Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge


Open: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is open all year.

Location: Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge is only tourist accommodation on the eastern rim of the crater. It is about a 90 minute drive from the Manyara airstrip.

Rooms: There are 97 rooms in 2 large 2-storey wings. They all have en-suite bathrooms with showers, basins and flush toilets. Hot water is available in mornings and evenings. They have private glass-fronted verandas, look out over the crater (though the views of some are obscured by trees). Rooms have heating, which is welcome on cool mornings and evenings.

Activities: The principle activity is wildlife viewing in Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge offers full and half-day game drives and has its own access road. Guided walks in the highlands are also available.

Facilities: The lodge has attractive gardens and an outdoor swimming pool which has views over the crater. The dining room and lounge bar both have large picture windows to make the most of the wonderful views, and open fires for cooler evenings. There is a gift shop selling a range of souvenirs and safari goods. The lodge offers a laundry service, to be paid for locally.

Dining: Meals are taken at separate tables. Most meals are served buffet style.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Babysitting is available on request.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is internet access in the dedicated internet room in the main building.

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Client Rating for Tanzania 5/5 from 217 reviews

The views here were breath taking and cant believe theres better from any lodge in Africa than this. The room was perfect and although not such a personnel feel as a much larger lodge still staff and food outstanding.

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