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Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera. Traditional Maasai villages, game lodges, and a range of craters dot the fertile plains of the vast conservation area, while the crater itself contains forests, lakes, and an abundance of animals. Tourists from all over the world flock to the reserve, renowned for its hiking and wildlife viewing opportunities, as the area shelters the "Big Five" game animals, as well as a variety of antelopes, flamingos, zebras, and other species. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is in Arusha Region. Our Tanzania trip maker combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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Although designated campsites remain in abundance all around the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, they rarely offer amenities and are mostly used by groups on organized safari tours. You can opt to stay in one of the numerous luxury lodges scattered across the reserve, especially near the crater rim, or situated near the conservation area. As the Ngorongoro Conservation Area enjoys high popularity, remember to book accommodations in advance.
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