Ngorongoro Crater

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The Ngorongoro Crater and surrounding highlands are one of Africa's most beautiful regions. Volcanic craters form stunning backdrops to some of the richest grazing in Africa. The most famous is without doubt the Ngorongoro Crater, the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera; home to the highest density of big game in Africa. With 600 meter high walls and a rich volcanic floor that plays host to the big five, Ngorongoro is one of the continent's most famous safari destinations. A trip to Northern Tanzania has to include Ngorongoro, it is an exceptional place in which to interact with the Maasai and is one of the most beautiful natural wildlife sites in the world.

the Ngorongoro Crater is busy, (at times very busy), but given that it is one of the worlds most amazing natural wonders, it is bound to be well worth visiting

The Ngorongoro Crater is the best place in Tanzania to see the 'Big Five' and is “the place to be” to be on safari. However due to the crowds we recommend a 2 night stay only, after that the safari time should be spent in the Serengeti.

The advantage of staying at a hotel on the Crater rim is the view, the advantage of staying away from the Crater at nearby Karatu is the range of activities that Karatu offers such as walking and taking in the views

A Safari in the Ngorongoro Crater: What game will you see
The Ngorongoro is the best place in Tanzania to see the big five.
It supports a healthy population of black rhino and some of the largest tusked elephants left in Africa today the Crater is also home to strong populations of lions, leopards and cheeky hyenas along with good sized herds of wildebeest, buffalo and zebra

Other game in Ngorongoro includes several big cat species like cheetahs and jackals. Also Grant and Thompson's gazelle are found plus flamingos and bat eared foxes there are approximately 400 species of bird living in and around the crater.

The Ngorongoro Crater: What activities are on offer
Activities in the Ngorongoro Crater itself are limited to game driving only .but there are also picnic spots in the park. When you include the surrounding Ngorongoro Conservation area you will discover a full range of activities that are on offer including walking, trekking, plus visiting the Maasai and other tribes and also exploring the
Olduvai Gorge.


Kilimanjaro Route

* Machame Route
* Marangu Route
* Umbwe Route
* Lemosho Route

Safari Game Drive

*Arusha National Park
* Serengti National Park
* Ngorongoro Conservation
* Tarangire National Park
* Manyara National Park
* Mikumi National Park
* Selous national park
* Mkomazi national park

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