Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge

Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge

Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge is located in Karatu along the busy tourist route that heads to the best Northern tour circuit. The lodge is found in Ngorongoro Forest centered in the middle of all the three national parks those are Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and Tarangire national park and the famous cultural center Lake Eyasi.

Guests can stay at Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge as a central circuit (Focal point) for their safari activities to Tarangire which is a 1 hour and 30 minutes drive. Lake Eyasi which is a just 30 minutes’ drive away, Ngorongoro which also just a 10 minutes’ drive away and Lake Manyara which is a 40 minutes’ drive away. The lodge is just a few kilometers away from the main gate of Ngorongoro crater and the eight natural wonders of Africa in Ayalbe village. The lodge offers the best comfort, hospitality, and true warm African welcoming staff.

Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge is a great place for birders with a lot of bird species especially forest species like the rare white-twirled blue-flycatcher, African paradise fly-catcher, Buzzards, weavers and many more that roam around the lodge compound and nearby Ngorongoro forest. One can also have a chance to spot some forest animals especially the dik-dik, baboons, blue monkeys and sometimes Bushbuck.

The lodge gives a great piece of comfort with scenic views of nature in a relaxing forest environment that surrounds the forest. The Forest Tented Lodge has well-furnished canvas tented rooms in the middle of the forest. The night sounds and cries of the bush babies are frequently hard while in your tent with occasional visitors like the Hyenas. The Lodge has 12 en-suite tents with indoor showers all situated under the canopy of acacia trees and other African indigenous trees that are planted across the lodge.

All the 12 tents of Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge have a good spacious veranda where guests can have a great view of the forest while relaxing. Tents come in a single tent, double, triple and family tents with king-size beds, single or twin beds comes with Crisp linen and warm blankets for the cooler nights of Ngorongoro.

Facts of Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge

  • They have 10 large and permanent tents that sit under the acacia canopy.
  • They have great and large family tents that are set for the best of guests with young children.
  • In Ngorongoro Forest Tented Lodge triples are possible.
  • They have 8 lodge rooms.
  • The Lodge has a capacity of 45 pax per day.

Amenities in the Lodge include: Laundry services, Lounge and bar, Restaurant, Potters, Swimming pool, Free Wi-Fi, Honeymoon services


Guided nature walks at Ngorongoro Forest, Cultural tours to the Eyasi to meet bushmen, Bicycle Tours, Game drives at all the three national parks and those are Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park, and Ngorongoro.

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