Simba campsite is consists of several other campsite, which are categorized according to the use of the camp. Simba Campsite “A” which is public campsite is on the crater rim and it is situated on the south-western rim of the Ngorongoro Crater Rim about 2 km from the crater village. It has well maintained toilets and regularly attended and hot water showers (heated by wood fires) and firewood for sale. Views points of the crater are only a short walk away and are absolutely stunning. Wild animals from the crater and Serengeti as far as from other part of Ngorongoro conservation Area frequently visit the campsite which is not fenced, you should move with caution.
It is possible to visit the lodge bars and restaurants in the evening, but driving always should be cautious, as many animals move a lot during the night. The Lodges which are closer to the camp are Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge and Ngorongoro Crater Lodge. The campsite can become fairly cold (from an African perspective) and sometimes noisy at night. Our cook will place you tent in the area where you will be comfortable and easily reached. He will also take care of your belongings while you are in game drive. We will provide camping equipments as far as extra sleeping bag just in case you forget yours. Simba Campsite (public campsite) is share campsite so you should expect other people from deferent company.
What to do there?Spend a night, especially after a long day in the crater or conservation area. The campsite is also a good place to be for those who would like to start roaming the park early.
Just remember to bring warm clothes, and a good sleeping bag/tent combo as it does get cold during the early hours of the morning.
Best time to visitAny time of the year, with more emphasis towards the December to February months, just after the short rains and when the wildebeest are in or near Ngorongoro.
Location of Simba a campsite The Simba A campsite is located on the south eastern crater rim of the Ngorongoro crater, and a short distance off the road that is headed to Olduvai gorge and Naabi hill gate. It also is within the Ngorongoro conservation area of Tanzania. For more information on its location, please see the map below.
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