Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Description

Ngorongoro crater is something like you've never seen before. Nowhere in the world is it possible to find a place that looks like this one. It's widely regarded as one of the wonders of the world and included in the list of world heritage sites since 1978. Imagine driving to the rim of a huge crater, which is the world's largest intact volcanic caldera, just to have the see the best landscape of your life, with the steaming lake in the middle. Pick up the binoculars and notice how the crater is full of animals. You will feel like you have come back in time or that you are in a Jurassic park movie. Then, imagine driving deep into the crater bottom to discover it is the place with the biggest concentration of wildlife in the world. You will have a great chance of seeing the big5 in a single day. It's something that is hard to put into words so please go and see with your own eyes this incredible place on Earth. 
You can also visit Olduvai Gorge, regarded as the cradle of banking, where hominid fossils with more than 3 million years were found.


Wildlife

The concentration of animals cannot be exaggerated. It's a sanctuary for animal enthusiasts. Large predators include lions, leopards, cheetahs, golden and black-backed jackals and spotted hyenas. But you can also find other mammals like the Rhino (including the rare black rhino), elephants, hippos, waterbucks, bushbucks, elands, giraffes (only outside the crater), zebras, wildebeests, buffalos, warthogs, baboons, tsessebes, impalas (only outside the crater), thomson's gazelles, etc. 
There is also an abundant bird life, which of course include the beautiful pink Flamingoes on the shores of lake Magadi. There are also many ostriches, kori bustards, rosy-throated long claws, augur buzzards, crested eagles and the localized Egyptian vultures.


When to go

Great throughout the whole year but from the end of March to the end of May you will have great chances of rain.


What to do

4x4 game drives, hunting with Hadzabe people and Olduvai Gorge.


What we suggest

Not much to say here. One of the great highlights of your visit to Tanzania, along the Serengeti, Zanzibar and Kilimanjaro.