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Ngorongoro Crater

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Address: Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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Full-Day Day Trip to Ngorongoro Crater From Arusha Town
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Ngorongoro National Park and Game Drive: Guided Day Tour from Arusha
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Man and biosphere reserve

It is the place where you can experience a man and wild animal living together with no interference .

Reviewed October 17, 2016
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Moshi, Tanzania
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Moshi, Tanzania
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Reviewed October 17, 2016

It is the place where you can experience a man and wild animal living together with no interference .

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Sydney
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

From speaking with other people about their experiences I believe that what you see may be dependent on the time of year that you visit, unfortunately our visit was pretty disappointing. There is little doubt that the crater itself is very impressive, especially before you descend however we found there to be very little in the way of variety -... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

Because the crater is flat and for the most part grassland, you can see animals as far as your eyes can see. We had the best animal viewing here among all the places we visited on our safari.

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

We saw lots of different type of wildlife including Lions, Jackals, Hyenas, Ostrich and my Favourite a Lilac Breasted Roller. We stayed down there for lunch which was had infront of one of the permanent lakes. it was a really wonderful experence, dispite the bumpy roads..

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Norman
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

We saw thousands of animals including 3 prides of lion (one pride had killed a hippo!) They have a nice picnic area by the hippo lake with real bathrooms!

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed October 10, 2016

The crater is amazing with every animal roaming around with routine animal road crossings. The entire day was filled with wonder and beauty! I can not imagine a more amazing place to see these majestic creatures!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

Before descending into the crater, our drivers have to obtain entry permits from the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority Office. The scenic view from this Area Office down to the crater is breathtakingly beautiful !! Next we proceed to ride along a very steep bumpy, narrow & dusty road to descend intonCrater. Once inside, the whole majestic caldera is an amazing... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

We were here from for 1 day, personally you won’t need any more time here as the it’s a much smaller to the others. We arrived at the gate very early to start and glad we did, we saw two rhinos! Very happy! The new things is that the rangers are on watch with the rhinos all the time to... More 

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Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

We booked our safari via Seven Wonders Safari. The company organised the trip perfectly! Wonderful nature on the way to the crater and stunning views at Ngorongoro. Highly recommended to visit on your safari!

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

The approach never prepares you for the spectacle that in Ngorongoro. Our drive took us up through a rain forest where it is cooler and sometimes damp and where it was difficult to see much wildlife. After the decent into the crater it is completely different. The landscape is more open with many, many animals that appear quite used to... More 

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