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Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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Fabulous wildlife viewing

We spent the day driving around observing all the animals and birds. We especially enjoyed being so close to lions after their kill. I loved the hundreds of flamingos on the lake!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Pej60
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the day driving around observing all the animals and birds. We especially enjoyed being so close to lions after their kill. I loved the hundreds of flamingos on the lake!

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

You see each and every animal you know of ( except the giraffe). Untouched and in plenty - a must see and one of the wonders of nature. DO NOT MISS this place if around there.

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Thank DeepakAhuja7
United States
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56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The descent into the park was awesome..... we saw 19 different species of animals in about an 8 hour trip.... Make sure you have an experienced guide.... makes ALL the difference !!

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Thank stonecutter1
Kilimanjaro Region, Tanzania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

a crater full of water with a beautiful beach and diversity of lives including the grater flamingos, greater pelican birds and many other species to make you so enjoying

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Thank highflyersi
Boise, Idaho
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

If you want to get off the beaten path and experience something truly unique, Empakia Crater is a great choice. We hiked down the crater (about 30-minute descent on foot) accompanied by a ranger (which is required) and spent a few relaxing hours watching thousands of flamingos. There were no other tourists, and we had the entire crater to ourselves.... More 

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Poland
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45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Once you have seen Ngorongoro Crater don't forget about an absolutely different crater, the perfect jewel - Empakaai. It took us an hour drive from Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, where we were staying, to get there. All the way it looked like straight from an African fairytale - groups of Masaai men, Masaai women all dressed up and scattered not far... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

After a long very beautiful drive from Rhino Lodge we made a short wonderful hike down through the forest. The ranger is mandatory. Arriving down the view is magnificent with all the flamingo's and the awareness where you are. Highly recommended. The hike back is of course along the same steep path. But don't worry: after some time it is... More 

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1 Thank Dominic T
Province of Palermo, Italy
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97 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

A bit far away from the main crater in Ngorngoro it is worth avisit though for its beauty and the fantastic road that takes there

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Thank Gianluca D
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

What a beautiful camp we had to chance to stay for one night after a very long trekking day. I suggest you try to go down to the buttom if you feel fit. If you never did any sport i dont suggest you go down, but if you're a little fit please go down because it is really worth it.... More 

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Thank Levi M
Arusha, Tanzania
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

The Empakai Crater is an excellent spot, the breathtaking, when looking down the amazing pink color from flamingos ,the lush green all year round on the wall of the crater, this is an excellent spot to be and doing one unforgettable walking safari, hiking down and touch the nature !!!

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