- Game drives to the Ngorongoro Crater
- Surrounded by forest, a plantation and a waterfall
- Tour a local coffee farm and village
- Swimming pool with views of a coffee plantation
- A lodge within the incredible highlands surrounding Karatu
- Visit a waterfall within the incredible Ngorongoro Forest
- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Karatu, Tanzania
- Lodge size; 20 rooms and cottages
- Recommended stay; 2-3 nights
Enjoy Coffee Plantation Tours, Ngornongoro Game Drives, And Guided Walks From Kitela Lodge
Located on a hillside of a valley with beautiful views out over the highlands of the Ngorongoro region, Kitela is the ideal hillside location for coffee plantation and waterfall lovers alike who are looking to escape to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
This lodge in the Ngorongoro highlands offers 20 colonial-style thatched cottages surrounded by beautiful gardens, a coffee plantation and a working farm.
This luxurious hotel is nestled in the mountains and provides its guests with the peace and comfort of a traditional country villa.
The lodge's spa and pool offer the perfect contrast to the intense excursions and safaris available in the Ngorongoro area.
For those looking to explore the area, a range of game drives and guided walks are available. You can also take a day visit to Lake Eyasi, where you’ll be able to witness the Hadzabe tribe hunting and gathering in their traditional way.
The experienced staff at Kitela Lodge (part of the Tanganyika Wilderness Camps collection) will provide expert advice on the best ways to explore the fascinating region. You’ll be inspired by the beauty of nature and gain an understanding of the culture and customs of Tanzania. With its exquisite views, delicious cuisine and outstanding service, a stay at Kitela will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.
Rooms and Suites
Rooms and Suites at Kitela Lodge offer the perfect stay for visitors wishing to explore the beauty of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Each one of the 20 spacious cottages is furnished with breathtaking views that are sure to create lasting memories. Guests can choose from rooms featuring double or twin beds, as well as three-bedded rooms.
Every guest room includes an en-suite bathroom with a shower and a private furnished terrace.
Additionally, the rooms come complete with amenities such as laundry and room service, a bathrobe and slippers for the pool, as well as an electronic safe and mosquito nets over beds.
Cuisine and Wine
Kitela Lodge offers its guests an unparalleled dining experience that is sure to tantalize their taste buds. Its restaurant is divided into two private areas and offers a wide array of culinary delights ranging from sumptuous buffet meals to sophisticated à la carte dishes, all of which are made with fresh ingredients sourced from their very own farm.
Guests can expect to find a delectable selection of savoury local dishes, as well as international cuisines, expertly prepared by their talented chefs.
Kitela features an extensive collection of carefully curated wines from around the world that pair perfectly with their cuisine. From fruity whites to robust reds and everything in between, each bottle has been selected with the utmost care and attention.
Furthermore, guests with dietary restrictions or preferences are sure to be accommodated through the Lodge's specialised menu options.
Kitela Lodge is an elegant, thatched-roofed lodge situated within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. It boasts a range of facilities for visitors and guests to enjoy, from the spacious lounge and restaurant to the large terrace with its breathtaking view of the landscape below.
The lounge offers a warm, inviting ambience with comfortable armchairs and sofas, perfect for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing.
The terrace provides an opportunity to soak up the sun as well as admire the stunning natural beauty of the Ngorongoro region in all its glory.
All these facilities, combined with the staff's friendly and attentive service, create an almost perfect safari experience.
At the Kitela Lodge, guests can experience a variety of safari activities, from game drives to guided walks, that will bring them closer to the rich wildlife and culture of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
For a morning game drive, guests can take a picnic lunch and head out into the crater in search of all the Big Five animals.
Guests can also choose to take a guided walk in the Conservation Area. Led by experienced guides, these walks will bring guests in close contact with nature and help them appreciate the beauty of the Ngorongoro Crater.
For those wishing for an even more immersive experience, Kitela Lodge offers a day tour to Lake Eyasi, home to the Hadzabe (hunters and collectors) and Datoga (herdsmen) tribes. The day tour includes visits to both tribes, giving guests a unique insight into the traditional lifestyles of these tribal communities.
Safari activities are tailored for each guest and can be adapted to suit their needs, ensuring that each experience is truly personal.
Spa and Wellness
The spa offers and features body treatments, massage therapies, facials, and hot stone treatments.
Whether you are looking for a deep tissue massage after a long day on safari or a facial to give your skin some much-needed nourishment, Kitela Lodge has the perfect spa treatments for you
At Kitela Lodge, visitors will enjoy an unforgettable safari experience that is made even better by the many facilities and activities available on-site. From game drives to guided walks, there is something for everyone who wants to get up close and personal with the rich wildlife and culture of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
The staff's friendly and attentive service only enhances the wonderful atmosphere at this elegant lodge.
So if you are looking for a place to relax after a long day of sightseeing or want to try out some exciting new safari activities, be sure to check out Kitela Lodge!
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Kitela Lodge Rates
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars
*Rates may vary according to season