The Ngorongoro Conservation Area as a whole has much to offer but the jewel in its crown the crater. The rim of the crater is 2286 meters above sea level.

The floor contains a small soda lake, called Lake Magadi and estimated that 30 000 animals are living in the crater.

World heritage site

It was therefore very  declared a World Heritage Site in 1978. You have a chance of spotting wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, hippo, elephants and black rhino.

Another major attraction to this  park is it dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever elusive leopard.



Bougainvillea Safari Lodge is located on the outskirts of Karatu town about midway between Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater. The lodge was started by a local farmer and a chef who saw the potential for budget-friendly accommodation in Karatu. The Lodge is ideal for Guests on Budget planning to Visit Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara. Lodge Amenities Bougainvillea Safari […]


Ngorongoro Neptune Lodge is Set in 50 acres of virgin Tanzanian bush in the Ngorongoro volcanic landscape, this all suites wood log cabin style retreat is located a few steps from the Game Reserve Gate and 20 minutes’ drive away from the Ngorongoro Crater that is said to have the densest concentration of wildlife in Africa. […]


Ngorongoro Sopa lodge is located at the highest point on Ngorongoro crater’s entire rim, the Lodge stands well over half a kilometer above the crater floor and offers unparalleled views across this enormous volcano collapse. Themed around traditionally circular African houses with conical roofs, and decorated with examples of Africa’s rich tapestry of artistic traditions by way […]