Octagon Lodge is a small and private lodge located twenty minutes from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Gate in Karatu, Tanzania. Most people staying at Octagon Lodge do it during a safari in northern Tanzania.
With its location in Karatu, the lodge is well-suited for accommodation before or after a safari Lake Manyara or Ngorongoro Crater. However, Karatu offers many opportunities for cultural tourism for those who stay for a night or two extra
Accommodation and Meals
Octagon Lodge has rooms located in small cottages scattered in the hotel’s pristine garden. The rooms are spacious, and all have a bathroom/toilet and a small veranda.
The accommodation at the Octagon Lodge consists of eleven Timber Chalets, Six rooms , one Stone Cottage, Two Family rooms with three beds each and one Two Bedroom house with a kitchenette. The accommodation is designed for couples, families or groups of friends. The two bedroom house is wheelchair friendly with large bathrooms. Most of the chalets are arranged as twin beds while some are also arranged as double rooms with queen sized four poster beds. The cottages are oriented for families or groups of friends on a safari vacation or African holiday, and who wish to share and each cottage contains a queen size bed with two additional single beds.
At Octagon Lodge, you’ll be 1.8 km (1.1 mi) from Karatu Playground and 26.4 km (16.4 mi) from Lake Manyara National Park. Highlights at this lodge include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free daily breakfast.
KARATU BIKING TOUR
Leave your vehicle behind for exercise and interact with the local people. Explore the beautiful scenery of the landscape of Ngorongoro. We recommend that you hit the trail because it’s a great experience to get out and see rural Tanzania.
Manyara Treetop Walkway takes you on a sky-high adventure through the beautiful forest of Lake Manyara. Walk among the treetops and experience untouched nature and wildlife from a unique perspective.
Enjoy spectacular views of the Endoro Waterfall and hike through the famous Elephant Caves. This is a guided tour and the guides will share fascinating stories on how and why elephants are digging up the earth to ingest the vitamin and mineral rich soil for more than 150 years.
The Ngorongoro crater remains the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera. The Crater is a breathtakingly beautiful setting and one of the best conservation areas to see the Big Five in Tanzania.
Olduvai Gorge – Cradle of Mankind
The first early human species, Homo habilis, occupied Olduvai Gorge approximately 1.9 million years ago and visitors can tour the steep-sided ravine in the Great Rift Valley.
Whether you are planning to travel as an individual, couples, a group or family; we invite you to have your personalised itinerary or holiday designed and planned in detail by our travel and safari professionals. Call +254722433910