Ngorongoro Crater Safaris

Famous for its immense natural beauty, the focus of this stunning area is the gargantuan Ngorongoro Crater. Measuring approximately 16 miles in diameter, a visit to this once volcanic crater is a must-see stop on a classic Northern Circuit safari. Breath-taking scenery and an abundance of mammals and birds is common for this kaleidoscope of color and life. On a short game drive you can see lion, elephant, buffalo, black rhino, leopard and more.

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  • Discover the UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the ancient volcanic caldera filled with wildlife
  • Sensational game viewing and safari activities
  • Witness some of the greatest views in Africa from the crater rim
  • Diverse range of habitats from open grassland to mature forest and wetlands
  • Flexible booking terms
  • Secured deposit
  • 100% financial protection
  • Stringent safety & hygiene standards
  • Tried & trusted by our clients
  • Emergency medical care

On a Ngorongoro Crater safari discover towering crater walls covered with dense forest and a crater floor boasting a diverse range of habitats, encompassing open grassland, an area of mature forest, wetlands and a permanent lake.

The views from the rim are phenomenal and the crater is packed with animals all year around. There are a number of good lodges nearby, although those situated on the crater rim are most noteworthy: their vistas are generally considered spectacular. An excellent addition to a safari itinerary encompassing the Serengeti and other northern parks, the Crater can be incorporated at any time in the Northern Circuit, although we normally arrange for your visit towards the beginning of a safari.

Holidays to the Ngorongoro Crater's broader conservation area takes in more than just the crater itself and includes montane forest, flat grassy plains and volcanic peaks. Activities in the surrounds are slightly more diverse than traditional game drives, with mountain biking and some excellent walks on offer. A visit to the small town of Karatu and its coffee plantations can be very pleasant while the famous Olduvai Gorge, known as the 'cradle of mankind', is a must see, as this is where the Leakeys unearthed the secrets of man's early evolutionary heritage.

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