About Rhino Lodge

The Rhino Lodge is located near the edge of the Ngorongoro Crater and offers an ideal base for exploring the crater and the surrounding area.

This simple lodge is run by Italians in collaboration with the Maasai community.

If you don’t necessarily want a view over the crater, this is the perfect place.

The property

24 rooms have been built in a square arrangement and are connected to each other. The decor is simple yet comfortable.

The restaurant serves decent, African-inspired meals.


All rooms at Rhino Lodge are simple and clean and the balconies offer beautiful views of the forest and the passing wildlife such as elephants and deer.

Rhino Lodge offers the following facilities:

  • Full board
  • Private balcony
  • Forest view
  • Bathroom with shower and toilet
  • Hot and cold running water
  • Wood burning stove
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Open fire
  • Library


Rhino lodge offers comfortably furnished rooms with a private bathroom. Each room is equipped with a wood burning stove and hot water bottles.

Rhino Lodge offers the following rooms:

  • Double Room (2p)
  • Twin Room (2p)
  • Triple Room (3p)
  • Family Room (2-4p)


From the lodge you can make walking safaris in the Ngorongoro Highlands led by an armed guide and ‘Babu’, a Maasai guide who all his life has lived in Ngorongoro. During the walk, you learn a lot about the Maasai culture and receive the possibility to experience this area more intensively.

Rhino Lodge offers the following walks:

  • Walk Ngorongoro crater rim
  • Walk Eyasi outlook
  • Walk Mount Ol’deani
  • Walk Empakaai crater
  • Climbing Mount Makarot
  • Endoro River nature walk

Price indication

€ 159 pppn (full board)

Please note: the final property price depends on the season and currency fluctuations. Prices are excluding additional costs like transport, entrance fees for the parks, etc.

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