Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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A natural wonder and World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Crater provides an oasis of life for a vast population of indigenous wildlife and the nomadic Maasai tribe. The rich terrain of this huge volcanic crater stretches some 260 sq km (100 sq mi) within a protected conservation area, ranking as one of the largest inactive calderas in the world. See endless vistas and the densely populated highlands of the crater, and observe wildebeest, zebras, and one of the largest known populations of Maasai lions. Set within a strict conservation area, safari tours provide visitors with access to the crater. Arrange to visit Ngorongoro Crater and other attractions in Ngorongoro Conservation Area using our Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip app .
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  • Excellent place to start a safari. So much diversity in wide open spaces. Lions, tigers, hippos, rhinos, flamingos, elephants, zebras and more. We had a great guide who was so knowledgeable. Advice? G...  more »
  • The crater is beautiful landscape and the variety of animals are unbelievable. I had a great time of approximately 4h in there, which is enough in my opinion. Great start or ending of the Safari trip  more »
  • This place is bursting with wildlife. You can't spend enough time here. We absolutely loved it. Would definitely recommend.
  • A truly unique natural spectacle. The story of the animal migration into the volcanoes caldera is epic in itself. Beautiful.
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