Kitela Lodge & African Spa- Ngorongoro : Kitela lodge  and African spa is a mid range accommodation situated in Karatu areas in Northern Tanzania , on the top of the valley overlooking the Eastern wall of Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania region.  The lodge is set just 8 km from Karatu Town and 45 minutes from Lake manyara national park.  It is convenient and situated in an ideal place for guests who want to visit lake manyara ,  Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater (3 parks in Tanzania) offering  a stunning View of The coffee plantation  and waterfalls with in the incredible highlands of Ngorongoro.

The lodge is under Tarangire wilderness camps and lodges that runs and manages perfect accommodations across Kenya and Tanzania.  One can be at the lodge by road from Arusha town taking approximately 3-4  hours drive to Ngorongoro crater  and an hour to fly from Arusha to the close lake manyara  airstrip then 30 minutes to be transferred to the lodge .

Kitela Lodge & African Spa- Ngorongoro
Kitela Lodge & African Spa- Ngorongoro

Kitela lodge and African spa consists of  20   elegant and comfortable chalets  surrounded by beautiful gardens, coffee plantations and farms  reflecting  African traditional building style with  grass thatched roofs  and modern Comfort.  Rooms  are well elevated, decorated and furnished with private en-suite facilities like Flushing toilets , hot and cold showers with bathtubs , Air conditioning , wrapped mosquito nets  ,  flat screen TVs, free toiletries, hair driers  , wooden  rocking chairs , Free bottled water,  verandas  sitting areas and  private balconies  that gives a stunning view over the  Ngorongoro Conservation area, farmlands  and surrounding areas .

kitela Lodge

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 ; 2  single  beds and double bed , family room consist of 2 rooms with connecting doors .  Rooms  cost ranges  from  300$ per night  and above sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak/ high season than in Low season.

Kitela lodge  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 in the garden  ,   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 over the coffee plantation, Farmlands   and surrounding area , A swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon, solar energy available,  Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry services available ,   WIFI available at the camp  that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends,  Camping facilities available,  Business center with wedding & meeting  places ,  honey moon package ,  massage cabins offered,  souvenir shop available  with African  hand craft gifts  like shoes,  clothes , safari essential, guides book and many more.

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

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