Ngorongoro crater day trip

The crater is the largest un broken caldera in the world,
this 2000 feet deep and 264 sq. mile
natural amphitheater is the host to an astonishing array of wildlife

About Ngorongoro crater

The caldera measures between 10 and 12 miles (16 and 19 km) across and has an area of 102 square miles (264 square km). Its heavily forested rim rises 2,000 feet (610 meters) above the caldera’s floor to an elevation of 7,500 feet (2,286 meters). The caldera’s floor is predominantly open grassland. It is home to a diverse array of animals including elephants, black rhinoceroses, leopards, buffalo, zebras, warthogs, gnu (wildebeests), Grant’s and Thomson’s gazelles, and the densest population of lions in the world. The local Masai  people also graze their livestock in the crater.Lake Magadi a shallow soda lake ringed by extinct volcanoes, is renowned as a habitat for great flocks of pink flamingos.

Tour itinerary

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel in Moshi town, with your packed lunch, drive on tarmac road 190km to Ngorongoro gate. Drive on and descend into the crater for an in-depth exploration of this distinctive eco-system. The blooming fauna and flora within the crater is simply remarkable and undoubtedly the reason the Ngorongoro Crater is ‘Africa’s Garden of Eden’. Storks, geese and flamingos are always close to the Soda Lake.  This is advantageous for someone who aspires to spot each representative of ‘the big five. Other enticing species include zebra, hippo, wildebeest and hyenas. For lunch, enjoy a picnic next to one of the hippo pools on the crater floor. Afterwards continue with the game drive throughout the various ecosystems of the crater, then drive back to Moshi,

Included

  • Transport (4*4 land cruiser )
  • All government Taxes
  • Park Fees
  • Professional English guide
  • Drinking water
  • Meals
  • Accommodation
  • Pick up & Drop off (Kilimanjaro International Airport )

Excluded

⦁ Visa, Flights
⦁ Travel insurance
⦁ Increase in Park Fees
⦁ Personal items i.e. Binoculars, camera, alcohol drinks
⦁ Tips for your crew members (Guide & cook)