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Ngorongoro Crater

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Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Reviewed March 29, 2017

Ngorongoro Crater is often busy (go as early as your guide will take you) but it is a Must Do, at least on your first trip to Tanzania. The crater setting is spectacular, and it is such a microcosm of the rest you will do...More

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Amazing place with all Big Five resident in the crater... beautiful and spectacular. Recommend going to the lookout point high above the crater for the panorama first before descending into the crater itself. We watched a pride lions move into position to stalk a large...More

Thank Philly L
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Felt like we were in a prehistoric time here. From the moment we entered the gates in the thickest fog I have ever seen, this place was mesmerized. Dense concentrations of zebras, buffalo, gazelle, lions, wildebeest, ostrich, hyenas, and so much more. We saw all...More

Thank Giorgio R
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We spent an amazing day in the Ngorongoro Crater. From the moment we entered the park we saw animals. Olive baboons hang around the enterance. There were zebra,girffee, warthogs, black rhino, lions and elephants. Can't even list all the birds. Everywhere you look is spectacukar

Thank Carol H
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

What a place! This is like being on the set of an Attenborough film. We saw so many animals and close up. When you first arrive and look down from the rim it takes your breath away. You never feel like you are in a...More

Reviewed March 24, 2017

An amazing place to see gorgeous sights! It's breathtaking... intoxicating... unparalleled... don't miss this beyond beautiful place!

Thank Jacque P
Reviewed March 23, 2017 via mobile

This place is a must visit for all wildlife lovers. Wildlife is in abundance and you can enjoy birding too.

Thank Sachin_Rai_FB
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Almost everything was scenic and beautiful here. I consider it as one of the highlights of our safari trip. We came here in the morning to hopefully catch a lion hunt and we did. Overall, the whole place seemed kind of magical. I would love...More

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This place is amazing. When you first enter the crater you wonder of you are going to see anything as the plains just look so sparse and dry, but the density of animals as you move around is absolutely amazing. We saw more animals here...More

Thank AussieNewby
Reviewed March 20, 2017

We have spent 16 days driving around Kenya and Tanzania on a private Safari tour, and while all beautiful and fascinating, the quintesential culmination of the entire trip was at NgoroNgoro. Lost Eden. Loved it and would recommend for anyone, especially for those who do...More

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Warrior Trails is excellent!
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Response from Biff5804 | Reviewed this property |
it is but May tends to be very rainy.
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Month by month: the Serengeti wildebeest migration The short rains begin around early November. A little after this, in late November and December, the herds of the wildebeest migration arrive on the short-grass plains of... More