Ngorongoro Crater

Found within The Ngorongoro Conservation Area authority, the Ngorongoro Crater is often called the eighth wonder of the world. It is the largest unbroken caldera in the world. It is also one of the very few places in Africa, where you can view all the members of the “big five” (rhino, lion, buffalo, leopard, and elephant), without forgetting the rare cheetah, on a single game drive.

The uniqueness of Ngorongoro, indigenous tribes are permitted to live in the conservation area and local Maasai graze their livestock on the crater floor in harmony with nearby herds of buffalo and wildebeest. (Maasai only go in the crater to graze their cattle. They do not live in the crater, but in the rest of the Conservation Area).

 

TO SEE

When you visit the crater, you might have a chance to see the endangered Black Rhino, Black mane Lions of the crater, Buffalo, Spotted Hyena, Elephants, Hippos, and one of the great sighting of Gray-crowned heron.

 

What To Do

You can have a fantastic Game viewing at the crater with a breathtaking landscapes. You can also extend your visit to nearby areas for walking safari, Excursion to Oldupai gorge and shifting sand and
Visit the Maasai village

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