The trip from Arusha to Ngorongoro is a long one, but you’ll be grateful for the early start and late finish as you’re taking in the conservation area’s stunning views and diverse wildlife.
You’ll enjoy a half day game drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area: the best place in the northern circuit to see the enigmatic black rhinoceros. Within the park you’ll also spot roaming prides of lions, large packs of hyenas, wallowing hippopotamus, great herds of wildebeest, stoic cape buffalo, brightly coloured flamingoes, and more. Ngorongoro truly is one of the most spectacular safari experiences out there!
Morning pickup at your hotel/Kilimanjaro airport by a guide from Safari & Holiday Makers and drive to Ngorongoro Crater with packed lunch boxes. On arrival descend inside the crater for games drives and have picnic lunch. Continue with afternoon until 1600hrs and drive back to Arusha Town. On arrival you are dropped at your Hotel.
Ngorongoro crater is just one part of a larger area of interrelated ecosystems consisting of the crater highlands (to which the Ngorongoro Crater belongs) together with larger stretches of plains bush and woodland. Ngorongoro conservation area covers an area of about 8300 sq km. Near its centre is the olduvai Gorge where many fossils have been earthed. Ngorongoro Crater is one of Africa’s best known wildlife – viewing areas. The crater is about 20kms wide and it is one of the largest calderas in the world. Within its walls is a variety of animals and vegetation, including grasslands, swamps, forests, salt pans, a fresh water lake and rich wildlife. The wildlife found includes lions, elephants, buffalos, wildebeests, Thomson’s gazelles, zebras reedbucks.
END OF THE TRIP
- Use of 4 X 4 Safari vehicles
- Meals as indicated
- Accommodations as per itinerary
- All park fees
- Camping fees where applicable
- Excursions as indicated
- Transfers as indicated
- Conservation fees where applicable
- Crater fees and transit fees where applicable
- International flights
- Telecommunication costs
- Medical insurance
- Excursions not included in the itinerary
- Entry visas