Budget Accommodation in Ngorongoro

1.Simba Campsite

Budget Accommodation in Ngorongoro










Simba campsite a Budget Accommodation in Ngorongoro consists of several other campsites. These are categorized according to the use of the camp. Simba Campsite “A” which is public campsite is on the crater rim. It is situated on the south-western rim of the Ngorongoro Crater Rim about 2 km from the crater village. It has well maintained toilets and regularly attended and hot water showers (heated by wood fires) and firewood for sale.


Views points of the crater are only a short walk away and are absolutely stunning. Wild animals from the crater and Serengeti as far as from other part of Ngorongoro conservation Area frequently visit the campsite which is not fenced, you should move with caution. It is possible to visit the lodge bars and restaurants in the evening, but driving always should be cautious, as many animals move a lot during the night. The Lodges which are closer to the camp are Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge and Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.


The campsite can become fairly cold (from an African perspective) and sometimes noisy at night. Our cook will place you tent in the area where you will be comfortable and easily reached. He will also take care of your belongings while you are in game drive. We will provide camping equipment as far as extra sleeping bag just in case you forget yours. Simba Campsite (public campsite) is share campsite so you should expect other people from deferential company.    

2.First point Arusha Hostel

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Budget Accommodation in Ngorongoro located in Arusha, First Point Arusha Hostel provides free Wi-Fi, and guests can enjoy free bikes, a bar and a garden. Both a bicycle rental service and a car rental service are available at First Point Arusha Hostel, while cycling can be enjoyed nearby. Vegetarian and vegan breakfast options are available daily at the homestay. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Arusha Central Market, Uhuru monument and Arusha International Conference Centre – AICC. The nearest airport is Arusha Airport, 7 km from First Point Arusha Hostel.

Available Rooms

Standard Double room

Free Wi-Fi Beds: full double bed or 2 twin beds Also there is a shared bathroom Room Facilities: Fridge, Microwave, Shared bathroom, Shower, Towels

Standard Triple room

Free Wi-Fi shared bathroom Room Facilities: Fridge, Microwave, Shared bathroom, Shower, Towels

Standard Quadruple room

Free Wi-Fi shared bathroom Room Facilities: Fridge, Microwave, Shared bathroom, Shower, Towels  

3.Jambo Rooms

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Jambo Rooms, located in midtown Karatu, Arusha region Tanzania. This bed and breakfast guesthouse offers private rooms with toilet and hot shower. It is a good place to stay if you are looking for budget safari to join as it’s close to Ngorongoro and Serengeti. Also Tarangire and Lake Manyara. The rooms consist of complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily. The on-site restaurant also serves a variety of local dishes upon request. Guests may relax and unwind at the lounge or terrace after an eventful day and we have safe parking.

  1. Ngorongoro Rhino LodgeBudget Accommodation in Ngorongoro














Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge a  Budget Accommodation in Ngorongoro sits a hundred metres back from the crater’s rim. Simple and rustic, the lodge doesn’t overlook the crater itself (which is nevertheless easy to access). But has wonderful views of Oldeani Peak and the wildlife-rich grasslands and forest. This deep, volcanic crater is an ancient landscape – a fact worth remembering when you explore its floor.


You also see the herds upon herds of wildlife, including the iconic Big Five. The lodge itself is comfortably relaxing, and well-serviced by its Maasai staff. The Ngorongoro Rhino lodge lies in the Ngorongoro conservation area, close to the edge of the crater. One of the few ‘budget’ lodge/accommodation options in the area. The lodge consists of 24 simple, Tanzanian-style rooms, each with a private veranda. All rooms have a small fireplace to keep your warm, as it can be quite cold during the night. At the restaurant, there are two big fireplaces, which makes for a comfortable and cozy dinner-experiences. Wildlife often visit Rhino Lodge, such as buffalo migrating between the bushes.

  1. Kudu Lodge and CampsiteBudget Accommodation in Ngorongoro









Kudu Lodge and Campsite offer outstanding hospitality, comfortable accommodation and pleasant surroundings. This is the heart of the northern Tanzania safari circuit. It nestles in eleven acres of rolling countryside, amidst mature trees and gardens, home to myriad birds and a tranquil and shady oasis hideaway for visitors— the perfect base for wildlife safaris. The lodge is the epitome of spaciousness, friendliness and African hospitality. Elevation of the Lodge & Campsite is circa 1400 m above sea level, making temperatures during the day not too high, and around 12 degrees in the evening.


Temperatures also gradually warm up through the months of May June and July, from the coolest month which is generally April. Karatu town is a two-hour drive from Arusha. Nearby are the Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Eyasi, (for a cultural excursion) Lake Natron and  Ol donyo  Lengai  Mountain.

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