GUIDE ON NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE IN TANZANIA
For the spectacular view alone, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge would be an enviable home base for a vacation in Tanzania. Set alone, high on the eastern rim of Ngorongoro Crater UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge caters for cost-conscious explorers for whom rich wildlife, beautiful surroundings and a view from the crater rim are more important than luxurious living or a tented experience. But Sopa Lodge offers unusual standards of design and convenience for AfricanMecca guests. Steeply rising terraces of thatched rondavels are accessed by stepped walks between walled flower beds in a landscaped setting against a backdrop of rain forest, inhabited by a wide variety of African fauna in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Here, native Maasai herdsmen lead their cattle to graze in a balanced ecosystem designed for the sustainable co-habitation of pastoralists, indigenous animals and the tourists whose desire for a wilderness experience on an African holiday makes it all possible. Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge sits almost 7500 feet above sea level and 2,000 feet above the floor of a ten-mile wide collapsed volcanic cauldron where a plethora of magnificent animals live in a balanced microcosm of varied habitats: deceptively harmless-looking hippopotamus wallow in the marshes; massive horned buffalo wander by the swamp and plains, reclusive leopard and inquisitive monkeys inhabit the fever-tree forests and stilt-legged pink flamingos pose in the central lake. The vast plains are home to wildebeest, buxom zebra, and graceful eland and gazelle, trailed by expectant prides of lion, heavy-bellied cheetah and slinking hyena, iconic wildlife images of a safari in Africa.
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NGORONGORO SOPA ACCOMMODATION
97 spacious wall to wall carpeted rooms can accommodate 376 maximum numbers of guests, most with excellent views of the Ngorongoro Crater from cane rocking chairs on glassed-in balconies or pool.
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SAFARI & TOUR AT NGORONGORO SOPA
Game drives are timed for 6 hours for early morning or afternoon departures, descending to the crater floor in specially adapted 4 x 4 with pop-up roofs for unobstructed views of the wilderness.
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DINING AT NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE
Meals can be taken in the amazing red restaurant, its walls painted with larger than life flamingos and where the wooden ceiling and carved pillars complement elegant dining furniture and lounge.
What are our Customers saying about us? READ MORE REVIEWS
Jambo Raza, The safari trip in Tanzania was terrific - Ngorongoro and Serengeti. Our guide, Rodgers is a gem - smart, funny, knowledgeable and always interested in us and our journey. Great guy. We would all recommend your group to our friends.
Robert J Hartman, Esq - Minnesota, United States
AfricanMecca's professionalism and care understands that what distinguishes Africa is its authenticity, the land, people and wildlife who do not share our world of fashion and fanfare that distinguish so many travel companies today.
Cyril Christo & Marie Wilkinson, Conservation Photographers, Authors & Wildlife Documentary Producers - USA
I can't thank AfricanMecca Safaris and everybody that I met as part of my African Safari enough for the most incredible and unforgettable vacation of my life. The lodge at Ngorongoro Crater and Kirawira Camp in the Serengeti were magnificent.
Dr Edda Gomez-Panzani - California, United States
I booked my safari holiday through AfricanMecca. They were the most helpful company I have ever dealt with and I work within the travel industry. I had the most amazing time. The holiday went as clockwork with no hitches anywhere.
Shelley Roberts - Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
The AfricanMecca Safari experience was great. All the connections were spot on and the lodges and camps were great - 1st class. The safaris were great with the time spent in Ngorongoro totally outstanding. We just totally loved it, a great experience.
Bruce and Susie Ironside - New Zealand
We took our decision on an extended and complex safari through AfricanMecca Safaris. They did a flawless job across the board. We traveled through Zanzibar (fantastic) Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater, and Serengeti without a hitch.
Chris Traub - CEO, Strategic Executive Search (SES) Group - New York, United States
AfricanMecca Safaris created a remarkable honeymoon tailored to our interests and desires. The quality of service and delivery of experience was unsurpassed. I highly recommend AfricanMecca Safaris to honeymooners, families, or any traveler.
Noorin & Jason Nelson - Maryland, United States
Raza - I have to congratulate you. We had an absolutely wonderful trip - lifetime for me. All of your personnel in Africa were pleasant, positive. Ngorongoro Crater Lodge were incredibly beautiful and luxurious and Kusini Camp – Serengeti.
Mike and Ann Rosenblum - Illinois, United States
SAFARI TRIP IDEA FOR NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE IN NGORONGORO CRATER TANZANIA
When staying at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge in Ngorongoro Crater (Rim & Forest Areas), we recommend combining your safari with a visit to Serengeti, Tarangire & Lake Manyara. You may optionally extend out to Southern Tanzania, and experience the off-beat wilderness areas of Ruaha & Selous ending with a beach vacation and Swahili cultural tour in the exotic spice island of Zanzibar.READ MORE
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