• The Highlands, Ngorongoro Crater Area, Tanzania

About The Highlands, Ngorongoro

About The Highlands, Ngorongoro

The Highlands safari camp comprises eight high-end, domed suites nestled on the edge of the Olmoti volcano on the north side of the Ngorongoro Crater. These unique structures allow you to combine luxury and wilderness while exploring this stunning area of high game density. With maximum privacy and minimal ecological impact, The Highlands offer an unparalleled safari experience.

Lodge Details


A unique lodge complex comprising eight luxurious domed tents. This eco-friendly camp combines indulgence and conservation to perfection. 


Located on the slopes of the Olmoti volcano, The Highlands is well situated for exploring the Ngorongoro Crater and surrounds.

Accommodation & Facilities

The Highlands is an eco-friendly camp created to ensure minimal impact on the local environment; boasting solar power energy, rainwater collection and carbon emission offsetting among other approaches.

The modern dome design of the tented suites draws on inspiration from traditional Maasai bomas but brings the style into the 21st Century with Perspex and canvas materials being used. These materials ensure comfortable temperatures as well as fantastic views, while retaining elegance and style. Each dome offers a king size bed, fully equipped en-suite bathroom facilities, private deck and a wood-burning stove for cooler winter evenings.

At the heart of the camp a well-stocked library, bar and campfire await for when you return from a day’s activities out in the bush. 


All meals are prepared with local, fresh, organic ingredients and can be altered to suit your dietary requirements. From hearty gourmet meals at dinner to packed breakfasts and lunches for while out on safari, you’ll be astounded by the range of delicious cuisine prepared by the camp chefs.


There are a huge range of activities available from The Highlands camp. Choose from exploring the Ngorongoro Crater or climbing the Olmoti volcano, to game drives, cultural visits and excursions to see the pink flamingos congregating on the Empakaai Crater Lake. When out on game drives, look out for lions, leopards, black rhino and elephants and benefit from using luxurious game vehicles with fitted power points and fridges!

Child Policy

The Highlands features a family unit which can accommodate family groups and a number of activities for children are available.

Want to stay here?

Contact one of our Destination Specialists to start planning your journey to include a stay here. Please note we recommend a budget of from £7,000 / $10,000 USD per person for our style of trip to this destination.

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