Country Lodge

Tanzania

Open: Country Lodge is open all year.

Location: Country Lodge is on the eastern outskirts of Karatu town about halfway between the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara which are both about 30 minutes away.

Rooms: There are 11 double en-suite cottages (ie 22 rooms taking a maximum of 44 guests in total), arranged in the gardens. Each guest room has a bedroom, bathroom and a veranda with chairs and table. Beds have mosquito nets and there are bedside tables, lamps, a writing desk and a wardrobe. The open fire can be lit on a chilly evening. Bottled water is provided free of charge.

Activities: This is a good base for game viewing in Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National, and Tarangire National Park is under 2 hours away. Lake Eyasi where the Hadzabe Bushmen tribe lives, is a short drive from the lodge. Guests can walk into Karatu town for shopping, visit waterfalls near the lodge, tour a coffee plantation and enjoys walks in the countryside.

Facilities: The main building houses the reception area, bar, lounge and dining room. All rooms are light and spacious with high ceilings. On cool evenings a large fire is lit in the lounge. There is an outdoor seating area so guests can enjoy drinks in the garden. The lodge has 5 acres of grounds full of tropical plants and flowers, birds and butterflies. There is an outdoor swimming pool.

Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables. As the owner is an experienced chef, you can expect good cooking!

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

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