The Manor Ngorongoro lodge is a 5 star luxury accommodation found in North West Tanzania adjacent to Conservation areas on the incredible rolling hills south of the Ngorongoro crater. The lodge is set within 1500 acres of coffee farm in Northern Tanzania and covers 6km squared of the Ngorongoro Highlands.  The lodge is situated 20km from ngorongoro gate, 10km from Ngorongoro crater Rim and 32km from Lake Manyara National park offering stunning views. The lodge is owned and managed by Elewana collection that run unique properties across Tanzania AND Kenya .One can be at the lodge by road transport from Arusha international airport since it’s the gateway destination to different parks while from international countries like Canada, USA,  dubai , quata  etc .  it takes approximately 3-4  hours  drive on tarmac road from Arusha to the lodge through mayukuni and karatu and 40 minutes to fly to the close lake Manyara  airstrip then 51 km from airstrip to the lodge.

The Manor Ngorongoro lodge consists of over 18 manor luxury and elegant en-suite cottages including family cottages and the magnificent main manor house each with its own entrance that reflects architectural building style with comfort and ambience.  Cottages are well decorated and furnished with private en suite facilities of flushing toilets, bathroom with hot and cold showers, mosquito nets, comfortable tropical wooden beds with clean and washed beddings, free bottled water, free toiletries, slippers mention but few, wooden chairs and tables, white duvets and pillows to mention but a few.  Cottages have private verandas and sitting areas, overlooking the stunning view over the valley, coffee field, Ngorongoro highland, crater rim and surrounding area.  There is a fireplace and at the lodge where guests relax and share experiences about the safari, it also provides warmth to visitors in the nights.  Cottages are in  different sizes of single, double, twin and triple/family rooms and rooms cost 400$ per night and above sometimes the rate goes slightly high during high/peak season than in Low season.

 The manor Ngorongoro lodge offers more services and facilities which include;

A restaurant that serves different meals both international and African- inspired meals that meets guests choice; some of the food are got from manor garden. Meals offered; Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner serve by well trained, friendly and organized staff, they offer meals in any place of your choice, veranda or dining area overlooking the valley.

 A well -stocked bar/lounge with  variety of drinks , local ,cocktail  , wines, spirits and international beers,  you relax and sip  the cocktail or monk tail  while overlooking  the stunning view of ngorongoro Highlands  and surrounding area , solar energy available.

Outdoor swimming pool that  cools off the hot afternoon with a poolside bar that winds up the evening as you enjoy the breezes while sipping the cocktail.

The Manor Ngorongoro lodge
The Manor Ngorongoro lodge

Services; Free parking space available, offers airport pick -ups and drop-offs,  Laundry  and house- keeping services available , bottled water available, business center with meeting and wedding places for corporate functions  and honey moon packages.

  WIFI internet available  at the camp that enables visitors to keep in touch with their families and friends.

Activities to do while at the lodge; Children’s playground, horse riding , visiting Ngorongoro crater rim , Game viewing , visiting the close Manyara national park.

Ngorongoro  crater  is  found in the Northern part of Tanzania close to Ngorongoro conservation area  in the great rift valley  covering  the total area of 8,292km and its 3 million  years  old .  The crater is the best place in East Africa with beautiful breathtaking Views.  There are  different  attractions in the park  which include;  wild beast migration  from Serengeti , Ngorongoro crater ,  Salei Plains and Ol karien Gorge, Variety flora and Fauna, stunning scenery and many more attractions.  The park has different   categories of accommodation like;  Budget  ,  Mid range and luxury accommodation that are convenient and affordable to guests visiting the area. The park   contains short grasses with more high lands and other beautiful volcanoes. The area have  over 25,000 large animals including 26 black rhinoceros and over 100 number of lions,  7,000 wild beasts,  4,000 zebras, 3,000 eland and 3,000 Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles .

The Manor Ngorongoro lodge
The Manor Ngorongoro lodge

The park has different animal including the  big  five mammals of the world ; lion ,Buffaloes, elephant,  leopards ,Rhinos ,zebras , implalas , antelopes and different bird species  . There are more different  activities  to do while in the Park which include ;  Game viewing at crater and lake  Eyasi view point to different animals migrating  , Crater viewing  , Cultural visits in the local village, Hiking the Gol  Mountains in the remote areas of the park  , Crater Rim Nature walks, Bird watching  in the park, Visiting archaeological like oldivai gorge museum  and many other activities .  The Park gives stunning view of the Ngorongoro Crater since it’s the largest   caldera  in the world and the surrounding areas. There are more masaai  mara pastoralists in Ngorongoro park .  its  80$ per person entering Ngorongoro park .  June –july  and  late January and February are the best month to travel in Tanzania for a Tanzania wildlife safari especially Ngorongoro side

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