would be grazing and watching out for danger. The design of this safari lodge in Ngorongoro follows the Maasai manyatta style. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is among the most spectacular safari lodges in Africa.
Nowhere else on earth can you wake up among all the trappings of an elegant baroque châteaux. This transports you into one of the most famous African landscapes. There is an eclectic blend of teak paneling. It comes with Victorian furnishings and whimsical African touches. This creates a sumptuous atmosphere that is as elegant and unique as the Crater itself.
In this place of dramatic contrasts, anything is possible. The natural luxury ensures the dramatic interior of your suite. This blends well with its stilted thatch architecture.
Where is This Safari Lodge in Ngorongoro
The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is in Northern Tanzania just 3 hours away from the Tanzania safari tours capital, Arusha. This African safari lodge in Tanzania is within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It is 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. They come together to make a perfect jungle combination. The ceiling is of 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.
Divided into three camps are 30 suites with banana leaf ceilings. They have grass roofs provide an intimate and exclusive experience. Each camp has its own sitting and dining areas. They come with private butlers who provide warm, personal service. There is an ever-changing view as mists swirl over the huge wildlife cauldron below. This location is truly breathtaking. Everything is chosen to delight the imagination. They enhance the spectacular views of the magnificent surroundings.
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.
Cancellation / Prepayment
PAYMENT & RESERVATIONS POLICY
Reservation and confirmation of a room at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge has requirements. Clients are required to pay 50% down payment for the requested services. The balance will be required at least 14 days prior to your date of arrival.
African Safari Tour will hold a reservation for up to seven days at a client's request. This is to allow the client time to send a deposit payment. This is if Ngorongoro Crater Lodge booking are over a month prior to the service. This must be received before we can confirm your booking. If confirmation is not received within the seven days all blocked rooms at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge will be automatically released for re-sale. The full amount of the service must be made within 14 days of date of arrival at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. As for bookings within a month of service, full payment shall be requested for. This will be required before confirmation of Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is undertaken.
All cancellations must be received in writing. This will take effect from the date received by African Safari Tour. The following cancellation charges will apply.
More than 56 days before departure: No cancellation fee
56-49 days before departure: 25%
48-29 days before departure: 35%
28-0 days before departure: 100%
The non-issuing of an invoice or non-payment of deposit will not exempt passengers from these cancellation and administration fees. We regret we can make no exception to the charges and strongly recommend that insurance is taken out to cover cancellation fees. These cancellation charges can vary subject to the trading terms of our suppliers.
Children and extra beds
Children older than 2 years are welcome at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. One child from 2 to 11.9 years is charged 50 % of the room stay per night and person in an extra bed.
The maximum number of extra beds for children in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Accepted credit cards
Visa Card, MasterCard, American Express