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 Day Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $535
Duration: 10 hours
Ngorongoro Crater Reviews
Excellent place to start a safari. So much diversity in wide open spaces. Lions, tigers, hippos, rhinos, flamingos, elephants, zebras and more. We had a great guide who was so knowledgeable. Advice? G... more »
The crater is beautiful landscape and the variety of animals are unbelievable. I had a great time of approximately 4h in there, which is enough in my opinion. Great start or ending of the Safari trip more »
Wonderful natural environment for living beings. How beautifully all animals co-exist. Absolutely mind blowing. Must see
The beautiful art of nature at its best! A unique experience of entering the crater, seeing a variety of wildlife, and a lake that has dried out. It's unlike any other, a must go for sure!
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