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The Manor at Ngorongoro

From: $690.00

The Manor at Ngorongoro combines colonial architecture with absolutely luxurious rooms, easy access to the Crater Conservation Area and Lake Manyara. The grounds are lush, ideal for children to play and a varied program to keep them entertained while you relax in this incredible location.


The Manor at Ngorongoro

Shangri-La Coffee Estate

Adjacent to Ngorongoro Crater

Across the Great Rift Valley and nestled on rolling hills, The Manor at Ngorongoro is one of the most luxurious safari properties in East Africa. Located close to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area The Manor is an ideal location for families with plenty of kids activities and within easy reach of prime wildlife viewing.

The main manor house has old Cape Dutch architecture reminiscent of colonial times with high ceilings and gables. The main lounge and guest area is sumptuous with dark furniture, thick carpets and a downstairs billiards room.For most guests the focus is on day trips to the Crater Conservation area or to Lake Manyara, this can be done as self drive or with a personal guide and vehicle.

Horses riding, mountain biking and tours through the coffee plantation are just some of the activities on the property and the lush green lawns are perfect for the kids to play around on. There is also a swimming pool and spa area. The Manor also offers private campsite lunches in the Ngorongoro Crater.

Cottage Suites

The Manor has 18 guest rooms in 9 cottages as well as one Stable Cottage with 3 rooms for extended families. Each cottage is luxuriously decorated with huge rooms, fireplaces in the lounge and a private courtyard and deck area. With old world furniture and sleigh beds you can be forgiven for thinking you’ve traveled back in time.

The en-suite bathrooms are huge! Under floor heating, free standing claw foot baths, rainfall shower and twin vanity basins make the space simply stunning. Gowns and complimentary toiletries are provided.

Read our Country Information for advice on travel to Tanzania.

Consider combining this with &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Tortilis Camp treehouses or Lewa Safari Camp. You can also book our 10 day Crater and Serengeti package.

The Ngorongoro Crater is a critical habitat for Lions, discover how the Ngorongoro Lion Conservation Project are working to protect their futures.

How to Get There

Fly In

Fly in to Kilimanjaro International Airport with Ethiopian Airlines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Turkish Airlines, Emirates or Qatar Airways.

On your arrival you will be met by your safari representative who will drive you to Arusha Airport where you will board a light aircraft for the 30 minute flight to Lake Manyara Airstrip. From the airstrip it’s a 60 minute drive to the Manor.

For assistance with domestic flights, get in touch with us, we’ll make sure your safari plans are seamless.



  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local brand drinks
  • Game drives to Ngorongoro Crater or Lake Manyara
  • Horse riding
  • Coffee tour
  • Sundowners
  • Laundry
  • VAT
  • Airstrip transfers


  • Premium brand drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Spa treatments
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Domestic flights
  • Visa fees’
  • Tourism Development Levy


  • Shared game drives to Ngorongoro Crater (exclusive use
    available at a day rate)
  • Day excursions to Lake Manyara National Park
  • Day excursions to Olduvai Gorge
  • Bush lunches
  • Horse riding
  • Coffee tours
  • Guided nature walks around the property
  • Massage and spa treatments (additional cost)
  • Swimming
  • Child-friendly activities

Children’s Activities:

  • Pony riding (around the property) and horse riding (around the coffee plantation for more experienced riders) for up to 1 or 2 hours.
  • Satellite TV in a private Cinema room
  • Coffee Tours around the plantation (these are usually
    accompanied by adults).
  • ‘L’il Bee’ massage treatments
  • Visit to the local farm to see the animals
  • Guided scenic / nature walks around the property with an
    activity book to identify as many animals, birds and beetles as possible.
  • Croquet
  • Children’s menu

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