Tindiga tented camp is a small traditional mid- range accommodation found on the hill , close to lake eyasi overlooking the shrubland of Eyasi eco system with mount masumbuku in the west and the hills of Ngorongoro in Northern Tanzania. The camp is nestled 10 minutes’ drive from Lake Eyasi. The camp is in an ideal place for safari adventure to Travellers and tourists who want to explore and discover Ngorongoro crater, Lake Eyasi, karatu , Lake manyara national park and surrounding areas. One can be at the camp by road transport from Arusha taking approximately 3-4 hours’ drive on tarmac road from Arusha through mayukuni and karatu and 50 minutes to fly to the close airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the camp. The camp is situated about 2 hours’ drive from ngorongoro crater and karatu.
Tindiga Tented camp consists of 10 spacious and comfortable thatched tented rooms with the magnificent views of the lake and distant hills designed in African style with local wood.
Rooms are well elevated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, Bathroom with hot and cold showers heated on solar, mosquito nets, comfortable tropical wooden beds with clean and washed beddings, free bottled water, free toiletries, chairs and tables, slippers mention but few. Rooms have verandas and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the stunning view over the distant hill Ngorongoro forest and surrounding area. There is cracking campfires pit where guests relax and share experiences about the safari, it also provides warmth to visitors in the nights. Rooms are in different categories and sizes with single beds for individuals, double beds for couples or people, twin and triple/family beds designated for family with different costs ranging from 150$ per night and above sometimes the rate goes slightly high during high/peak season than in Low season.
Tindiga Tented camp offers more services and facilities which include;
A restaurant with both international (A la carte menu ) and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice .Meals offered include; buffet breakfast ,lunch and dinner serve by well trained, friendly and organized staff. You can have meals in any place of your choice either in dining area or veranda overlooking the beautiful landscape, lake, rolling hills and morning sunrises especially in the morning.
A small intimate bar with a variety of drinks, local , cocktails, wines, spirits and beers, you relax and sip any drink of you choice overlooking the stunning view of the lake, distant hills and surrounding area
A small Plunge pool that cools off the hot afternoon with a poolside chair to relax on as you wind you evening with cocktail overlooking the tropical beautiful landscape, rolling hills and surrounding areas.
Services; solar energy available, Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and housekeeping services available , bottled water available.
Internet WIFI available in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Activities to do while at the lodge; Visiting the close ngorongoro crater and lake manyara national park, nature walks in the park, bird watching / birding , community walks in the local villages and many more.
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 animal including the big five mammals of the world ; lion ,Buffaloes, elephant, leopards , Rhinos,zebras, impalas , 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 stunning view of the Ngorongoro Crater since it’s the largest caldera in the world and the surrounding areas. There are more masaai 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 the Ngorongoro side