Ngorongoro Crater Safari: Things to Know Before Visiting

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Tanzania is the best location for wildlife enthusiasts and adventurers. If you are planning to visit Tanzania soon, do not miss out on the Ngorongoro Crater. It is the top destination for people visiting the northern side of Tanzania. It is also the home to the largest inactive volcano of the world which has been declared as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

The Ngorongoro Crater is also considered to be the premier location for sighting world-class wild species alongside a wide range of flora and fauna. The following are some of the things that you need to know about the Ngorongoro Crater safari trip.

Reasons for the Ngorongoro Crater Safari

        Spectacular and unparalleled sights.

        Witness the beautiful and mesmerizing sunset.

        Get to know the variety of wildlife.

        Spot lions, leopards, buffaloes, elephants, and rhinos in just one day.

        High chances of witnessing endangered birds.

        View the wildlife throughout the year.

Best Time for the Safari

The perfect time for the Ngorongoro Crater Safari is from the months of June until October because it is the dry season and wildlife can be viewed best then. General wildlife can be viewed best from June to September.

·         Climate and Weather

The weather at Ngorongoro Crater is very unpredictable. So it is important for you to find out the exact climate and weather that you are likely to expect when you reach there. It is largely dependent on its altitude. Though most people visit Tanzania for the Kilimanjaro Climbing, you will surely love the crater safari at Ngorongoro as well.

·         Transportation

Transportation plays an important role in your Ngorongoro Crater Safari trip. Most of the safaris start from Arusha. You have to reach the international airport at Kilimanjaro. From here, you can get charter planes or flights to reach the crater. You can arrange for private cars to reach the Ngorongoro Crater.

·         Accommodation

You must always arrange your accommodation before reaching the rim of Ngorongoro Crater. You have different options like country cottages, luxury oases, camps and eco-lodges that you can choose according to your budget. Though the accommodation will be good, it is not a good idea for you to expect high-class service there.

Other Activities

Apart from the safari or Kilimanjaro Climbing, you have a wide variety of activities to do at Ngorongoro. The activities are:

·         The Magadi Lake

The Magadi Lake, situated at the center of the crater, is a must-visit place as it is well known for pink flamingos, crocodiles, and hippos.

·         Game Drive

The perfect way to enjoy the stunning flora and fauna is by sitting inside an open safari vehicle along with an expert to guide you.

The author, Madison Rachel, is a huge fan of the Ngorongoro Crater Safari because he gets mesmerized by the wildlife each he visits the place. Most people go for the Kilimanjaro Climbing, but he loves this. In this article, he suggests some things to be considered before the Ngorongoro safari trip.

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