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The Ngorongoro Crater is a natural amphitheatre created about 2 million years ago when the cone of a volcano collapsed into itself, leaving a 100 sq. mile cauldron-like cavity. This caldera, protected by a circular unbroken 2,000-foot high rim, contains everything necessary for Africa’s wildlife to exist and thrive.

Game viewing vehicles descend the steep crater wall every morning and spend the day on grass plains that are teeming with animals. Predators such as lion, spotted hyena, leopard, jackal and cheetah lord over a domain that swarms with zebra, wildebeest, gazelle and other herbivores. Tanzania’s few remaining black rhino are regularly sighted in the crater, as are large herds of buffalo. In the lake on the crater floor and in the Ngoitokitok swamps, reside plenty of hippos who remain partially submerged during the day and graze on grass at night. The stunning pink flamingo is also resident at the Crater.

The landscape is made up of a blend of volcanoes, grasslands, waterfalls and mountain forests, where the wildlife is extensive. The southern and eastern boundaries are approximately defined by the rim of the Great Rift Valley, which also prevents animal migration in these directions. The annual ungulate migration passes through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, with wildebeest and zebra moving south into the area in December and moving north in June.

To get you started with planning your holiday to Ngorongoro Crater, we have showcased below some popular itineraries requested by our clients which we hope will inspire your visit to Tanzania

Leopard | African Safaris | Africa
Safari Safari
11 days FROM $1,989

From Lake Nakuru and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater. Spot the Big Five, meet Masai warriors and witness Africa’s stunning natural beauty!

Nungwi Beach | Zanzibar | Africa
Zebras & Zanzibar
11 days FROM $1,249

The perfect combo of action and idyllic island relaxation! Option to go wild in Tanzania's top national parks before heading over to the gorgeous island of Zanzibar for some sun, sea & sand!

Masai Tribe | Kenya & Tanzania | Africa
East Africa Encompassed
16 days FROM $2,489

Go wild on this game viewing adventure through the best of East Africa's reserves. From Kenya's Rift Valley lakes and the Masai Mara to the vast plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania and then relax on the idyllic island of Zanzibar.

Flamingos in Lake Nakuru | Kenya | Africa
Flamingos to Falls
27 days FROM $3,489

Starting in Nairobi and ending at the thunderous Victoria Falls, take in some of Africa's best known national parks, including Lake Nakuru with its flocks of flamingos, the wildlife rich Masai Mara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater and Botswana's Chobe National Park. While enjoying some R&R basking on the beautiful beaches of Zanzibar and Lake Malawi.

Leopard in a tree | African Safaris | Africa
Down Africa Way
33 days FROM $2,489

Enjoy a real African adventure, from Nairobi to Johannesburg. Check out some of Africa's greatest game parks, idle about on the tropical island of Zanzibar, relax on the shores of Lake Malawi and enjoy the rush at Victoria Falls.

Herd of Elephants | Africa Safaris | Africa
Big Five Explorer
36 days FROM $3,089

Adventure overdrive. Trekking for gorilla, game-spotting, kicking back on Zanzibar, this expedition takes in some of the best of Eastern Africa and culminates at the breathtaking Victoria Falls - Africa's adrenaline playground!

Baboon and baby | African Safaris | Africa
The Big Overlander
47 days FROM $3,889

Experience the contrasts and raw appeal of this majestic continent up close and personal. Visiting eight countries, spot wildlife in Africa's best game parks, trek for gorilla in Uganda, relax and unwind on Zanzibar and soak up the incredible sights!

Giraffe and zebras | African Safaris | Africa
Absolute Africa
50 days FROM $4,489

From Johannesburg to Nairobi, travel through nine of Africa's most diverse countries. Trek in search of gorillas, spot the Big Five in premier game parks, visit deep crater lakes and the spectacular Victoria Falls, discover Mozambique's colourful coral reefs and kick back on idyllic beaches.

On safari | Serengeti | Tanzania
Wild About Tanzania
10 days FROM $6,469

On this comfortable safari, see the herds of elephants in Tarangire National Park and explore the vast and beautiful plains of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in search of the Big Five!

Masai Tribe | Kenya & Tanzania | Africa
The Best of East Africa
12 days FROM $9,999

This is the ultimate East African Safari taking you from the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro across the Great Rift Valley to the eighth wonder of the world in Ngorongoro, across the endless plains of the Serengeti, ending with the jewel of Kenya's crown; the Masai Mara. This safari will give you some of the best game viewing experiences in some of the most scenic areas of the world.

Dhow boat Zanzibar | Tanzania | Africa
Tanzania Safari & Beach
14 days FROM $6,469

A perfect combination of safari and relaxation, visiting Lake Manyara National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater before heading to Serengeti National Park, and then relaxing by the perfect azure waters of Zanzibar.

Giraffe | African Safaris | Africa
Tanzania Wildlife Week
7 days FROM $3,699

An exhilarating 7 day safari, visiting Tanzania's Lake Manyara, Tarangire National Park and the vast and beautiful plains of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in search of the Big Five!

Masai Man | Kenya | Africa
Kenya & Tanzania Trails
13 Days FROM $6,658

Explore seven of East Africa's finest National Parks on a wildlife extravaganza. Starting in Nairobi head into Amboseli before exploring Lake Manyara, Tarangire the big 3 (Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti) before ending the 2 weeks with the stunningly beautiful Lake Nakuru!

Tailormade Holidays to Ngorongoro Crater

On the Go are expert at planning holidays in Tanzania — tailored to suit your individual requirements. Please have a look at some of the tailormade itineraries below that we have created for our clients which include Ngorongoro Crater.

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater
Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: Deluxe Lodge

Described as one of the most architecturally spectacular safari lodges in Africa, the Ngorongoro Crater Lodge consists of three adjacent, camps with Masai-inspired suites perched on stilts. Set in classic crescents, each suite has spectacular views of the crater, yet is almost invisible from the crater floor. Each suite benefits from a large fire bowl outside perfect for relaxing evenings listening to the sounds of the crater with a delicious sundowner in hand! The lodge is perched on the south western edge of the Ngorongoro Crater.

Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater
Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: Mid Range Lodge

The bedrooms are set in large two-storey rondavels, separate from the main building. There are two bedrooms in each rondavel, with one above the other, and each has views out over the Crater.

Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge, Ngorongoro Crater
Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: Standard Lodge

Ngorongoro Crater Lodge is elegantly built mainly from natural stone and local wood. The rooms have breathtaking, uninterrupted views.

Accommodation on Tour

For all our tours and tailor-made holidays we provide you with a clear categorisation of all hotels we use. The REGIONAL CATEGORY indicates the local rating of each hotel in each respective country. We have also rated each hotel using OUR CATEGORY, which will be in line with generally accepted western hotel grading standards.

Simple
Basic hotels and simple accommodation is a no frills option with an adventurous authentic feel.

Standard
Standard accommodation equates to a Western 3-star standard, always featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant.

Superior
Superior accommodation equates to a Western 4-star standard, featuring en-suite rooms and usually a restaurant and often a swimming pool and/or a fitness centre.

Deluxe
Deluxe accommodation equates to a Western 5-star standard, usually featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, excellent service and customer care.

Lavish
Lavish accommodation equates to a Western 5-star plus standard - the creme de la creme. Featuring spacious, en-suite rooms, a restaurant, swimming pool and fitness centre and an array of amenities, this accommodation is a cut above the rest. Sheer opulence!

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