This small, intimate lodge and spa is set above a valley with glorious views making Kitela an ideal, away-from-the-crowds base from which to explore the region. Game drives into the Crater are easy to arrange, and the lodge combines well with other accommodation in the nearby Serengeti as well as Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks.

The main building serves as a hub for luxurious cottages nestled in a landscaped tropical garden. Relax in the blissful and scenic pool area by day and enjoy the cozy atmosphere of the bar in the evenings. From the comfort of your luxury cottage, take time out to immerse yourself in the indulgence of the African Spa or take guided walks through the vegetable gardens, coffee plantations and local Maasai villages.


  • Near the game-rich Ngorongoro Crater
  • Luxurious colonial-style cottages
  • Organic produce grown on site
  • Friendly service and wholesome cuisine
  • A full range of spa treatments
  • Delightful gardens and pool area

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A stylishly decorated lodge and spa with luxuriant gardens and pool, Kitela Lodge is a tranquil haven set in picturesque surroundings. Indulge in a treatment at the African Spa - the perfect place to unwind after the rigours of your safari, or to prepare yourself for the adventure that awaits you.

With 20 cottages dotted around the grounds served by a main building, spa, bar and dining area, this is an exclusive and luxurious lodge set close to the Ngorongoro Crater and its abundant wildlife.

General Facilities

    Computer facilities


With organic produce grown on site, the buffet-style meals at Kitela are deliciously fresh and wholesome.  


Kitela Lodge has 20 beautifully appointed cottages, of which four are interconnecting family units. All cottages are en suite, with shower and bath. Fans cool the air, mosquito nets cover the beds and cozy fireplaces add a wonderful atmospheric touch.


    Twin bed available


  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Jul 2017 - 31 Oct 2017 $300 Fully Inclusive Plus
  • 01 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017 $205 Fully Inclusive Plus
  • 01 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $300 Fully Inclusive Plus

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

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Emma Hill

Emma Hill

Africa Safari Expert

"Kitela lodge is a lovely new lodge in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The rooms are unassuming, comfortable and clean with stunning views! Definitely great value for the area. Easy to unwind with a cool drink after exploring the crater!"



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