The Manor at Ngorongoro

Nestled in hills to the south of the Ngorongoro Crater lies The Manor at Ngorongoro masterfully blends old-world Afro-European grandeur and service with modern-day East African style and hospitality.

Nestled in the lush green hills to the south of the Ngorongoro Crater lies The Manor at Ngorongoro. This charming property masterfully blends old-world Afro-European grandeur and service with modern-day East African style and hospitality.

Guests at this special property are accommodated in 18 luxurious suites set within cottages scattered amongst a working Arabica coffee estate. Each boasts its own private entrance, a sun terrace and an open wood-burning fireplace. Bathrooms possess a decadent claw-footed tub as well as a large walk-in rain shower. Families or groups can opt to book the Stable Cottage for extra space and privacy. This standalone two-storey building contains three separate bedrooms and a spacious lounge area.

Things to do at The Manor at Ngorongoro of course include game drives in the Crater. A full day safari here would include a picnic on the crater rim. Guests can also enjoy game drives in Lake Manyara National Park, famous for its tree-climbing lions. On the property, horseback riding, mountain biking, massages and sundowner cocktails are all possible ways to spend your time.

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How to get to The Manor at Ngorongoro

Guests are able to transfer to The Manor at Ngorongoro by road from Arusha (around 2 hours 45 minutes) or Kilimanjaro Airport (3 hours 45 minutes). Alternatively, they can fly to Manyara Airstrip, which is just 40 minutes’ drive to the lodge.

Activities at The Manor at Ngorongoro

  • Game drives in the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park
  • Picnics on the crater rim
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain biking
  • Massages

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

The Manor at Ngorongoro Highlights

  • Where old-world grandeur meets modern-day hospitality
  • A choice of luxurious suites set on a working coffee farm
  • Luxury suites to suit singles, couples or families
  • A wide range of onsite activities such as horseback riding and massages
  • Opportunity to take game drives in two world-class wildlife areas

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Accommodation in the Ngorongoro Crater and Karatu regions

Below are some of our preferred tented camps and safari lodges in the Ngorongoro Crater and Karatu regions. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Gibb’s Farm

Gibb’s Farm is a former colonial homestead comprising of a central farmhouse and 17 charming guest cottages located in Karatu, a lush area of flower farms and coffee plantations.

Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge

Nestled in 50 acres of pristine bush just 5 minutes’ from the Crater entrance, Neptune Ngorongoro Luxury Lodge comprises of 20 standalone, sumptuously appointed guest cottages.

Kitela Lodge

Exclusive Kitela Lodge overlooks the eastern wall of the Ngorongoro Crater, lush coffee plantations and a cascading waterfall. Guests are accommodated in 20 beautiful romantic suites.

Ngorongoro Farm House

Featuring 52 beautiful ensuite rooms, Ngorongoro Farm House is reminiscent of an old colonial homestead with its tasteful decor, thatched roofs and tranquil flower gardens.

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge

Clinging to the edge of the rim, the exquisite Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is like something out of a fantasy. The property is renowned for its unique design and high standards of service.

Ngorongoro Serena Lodge

Perched on the rim of the caldera, Ngorongoro Serena Lodge features 75 comfortable guest rooms built with local stone, each featuring uninterrupted views over the Ngorongoro Crater.

Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp

Lemala Ngorongoro Tented Camp is set in ancient forest on the Ngorongoro Crater rim, and provides guests with privileged access to the game-rich crater floor.

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge sits on the highest point of the Ngorongoro Crater rim. Themed around traditionally circular African houses with conical roofs, it features 97 comfortable rooms all with a view.

The Highlands Ngorongoro

Located the slopes of the Olmoti Volcano to the north of the Ngorongoro Crater, the Highlands Ngorongoro offers guests an exclusive wilderness experience with all the trimmings of a premium

Entamanu Ngorongoro

Entamanu Ngorongoro is located high on the caldera rim offers views of sunrise over the Ngorongoro Crater and sunset over the Serengeti plains. There are just 6 stunning canvas guest tents

The Manor at Ngorongoro

Nestled in hills to the south of the Ngorongoro Crater lies The Manor at Ngorongoro masterfully blends old-world Afro-European grandeur and service with modern-day East African style and hospitality.

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Tanzania Overview

What is the best thing to do in Tanzania?
A wildlife safaris is an absolute must as Tanzania is one of Africa’s great wildlife destinations. Witnessing tens of thousands of wildebeest and zebra in the Serengeti is an unquestionable highlight, whilst the Ngorongoro Crater is one of the natural wonders of the world. A trek to the top of Africa’s highest peak – Mount Kilimanjaro – is a bucket-list experience for any adventure enthusiast.

What is the climate like in Tanzania?
Much of the Serengeti is over 5,000ft so temperatures vary between 22°- 29°C. It is generally sunny and windy, with rain falling between November and May as isolated showers. The low-lying Rift Valley is much hotter (30°-35°C), while the coast is hot and humid. The Ngorongoro Highlands can be cool to cold at night.

How do I get to Tanzania?
There are only two European airlines – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Turkish Airlines – that fly directly into the country. Otherwise, flying via the Kenyan capital of Nairobi (where far more major airlines fly to including British Airways and Air France) is another option. From here travellers can then fly to numerous airports in Tanzania.

For travellers coming from the United States at least one stop is required. The easiest airlines for connections are either with KLM or Qatar Airways via Doha. From Doha there are also direct flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport.

What can I combine Tanzania with?
Tanzania is often combined with other countries including neighbouring Kenya or either Uganda or Rwanda for a trek to see the gorillas. A few days on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar is a very popular way to end a Tanzanian safari.

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