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Ngorongoro Crater

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Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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One of the most amazing scenes we have ever seen. To observe the diversity of animal coexisting and interacting was great. We saw predictor activity. The crater has a tranquil feel as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The density of animals is great, so that one does not have to drive far once inside the crater. The birds, such as ostriches and flamingos, were unusual and numerous.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank advisorj
Reviewed 3 days ago

I went on a two day safari with Avocet Tanzania Adventure day 1 in Ngorongoro crater and day two in Lake Manyara...I enjoyed both but if you only have one day to invest on a safari, I recommend Ngorongoro Crater

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a a way to end our safari. We even managed to see rhinos at a distance. We did get a bit of a shock when we stopped to have a toilet break that facing us as we walked to the toilet there was a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went on a 4 night, 5 day safari trip across Lake Manyara, the Serengeti & Ngorongoro crater with Tanzania Horizon Safaris When spending roughly 10/14 hours a day with people on a tour it can be an intense experience, the success of which is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank robbysonUK
Reviewed 4 days ago

Its huge, but its like a mini microcosm of all the animals in that part of Africa in one location. We saw animals calving, to being chased and everything from black rhinos, elephants, lions (dozens), wildebeest, zebras, giraffes, hyenas, jackals and more all in one...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 7prataap
Reviewed 5 days ago

Plenty of animals, this area is huge. So much to see, and plenty photo opportunities. Saw what we wanted to see, and so much more.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Magnus M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first experience seeing the adorable dik-did. Our first viewing of a pair of black rhinos. You are totally immersed in the openness of Africa.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CarolR3406
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful natural crater loaded with lions, zebra, wildebeest, elephants, rhinos, hippos, lots of birds, etc! Our game drive was one of the highlights of our 10-day trip to Tanzania. Always wanted to see this crater. Now i want to come back again!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alaska23_Family
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Tanzania in late January We toured Tarangerie, the Serengeti and Ngorogoro with Tanzania Horizon Safaris. Abel was our tour guide. It was an amazing experience.  Abel was great. He did an excellent job driving through difficult terrain and always pointed out animals...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Alhadi M
October 24, 2018|
Response from Justice D | Reviewed this property |
Hello try safari bando company best in organize shared group travel
Reza E
April 10, 2018|
Response from DeniseP2 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don t know... When I Will be there I have rent a driver and visit around with him, without any Group. Regards 😊
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November 20, 2017|
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Response from myguenevere | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delayed answer. Do NOT miss Ngorongoro Crater! You will absolutely love it. We saw a female lion drag a zebra (after kill) 1/4 mile from open prairie to a shaded area. We saw so many animals and it is just... More