The Highlands Ngorongoro

This luxurious and intimate eco lodge has a total of 8 rooms, 4 doubles, 2 triples, a family room that sleeps 6 and a honeymoon room with private hot tub. Set high on the Olmoti volcano with stunning east and west landscape views this stylish camp offers maximum privacy and diverse experiences. Located 40 minutes from the nearest property and yet only 45 minutes to the Ngorongoro Crater floor, with no need to stop at the main gate.

The Highlands offers 3 additional activities to the Crater safari; The Olmoti hike, a 2 to 3 hour roundtrip with a gentle ascent through mountain forest, grassland and rocky outcrops, great for bird and butterfly viewing. The Empakaai Crater trip, a day trip to this stunning crater to see the famous flamingos in the lake and a 1 hour 30 big game walk on the crater rim. Finally you can join one of the Maasai staff and visit the local school and villages to gain a rich understanding of the Maasai culture.

How to get to The Highlands Ngorongoro

Situated at the edge of the mountain forest on the slopes of Olmoti Volcano with dramatic highlands landscapes and Ngorongoro Crater on its doorstep. Approximately 2½ hours' drive from Lake Manyara airstrip.

Activities at The Highlands Ngorongoro

In addition to the Ngorongoro crater descent, The Highlands is the only camp in the area to offer an Olmoti Volcano climb, Empakaai crater descent and community and cultural visits to the neighbouring school and villages..

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Selected itineraries

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Tanzania Family Holiday

Cost For Family of 4
Cost For Family of 4: from $31,240 (Includes international flights from JFK)
Ngorongoro Crater, Arusha, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti & Grumeti Reserves, Zanzibar Island