Ngurdoto Crater, Arusha

4.5
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Observe herds of buffalo and warthogs in the marshland at the bottom of Ngurdoto Crater, a volcanic crater in the midst of a forest. This spectacular 100 m (328 ft) deep caldera spans some 3.6 km (2.2 mi) in diameter, with steep rocky cliffs formed when two volcanic cones merged and collapsed. Keep your eye out for reed bucks, black-and-white colobus monkeys, and blue monkeys. Note that there is no road to the crater and you cannot descend into the marsh, but you can stay on the rim and observe. Make Ngurdoto Crater a centerpiece of your Arusha vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Arusha travel itinerary planner.
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  • This place is beautiful and i highly recommend that you must visit it if you come to Tanzania, its real lovely  more »
  • We took the four wheel trip from the crater edge to the floor to see some wonderful wildlife. The largest elephant I have ever seen and my first Rino. had lunch at the ponds and watched the hippo's.  more »
  • Beautiful descent into the crater is magical as well as rise, thousands of animals wildebeest elephant rhinoceros giraffe lion and even lynx c Hyena is Heaven
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  • Such beauty & splendor can only testify of a Creator way beyond Compare...
  • Very scenic view
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