From the top of Chala Hill

           The hidden lake

    The beautiful savanna woodland 

Lake Chala, Tanzania's hidden gem 

Beauty and harmony combined, nature at it's best

Lake Chala, quite simply, a very special place, making your stay at  the Lake Chala Safari Lodge an unforgettable experience.

Built on the edge of this mystical caldera lake, against a dramatic volcanic backdrop, Chala is the perfect place to unwind and absorb the serenity and tranquility of this romantic piece of African.  

Enjoy the luxury tented camp with it's elegant en-suite tents, stunning views; fine dining at the Caldera Restaurant over-looking the crater lake, Kilimanjaro and the Chala savanna; swim in the brilliant waters or paddle round the lake in Kayaks enjoying the bird life of the lake shore forest.

Camping Made Easy. 
The Lake Chala Safari Camp also has six campsites all of which provide excellent facilities, including tents for hire, bar and restaurant with water and cooking facilities on site for self sufficient camping.
An ideal site for both day trips or longer stays, and a great stop over for long distance travelers and cycling groups. 
Take a walk through this website and see some of what Chala has to offer.

NB. Visitors to Lake Chala are liable for a fee to a Government  Wildlife Management Association at the barrier on the road  before Chala land. 

 Sheer crater walls  round the lake

Kilimanjaro and Mawenzi towering over the bush 

          The formation of a Caldera, how Lake Chala was born