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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  • Always wanted to come here, and was not disappointed despite hearing tales of overcrowding. We stayed in a lodge near the crater entrance so getting in early may have helped to avoid the peak crowds, ...  more »
  • It is impossible to describe in writing the magnificence and the immensity of this place. The Ngorongoro Crater deserves its place in Wonderland to see in Tanzania and on Earth he is amazing and breathtaking. You encounter lions, zebras, elephants, Flemish rose, wildebeests, hippos and rhinos (overview by far). Enjoy the view from the crater in height to realize the beauty of this place
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  • Ngorongoro Crater is one of a kind and should not be missed. It is huge, beautiful, and filled with amazing animals. It was at the crater that we completed seeing "the big 5" with a rhino sighting. Th...  more »
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  • An awe inspiring place that is a once in a lifetime must. The wildlife inside the crater is vast and it was amazing to see this diversity altogether.
  • Absolutely awesome! If you're heading to Tanzania, don't miss this!
  • Absolutely stunning place! I would return here in a heartbeat if I could. Such a beautiful ecosystem, a wildlife photographers dream! The landscape is massive and impressive and the animals put this area over the top!
  • Ngorogoro Crater has been described as the land before time, which is fairly accurate. The crater is enormous with several different terrain types within the crater. The animals are diverse. Along with the many species of birds there are lions, hyenas, jackals, elephants, rhinos, cape buffalo, zebras, gazelles and impalas.
  • The best place to enjoy the moments...... With best rooms
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