Trip Planner: Africa / Tanzania / Arusha Region / Ngorongoro Conservation Area / Ngorongoro Crater
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
BOOK WITH VIATOR 5 Days Camping Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro crater & Visiting Maasai
Tours from $1,254 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR 3 Days Lodge Safari Lake Manyara, Ngorogoro Crater, Tarangire National Park
Tours from $730 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR 2 Days Joined Group Tarangire and Ngorongoro Crater National Park
Tours from $491 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR 3 Days Small Group Safari to Serengeti NP and Ngorongoro Crater Tour in Tanzania
Tours from $815 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR 6 Days Tarangire, Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Manyara Joining Safari Tour Tanzania
Tours from $1,500 ›
BOOK WITH VIATOR 4 Days Tarangire, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater Joining Group Safari Tour
Tours from $999 ›
Ngorongoro Crater reviews
Fantastic, truly enjoyable. Excellent value and cheaper than Serengheti. You truly can see all the animals in 1 full day.
Fantastic, truly enjoyable. Excellent value and cheaper than Serengheti. You truly can see all the animals in 1 full day. more »
Nafika Tours a local company in Tanzania gave us the trip of a lifetime and I highly recommend using them for a Tanzania Safari! We were referred to Nafika Tours by friends who went on safari for...
Nafika Tours a local company in Tanzania gave us the trip of a lifetime and I highly recommend using them for a Tanzania Safari! We were referred to Nafika Tours by friends who went on safari for... more »
What a wonderful place to visit. The crater is full of life. We were up close to wildlife. Our guide knew a lot about the animals and there habits. I was amazed how large the crater was. You must go in the early morning to catch most of the animals grazing. Also be aware to close your windows while stoping at rest stops. One of them entered our vehicle and took a box lunch. 🤭
I was stunned by my initial first glimpse of the crater floor from the viewing site on the rim. I had not expected anything quite like this. On site the lions were hiding, we did see one male. Spotting Rhino completed Africa's Big Five. There are lots of meandering roads which we drove along, always animals in sight. Hippo were a highlight in the hippo pool and the picnic site. Loved the Vulture collecting sticks for its best. Totally unfazed by us. Would love to go back and stay in one of the crater rim lodges, or better still in the camp site in the crater.
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