Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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A natural wonder and World Heritage Site, Ngorongoro Crater provides an oasis of life for a vast population of indigenous wildlife and the nomadic Maasai tribe. The rich terrain of this huge volcanic crater stretches some 260 sq km (100 sq mi) within a protected conservation area, ranking as one of the largest inactive calderas in the world. See endless vistas and the densely populated highlands of the crater, and observe wildebeest, zebras, and one of the largest known populations of Maasai lions. Set within a strict conservation area, safari tours provide visitors with access to the crater. Arrange to visit Ngorongoro Crater and other attractions in Ngorongoro Conservation Area using our Ngorongoro Conservation Area day trip app .
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  • The descent into the caldera is thrilling and then the beauty of the landscape blew my mind. Our wonderful guide Selemani Mnyangala managed to find all we were hoping to see; even a black rhino albeit...  more »
  • end of a safari where we saw 2 black rhinos. thanks to the binoculars. No giraffes in this park where predators would give them no chance but animals in abundance
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  • This place is bursting with wildlife. You can't spend enough time here. We absolutely loved it. Would definitely recommend.
  • A truly unique natural spectacle. The story of the animal migration into the volcanoes caldera is epic in itself. Beautiful.
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