Travellers heading for the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater will inevitably pass through the town of Karatu in the green hills of Tanzania’s northern highlands. Presided over by the towering Ol Deani Volcano, this small, colourful town serves as a popular overnight stop for visitors exploring the area’s many game parks. The town offers a variety of activities including browsing the bustling marketplace, sampling beer at a local brewery, visiting a traditional Iraqw homestead, or taking a guided walk through the Ngorongoro Forest in search of waterfalls and elephants caves. Whether you are looking for cultural tours, hiking and biking opportunities, a chance to enjoy an authentic rural Tanzania experience, or simply a break between safari game drives, this underrated town has plenty to offer.
Explore Tanzania’s world-class safari destinations from the romantic Acacia Farm Lodge, where luxurious facilities meet old-world hospitality in an outstandingly beautiful setting. This tranquil sanctuary .../
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge, located just outside the small town of Karatu in northeast Tanzania, is a home away from home family-run lodge where guests are .../
Situated on the lush, rolling hills of a coffee estate in the Ngorongoro Highlands of Tanzania in East Africa, the exquisite Plantation Lodge offers luxury, .../
One of the prestigious hotels of the Elewana Collection, The Manor at Ngorongoro, which is situated near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage .../
Located in the forested slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater, Gibb’s Farm overlooks the centuries-old Great Rift Valley. Recently named Best Safari Lodge and #5 of .../
The wonderfully luxurious Endoro Lodge in northeast Tanzania is located near the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known most famously for the .../