Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp

This secluded tented camp is set in an ancient acacia forest on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, close to the rarely-used Lemala access route into the reserve.

There are just 9 mosquito-proof canvas-covered suites set on timber plinths at Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp, each containing two queen beds with cosy duvets, gas heaters and oversized ensuite bathrooms.

The central mess area is designed for guests to mingle, with generous sofas, plush rugs and a campfire around which safari experiences can be shared. There is also a softly lit dining area and bar, where guests can enjoy delicious meals, pre and post dinner drinks.

The key advantage of staying at Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is its privileged access to the crater. No time is wasted travelling, as vehicles can reach the floor within 10 to 15 minutes giving guests a full hour’s head start over everyone else in the morning. Walks are also possible into the forest along the crater rim, accompanied by an armed ranger and a Maasai.


How to get to Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp

The closest airstrip to Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is Manyara, around 2 hours’ drive away.

Activities at Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp

  • Game drives within the Ngorongoro Crater and Conservation Area
  • Guided walking safaris
  • Bush dining and sundowner drinks
  • Dedicated Lemala Cubs kids’ program

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp Highlights

  • An evocative tented camp with unrivalled access to the Ngorongoro Crater floor
  • Private and intimate, with only 9 guest suites
  • Ideal for families with children
  • Exciting game drives with excellent photographic opportunities
  • Guided walks along the crater rim

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