The Location


Set deep in the heart of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, amongst spectacular countryside. Se amongst the greatest conservation and wilderness wildlife biospheres in the world.

Distance to Crater Descent Road
Distance to Matiti Plains of Ndutu
Distance to Ndutu

28 minutes
25 minutes
55 minutes

From Arusha via Karatu
Fort Ngorongoro is easily accessible by road. Drive from Arusha to Karatu (excellent tar road). Enter NCAA at the Loduare Gate, your entry into Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Immediately past the Ngorongoro Airstrip take a left turn on the track to Endulin. Proceed on this gravel track for 19.4 km. till you find a road going left. Take this mud track. Fort Ngorongoro is 5 km from this turn off.

From Ndutu
You can come to Fort Ngorongoro via Matiti and Endulin or if this road is affected by rain take the longer route via Golioni Gate.

From Serengeti
Take the Seronera – Naabi track. Continue on after Naabi, cross the Golioni Gate, go past the Ol Dupai Gorge turn off, continue past the descent road to Ngorongoro and just before the Ngorongoro Airstrip you will find the track on the right going to Endulin. Proceed on this gravel track for 19.4 km. till you find a road going left. Take this mud track. Fort Ngorongoro is 5 km from this turn off.

By Charter Flights land at Ngorongoro or Endulin airstrips. Endulin airstrip is much closer. Its only 9.4 km from The Fort. Ngorongoro Airstrip often has a problem with visibility and is a 2o minute grive from us.

By Regular flight
Fly into Manyara - Transfer to camp (drive time 1hr 55 min)
Fly into Ndutu - Transfer to camp (drive time 1hr 15 min on the Matiti track or 2hr on the Golioni Track)


Distances from The Fort (in km - normal speeds not game drive speed)

To Ngorongoro Descent Road
To Ngorongoro Ascent Road
To Matiti
To Ndutu (via Matiti)
To Golioni
To Ndutu via Golioni

To Ol Dupai Museum
To Shifting Sands
To Olkarien Gorge
To Nasera Rock
To Lake Natron
To Bal Bal Depression
To Malanja Depression
To Lake Eyasi / Hadzabe / Datoga

To Airstrips
To Arusha
To Endulin (Charter)
To Kilimanjaro Int. Airport
To Kogatende
To Lobo
To Manyara
To Ndutu
To Ngorongoro (Charter)
To Sasakwa
To Seronera

27 minutes
29 minutes
38 minutes
58 minutes
1 hr 5 minutes
1 hr 58 minutes

55 minutes
1h 20 minutes
2h 45 minutes
2 hr 10 minutes
4 hours
1 hr 55 minutes
40 minutes
1h 59 minutes


3 hr
12 minutes
4 hr
5 hr 15 minutes
4 hr
1 hr 58 minutes
1 hr 10 minutes
25 minutes
4 hr
2 hr 40 minutes