Andbeyond Ngorongoro Crater lodge
ngorongoro crater, Tanzania
Enjoy one of the most famous African landscapes with just one glance out the window of the lodge. Situated on the edge of the Ngorongoro crater with 30 guests suites in three intimate camps (two with 12 suites; one with 6); each with sweeping crater views from all points (including the bathrooms).
Sits on the southern rim of the 2,000-foot-high walls of its 10-mile-wide namesake crater, the world's largest intact caldera. Located about 4.5 hours drive from Arusha. Daily flights to Lake Manyara airstrip - approximately 1 ½ hours drive to the lodge in a closed vehicle.
Map co-ordinates: -3.236480, 35.498607
Each of the 3 intimate camps has ornate architecture, its own common space, fireplace, and dining area with outside balconies overlooking the crater. Personal butler services discretely cater to guest's needs. Provides some of the best game viewing drives into the crater and Ngorongoro Conservation Area that East Africa can offer. Bush walks around the lodge and excursions to Olduvai Gorge are also available.
- The main activities for the guests include guided walking safaris which follow routes around the rim of the crater and visiting a Maasai cultural village and lakes of Ndutu and Eyasi.
- Arranged private bush breakfasts and lunches.
- The game drives starting at the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge will take you about 20 minutes to get into the Crater. You will get the opportunity to see the hippos meandering into the hippo pool.
At A Glimpse
The three discrete safari camps of andBeyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge are located at the edge of what can only be described as an African Eden, a UNESCO World Heritage site in which is home to 30,000 animals. Enjoy the lodge which evokes a blend of Versailles Palace and Maasai village and offers every creature comfort, from personal butler service to a fireplace.