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Ngurdoto Crater

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Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
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Located in Arusha National Park and off limits to humans, this verdant crater’s mossy, swampy habitat provides a natural sanctuary for elephants, buffalo and Colobus monkeys.
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Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its truly breathtaking park, small in comparison to toher national parks in the area, but the number and kind of animals/wold life you get to see here is a lot for the size. Beautiful landscaped makes it a picturesque and must visit place.

Thank ArvinNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As part of our safari we visited the crater and area. Part of the most amazing experience I have ever had.

Thank mojo8543
Reviewed October 17, 2017

You can see all the big 5 and a lot more. Get there early as thats when the animals are more active. The view from the top of crater is pretty spectacular.

Thank Will154943
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Booked our trip through TrueAfrica. we were told in advance we would have to share a closed vehicle and that there could be upto 400 jeeps on the crater floor at any time. We got lucky as there were about 70 so did not feel...More

Thank rdella
Reviewed September 27, 2017

An amazing place. The animals wander across the crater floor from one water hole to another. There are lakes, forested areas and grassy plains. It is a massive wild animal reserve unlike anywhere else on earth. Go see the animals in the wild. It's incredible

Thank GogirlVancouver_BC
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

We went to see this amazing place and the natural plants surrounds there it was awesome. This was great and we had a great views

Thank Catherine O
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful trip. I will remember it rest of my life. Seeing wildlife that is rapidly vanishing is worth seeing it while you have a chance.

Thank Vinod K
Reviewed September 6, 2017

It is a unique experience to be in the crater and see the animals, but Tarangari and Serengeti have much more to see.

Thank jbaukus
Reviewed September 5, 2017

So many animals in one place and a great landscape to feast your eyes on. downside there were too many tourist cars - almost a traffic in a park.

Thank Catherine N
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Ngurdoto Crater is a volcanic crater in Arusha Region, Tanzania. The crater is 3.6 km in diameter at its widest and 100 metres deep. Ngurdoto Crater is surrounded by forest whilst the crater floor is a swamp. It is located in Arusha National Park.

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I used African Brothers. I panned the trip for almost a year and they were very knowledgeable and the price was more then fair, I have no hesitancy in recommending them.