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Karatu Simba Lodge

 
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Karatu Simba Lodge

Embraced by the restful Ngorongoro Forest landscape, this quiet and home-like 3-star lodge is the perfect place to regain energy after a long and dusty day on safari. Daytime impressions will be revived as you will catch the sounds of nocturnal creatures living their bustling and rustling lives. Naughty bush babies crying, hyenas laughing softly, yellow baboons howling and other swishing and chirring of Tanzanian savannah!

Karatu Simba Lodge is half an hour away from Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park which are homes to buffalos, giraffes, elephants, zebras, lions, cheetahs, servals and many other African inhabitants. The remote location of Karatu Simba Lodge from the main roads allows you to see these animals in a close proximity to the tents. The lodge is permeated with the spirit of safari, from a close presence of wild animals to the interior conveying the local pastoral style and furnished with local materials and handmade decor.

Here you can be fully emerged in the tranquility of pastoral life with its nutritiously delicious meals and surrounding fertile fields of barley, corn, wheat and sunflowers. A swimming pool, small but really snug, is arranged some further and lower from the tents, among the hills. From your tent, you can spot a distant view of the rim of Ngorongoro Crater.
Karatu Simba Lodge 3*
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Airport: Lake Manyara Airport, 35 min
Location: Karatu, Tanzania
The park: Yes
Best time to visit: All year round (Great Migration can be spotted from January to March, with calving season in February)
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Activities Karatu Simba Lodge

Sundowners
Sundowners
See all the possible shades of pink blooming over the golden plains of Serengeti
Birdwatching
Birdwatching
Similarly to yoga and oriental meditation practices, birdwatching can teach you how to stay focused and concentrated
Game Drive Safari
Game Drive Safari
Experience the abundance of wildlife of Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park!

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Accommodation options at Karatu Simba Lodge

Twin tent
Perfect for solo travellers or friends travelling together. Each tent features a private deck with a panoramic view of the nature setting and safari chairs. Tents are solar-powered. Canvas walls with one stone wall and attached private bathroom.
Bed type
2 twin beds
Area
Ngorongoro Forest, Ngorongoro valley, a distant view of the Ngorongoro Crater
Full board
Cost per night
Price per room
$260
Double tent
Perfect for couples or a family with one child. Maximum capacity of 3 guests. Each tent features a private deck with a panoramic view of the nature setting and safari chairs. Tents are solar-powered. Canvas walls with one stone wall and attached private bathroom.
Bed type
1 queen-size bed
Area
Ngorongoro Forest, Ngorongoro valley, a distant view of the Ngorongoro Crater
Full board
Cost per night
$260
Triple tent
Perfect for families with children. Each tent features a private deck with a panoramic view of the nature setting and safari chairs. Tents are solar-powered. Canvas walls with one stone wall and attached private bathroom.
Bed type
2 double beds, or 1 double bed and 2 twin beds
Area
Ngorongoro Forest, Ngorongoro valley, a distant view of the Ngorongoro Crater
Full board
Cost per night
$350
Depending on the travel season, the price may vary. You may always contact us to know the final price for your chosen travel dates.

Facilities

Room Types:
  • 23 tents
  • Free Public Area Wi-Fi
  • Bedclothes
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Dining room
  • Lounge Area
  • Campfire Area
  • Swimming Pool and Sundeck
  • En-suite torch and umbrella
  • Solar-powered hot water

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    Travellers Reviews

    Прикольный отель недалеко от парка Нгоронгоро
    Realist_Viajero
    Были в этом отеле 2 дня. Последний день вообще кроме нас в отеле гостей не было - мир на карантине и никто никуда не ездит. Это к счастью, вообще не на чём в плане сервиса не отразилось. Отель состоит из домиков на сваях. Вместо номера домика - картинка. У нас слон был ))) Домик большой. Частично каменный, но обтянут брезентом и там, где мы не привязали на ночь брезентовые ставни на окнах - было шумно. А выходить ночью нельзя (да и в принципе некуда), т.к. не смотря на отпугивающую аппаратуру до...
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    Замечательно!
    Tatyana54
    Это была наша первая остановка на сафари, все очень приятно удивило - и палатки на склоне, и вид с горы, и общая атмосфера этого места. Правда, поскольку это место уже довольно высоко в горах, вечером было довольно прохладно, и вода в бассейне ледяная! Номер просторный и уютный - от палатки в нем только две брезентовые стены - все остальное вполне на высоте)) Как и везде здесь после темноты гости в одиночку по территории не бродят ввиду близости диких зверей - от бара/ресторана до номера и обрат...
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    Karatu Simba Lodge boasts a strategic location for all animal-lovers, near the Rhotia village in Karatu Region. It will take you 4 kilometers to get to the main entry to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and further, on your memorable safari in the Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge is similarly perfect for those who want to spend a day in Lake Manyara National Park to see flamingos and pelicans - it is only 30 minutes away. Safari in the Ngorongoro Crater would be particularly engaging in January and February as you can catch the calving season of wildebeest. The period from June to September is perfect for safari: vegetation becomes thinner, giving an easier chance to spot the animals. Lake Manyara National Park features peculiarly scenic views in the rainy November or spring months, with its lush vegetation and waterfalls, when huge populations migrating flamingos, pelicans, cormorants and storks are attracted to the lake.

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