This natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage site is a breathtaking beauty, showcasing a variety of wildlife, including the Big Five, and over 400 bird species. The magical crater floor is surrounded by towering walls of volcanic rock, including the historic Olduvai Gorge, where some of the oldest human remains and stone tools were discovered.
The Ngorongoro crater formed 2.5 million years ago after a large volcano erupted and collapsed on itself. Karibu Camps & Lodges is a proud partner of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area courtesy of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority (NCAA).
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In Your Words
Our family of 8 stayed for 2 nights at Lions Paw and had a great time. We were about 15 minutes from the Crater floor and it's worth going early since you have a good chance of being alone. Overall, a great place and wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.Kevin C - United StatesIncredible location right on the crater rim.
Ngorongoro Lions Paw Camp offered me an unmatchable blend of adventure and tranquility, an experience that goes far beyond your usual luxury stay. Nestled in the unique ecosystem of the Ngorongoro Crater, the camp is a hidden gem in Tanzania.Francesco C - ItalyDeep in the wild with a luxury touch!
The views, the rooms and the staff are absolutely fantastic. We spent the last evening of our safari here and were so happy to get the chance to stay here. Strongly recommended place with all luxury you can think of.Ulrike S - United KingdomFantastic lodge with unique views!
Experience the untamed beauty of nature
An explicit view of the cradled Lake Magadi awaits you at the Lion’s Paw tented suites east of Ngorongoro’s caldera. Create unforgettable memories with views of large tusked elephants and the endangered black rhinos using your binoculars from the bar and lounge area. Lion’s Paw is 10 minutes away from the crater entrance, where you can relax, unwind, and enjoy serene bush dinners to crown your crater experience.
Karibu's Finer Touches: Beyond the Expected
Unwind in serenity and embrace the allure of the untamed with our selection of four exquisite permanent tented properties.
Indulge in exceptional cuisines skillfully curated by our culinary artisans who also cater to special dietary needs.
Elevate your Karibu experience with nightly campfires, hot air balloon rides and adventurous game drives.