NGORONGORO OLDEANI MOUNTAIN LODGE- NGORONGORO CRATER
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain Lodge is a luxury 5-star colonial accommodation found in Karatu areas close to Ngorongoro crater conservation area in Tanzania Region . The lodge is situated on the beautiful hill with stunning views over Oldeani Mountain and Ngorongoro crater rim. The lodge is owned and managed by the Walworth hotels and lodges that run and manage best accommodations in different parts of Tanzania. It is set on 40 acres of a green garden lush landscape and local vegetation with over 130 species of birds. The lodge 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 oldeani mountain , forest-vegetation 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.
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain lodge consists of 50 elegant and comfortable room and the living stone suite with the infinity views of the surrounding areas reflecting African traditional building style with local stones. Rooms are well decorated and furnished with high standard private en-suite facilities like Flushing toilets , hot and cold waters with open partitioned showers , hand basins, wrapped mosquito nets, slide glassed windows, flat screen TVs, free toiletries, chairs , Free bottled water, verandas sitting areas and wooden balconies that gives a stunning view over oldeani hill, forest –vegetation , 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 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 300$ per night and above sometimes rate goes slightly high during peak/ high season than in Low season
Ngorongoro Oldeani Mountain lodge offers more services and facilities which include;
A spectacular stone main 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 on the balcony and sip the cocktail while overlooking the stunning view over oldeani hill, wilderness 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 a conference that accommodates many people and honey moon package , massage services 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 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 Maasai 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 Tanzania safari especially Ngorongoro side