Farm house valley lodge is a fairly new luxury accommodation found in Karatu areas, close to the entrance of Ngorongoro conservation area Tanzania Region. The house is nestled in the beautiful woodland areas on 500 acres of coffee farm landscape and approximately an hour drive to Ngorongoro Crater overlooking oldeani Volcano. The lodge is found between Lake Manyara and Ngorongoro crater and in the picturesque coffee estate.

One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha taking approximately 3-4 hour’s drive on tarmac road from Arusha through mayukuni and karatu and 45 minutes to fly to the close lake Manyara airstrip then few minutes to be transferred to the house.  The house is convenient for relaxation and Tanzania safari adventures to travelers, tourists and holiday makers who want to discover and explore the stunning views of the surrounding areas.

Farm house valley lodge
Farm house valley lodge

Farm House Valley lodge consist of 30 well pointed spacious and comfortable cottages with king and queen sized bed with the views of the tropical gardens and expanse African nature landscape designed in African style with high level of comfort.  Rooms  are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, Bathroom with hot and cold showers , mosquito nets, comfortable beds, free bottled water, free toiletries, chairs and tables, dressing mirrors, coffee making facilities,  slippers mention but few. Rooms have private terraces, Veranda and sitting areas, you relax while enjoying the stunning view over the lush gardens, Rift valley and surrounding area. Rooms are in different categories and sizes with  single beds for individuals ,double/twin beds for sharing, and triple/family rooming options with different costs ranging from  300$ per night and above sometimes the rate goes slightly high during high/peak season than in Low season.

Farm House valley lodge offers more services and facilities which include;

A restaurant with high flavored Menu  both international (A la carte menu ) and  African- inspired  meals that meets  guests choice .Meals offered include; Continental breakfast ,lunch and  dinner serve by well trained, friendly  and organized staff. You can have meals in any place of your choice either in dining area or garden overlooking the beautiful landscape, and morning sunrises especially in the morning.

A well – stocked bar with  variety of drinks , local ,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax and sip  the cocktail or monk tail  enjoying  the sounds of African nature and  the stunning view of the colorful garden  and surrounding area .

A blue water swimming pool that cools off the hot afternoon with side pool beds, you relax in the pool overlooking the spectacular view of the Oldeani Mountain and surrounding areas.

Services;  solar energy available,  Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry  and house- keeping services available , bottled water available, souvenir shop with hand craft gifts like  shoes , clothes , safari essentials and many more.

Internet WIFI available at the lodge that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the lodge; Visiting the close Ngorongoro crater and Lake Manyara national park, nature walks in the park, community walks in the local villages and many more.

Ngorongoro  crater  is  found in the Northern part of Tanzania close to Ngorongoro conservation area  in the great rift valley  covering  the total area of 8,292km and its 3 million  years  old .  The crater is the best place in East Africa with beautiful breathtaking Views.  There are  different  attractions in the park  which include;  wild beast migration  from Serengeti , Ngorongoro crater , Salei Plains and Ol karien Gorge, Variety flora and Fauna, stunning scenery and many more attractions.  The park has different   categories of accommodation like;  Budget  ,  Mid range and luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to guests visiting the area. The park   contains short grasses with more high lands and other beautiful volcanoes. The area have  over 25,000 large animals including 26 black rhinoceros and over 100 number of lions,  7,000 wild beasts,  4,000 zebras, 3,000 eland and 3,000 Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles . The park has different animal including the  big  five mammals of the world ; lion ,Buffaloes, elephant,  leopards ,Rhinos ,zebras , implalas , antelopes and different bird species  .

Farm house valley lodge
Farm house valley lodge

There are more different  activities  to do while in the Park which include ;  Game viewing at crater and lake  Eyasi view point to different animals migrating  , Crater viewing  , Cultural visits in the local village, Hiking the Gol  Mountains in the remote areas of the park  , Crater Rim Nature walks, Bird watching  in the park, Visiting archaeological like oldivai gorge museum  and many other activities .  The Park gives stunning view of the Ngorongoro Crater since it’s the largest   caldera  in the world and the surrounding areas. There are more masaai  mara pastoralists in Ngorongoro park .  its  80$ per person entering Ngorongoro park .  June –July  and  late January and February are the best month to travel in Tanzania for a Tanzania tour especially Ngorongoro side.

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