Ngorongoro Conservation Area Map
Ngorongoro Conservation Area map. As you plan to visit Tanzania on Ngorongoro Conservation Area safaris any time of the year, have a clear and precise Ngorongoro Conservation Area map is important to help you know your way around the park. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the 2nd most sought after northern Tanzania safari destination that travelers look to explore while on Tanzania safaris all throughout the year. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is most famous for the 600m deep Ngorongoro Crater which is the largest caldera.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Location
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Ngorongoro District, 180km west of Arusha City in Arusha Region.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Map
How to Get to Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Travelers looking to visit Ngorongoro Conservation Area can get to the park both by road and by air, depending on one’s preference and time factor.
Getting to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by Air
By air, travelers can choose to fly into Lake Manyara Airstrip from where they would proceed to drive for 1 hour and 30 minutes more or less on a scenic transfer. There are daily flights from Arusha to Lake Manyara Airstrip.
Getting to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by Road
You can get to Ngorongoro Conservation Area by road on a 185km road transfer from Arusha to the Ngorongoro Crater Region. This is about 2 hours and a half.
The Ngorongoro Crater
The Ngorongoro Crater is the most visited part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area inhabiting over 25,000 animals roaming the crater floor. The Ngorongoro Crater was formed as a result of the collapse of the then-existing volcanic mountain over a million years ago, crating one of the most scenic and beautiful calderas in the world. The density of the animals in the Ngorongoro Crater floor is attributed to the constant supply of vegetation cover given the soils are fertile and thus have pasture almost all year round. Predators here are also many! A safari in the conservation area of Ngorongoro is incomplete without a crater game drive: be sure to embark on the Ngorongoro Crater game drive while on your Ngorongoro Conservation Area safaris all throughout the year.
Ngorongoro Crater Animals
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most beautiful Africa safari destinations that travelers from different countries look to visit and explore in great detail, while on Tanzania safari tours any time of the year. The Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania is a beautiful area inhabiting a wide variety of animals including the big 5 animals most sought after by travelers on Tanzania wildlife safari tours. The Ngorongoro Crater big 5 animals include lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes and rhinos. While rhinos are a rare sight in most other Tanzania safari parks, the Ngorongoro Crater is a great Tanzania national park to visit and be able to see them freely ranging in the open caldera. Other animals in Ngorongoro Crater include zebras, antelopes, hyenas, wildebeests, oribis, among so many others.
The landscape of Ngorongoro Conservation rea is quite mesmerising that you shall be captivated while on different activities in this “Garden of Eden” as referred to by many travelers. The different activities in Ngorongoro Conservation Area that you can do include game drives in the conservancy, Ngorongoro crater drive which takes you to the crater floor, guided crater rim walks, hot air balloon rides, Maasai cultural tours visiting the Maasai Bomas, visiting the Olduvai Gorge, among so many other activities there are.
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