Ngorongoro Farm House

Ngorongoro Farm house is a country lodge style property located close to the entrance to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area near the village of Karatu in the Ngorongoro Highlands.

Ngorongoro Farm House is a good value but comfortable property that is suitable for travellers looking for an affordable base from which to visit Lake Manyara National Park and more importantly, the Ngorongoro Crater. Everything about the lodge is acceptable, but it is a large lodge and you should not expect luxury services. The lodge does have a friendly vibe, a lovely setting with good views and the central areas and rooms are all spacious, if a little simple in style. Your main reasons for choosing this lodge are its location and the value for money it offers.


Ngorongoro Farm House offers accommodation for approximately 100 guests in 52 spacious rooms and suites. Built using local materials the cottages are comfortably (but not luxuriously) furnished with twin or double beds…


The Ngorongoro Highlands sit on the western edge of the Great Rift Valley as it curves south-westwards from the desolate Lake Natron past Lake Manyara to the remote Lake Eyasi. These highlands are the remnants of…


There is no age restriction and interconnecting rooms make it a good choice for families with younger children.

Conservation & community

Through their accommodation fee, all guests of Tanganyika Wilderness Camps, owners of Ngorongoro Farm House, automatically contribute to the Emusoi Centre in Arusha who provide education for Maasai girls…

Location Karatu Village, Ngorongoro Highlands
Access By road with private guide, nearly 3 hours from Arusha
Open All year
Pricing £££££
Camp Style Safari lodge
Focus Big game / Crater experience
Children No age restriction
Activities Game drives by private vehicle into Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara / Coffee plantation visit / Farm walk
Vehicles Guests arrive with own private vehicle and guide
Off-road Driving No
Number of Rooms 52 rooms and suites
Family Accommodation Two bedroomed suites / Triples possible
Bathroom Flush toilet / Plumbed basin / Plumbed shower
Power for charging In room
Lighting Electric
Hairdryer Provided in room
Heating/Cooling Standing fans on request
Room Safe Yes
Laundry Service Additional cost
Communication in room Telephone
Wi-Fi Communal areas
Mobile Reception Yes
Swimming Communal
Wellness Massages
Dining Style Private
Drinks Included No
Credit Cards Visa and Mastercard