Ngorongoro crater has an area of 8,292 sqkm and crater which is the largest and broken caldera in the world with altitude of 2,286m surrounded by steep walls raising 610 m from the crater floor and covers area of 260 sq km.
Ngorongoro creator has been declared as the 8th word heritage center.
Ngorongoro crater is ever green and this is because there is good and enough flow of water within the crater which are caused by the Lake Eyasi, Gol mountains, Obalali swamps and the Olduvai George which surrounds the crater.
There are certain number of animals that are found in the crater throughout, these animals are zebra, wildebeest, eland, gazelle warthog, buffalos, etc, which are the main attraction to the predators which are lions, cheetah, leopard and hyenas. In additional this is where the black rhino are found.
Without forgetting there is also a unique attraction of the birds found in this area which are flamingos, fish eagle, heroin, crested crane, marabou stock, secretary bird etc.
Things to do when in Ngorongoro
Maasai village visit (cultural tour)
Coffee plantation visit(karatu)
Forest walk on the escarpment of Olmoti and Epakaai crater.
Game drive for filming
Best time to visit.
Dry season which is between June and to feb
Lets speak about the the rain season in Ngorongoro which is between November and mid-December, it’s a little bit of rain which brings another attraction of birds which is the best time to hear lost of different sounds from lots of different birds species and off course get to see them more closely
OLDUVAI GEORGE AND OLMOT CRATER
This is found inside the Ngorongoro conservation area, where the fast-human skull was discovered
This empakai is found inside the Ngorongoro conservation area but also very unique because its large area is covered by the lake and so make it appear so beautiful on it on way.
ACCOMMODATION INSIDE NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Ngorongoro crater lodge
Entamanu tetnted camp
Ndutu safari Lodge
Lake Maseki Tented Lodge
LODGES AND CAMPS THAT ARE AVAILABLE OUTSIDE THE NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Ngorongoro farm house
Retreat at Ngorongoro
Farm house valley
Farm of dreams etc
This is the place where the great migration are calving every year around February march and April, don’t miss this natural spectacular event of them all where by predators as well can be seen around this area waiting to hunt the week migrants, and these predators are lions, leopard, hyenas, cheetah and Jackals.