Ganako Luxury Lodge – Karatu Ngorongoro
Ganako luxury lodge is a luxury accommodation (4 star) found in Karutu just 20 minutes from the main road to Ngorongoro crater in Tanzania. The lodge is few minutes away to karatu playground and 450 miles from the city center . The lodge is located in an ideal place for the guests who want to explore Ngorongoro crater just an hour drive and lake manyara national park just 65 minutes drive from the lodge . One can be at the lodge by road transport from arusha city center taking approximately 2-3 hours drive to Karatu / Ngorongoro crater and then few minutes to fly to the close airstrip . The lodge is convenient and business friendly to guests with its beautiful views of the lodge and surrounding areas .
Ganako luxury lodge consists of 34 elegant and comfortable air conditioned rooms that reflect African traditional building style with local woods and modern comfort . Rooms are well elevated, decorated and furnished with privacy and tranquility . Each room has en-suite private facilities like clean flush toilets , hot and cold showers/ separate bathtubs, wrapped mosquito rates , flat screen TVs, hair driers , ironing services wooden chairs , Free bottled water, satellites , verandas and sitting areas that gives a stuning view of the lodge and surrounding areas . Rooms are well equipped with excellent and comfortable queen sized beds with clean and washed beddings. There are cracking fireplace at the lodge that provides warmth to visitors in the nights and during cold days. Rooms are in different categories and size depending single ,double ,twin and triple family rooms with different cost ranging from 250$ per night and above sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak/ high season than in Low season.
Ganako luxury lodge offers more services and facilities which include; Different restaurants that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice ; A breakfast in the gardens , Picnic lunch and dinner both in and outdoor dinners served by well trained, friendly and organized staff , The camp also offers bush dinners , A well stocked bar areas /lounge with variety of refreshments , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, outdoor swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon , you relax and sip the cocktail while overlooking the stunning view of , wildlife visiting the camp and surrounding area , solar energy available, Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry services available , WIFI available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends, Business center with meeting and wedding places plus honey moon package , Excellent and comfortable clean beddings, Craft shop available at the hotel with more African style gifts like shoes, safari essential ,guides book to mention but a few.
Ngorongoro crater is found in the Northern part of Tanzania close to 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.