- A 30-minute drive from Lake Manyara National Park
- Located next to the Ngorongoro Forest
- Located in a rural farming area
- Farming and cultural activities
- Stunning sunsets with a Mount Karatu view
- Those evening campfires
- Lodge type; Rural Farm Lodge
- Location;Ngorongoro Conservation Area
- Lodge size; 13 Rondavels and Cottages
- Recommended stay; 2-3 nights
Experience Rural Tanzania At Karatu Simba Lodge, Affordable Without Compromising On Quality
Karatu Simba Lodge is a place of peace and quiet hidden in the Tanzanian countryside amongst rural farms and bordering the Ngorongoro Forest. Karatu Simba offers an experience that is somewhat different to the traditional safari lodge experience, an experience that includes rural farming, culture and, of course, wildlife experiences from the nearby National Parks and Game Reserves.
An accommodation establishment that provides a warm welcome and relaxing atmosphere, an establishment where after a long days game drive in the Lake Manyara National Park, one can sit back and relax with a sunset over the Ngorongoro Forest.
Karatu Simba Lodge is within a short 30-minute drive from the famed Lake Manyara National Park.
From the Karatu Lodge, you can explore the park with its unique landscapes, prolific birdlife and diverse wildlife.
The perfect safari option for those on more of a budget, Karatu offers everything and more that anyone could possibly want, all without breaking the bank.
Karatu Simba Lodge offers 23 luxurious thatched cottages for guests to choose from, all of which have been tastefully decorated with handmade furniture made from African hardwood.
Every cottage provides breathtaking views of the lush forests and rolling hills, as well as en-suite bathrooms, private verandahs and mosquito-netted bedding options that come in twin, double and triple sizes.
Whether you're looking for a cosy couples retreat or a fun family holiday, Karatu Simba Lodge has the perfect accommodation option for you!
Karatu Simba Lodge offers cuisine that is unrivalled in its freshness and flavour.
All produce is sourced from the local area, ensuring that guests are served with only the finest quality ingredients.
Breakfast is a buffet-style affair with both hot and cold options available, while lunches are typically packed lunches that can be enjoyed during a safari activity.
Dinners are also buffet-styled or menu options, giving guests a variety of flavours to choose from.
When it comes to wine, Karatu Simba Lodge boasts an impressive selection sourced from all over the world. Guests can also enjoy a selection of international beers, domestic wines, and hand-crafted cocktails.
Karatu Simba Lodge is an unforgettable destination for travellers looking for a more budget-orientated stay while in Tanzania. The lodge offers a wide range of property amenities and facilities to make the guest’s stay comfortable and enjoyable.
The central guest area in the lodge has been designed to take advantage of the surrounding panoramic views, with its reception area, lounge, bar and indoor dining area.
For those looking to relax in the afternoon, there is a large swimming pool and pool deck available for guests to use.
Additionally, free Wi-Fi is available in most of the central guest areas so that you can stay connected while on vacation.
Karatu Simba Lodge is the perfect place to experience an array of safari activities. From game drives in Lake Manyara National Park to visiting nearby Ngorongoro Crater, you can explore a wide range of incredible wildlife and scenery.
Those looking for an adventure can visit nearby Ngorongoro Crater, where they will find a wealth of interesting activities, such as guided walks through the forest and elephant caves or cultural activities in Karatu.
At Lake Manyara National Park, you can take a game drive through the lush savanna and observe incredible wildlife in its natural habitat.
You can also take part in bird watching on the lodge grounds, which offers stunning views of local birdlife.
Lake Eyasi is also nearby and offers visitors the opportunity to learn about the indigenous tribes who call the area home. Here you can gain a deeper understanding of their way of life and culture while taking part in traditional activities.
Karatu Simba Lodge is the perfect destination for those looking for an affordable safari experience in Tanzania.
The lodge offers a wide range of amenities and facilities to make guests feel comfortable and at home while also providing ample opportunities to explore the incredible wildlife and scenery that Tanzania has to offer.
Whether you're looking for a relaxing couples retreat or an adventurous family holiday, Karatu Simba Lodge is sure to have the perfect accommodation option for you!
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Karatu Simba Lodge Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars
*Rates may vary according to season
- Safari activities as per intineray
- Tea, coffee, bottled water in the room
- Park entry fees
- Activities not included in itinerary
- All drinks other than water in rooms
- Telephone calls
- Travel/medical or evacuation insurance
- Flights & airport taxes
- Items of personal nature such as shop purchases