From Tarangire we went to Crater Forest Tented Camp southwest of Karatu near Oldeani. The tents and service were not up to the standards of the Asilia camps but the price, décor, views and ambiance made up that. Plus, they had on demand hot water! One note, if you go there, bring shampoo because they do not provide it.
We walked in the area escorted by a Maasai. He was the real deal. We had no common language but he was very pleasant, a little shy and self conscience. I found this combination surprising given the fact he was one seriously tough dude!
The next day we were off to Ngorongoro Crater. Due to the camps location we entered the crater at 10:30am,
- Also Known As:
- Crater Forest Tented Hotel Ngorongoro Conservation Area