Hanging off the edge of the world-renowned Ngorongoro Crater, which is considered a UNESCO World Heritage site, sits the opulent Crater Lodge. On the eastern side of the Serengeti in Northern Tanzania, the lodge is an astonishing example of accommodations somehow built in the great African wilderness. It comprises three separate camps totaling 30 suites of the highest standard and most breathtaking views. Dining is a gala event, where one may put on their best etiquette and flaunt the outfits that have been collecting dust when roughing it during the day. Here, one may feast on cuisine from the American chef’s world-knowledge. Activities include game drives involving visits to the Ngorongoro Crater.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is perched on the edge of the world-famous Ngorongoro Crater at the eastern edge of the Serengeti in northern Tanzania. It lies within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which covers more than 8 000 square kilometres (3 100 square miles) of pristine African wilderness. Inspired in design by the Maasai mud-and-stick manyatta (homestead), Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is without doubt one of the most architecturally spectacular safari lodges in Africa. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge - three intimate camps perched on the edge of the Crater. Features include the famous Ngorongoro Crater – a World Heritage Site, three intimate safari camps with breathtaking views, spectacular year-round game viewing, interpretive Big Five safaris, nearby Olduvai Gorge and Shifting Sands and private butler service.
Ngorongoro Crater Lodge consists of three adjacent, glamorous camps with 30 Maasai-inspired suites perched on stilts on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. From the outside, this unobtrusive lodge resembles a magical Maasai village. Set in classic crescents, each stone and thatch suite has spectacular views of the crater from large glass windows in the bathroom, lounge and bedroom, yet is almost invisible from the crater floor. North and South Camp have 12 suites each, while intimate Tree Camp has six suites. All have an en suite bathroom and chandelier-lit bath-tub and shower. Each sumptuous suite is discreetly tended by a personal butler, who will bring you tea in bed, stoke your fireplace and draw your bath, scattering the water with rose petals, ready for your enjoyment.
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Pan African gourmet cuisine with alcohol. Dining is formal, with service in style. Lunch can be taken on deck when warm. Breakfasts consist of a cold buffet and hot entree if requested.
The Ngorongoro Crater is the largest, unbroken volcanic caldera in the world. One may see a diverse range of magnificent wildlife on the Ngorongoro Crater floor. The Olduvai Gorge is the Cradle of Humankind. These are just a few things to check out in this region! Take a journey back in time and explore the birthplace of our ancestors at Olduvai Gorge. The Serengeti offers wide open plains, expansive African skies and wild game as far as the eye can see. The Great Rift Valley forms some of the world's tallest mountains and deepest lakes.
(Arusha, Manyara, Ngorongoro, Serengeti)
As the setting sun casts a golden light across the vast Tanzanian savannah, you feel your horse shift with excitement beneath you as a herd of elephants cross the horizon.
(Nairobi, Lewa Conservancy, Masai Mara)
Experience a tailor-made luxurious adventure that will seem more like a dream than a safari.
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