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Why we like it
- Located on the rim of the Crater
- A seasonal camp closed in April and May
- Excellent location by the quiet Lemala access route only taking fifteen minutes to traverse onto the crater floor
- Walks are offered along the crater rim and into the forest with the local Masai
- In close proximity to Ol Moti and Empakai craters
- A charming luxurious camp with panoramic views of the Ngorongoro crater
Lemala Camp works closely with the local Masai tribes giving guests an opportunity to learn about their culture and heritage first hand.
We had no expectations, as this was a first safari for all of us. We were impressed and very comfortable.
- BM, Inverness
Each luxury tent can accommodate a triple while the family tent can accommodate 4 to 5 guests. Lemala Camp offers private lunches on the Ngorongoro crater floor and breakfast with the Masai, these are optional (additional charge).
The location of the camp is ideal for the early morning crater trips with a team of staff and guides to look after your ever need this truly is an incredible camp to stay at to experience the Ngoronogoro Crater.
Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)
11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.
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