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.

Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Tanzania. It is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including lions, elephants, zebras, giraffes, and rhinos. The area is also home to a number of Maasai villages, who have lived in the area for centuries.

The Area is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Tanzania. Visitors can go on game drives, visit Maasai villages, and hike in the crater. The area is also a great place to learn about the conservation of wildlife and the Maasai culture.

Here are some of the things you can do in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area:

    • Go on a game drive: Game drives are the most popular way to see the wildlife in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. You’ll drive through the crater in an open-topped vehicle, giving you the best possible view of the animals.
Game drive in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    • Visit a Maasai village: The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is home to a number of Maasai villages. You can visit a Maasai village to learn about their culture and way of life.
Maasai village in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    • Hike in the crater: The Ngorongoro Crater is a great place to hike. There are a number of different trails to choose from, ranging from easy to challenging.
Hiking in Ngorongoro Conservation Area
  • Learn about conservation: The Area is a great place to learn about the conservation of wildlife. There are a number of different organizations that work in the area to protect the animals and their habitat.

If you’re looking for an unforgettable safari experience, the  Area is the perfect destination. With its incredible wildlife, stunning scenery, and rich culture, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area has something to offer everyone.



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