The Ngorongoro Conservation Area offers a variety of accommodation alternatives, including luxury, public camping areas, exclusive tented camps, and permanent facilities. All of these options aim to provide the tourists with a unique style of spending their time especially at night in the area. Available facilities include hotels, lodges, public campsites and special campsites.
Under these categories, services of high quality and competitive standard are offered to hosted clients. These facilities are in line with food services, tourism information, fitness activities and multiple recreational activities available within Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Currently, NCA houses eleven (11) lodges which are situated at different localities. There are forty-nine (49) special campsites and one (1) public campsite; all of these facilities are located in different localities across the area, allowing clients to choose where to stay on their trip.
NCA has six best lodges, five of which are located on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater and offer spectacular views of the Ngorongoro Crater as well as all other nearby highlands and forests.
All of these facilities provide a peaceful and exciting stay within the NCA. One lodge is in the Ndutu Area, which is another prime area within the NCA known for its dense concentration of wildlife, wildebeest, and zebra calving zones.
Apart from these are our luxurious tented lodges; two of which are located at Ndutu Area, one at Olduvai Gorge and another at about halfway between the Ngorongoro Crater and the great footprints site, Laetoli, right at Esirwa Village.
In addition to the lodges, there are 49 special campsites found in the best locations in the area, set to provide visitors with the best vistas and excitement during their overnight stays.
There is also the well-equipped Simba A public campsite at least 19 kilometers from the NCA main entry Gate – Loduare, less than one and a half kilometers from NCAA Old Headquarters, and less than 600 meters from the NCA Airstrip.
This campground can accommodate more than 200 people per night. The presence of these facilities and their distribution in the area provide visitors with a variety of lodging options.