Plantation Lodge is situated on the outer slope of the Ngorongoro Crater. Plantation Lodge offers a personal and intimate experience with superb service, delicious farm-style meals and luxurious accommodation in beautiful en-suite rooms and suites.
Plantation Lodge Highlights
Plantation Lodge is situated just outside the town of Kiratu in Northern Tanzania, on the lower slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater. It offers a peaceful haven among the vastness of the remote Northern Tanzania. Plantation Lodge offers a personal and intimate experience with superb service, delicious farm-style meals and luxurious accommodation in beautiful en-suite rooms and suites. The location of Plantation Lodge offers easy access to the entrance of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Ngorongoro Crater, a short drive from the Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks as well as the Serengeti.
- Pleasant lodge on a working farm
- Colonial farmhouse set on manicured lawns
- Perfect for families including a group house with children’s facilities
- Good base for Ngorongoro, Tarangire & Manyara
Plantation Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
The Ngorongoro Crater is a UNESCO World Heritage site and approximately 50 minutes away from Plantation Lodge. Visitors will reach the edge of the crater at an altitude of 2,300 meters where they will witness spectacular scenes. Approximately 25,000 animals live in the caldera which has a diameter of 19 kilometers; zebras, buffalo, antelope, lions, black rhinos, hippos, elephants all feed on the abundant grazing grounds and the groundwater of the crater floor. Guests at Plantation Lodge can also enjoy fantastic bird-watching in the garden or visit a coffee plantation; a visit to one of the adjacent farms can also be arranged or guests can indulge in a relaxing and luxurious massage. Bush dinners and night game drives in Lake Manyara National Park is another option.
Gibb's Farm is situated on the outer slopes of the Ngorongoro Crater and offers magnificent views of the surrounding farmlands. Gibb's Farm is a working farm and the forested slopes to the rear of the farm are home to a variety of wildlife.
Ngorongoro Farm House
Ngorongoro Farm House is a perfect stopover within any safari in the Northern Circuit of Tanzania and a privileged place to visit the Crater or enjoy a range of activities, like walking safaris to the forest leading to the Oldeani Volcano.
Bashay Rift Lodge
This newly established lodge is situated on top of Umbwe Hill in the Bashay Village. With cottages overlooking the escarpment guests are invited to enjoy breathtaking views. The lodge has kept almost 90% of the wilderness as it was before construction began.