Location: Shangri-La Estate, adjacent to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Northern Tanzania
No of rooms: 20 cottages and a 3 bedroom family suite
Style: Cape Dutch architecture with Afro-European decor
Highlights: Exclusive premier luxury with everything you could possibly need at your fingertips, extremely beautiful estate
Dining: Gourmet food as and when you wish
What’s the difference: This lodge is uber luxurious but we particularly loved the Jacaranda trees surrounding the garden with their sweet smelling flowers, and going for a ride or walk around the coffee plantation is just wonderful.
The Luxury Safari Co Award for: Jacaranda Tree heaven.
The Manor at Ngorongoro is the ultimate in privacy and luxury, built in the style of traditional South African homestead, and reminiscent of an elegant, up country farm home. Set in a private 1,500 acre estate lying next to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The décor and architecture is Afro-european, set amongst fragrant flower gardens, each room has an open fireplace and breathtaking views of the landscape. Each room features a private courtyard and deck with indoor and outdoor fireplaces.
Activities include picnics on the Crater Floor, game drives, Masai cultural visits, Masai market shopping and riding. Ngorongoro Manor also boasts a bar and wine cellar, a snooker room, boutique and art gallery, library with wi-fi, home theatre, tennis court, stables, cycling, sauna and steam room, coffee tasting and guided estate walks.Show Less