The Manor at Ngorongoro
Located adjacent to the famous Ngorongoro conservation area and within a 1500-acre Arabica coffee estate, The Manor is reminiscent of an elegant up-country farm home in the Cape Dutch-style of architecture.
The Manor at Ngorongoro Highlights
The Manor is a stunning new lodge located in the Ngorongoro highlands just outside the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Sister to Tarangire Treetops and Migration Camp, it is of a similar high quality with great food and service, and it is an great base from which to explore the Ngorongoro Crater floor. Built in a Cape Dutch style, The Manor is reminiscent of a smart farmstead which is quite apt considering its location on the 1500 acre, Shangri-La Coffee Estate. The main areas are located within the large central farmhouse, with the lounge and dining area being divided by a central reception hall. The Manor at Ngorongoro invites the traveler to experience stately living, featuring fireplace lounges, formal dining room, dining conservatory, bar, private wine cellar, library, home theatre, snooker room, one massage room and horse stables.
- Easy access to the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park.
- Wireless internet available in Library on complimentary basis.
- Horse or bike ride into the coffee plantation can be arranged.
- Extensive lounges and dining areas give out onto grounds which include a lovely pool, spa and horse stables.
The Manor at Ngorongoro Game Viewing and Activities
The Manor at Ngorongoro provides the perfect environment to relax and take in the outstanding natural beauty of its gardens and the coffee-bush laden hills. Ngorongoro Crater is famed as being the ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’, and is a must-see on anyone’s itinerary. This extinct volcano, with its 18-kilometre wide crater floor, is home to an abundant and unique ecosystem that encompasses almost all of the wildlife that you would wish to see in Africa. This spectacular setting is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the rawness and beauty of Africa’s natural flora and fauna. Ngorongoro Crater is home to over 30 000 animals including the rare Black Rhino. Activities available at The Manor at Ngorongoro include game drives in the Crater; horse riding; bicycle trails; coffee tasting and guided estate walks; Crater floor picnics; Masai Cultural visits; Masai market shopping trail.
Lemala offers great charm and luxury in a delightful prime location on the crater rim. It is perhaps the most intimate way to experience the crater's splendours. Don’t miss this gorgeous seasonal camp facing a lovely forest filled with sounds of wildlife.
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.
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.