Ngorongoro Lions Paw
Karibu Camp Collection

Ngorongoro Lions Paw



Friendly team dedicated to making your stay exceptional
Views of the African sunset overlooking Ngorongoro Cater
Prime Location to explore the Ngorongoro Crater

About the Property

Ngorongoro Lion's Paw Camp, named after the vibrant orange flower clusters of the native "Lion's Paw" grasses, presents a new and exceptional lodging choice along the renowned Ngorongoro Crater's rim. The camp's strategic location takes precedence, perched on the upper Eastern slope of the crater's inner escarpment. With breathtaking vistas and direct access to the thriving wildlife on the crater floor, the canvas retreat offers a unique experience. Despite its elevated misty altitude and Crater floor overlook, the camp remains shielded from the elements by a dense canopy of umbrella acacia trees that envelop the upper slope of the Crater's Eastern escarpment. At the heart of the camp lies a spacious canvas pavilion, serving as a communal hub for guests. Elevated above the guest tents, this main tent functions as an open-air bar, lounge, dining area, campfire spot, and sundowner meeting point, affording splendid views of each evening's sunset over the Crater's Western rim.


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Food & Drink

Indulge in gourmet bush dining at Sametu Camp. Breakfast offers a buffet with made-to-order items like eggs and omelets, while lunch can be enjoyed in the main tent or as a lunch box for adventurous game drives. Dinner is a special occasion, allowing communal or separate dining, even with driver-guides, all while the campfire sets the backdrop for a memorable evening.

Getting There



Our honeymoon suite is a favorite experience for many couples who have enjoyed the ultimate pleasures of Ngorongoro with us. Our family suites are spacious and welcoming to large and small families and groups. Neighboring our camp are the vibrant Maasai bomas that have lived in the area for generations and welcome you as a family into their homes and daily errands o enhance your knowledge and experience of Tanzania’s beauty and people.


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