LAKE EYASI SAFARI LODGE – NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Lake eyasi safari lodge is a 3-star mid- range accommodation situated on the gentle slopes , on the banks of Lake eyasi offering the spectacular views over the seasonal soda lake , Ngorongoro conservation area and the Rift Valley. The lodge is in a perfect base for guests who want to visit the three national parks that includes; lake Manyara national park, Tarangire national park and Ngorongoro national park and lake eyasi with their beautiful views. One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha international airport since it’s the gateway destination taking approximately 3-4 hour’s drive on tarmac road from Arusha to the lodge through mayukuni and karatu and 40 minutes to fly to the close lake Manyara airstrip then few minutes’ drive to the camp.
Lake eyasi safari lodge consists of over 16 comfortable and elegant en-suite rooms found in natural vegetation overlooking the Lake reflecting traditional building style with local woods and stones offering high level of comfort and ambience. All rooms have décor blend elements from the surrounding landscape and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers, mosquito nets, comfortable tropical wooden beds with clean and washed beddings, free bottled water, free toiletries, slippers , wooden chairs and tables, white duvets and pillows to mention but a few. Rooms have private verandas, sitting areas and wooden balconies overlooking the stunning view over Lake Eyasi , Rift valley and surrounding landscape. Rooms are in different sizes with single beds for individuals, double queen bed/ twin for 2 people or a couple and triple/family rooms with different cost ranging from 200$ per night and above sometimes the rate goes slightly high during high/peak season than in Low season.
Lake Eyasi safari lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
The Main areas that serves different cuisine both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice. You can have meals in any place of you choice either dining area or Veranda overlooking the landscape. Meals offered are Continental breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner serve by well trained, friendly and organized staff. Bush breakfast can also be offered while enjoying the morning sunrises and bush dinners overlooking the stars in the sky.
A well -stocked bar with shared lounge that contains comfortable sofa seats offering variety of drinks , local ,cocktail , wines, spirits and international beers, you relax and sip the cocktail or monk tail while overlooking the stunning view of the pool, lake eyasi and surrounding area ,
Outdoor swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon especially after game drive, you relax in water while listening to African sounds of nature as you sip the sundowner that winds up you evening and enjoying the breezes around the lodge.
Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs, Laundry and house- keeping services available , bottled water available, solar energy available , massage services offered to calm you mind and make you sweat out all the stresses
WIFI internet available at the camp that will keep you connected and enables you/visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.
Activities to do while at the lodge; visiting Ngorongoro crater rim , lake eyasi , Game viewing that will give you a chance to spot wide range of animals , visiting the close Manyara national park, community tours in the local village
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 Conservation Area . June –july and late January and February are the best month to travel in Tanzania safaris especially Ngorongoro side