Ngorongoro Crater is part of a larger area of interrelated ecosystems, consisting of the crater highlands (to which the Ngorongoro Crater belongs) and large stretches of plain bush and woodlands. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area measures about 8300 square kilomters. Near the center of the Conservation Area is Olduvai Gorge, where many fossils have been earthed. Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s best-known wildlife viewing areas. The crater is about 20km wide and it is one of the largest calderas in the world. Within its walls is a variety of animals and vegetation, including grasslands, swamps, forests, salt pans, a fresh water lake and rich wildlife. The wildlife includes lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, wildebeests, Thomson gazelles, zebras and reedbucks.
1 Day Ngorongoro Crater – Itinerary:
Early morning pickup at your hotel, with packed lunch boxes, and drive to Ngorongoro Crater. On arrival, we will descend inside the crater for a mid-morning game drive, followed by a picnic lunch. In the afternoon, we continue our game drive until 4 pm, after which we will drive back to Arusha Town, where you will be dropped off at your hotel.
This tour will start and end in Arusha – Town.
Transfer to and from Ngorongoro Crater
English speaking driver guide
Personal nature expenses
Cigarettes or tipping to staffs