Unbeatable luxury on the Crater rim, the lodge is spectacular.
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Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania , Tanzania
&Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
- Private butler service makes this the most luxurious African safari experience.
- Situated on the rim of the beautiful Ngorongoro Crater, this a unique experience.
- Rich wildlife experience on your doorstep.
Facilities includeChild Friendly Room Service Laundry Daily Lounge With View Bar With View
- Guided Walks
- Guided Hiking
- Cultural Visits
- Private Picnics
- Guided Birding
- Day/Night Drives
- Champagne Tasting
- Childrens Activities
- Sundownders On The Crater
Seasons in Tanzania
About &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge
Occupying the prime position on the crater rim, Ngorongoro Crater Lodge offers magnificent views of the crater floor and is undoubtedly one of the most opulent lodges in Africa. Â Combining architectural hints of traditional Maasai homesteads with interior styles borrowed from European stately homes. Â The rooms are private and spread out on the grassland in front of the lodge, the deep reds, chandeliers, free-standing baths make this lodge very different to anywhere else in north Tanzania.
The famous Ngorongoro Crater is a World Heritage Site situated at the eastern edge of the Serengeti in northern Tanzania. The rater is the largest unbroken ancient caldera in the world. Nearly three million years old, the once-volcanic Ngorongoro is now considered Africaâs Garden of Eden.
The Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is set along the rim of a crater in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
How to get there
Approximate flight times
10 hours 10 minutes from London to Kilimanjaro with a 45 minute road transfer to Arusha Airport
25 minutes by air from Arusha Airport followed by 90 minutes by road
GMT +3 hours
When to go
Daytime temperatures above 30ËC / 86ËF
Night-time temperature rarely drops below 19ËC / 66ËF
Summer is calving season, while autumn sees the wild flowers bloom. Winter is peak season, and perfect for game viewing.
The lodge is not fenced off and we request guests be extremely vigilant at all times.
Visitors must have a passport with at least six months validity and a return air ticket. Visa requirements are determined by nationality.
The local currency is the Tanzanian Shilling (TZS), which is comprised of 100 cents. However, all prices at the resort are in USD.
Credit cards acceptedÂ include VISA, MasterCard and AMEX.
The official language of Zanzibar is Swahili but English is also widely spoken.
Travelling with children
Children are welcome at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. Designed especially for children visiting &Beyondâs lodges, WILDchild is filled with fun, interactive activities that offer opportunities to learn and discover new experiences and cultures. On arrival at &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, each child will receive a WILDchild branded bag containing a logbook, crayons, pencils and a pawprint tattoo. There is a personalised welcome note for every child, with those under three getting an African-themed soft toy as well.
Travel to Tanzania is recommended for children 8Â years or older. Â The lodge has a family room consisting of two interleading suites.
When available, booking an exclusive use safari vehicle means that game drives can be tailored for the shorter attention span of younger children, leaving and coming back to the lodge at any time.
The lodge is also able to accommodate a limited number of triple rooms.
This means that, should parents wish to share a room with younger children, an additional bed will be set up in the parentsâ room for children 16 years or younger.
When not using an exclusive use vehicle, game drives are available to children aged twelve years and older. Children aged six to twelve are permitted on game drives at the lodge managerâs discretion. While children younger than six cannot participate in game drives, childminders can be arranged during game drives and meal times at an additional cost.
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