The Castle At Ngorongoro Lodge

The Castle At Ngorongoro Lodge

The castle at Ngorongoro Lodge is a 4 star luxury accommodation found on the edge of Ngorongoro crater forest in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro conservation areas. The lodge is in a perfect base on top of the hill to explore the beautiful Ngorongoro conservation areas. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha International Airport since it’s the gateway destination.  it takes approximately 3-4  hours to drive on the tarmac road from Arusha to the lodge through Mayukuni and Karatu 40 minutes to fly to the close lake Manyara airstrip then a few minutes to be transferred to the camp.

The castle at Ngorongoro lodge consists of 10 comfortable and elegant well pointed rooms overlooking the beautiful forest that reflect traditional building style with comfort and ambiance.  All rooms are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathrooms with hot and cold showers, mosquito nets,  comfortable tropical wooden beds with clean and washed beddings, free bottled water, free toiletries, coffee making facilities, wooden chairs and tables, white duvets and pillows to mention but a few.  Rooms have private verandas and sitting areas, overlooking the stunning view over the forest canopy and surrounding area.  There is a campfire pit where guests relax and share experiences about the safari; it also provides warmth to visitors in the night.  Rooms are in different sizes with single beds for individuals, double/twin for sharing and family rooming options.

The Castle At Ngorongoro Lodge - Ngorongoro
The Castle At Ngorongoro Lodge

The castle at Ngorongoro lodge offers more services and facilities which include;

On-site dining areas that serve different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meet guest’s choice. You can have meals in either dining area or Veranda. Meals offered are Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner serve by well trained, friendly, and organized staff, and they offer meals in any place of your choice, veranda or dining area overlooking the valley.

 A well-stocked bar/lounge with a variety of drinks , local,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax and sip  the cocktail or monk tail  while overlooking  the stunning view of the forest canopy, Ngorongoro Highlands  and surrounding area,

Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry and house- keeping services available, bottled water available, solar energy available.

 WIFI internet is available at the lodge that will keep you connected and enables you/visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the lodge; visiting Ngorongoro crater rim, Game viewing, visiting the close Manyara national park, and community tours in the local village.

Ngorongoro crater is found in the Northern part of Tanzania close to the Ngorongoro conservation area in the great rift valley covering the total area of 8,292km and its 3 million years  old .  The crater is the best place in East Africa with beautiful breathtaking Views.  There are  different attractions in the park  which include;  wild beast migration from Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater ,  Salei Plains and Ol karien Gorge, Variety flora and Fauna, stunning scenery and many more attractions.  The park has different categories of accommodation like;  Budget  ,  Mid range and luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to guests visiting the area. The park   contains short grasses with more high lands and other beautiful volcanoes. The area have  over 25,000 large animals including 26 black rhinoceros and over 100 number of lions,  7,000 wild beasts,  4,000 zebras, 3,000 eland and 3,000 Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles . The park has different animals including the  big five mammals of the world ; lion ,Buffaloes, elephant,  leopards ,Rhinos,zebras , implalas , antelopes and different bird species. There are more different  activities  to do while in the Park which include ;  Game viewing at crater and lake  Eyasi view point to different animals migrating  , Crater viewing  , Cultural visits in the local village, Hiking the Gol  Mountains in the remote areas of the park, Crater Rim Nature walks, Bird watching in the park, Visiting archaeological like oldivai gorge museum and many other activities.  The Park gives a stunning view of the Ngorongoro Crater since it’s the largest   caldera  in the world and the surrounding areas. There are more Maasai mara pastoralists in Ngorongoro park .  its  80$ per person entering Ngorongoro park .  June –july  and  late January and February are the best month to travel in Tanzania for a safari especially Ngorongoro side.

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