Awe-inspiring views over the dramatic landscape of the Ngorongoro Crater are the focal point of Sanctuary Retreats’ brand new Ngorongoro Crater Camp. This luxury tented camp is perched right on the crater rim inside Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Conservation area among unspoilt wilderness. The area is renowned for being the best place in Tanzania to see the Big Five with its concentrated year round population of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo and elephants and an impressive variety of predators. Experience the ultimate African safari on morning and evening game drives and visit a Maasai village to explore their culture.
Sleeping under canvas in the African landscape, guests feel at one with the wild, falling asleep to distant sound of the nocturnal animals in the cool night air of this high altitude on the crater rim.
The ten luxury tents are spacious and comfortable, furnished in simple safari style with big king or twin beds made up in soft linen. The en-suite bathroom has flush toilet and indoor bucket shower filled with hot water every evening and in between times on request. The conveniences of electricity allow for soft lighting and even a hairdryer, then there’s a room safe, and a gas heater for colder nights in winter. Children of 12 years and over are welcome, with space for an extra bed in the roomy tents.
Experienced guides accompany guests on unforgettable drives through the stunning scenery of the crater floor where there are fascinating wild