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Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area

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| Ngorongoro Crater, About 1.5 hours drive from Arusha Town, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday

Huge crater with lots of animals. Rhinos here are afraid of people and so don’t expect to see em up close.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Havepassportwill
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ngorogoro Crater is kind of a can't miss destination. Especially if you are pressed for time, it is a virtual guarantee that you will see extensive wildlife in a spectacular setting. At the same time, it feels a little bit like a zoo over a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JulieGrieve2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must see. Watch the baboons at the entry. Roll up your window regardless if you have food or not. Also if you have a chance a fly over is a must

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mcw L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Saw at least 10 different animals. Gorgeous scenery and mountains around the entire crater.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 38janetb
Reviewed 4 days ago

An absolute must see. Incredible place with the largest diversity of wild animals all grazing peacefully in this absolutely stunning envrionnment . Definitely one of the wonders of the world

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stephanemonde
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our favourite visit between Serengeti and Lake Manyara. Gorgeous scenery, cooler temperatures, and so many animals!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 661kristinc
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a magnificent place to view the animals. Roads are bumpy and well worth the ride. As you travel through the crater floor you will begin to appreciate the open environment. The animals are in their natural habitat. The trees are on the perimeter of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my second time in at the location and it once again amazed me with the spectacular views. We were lucky to see a male lion resting up close and also another pride which had got a kill however this was at a distance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chakumaster
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommend the Ngorongoro Crater... such a diverse selection of animals that can all be seen in the same day!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Colette J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience visiting Ngorongoro and neighboring Maasai village with Suricata Safaris and their guide Mandela.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Bibiana C
30 April 2018|
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Response from 17Pep | Reviewed this property |
Game reserves to the wild animals.
28 December 2017|
Response from moonlight2urse | Reviewed this property |
It is possible to get transportation to take you in ngorongoro and drop you off at the hotel. the cost is 650 USD
11 July 2017|
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Response from Nathalie-rose33 |
The entrance fee cost to enter the ngorongoro conservation area is about 80$ per 24h and per Person. However, you need a 4x4 car and have to know the way (there are very little indications in the NCA to find your way) and be... More
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