Kitela Lodge

Boasting stunning views and an enviable setting, Kitela Lodge is a well-appointed property set high on the top of a valley with spacious accommodation and friendly staff. Relax in this picturesque part of the world looking out on a captivating waterfall, a coffee plantation and the mesmerizing Ngorongoro Crater's eastern wall. The inviting lodge is a perfect escape – surrounded by beautiful gardens and imbued with a refreshing colonial charm.

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  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

Accommodation takes the form of pleasant thatched cottages, with 20 suites on offer. Interiors are spacious, instilling in-room character through earthy tones juxtaposed by a modern finish. Guests have a choice of 5 king rooms, 12 twin, 3 triples and, for families, there are 4 interconnecting rooms available. While a fantastic retreat from the outside world the lodge is far from being completely cut off – stay connected with friends and family with an internet connection and telephone services.

As part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area the surrounds are naturally beautiful – explore them with a guided walk or discover more about the coffee farm with guided walks good fun for everyone. When not out on an adventure the lodge is a great place to unwind. Take it easy in the heated pool or indulge in complete relaxation at the wellness centre with a full body massage.

Getting There

A 2 hour drive from Arusha, scheduled flights into Manyara airstrip or charter flights into Ngorongoro airstrip.


Exploring the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, guided walks and tours of the coffee farm.

Read what our previous clients thought of Kitela Lodge

Review of Kitela Lodge

Monica Lefkof

Service was excellent. Lodge was nice, looked just like the pictures. Food was a little limited but still good.

24/07/2021 Read full trip review

Review of Kitela Lodge

Jens von Gierke

Great setting and service. It was a bit misleading, talking about on the crater, looking at the East Wall and a Waterfall. But the rooms were great, service was outstanding.

13/07/2019 Read full trip review

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