Hatari! Hotel

Ol Donyo Orok is nestled at the base of Mt. Meru with views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and the volcanic crater of Mt. Meru. Giraffe wander beside the lodge and buffalo can be seen grazing in a nearby meadow. Oldonyo Orok, meaning Black Mountain in Maa, the language of the Maasai, is a privately run lodge that caters for small select groups.

LOCATION: Arusha National Park.

CLIMATE: Ol Donyo Orok Lodge lies at 5,100 feet. The altitude also excludes mosquitoes, a rare treat in Africa. The climate is moderate with a few rain showers throughout the year.