Crater Forest Tented Camp

Crater Forest Tented Camp is a mid-range accommodation (3-star) found in Karatu , in the northern highlands of Tanzania, Outskirt and close to the famous  Ngorongoro Crater.  The camp is situated 10 kilometers away from the main road of karatu town bordering Ngorongoro crater conservation areas. The Camp is situated in the perfect and convenient place  to guests who want to explore natural beauty of three parks in Tanzania ; Ngorongoro, Lake manyara and tarangire national park  with its incredible views of the forest-vegetation , farmland adjacent the camp and surrounding areas. One can be at the lodge by road from Arusha town taking approximately 3-4  hours drive while an hour to fly from Arusha to the close airstrip. 

Crater Forest Tented Camp

Crater forest tented camp  consists of 15  elegant and comfortable chalets situated amongst forested slopes  reflecting  African traditional building style with natural woods of local woods and grass thatched roofs  and modern Comfort.  Rooms  are well elevated, decorated and furnished with private en-suite facilities like Flushing toilets , hot and cold waters with open partitioned showers , hand basins, wrapped mosquito nets  ,  flat screen TVs, free toiletries  , wooden  rocking chairs , Free bottled water,  verandas  sitting areas and wooden balconies  that gives a stunning view over the forest –vegetation , farmlands  and surrounding areas   . Rooms are well equipped with excellent and comfortable queen sized beds with clean and washed beddings. There are cracking   fireplace and minibars at the camp that provides warmth to visitors in the nights and during cold days. Rooms   are in different categories and sizes depending on  single ,double ,twin and triple/family rooms  with different  cost ranging from  200$ per night  and above sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak/ high season than in Low season.

Crater forest tented camp  offers more services and facilities  which include; A   restaurant that serves  different  meals both international and  African- inspired  meals that meets  guests choice ; A continental  breakfast ,   Picnic lunch and  dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly  and organized staff , A well – stocked bar/lounge with  variety of drinks , local ,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax  and sip the cocktail  while overlooking  the stunning view of  the camp , forest   and surrounding area , solar energy available,  Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry services available ,  Free bottled water available,  WIFI available at the camp  that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends,  Camping facilities available,  Business center with meeting and wedding places ,  honey moon package ,  massage offered, Excellent and  comfortable  clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essential, guides book 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 , 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 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 Ngorongoro side.

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