Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge
Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge is a mid-range accommodation found on the slopes of Ngorongoro crater / at the edge of the Ngorongoro crater rim in Tanzania. The lodge was the first accommodation to be built for conservators. You can access the lodge by road and air transport from Arusha town. It takes approximately 2-3 hours (160km) drive from Arusha to Ngorongoro. Rhino Lodge is convenient and affordable to guests visiting the crater and it offers a perfect base to explore Ngorongoro crater, animals visiting the lodge and surrounding area.
Ngorongoro Rhino lodge consists of 24 comfortable and spacious en-suite rooms that are built in a modern style with modern comfort. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities like flushing toilets, hot and cold showers/Bathtubs, mosquito nets, hair driers, and private wooden balconies, verandas and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the stunning view of Ngorongoro crater and surrounding area. Rooms are well equipped with Satellite, TVs, extinguishers and other facilities with comfortable clean beddings and ceiling fans. There are campfires at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors staying at the lodges. Rooms are in different categories; single, double, twin and triple/family rooms and rooms cost 250$ per night and above and in High season the rate is slightly high than in Low season.
Ngorongoro Rhino lodge offers more services and facilities which include a restaurant that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meet guests appetite like breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the dining room served by well trained, friendly and organized staff, they also serve bush dinners, a well-stocked bar with variety of drinks, local, cocktail, wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the cocktail or monktail while overlooking the stunning view of dense green montane forest, Ngorongoro crater and surrounding area, Free parking space available, Laundry services available, WIFI available at the lodge in the main building that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, business centers like conferences, meeting places, etc. Healthy and fitness centers like Spa, Gym, massage, steam bath, airport pickups, and drop-offs, Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essentials.
Ngorongoro crater is also among the most visited parks found in the Northern part of Tanzania close to Ngorongoro conservation area in the great rift valley. It covers 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; wildebeest migration from Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro crater, Olduvai Gorge, Salei Plains and Ol karien Gorge, Variety flora and Fauna, stunning scenery and many more attractions. The park contain short grasses with more high lands and other beautiful volcanoes. The area has 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 5 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 Eyasi viewpoint to different animals migrating, Crater viewing, Cultural visits in the local village, Hiking, Crater Rim Nature walks, Bird watching in the park, Visiting archaeological like Olduvai 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. There are more masaai mara pastoralists in Ngorongoro park. In Ngorongoro Tanzania there different categories of hotels; Budget, mid-range and luxury accommodation which are friendly and convenient to the guests visiting the area Park entrance in Ngorongoro park is 71$ per person and 295$ per vehicle entering the park. June –july and late January and February are the best month to travel in Tanzania for a safari.