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Ngorongoro Crater

#1 of 6 things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area Features Animals
Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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US$ 700.00*
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Full-Day Day Trip to Ngorongoro Crater From Arusha Town
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US$ 330.00*
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Ngorongoro National Park and Game Drive: Guided Day Tour from Arusha
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US$ 562.50*
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Private Tour: Ngorongoro National Park Day Trip
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Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday

This was the last stop on our safari and were were not disappointed. The views are amazing and you can see the big five as well.

Thank jdbernal2016
Reviewed yesterday

The Crater which is a nature's wonder on its own played hosts to a great variety of interesting animals and birds. However, it also attracts flocks of tourists and vehicles which rather makes it overly commercialized. My advice is to focus on the Black Rhino...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed yesterday

Most of the animals seen in Serengeti are in the crater, only Giraffes and Leopards are missing, though can be found on the edges of the crater. If you would have only time for place to visit in your trip to see the animals, this...More

Thank swhnld
Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent the whole day day in the crater taking both picnic breakfast and lunch. Great experience all around. What a beautiful way to see terrific scenery such as huge overlapping clouds falling over the rim looking like snow and brilliant sunshine below! Some of...More

Thank LeighAnne712
Reviewed 4 days ago

The famous Ngorongoro Crater, where mountains surround and create a natural living habitat within the volcanic caldera. Photo taken before we drove straight into the Crater. There are places which one must go see in person instead of solely from pictures, and Ngorongoro Crater is...More

Thank winniethepooh17
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ngorongoro is a must see. A cavernous crater loaded with wildlife. We saw lions, hyena, elephants and thousands of zebra, wildebeest and other grazing animals. Breathtaking start to our safari

Thank Karina L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are going to the Serengeti I suggest you go here first. If you go afterwards it's not that exciting because you will have seen everything in large numbers that you can see here. The view from the lookout is great before you descend...More

Thank gillv63
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I visited the Ngorongoro Crater in July 2017 with my three sons 11, 14, 17. This was a stop during our safari through eastern Africa. The Crater was absolutely amazing. The sites sounds and wildlife were all incredible. We were lucky to spot a black...More

Thank ggvegas2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most amazing place on earth. The wildlife is abundant and the view is just mind blowing from the middle of the crater and also from the view point. You will never see such views ever anywhere on planet earth. I have been...More

1  Thank Nitesh P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The landscape of the crater is absolutely arresting. A large depression surrounded by hills lined with clouds, this space is filled with animals. We saw numerous lions, amongst other animals. Unfortunately we did not spot a rhino which we were really hoping to see.

Thank chandknee
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14 April 2017|
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Response from Biff5804 | Reviewed this property |
it is but May tends to be very rainy.
29 March 2017|
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Response from Arrowtrekking |
Month by month: the Serengeti wildebeest migration The short rains begin around early November. A little after this, in late November and December, the herds of the wildebeest migration arrive on the short-grass plains of... More