Ngorongoro Crater Day Trip


Tanzania

Ngorongoro Crater Day Trip

Tour Overview


This day trip tour gives you the opportunity to visit the famous world famous Ngorongoro Crater, nicknamed the eighth wonder of the world. The Crater is a world's largest unbroken caldera which hosts varieties of animals includes the rare black Rhino.
Once you have reached the Ngorongoro gate, located approximately 275km outside of Moshi, you will descend into the Crater for a 6 hour game drive. During this time you will break for lunch at Ngoitokok swamp, a Hippo pool. In this idyllic picnic spot, you get the opportunity to take in and picture the beautiful landscape Explore Tanzania Hikes & Safaris surrounds you.
As well at the Black Rhino, the crater is home to Elephants, Zebras, Wildebeests, Buffalos and Impalas. The carnivores Explore Tanzania Hikes & Safaris inhabit the crater are Lions, Leopards, Cheetah, Hyena and other small cats.!


Price Included
  • Day trip according to the itinerary
  • Transportation in a 4×4 safari vehicle
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Meals according to the itinerary
  • Mineral water
  • All mentioned activities
  • All national park fees
Price Not Included
  • International flights.
  • Gratuities / “tip” for safari guide /Driver
  • Increases in park fees where applicable
  • Personal Expenses
  • Visa, Travel Insurance (we can help arrange of them).
  • Expenditures of personal nature like drinks, telephone, laundry, Internet etc.

You'll depart from Moshi or Arusha at the crack of dawn for the long but scenic drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Along the way, you'll pass bustling Maasai villages and sweeping plains dotted with acacia and the occasional giraffe or wildebeest.
We will proceed to Ngorongoro crater for a game drive, which is the 8th natural wonder of the world and the unique, world famous caldera with the most abundant wildlife. We will descend into the Ngorongoro crater floor.
From the comfort of your open-top vehicle, descending down the crater, you will enjoy amazing panoramic view and if you are lucky, you will see the Big five.The caldera is exhibiting more than 120 species of mammals. We will also visit saline lakes such as lake Magadi, which is a magnet for flamingos and other water birds.
We will see pools full of hippos, the endangered East Africa’s last black rhinos including birds such as secretary bird, white stork arriving from Europe during the wet season, kori bustards, crowned cranes and ostriches.
It is for sure a landscape of sheer beauty. Another big draw card to this picturesque park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot.After the thrills and excitement of the day, you will have a picnic lunch in the park.Across five hours, you'll see the very best Explore Tanzania Hikes & Safaris Africa has to offer. In the late afternoon, with heads full of amazing memories, you'll return to Arusha.



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