To take the first step in creating your custom, life-enhancing vacation with Pelorus, please complete this form, sharing as much information as possible so that we can ensure the best member of our team gets back to you.
If your inquiry is urgent and you would like to speak to our team immediately, please contact us directly on +1 800 659 0217(Monday – Friday).
Amid the Olmoti Volcano’s jungled flanks, the luxury geodomes of this revolutionary safari getaway bubble up on the northern edge of the Ngorongoro Crater. Remote, with Olympian views across Africa, this is a truly unique location for your East Africa safari.
Why We Love It
Not only does the location provide unbelievable views, but it’s also the only camp capable of offering a convenient half-day excursion to the Empakaai Crater. A trek through the forest with expert NCA rangers brings you to a panorama of elephants buffalo, and a lake turned pink by its huge population of flamingos. A must.
The camp, set away from the other lodges near the crater, ensures a sense of exclusivity while still offering superb access to one of East Africa’s most popular safari destinations.
Embedded in the thriving jungle of the Olmoti Volcano, the Highlands is perfectly placed for seeing nature both in sweeping panoramas from your windows or up close on game walks. It’s on the edge of the UNESCO-listed Ngorongoro Crater, an ancient volcanic caldera that’s East Africa’s most reliable location to see the Big Five.
Beneath the Wagnerian birdsong surrounding the Highlands, the underbrush nearby is frequently rustled by the flanks of passing elephants or, if you’re very lucky, a leopard. Ornate butterflies at rest on branches pass for exotic flowers. A mountain hike from your room can be almost as exhilarating as the early morning game drives that catching the animals before the heat of the day pushes them off for a snooze in the shade.
WHAT MAKES THIS HOTEL UNIQUE?
The Highlands’ accommodation is unique in East Africa, a blend of modern design and Maasai inspiration. As the highest camp in the region, the panoramic Perspex windows are the dome’s dominant feature. Whether you’re relaxing on your spacious wooden balcony or cozy by the wood burner, the golden hour landscape with its jungled mountains and plains will amaze you.
Despite the camp’s lofty station, you won’t feel any disconnect with the country and people below. With Maasai culture interwoven into the camp culture, you’ll learn all about this region in a way that’ll make you feel part of the community.
Eight canvas and perspex en-suite domes; wood-burning stove in each
Honeymoon suite with hot tub; family tent, accommodating children over the age of five
Guided activities including game drives, cultural visits, and hiking
Well-stocked library and dining room
Planning your experience
Contact our Travel Designers to find out more about The Highlands and to start planning your own custom experience to Tanzania.
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.