Ngorongoro Sopa Safari Lodge
The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most spectacular game haunts in Africa: it is also one of the biggest craters or more correctly calderas in the world, over 14.5km (9 miles) across, 610-760m (2,000-2,500ft) deep and covering 264sq km (102 sq miles). Game animals and birds are abundant inside the crater. All of the so-called “Big Five’ may be seen-Elephant, Lion, Black Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus and Buffalo. Other species encountered are Cheetah, Eland, Grant’s and Thompson’s Gazelles, Common Zebra, Wildebeest, a super-abundance of Spotted Hyaena, Hunting Dog, and, if one is lucky, Leopard … more information about the Ngorongoro crater
From its prime position on the eastern rim of the famous Ngorongoro crater, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge offers safari participant sophisticated comfort that the early explorers (Stanley, Livingstone, Speke ) could only have dreamt of. The lodge has more than 100 rooms all equipped with two queen-sized beds, carpets, fully tiled bathroom with bidets and hair dryers, and private lounge with mini bar. The lodge’s swimming pool overlooks the crater.