Famous for its immense natural beauty, the focus of the stunning Ngorongoro Conservation 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.
- 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
- Big 5 Safari
- 4WD Safari
- Guided Walking Safari
- Cultural Experience
- Photography Safari
- Star Gazing/Star Bed
- Natural Wonders
Ngorongoro Crater Map
Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Ngorongoro Crater
TRIPS TO INSPIRE
From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, enchanting beaches and intriguing cities, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favourites.
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- Flights and transfers included
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HOW TO BOOK
At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.
Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.
Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke African itinerary.
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