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Ngorongoro Crater

Tanzania | Mageso chember, Tanzania
000254720650869
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Ranked #2 of 126 attractions in Tanzania
Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Viewing wildlife, Group tours/safari, Backpacking
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Nairobi, Kenya
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Every safari has its pros and cons. Ngoro Ngoro is the remnant crater of an extinct volcano and its flat marshy bottom collects sufficient rainwater in the rainy season that the animals don't migrate away in search of food or water. In one day we saw 8 lions, a couple dozen elephants, a few rhinos, lots of everything else except... More

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Mwanza, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

I went for wildlife safari with the company "summit2Sand Safaris". It was just amazing. We visited the nationalparks Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro in Tanzania. I can only recommend such a trip to everybody who travels in Africa. I saw so many animals, including the big 5! I went there in April which is rain season but even during this time... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

A highlight of my time in Africa. Just incredible! The view from the top is stunning. Lots of animals. We were there in March so it wasn't packed but we saw penny of wildebeest, hippos, zebras, lions, elephants, gazelles, hyenas and even a rare black rhino! Don't miss it!

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ARUSHA
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The Ngorongoro Crater, described as one of the wonders of the world, is an amazing natural sanctuary not to be missed. Game viewing here is among the very best Africa has to offer and is excellent at any time of year. The crater is very small at only about 10 miles across. With just one game drive in the Crater,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

In April I went to Tanzania and only had a limited amount of time in which to do a safari. I contacted Coastal Aviation after a recommendation because I didn't have a lot of time to book flights, accommodation and safari provider independently so wanted an arranged package. I had been told by friends living there that waiting till a... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

Amazing place, any time of year. Lots of animals and stuff to see at every turn. A fantastic drive down and a wildlife sighting guarantee. It gets cold though so take supplies.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I was recently in Tanzania with a group of 6 friends. We arranged a safari for four days with Popote Africa Adventures. It was the best move ever. They made everything incredibly easy. Sabi and Boni met us at the airport (Kilimanjaro airport), and gave great advice about accommodation options in Moshi and Arusha. For our safari, we had the... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

My wife and I did a 10 day tour with Easy Travel and Tours out of Arusha. This tour company made our trip seamless. I would like to particularily recommend our guide, Gerald Elisha, who was a fountain of knowledge about animal habitat and behaviour. To those of you who are considering this trip, I have travelled around the world... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I travelled to Moshi, Tanzania for three weeks in February/March 2014 on a service trip and went on a two-day safari with Pristine Tours, based out of Moshi. Ngorongoro Crater was incredible - we saw all of the animals on our bucket list - and this was in large part due to the knowledge and expertise of our incredible guide,... More

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Guwahati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

My wife and I recently returned from a wonderful 8 day trip to Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Serengeti. The undoubted highlight was the 2 separate trips into the crater. On the first occasion sighting animals was difficult because of overcast skies and the fact that you were restricted to staying on the roads. The animals were too far away. On... More

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