Crater Forest Tented Camp

Crater Forest

Tented Camp is a stunning tented camp situated at the Ngorongoro Tropical Forest edge. Pleasure in romantic sundowners or sunset dinners on your private veranda marveling at the amazing landscape blanketed by dense forest. view wildlife, such as elephants, moving in the forest, listen to roaring sound of lions and magical echoes of this wilderness at night. This is a very memorable experience!

The tented camp is found in northern Tanzania just 10 kilometers of scenic driving from the main road from the lively commercial Karatu town centre to the renowned Ngorongoro Crater.

They offer Full plus half board accommodation.


Crater Forest Tented Camp is operated as an eco-friendly small scale lodge with 15 tented rooms, all under thatch and on platforms, with magnificent views over the Ngorongoro Forest.

The spacious rooms have inside bathrooms having hot showers plus toilets. On chilly nights enjoy your private African fashioned firepot. Awaken to the sounds of the forest as the night filled with nocturnal animal activities gives away to dimly morning sunlight.

The Rooms

There are15 spacious tented rooms beneath thatch, with ensuite facilities

Every tent possesses a private small lounge area having an African-style fire place

The en suite Bathrooms include a shower, bottled water, flush toilet, towels, wash hand basin and soap

There is a Mosquito net, torch and Electric lights inside the tent

Enjoy interactive evening at the Fairytale set-up in the evenings: traditional hurricane lamps in bar, restaurant, along paths and tents, charging provisions, an airy longue plus and souvenir shop.

The Food

Every morning, Complementary coffee plus tea are offered on your private veranda. Enjoy refreshing beverages each morning light as you get ready to set out for a wildlife adventure in this large African wilderness in Tanzania.

the chef together with his kitchen staff is as well available to offer you a unique taste of not only international cuisines but some of the local favorite dished as well. The bar plus Restaurant at Crater Forest serve wonderful dishes together with a variety of drinks such as beers, wines and spirits worth trying out.


Other than the ordinary safari game drives, this lodge offers several fascination non-wildlife activities such as:

Mountain Bikes:

The terrain is perfect for mountain biking, and fortunately this lodge offers a number thrilling trails worth exploring.

Cultural Tours:

these are led by Maasai guides who are beyond happy to take you around this area, and teach about the fascinating culture and practices of the locals living in this area.

Coffee Estate Tour:

because this lodge is found on a coffee farm, they can organize a guided tour across the coffee plantation which is a fascinating change at the end of your game viewing. You will observe the growing of coffee, its harvesting and processing at this estate factory. Furthermore you will have a chance to enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee.

Forest Walks:

these are escorted by a NCAA ranger for security purposes. You may choose to walk from this tented camp up to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area forest. You will be rewarding with amazing views of animals elephants and buffaloes in their natural surroundings