The Crater is the world’s largest unbroken caldera stretching to 19.2km in diameter, 610meter deep and 304 square km in area, which hosts varieties of animals includes the big five the rare Black Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, and Elephant, others are Zebra, Hippo, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Hyena and more. Birds include flamingos on the Soda Lake, Geese, Storks, Vultures, and other birds of prey.
The Ngorongoro Conservation Area officially declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1979. The area consists of various landscapes and includes dense mountain forests, woodlands, grasslands, lakes, and swamps. Some of the most important archeological sites in the world, such as Oldupai Gorge and Laetoli can be found in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Archeologists found evidence showing that the area was occupied by hominids over 3 million years ago and thus claiming that it could be the birthplace of mankind.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area accommodate over 80,000 Masais the resident thus making the Ngorongoro Conservation Area multiple land use human+ wildlife
Day trip to Ngorongoro Crater
your tour start from Arusha town at your hotel, your driver-guide will collect you with picnic lunch, mineral water, soda and drive 190 km approximately 2-3hours on tarmac road to the main entry gate of Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
After registration formalities drive through the forest to the Crater Rim and spend few minutes for awesome view of the Crater from the top, descend into the crater floor for a day game drives. Your picnic lunch will be served inside the Crater at the picnic site Ngoitokok swamp, “Hippo pool”, after lunch proceeds with afternoon game viewing. Around 15.00hr exit the Crater and drive back to Arusha at your hotel or airport.
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Visit Masai village
Nature walk –empakai crater-guided by an armed ranger
4X4 Luxury safari vehicle,
National Park fees and all government taxes (VAT).
Box lunch including mineral water,
Professional driver guide,
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Day trip according to the itinerary
Professional, English-speaking guide
Flying Doctors insurance (AMREF) during the day trip
Tips, Alcoholic drinks
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Personal spending money on souvenirs etc.