Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

The Ngorongoro Conservation area includes the Ngorongoro Crater which is the world's largest intact caldera. It also has short grass planes near Ndutu that, from December to May, form an essential part of the annual Serengeti Wildebeest Migration.

  • Big game:Exceptional
  • Birding: Excellent
  • Best time to visit Ngorongoro: All year is excellent tough it rains in April and May.
  • How to get to Ngorongoro: you can drive or fly.
  • Safari types available: walking safaris & Game drives

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is home to over 25,000 large mammals including 26 Black Rhino. The NCA is a multi-purpose heritage site and is still used by Masai herders today. This means that there are plenty of cultural oportunities in the area also. Walking safaris are allowed on the Crater Rim and to Olmoti Crater. It is also possible to hike the Ngorongoro Highlands Trek. This 5 day adventure finishes with Oldoinyo Lengai, the Masai 'Mountain of God', the only active natrocarbonatite volcano in the world.

There is a range of accommodation available depending on your budget. Many of the hotels are located on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater with spectacular views of the Crater floor.


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  • Attractions: Culture, Education, Nature, Safari Activties, and Walking and Climbing.
  • How to get there: Drive
Where to go in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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