Rift Safari
Traveling along the Rift Valley: Ngorongoro Crater Lodge


Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is one of the most famous hotels in the world and certainly the most luxurious and original lodge of Ngorongoro. Perched on the steep escarpment that surrounds the famous Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is the result of the dreamlike journey of the italian architect Silvio Rech who designed it with ancestral knowledge, assembling elements and concepts from a variety of cultures and blending them into a product of unparalleled size. The richness of interiors, in explosive contrast with the poverty of exteriors will surprise you: thatched roofs and mud walls outside, inlaid wood furniture and finishes, crystal chandeliers, precious Versailles-style drapes and golden decorations inside. You could be delighted or find such an opulence unjustified and ill-suited to an African experience but certainly you will not remain indifferent to such a spectacle.

The lodge is divided into three camps: the north and south camps consisting of about 20 rooms and the Tree Camp with just 5 suites. They are all the same price and it's not possible to book a specific one.
Each Suites is attended by a butler, who will serve your tea when ever you'll wish so, prepare your bath on return from safari and start the fire for the chilli highland nights. The view over the crater is ensured in each of them by the large downstream windows.
Dining   Activities:
game drives inside the crater
walking safaris on the crater rim
Pic nic and sundowners inside the crater
Visits to Maasai settlements
Game drive to the shifting sands at Olduvai
Walking safaris to Empakai
INDICATIVE RATES 2011 per night per person sharing
01/03 to 31/05 - 11/11 to 20/12 $ 700 per person
01/06 tol 15/06 - 01/10 to 10/11 $ 1000 per person
01/01 to 28/02 - 16/06 to 30/06 - 01/09 to 30/09 - 21/12 to 31/12 $ 1310 per person
01/07 to 31/08 $ 1470 per person
Tariffs include: 3 meals per day, selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic house beverages, tea and coffee. Laundry service.