Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Pakulala Safari Camp is located above the ring of the Ngorongoro crater. An exclusive campsite offering a unique experience and spectacular views of the crater caldera. The camp’s common areas are accented by the vast beauty of the surrounding scenery. The campfire, with views of the crater, is undoubtedly a turning point for travellers. An unforgettable place for a drink under the stars in the Tanzanian sky.
The camp it is made up of eleven under canvas tents decorated in an elegant style reminiscing the late 19th century safaris. A small accommodation in an exceptional place with fine materials, such as wood and leather to imitate the feel of the earliest expeditions.
All tents are equipped with original butterfly chairs blended with handcrafted elements such as handmade carpets woven by Mbulu women. Comfort and luxury are paramount for the camp; the tents are equipped with two comfortable queen beds, private bathroom with bucket shower, eco- toilet, original local handmade washbasin, and mirror. Every tent is supplied with feather duvet, pillows, 100% percale cotton sheets & towels, luggage racks and safari chairs to enjoy the starry Tanzanian night from while you relax on your terrace after a long safari day.
Lions Paw Camp
With Lions Paw Camp, it’s all about the location! This luxury accommodation is tucked deep inside a magical forest on the misty precipice of the eastern rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. Lions Paw offers a breath-taking view of the cradled Lake Magadi in the crater’s base; you can sight large-tusked elephants and endangered black rhinos with your binoculars from the comfort of the bar or the lounge area of one of the15 luxury suites.
The camp is ten minutes away from the crater entrance to the crater floor and therefore allows arranging your drive to the floor with a tremendous advantage. Bush meals in the dense forest will ensure a unique experience in the Ngorongoro, all accompanied by luxurious amenities and hospitality.
Lions Paw Camp features 10 spacious rooms, a Honeymoon Suite, plus two Family Rooms consisting of 2 separate bedrooms and a shared bathroom. Each tent comes equipped with its own private en-suite bathroom that includes running water from a marble-topped single basin vanity, a separate shower area elevated on teak wood flooring, an enclosed private flush toilet, and a dressing area. In addition, the tents also have their own private veranda, from where you can watch spectacular sunsets descending over the western rim.
Neighbouring the camp are the vibrant Maasai bomas that have lived in the area for generations and welcome you as a family into their homes. Enhance your knowledge and experience of Tanzania’s beauty and people.
Ang’ata Ngorongoro Camp
The Ang’ata Camp is set on the eastern side of the Ngorongoro Crater’s rim close to the Crater Lodge. Just inside the park boundaries, its location permits early game drives down to the crater leaving you almost alone to discover this World Heritage Site.
The camp offers 8 guest tents including 2 family units, a lounge, and a dining tent. Each guest tent has an en-suite bathroom with shower, vanity desk and flush toilets. Beds are draped with mosquito netting and can be arranged in as a king-sized bed, or two to three singles. These structures can get chilly at this altitude, especially during June and July, but the lodge provides extra blankets and hot-water bottles to warm your toes.
The lounge is the place to meet other travellers and share your day’s safari stories while enjoying a complementary cup of Tanzanian coffee or tea. Breakfasts, lunches, and dinners are served in the dining tent, freshly prepared by the chefs on a daily basis. Bush TV (local name for campfire) is lit when the weather permits.
Ang’ata Ngorongoro is a relaxed camp, where your days are flexible, giving you the chance to make the most of the activities, and the staff are always willing to go the extra mile. From the camp you can easily reach Empakaai Crater in a day’s hike, visit a Maasai Village, go donkey riding with the locals, walk on the rim of the crater accompanied by an armed Ranger or have a bush lunch on the crater floor. Or you can celebrate your wedding or vowel renewal in traditional Maasai style in your private camp.