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INTRODUCTION
DAY EXCURSIONS
SUGGESTED ITINERARIES
SAFARI SPECIALS
CONFERENCE INCENTIVE
THE PARKS
WHEN TO GO ON SAFARI
WHERE TO STAY
  KILIMANJARO / ARUSHA
   TARANGIRE
   LAKE MANYARA
  
KARATU
   NGORONGORO
   SERENGETI
   MAINLAND COAST
   ZANZIBAR
   PEMBA & OTHER ISLANDS
   WESTERN / SOUTHERN CIRCUIT
   THE LAKES

  

ACTIVITIES AND SPORTS
TAILORMADE SAFARIS




 
whERE TO STAY - KARATU, OUTSIDE NGORONGORO  
 
Ngorongoro FarmHouse
Only 4 kms form the Ngorongoro conservation area Lolduare gate. There are three separe an intimate camps of 25 comfortable bungalows.

Attractively built on the style of an old colonial farm and rustically decorated with local materials, full of details of good taste, with the purpose of offering our guests an imaginary journey to days of the past. Each bungalow consists of 80sq. meters, which includes a private veranda facing the rift valley with an en suite bathroom, flush toilet and shower.

The huge main building covered with an elegant thatched roof, contain the reception, bar, dining area, library and lounge with fireplace where guests can enjoy a rest during the cool evenings in the highlands.There is a swimming polls with super views of Oldeain volcano, a craft shop and conference room.
 

 

 
TLOMA LODGE
An exclusively petite 20 cottage lodge situated within the Ngorongoro Highlands Area. Its brilliant positioning on the raised shoulder of a valley, offers breathtaking views over a coffee-plamtation and onto the Eastern wall of the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater.

This lodge has been modeled on its “biggerbrother”, the very successful Ngorongoro Farmhouse, only 15 minutes away.
 


 

 
Plantation LODGE  
Plantation Lodge is a small and comfortable lodge set at the foot of the Ngorongoro Highland Forest Reserve.

The sixteen rooms are individually designed within a variety of different cottages in the beautiful gardens. All rooms have en suite bathrooms with modern plumbing and comfortable Zanzibari beds with mosquito nets and are filled with a wealth of local Tanzanian watercolours and artwork.

The food must rate amongst the best in Tanzania, using vegetable and dairy produce brought fresh from the farm. There is a swimming pool with a good-sized sitting out area that overlooks the surrounding farmland and a tennis court. As well as great walking opportunities on the farm and along the forest edge, there is easy access to Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Eyasi and Lake Manyara.
 



 

 
EXPLOREANS LODGE
Set in 50 acres of virgin Tanzanian bush in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, this all suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate and 20 minutes drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater that is said to have the most dense concentration of wildlife in Africa. This all inclusive property features 20 spacious private log cabins with fire place, a restaurant, a bar and conference facilities. Indulge in moments of relaxation at the swimming pool or at the Mvua African Rain Spa after a full-day game drive.
 

 

 
KITELA LODGE

Kitela Lodge is a small, exclusive lodge situated on top of a valley overlooking a coffee plantation, the Eastern wall of the Ngorongoro crater and a beautiful waterfall. It consists of 20 spacious suites in cottages built in the style of an old colonial farm offering guests a relaxing, quiet atmosphere surrounded by beautiful gardens. Includes pool.
 

 

 
KARATU SIMBA

Located between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro, Karatu Simba Lodge is nestled up against the lush Ngorongoro Forest Reserve. Guests can take a break from the safari trail to experience a taste of rural Tanzanian life, relax and enjoy the changing rhythm and landscape of the seasons. Sleep under the Southern Cross listening to the call of Bush babies and Montane Night jars.

Lodge Facilities include: 6 tented spacious rondavels and 7 cottages, all tastefully furnished and with en-suite bathrooms with shower and flush toilet.

 

 

 

 
OLEA AFRICANA

Named for the venerable African Olive tree in the centre of a beautiful garden, Olea African Lodge is located near Karatu village, between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro, in the heart of the northern safari circuit in Tanzania. This small and intimate owner built and managed lodge has friendly service, 10 spacious, comfortable en-suite rooms with private verandas and fireplace. They serve farm fresh food in a welcoming dining room.

   

 

Bougainvillea Safari Lodge & Country lodge
Bougainvillea Safari Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu town, about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater. They currently have twenty-four cottages and are in the process of adding a few more. Each room has mosquito-netted king or twin beds, a fireplace, large bathroom with shower and a veranda from which to enjoy the views of a lush tropical garden. Triples are possible with prior notice and two of the cottages can be used as family suites, with connecting rooms.

There is a large common area housing reception, lounge, bar, gift shop and dining rooms. The swimming pool sits in the centre of the property surrounded by the cottages and gardens.
  Bougainvillea Lodge



 
 
   

Mind & Soul Travel (TZ) Ltd
P.O. Box 6246, Arusha, Tanzania
Tel. +255 (0)784 683655 or +255 (0)786 234070 info@mindsoultravel.com