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Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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incredible creter

.We arrived Nayobi and took local maasai guide and donkey to carry our languages,water and food,pass to Nainokanoka to Empakaai Crater,after descending from creter we went to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Arusha Region, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

.We arrived Nayobi and took local maasai guide and donkey to carry our languages,water and food,pass to Nainokanoka to Empakaai Crater,after descending from creter we went to Acacia camp,Its incredible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Empakai Crater is one of the unique off the beaten track destination in Ngorongoro crater-Tanzania that is worth visiting for walking with beautiful scenery and magnificient horizons. Migunga Adventure Tours & Safaris teams took did their best to making sure that all went well. For sure it was very unique and uncopairable.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We did a 3 day trip in the Ngorongoro Crater area which included a trip to the Empakaii Crater. The scenery was stunning! The walk down to the lake takes around 45 minutes and you're afforded with great views of the numerous flamingos. We were the only visitors there (unlike our third day in the Ngorongoro Crater itself..!) We went... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

There is a Beautiful walk from Ngorongoro Crater to the distant Empakaai Crater, the trek covers open grassland through a natural amphitheatre created by encircling volcanoes. Masai people rush out of their traditional homes (Boma’s) to greet trekkers as they pass by. The steep walk up Empakai affords awe-inspiring views, especially from the top where the sheer sided sunken crater... More 

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Empakaai is from massai word , its an collapsed volcano , beautiful surrounding lot to explore , long drive many wild animals on the way one can must come and take amazing pictures .

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ARUSHA,TANZANIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Ngorongoro Crater is a superb place to view wildlife. The animals are varied and abundant; they are mostly out in the open where they can be easily observed. They are habituated to people in vehicles. You can observe interesting behaviour better here in the crater than almost anywhere else on earth, for example, births, mating, fighting, hunting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It's a great hike- very hard on the way up, but gorgeous when you reach the salt water lake at the bottom. We ran into Masai Warriors hiking (or more like running because they are so fast!) down to get salt water to bring back to their village for their goats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Emabakai a great lake at the mid of mountain ... you can enjoy it good when you take flight from Arusha to Serengeti national parks... many pilots used to fly close to Embakay for the travelers to enjoy the view

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This Caldera is well worth the time to visit. So many pass it by on the way through to Ngorongoro and Serengeti. With a guide, you can walk the entire way down to the lake with views along the way. Visit when the flamingoes are in full force (dry season of Sept). Lovely drive across the veld to get here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The hike down into the crater was lovely. The hike up from Empakaai Crater was not difficult. It was windy and hot in the crater. After 5 days in the 4x4 viewing animals it was nice to stretch and have a hike. This was our first day of a trek along the rift to Lake Natron. It is a long... More 

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Address: Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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