An eco-friendly lodge situated in the highland coffee plantation! Visit this beautiful tented camp at the edge of the Ngorongoro Tropical Forest.
Safari Lodges in Tanzania:
At Crater Forest Tented Camp you will experience a real wildlife camp. The camp is situated 1800 meter above sea level on a highland coffee plantation called Kirin Coffee Estate.
The first thing you will notice is the nice and chilly temperature on your drive up the mountain from the main road. The lodge is operated as an eco-friendly small scale lodge with only 15 tented rooms, all on platforms with magnificent views over the Ngorongoro Forest.
Here you can enjoy a romantic sun-downer on your veranda with the astonishing landscape views of the dense forest. Watch wildlife, like elephants, roaming through the forest, hear the lions roar and listen to the magical sounds of the tropical night. It will be an experience you will never forget.
Pictures from Crater Forest Tent Camp
The land immediately surrounding the lodge is being restored to some of its natural forest habitat, with the camp management overseeing the conversion from crop cultivation to regeneration of indigenous groundcover, helping the change along by reintroducing around the camp trees and shrubs natural to the area.
After an exiting day of Game Drive you can enjoy a refreshing drink in the lounge, before being served a great "homemade" four course dinner from the kind, friendly and professional staff.
You will stay in a spacious tent with en-suite bathrooms with hot showers and toilets. For those chilly upland nights you can enjoy the warmth of your own African-style fire pot. In the morning you will Wake up to the sounds of the awakening forest as a night full of nocturnal wildlife activities gives away to mistily rising sunlight.
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How to get here
Electricity available in the tent in the morning and evening until 10:00 PM. Charing facilities is provided in the restaurant.