Tap to inquire

History of Ngorongoro – The Conservation Area & Crater

Ngorongoro is a district/region located in North Tanzania. It is famously known for the History of Ngorongoro as UNESCO world heritage site that is home to one of Africa’s Seven Natural wonders, the magical Ngorongoro Crater, the largest intact extinct largest volcanic caldera in the world and a long deep ravine, the Olduvai Gorge.

Due to the areas’ unique and rich biodiversity that comprises of the diverse wildlife that consists of over 110 different animal species and over 400 different bird’s species coexisting with the Maasai semi nomadic pastoralists.

Ngorongoro Crater, the heart and highlight of the conservation area is an unbroken caldera. It was formed when the mountain top collapsed into itself after a massive eruption over 2 million years ago.

The History of Ngorongoro led to the creation of the largest volcanic caldera in the world. Over the years formed a diverse ecosystem. Comprising of green montane forests on the walls of the crater… Open grassland, woodlands, marsh swamps and an alkaline soda lake. It supports 30,000 animals, big and small and hundreds of different species of birds.

You are guaranteed to set your eyes on…. The lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and the black rhino, the famous African Big FIVE among many other animals. With exemption of the giraffes which are not found at the floor of the crater. But can be found outside the crater within the Ngorongoro conservation area.

The crater also boosts of having the densest population of predators in all Africa. Jackals, bat eared foxes, cheetahs, spotted hyenas and leopards are the other predators in the crater.


Book your dream safari tour below.

    Prefix

    Your Name

    Nationality

    Your Email

    WhatsApp Number

    Length of Tour

    No. of People

    Date of Travel

    Budget

    Accommodation

    Special Requests

    How did you find us


    Tanzania safari tours Budget Tanzania safaris Luxury Tanzania safaris Kenya Tanzania safaris East African safari tours

    This Tanzania safari package can 100% be customized to match your travel style. If you feel any activity has been left out; or you prefer to add this to a bigger package, click to inquire below.

    Why book tours with us

    We've been there before. We shall guide you to the most amazing safari tour in Tanzania and more African safari destinations.

    Magical Tour
    1

    About our Tanzania tour company

    We are very passionate safari enthusiasts who have been to all travel destinations proposed in this website.

    Read more
    2

    What is it like Booking with us?

    Our extremely flexible booking terms and conditions make it easy for any changes, trip additions and crisis management.

    Read more
    3

    We won't promise heaven but we'll aim for it

    All our safari tours are carefully crafted by industry experts every step of the way. We promise you an amazing experience.

    Read more
    4

    What we value and commit to

    Delivering exceptional travel services consistently greatly defines our values, commitments and love for good service.

    Read more
    5

    A couple of single mothers depend on us

    We give back and create charity opportunities for single mothers in local tourism communities and nearby villages.

    Read more

    How we plan & ace trips

    We strictly follow the best and modern standards every step of the way; to guarantee a flawless extraordinary experience.

    1
    We listen

    Upon inquiry, we shall carefully listen to your requests, make corresponsing suggestions and advise accordingly.

    2
    We tailor

    After a couple of back and forth communication, we shall then tailor your tour package and bring it to life.

    3
    Booking held

    A tentative reservation will be made to hold your booking as we discuss payment options to confirm it.

    Reach out to us today for tour offers, trip ideas and options...

    Reach out to us via a phone call, video meeting call, drop us an email, or send a quick WhatsApp message, for us to assist you.

    +256-787-230-575
    Eddie Safari Guide
    Ronnie Safari Guide
    ×