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 .
Tours To Ngorongoro Crater
6-Day Tanzania Camping Safari: Lake Manyara, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Cater and Tarangire National Park from Arusha BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $1,575
Duration: 6 days
Ngorongoro Crater Reviews
Ngorongoro Caldera (not sure why it is call a crater!) is not to be missed. The view of the caldera from the rim is awesome and there is a lot of game in the caldera. It is comparatively smaller than.... more »
A really spectacular location, lots and lots of animals. For us one of the heights were close ups with lions - both a single majestic male, two younger brothers and a group of females. Also very... more »
Amazing place. We were able to see the all the big five within few hours. Great view and worthy coming back.
This was an excellent experience. I highly recommend staying the night at one of the lodges around here and taking a safari down into the crater for a few days. We booked with Zara Tours. We loved it.
Places to stay near Ngorongoro Crater
Plan your trip to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Plans to Ngorongoro Crater by other users
17 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM ECUADOR August, kids, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM ITALY July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 44 days in Seychelles & Tanzania BY A USER FROM CANADA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 20 days in Africa BY A USER FROM MEXICO March, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 9 days in Tanzania BY A USER FROM MOROCCO April, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium