Ngorongoro Conservation Area

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Ngorongoro Crater

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area: Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater is widely regarded as one of the most stunning spectacles in Africa, and rightly so. This location is renowned for having the highest density of wildlife in the whole of this great continent and is sometimes referred to as the ‘eighth wonder of the world’.

The Ngorongoro Crater attracts a quite jaw-dropping amount of visitors each year thanks to its great wildlife viewing opportunities and genuinely mind-blowing environment. You can be fully assured that there is nowhere quite like the Ngorongoro crater! Being a Tanzania top destination, you can not go wrong in choosing Ngorongoro Crater as part of either Kenya and Tanzania Safaris or your Wildebeest Migration Safaris.

Why Go on safari to Ngorongoro Crater

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The Ngorongoro Crater Promises a Rich Safari Trip

This magnificent location can be home to approximately 30’000 animals at any given time, and thanks to the crater’s multiple habitats the diversity of the game here is second to none. One particular species that’s worth mentioning that you may encounter here is the endangered Black Rhino, as a small population of this beautiful animal is thriving in this idyllic and protected environment.

In addition to this, you can also expect to witness other captivating games on your visit to the Ngorongoro crater, like flamingos, leopards, and lions! The Ngorongoro Crater neighbors the Serengeti National Park to the South and the Ndutu Conservation Area. We offer affordable and incredible Ngorongoro Crater Safaris from Arusha or Nairobi.

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Best Time To Visit Ngorongoro Crater

When to Visit Ngorongoro Conservation Area for safaris

Generally, Tanzania is best to visit in the dry-season months of July – October when the parks are dry and wildlife viewing is dramatic, easy, and action-packed. 


1st April to June 15th and 15th Nov to 15th Dec

If you are looking for an intimate exclusive safari but affordable Tanzania Safari, this is the best time to visit. 

The best places to visit include the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Ndutu Conservation Area, and Tarangire National Park among many others.

high SEASON:

Jan 10th to 1st April and 1st Nov to 15th Dec

One of the most considered seasons to travel and visit East Africa, including Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda. 

Easy to spot the big five and the big cats of the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti National Park, Ndutu Conservation Area, Tarangire National Park other major parks.


15th June to 30th Oct, 15th Dec to 10th Jan

An action-filled season to witness the great wildebeest migration and crossings in Kenya is during this season. 

In case you are looking for the best adventures, then this is the best fit for you

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Frequently Asked Questions About our Tanzania Safaris

If you have any queries regarding our Tanzania safaris and tours, no need to worry, as we have gathered some of our customer’s most frequently asked questions below, to help you make your decision on whether Tanzania is the place for your safari holiday.

However, if you would like any further information, then you can contact our friendly team who would be happy to help! Simply, call us today on +254202509616, Whatsapp Number:+254 7 80 337 652or fill out our online contact form and we will get back to you. 

Tanzania is one of East Africa’s best places to experience an African safari holiday, with its vast ecosystem that covers spectacular landscapes and wildlife. There are a variety of national parks and conservancies, some of the most famous including the Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater, and Arusha.

Witness the big 5 game animals, views of Mount Kilimanjaro, and flora expanding across open plains, lakes, and forests throughout your Tanzania safari.

During your safari, it is recommended you take comfortable clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. In peak season, temperatures are very hot, but layers of clothing are still needed for during the evening.

For footwear, hiking boots or walking safari shoes are essential, so your feet don’t get sore when on your safari. Find More on our what to pack listing here.

Tanzania is home to some of Africa’s most famous national parks but is most well known for the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro which rises above the Serengeti National Park. Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa, offering marvelous trekking experiences and views of East Africa.

Across peak season, herds of the wildebeest migration arrive on the short-grass plains in Serengeti. This event is one of a kind and an unmissable experience when visiting Tanzania. It is also safe to travel to Tanzania for your holidays without worries.

You will find a variety of safari game in Tanzania, some of which include, zebras, elephants, wildebeests, buffaloes, hippos, giraffes and gazelles. Serengeti National Park is one of the best places for spotting these animals, alongside lions, cheetahs and leopards.

Wildebeest Calving Season, is a period of the year, Jan to March when the wildebeests give birth to calves. This amazing phenomenon happens in the Southern Part of Serengeti, The Ndutu Conservation Area.

Close to 8000 Wildebeest Calves are born daily and a significant number survive the rough environment of the wild Serengeti. Its believed that this is when the migration cycle starts every year. Read more about the wildebeest facts.

The best time to go to Tanzania and Zanzibar is anytime outside the rainy season from March to early May. June to September is the dry season and the best time to see the Great Migration in the Serengeti with little chance of rain in Zanzibar.

January and February also offer good options, outside peak season rates.

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How We do It.

We are a safari company in Kenya that believes in sustainable safari practices, community support, and environment management and protection.

By Booking this safari, you contribute 1% of the bookings to sustainable safari practices and carbon offsetting programs in the world. We are a strong advocate of travel sustainability by ensuring we have all that it takes to protect everything for our future generations and healthy living. 

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