Game Drives and wildlife viewing in Ngorongoro Crater

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Game Drives and wildlife viewing in Ngorongoro Crater

Game Drives and wildlife viewing in Ngorongoro Crater

Game drives are without a doubt the best way to view wildlife in the Ngorongoro Crater. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a vast and untouched protected area teeming with the densest wildlife populations on earth, breathtaking landscapes, mountains, the world’s largest unbroken caldera, the history of human evolution, and so much more. One has to visit to see and believe it.

Game drives

Game drives are done with a standard tour van or converted 4×4 safari cars and are organized in two shifts – morning and afternoon. By 4:30 pm, all tour vans must be out of the crater. You need at least three days to explore each and every part of the crater. On every safari, expect to see all the big 5 mammals, birds, lakes, lush forests, and savannah vegetation to marvel at. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is in northern Tanzania. It’s home to the vast, volcanic.

What to expect on the game drive in Ngorongoro crater

Ngorongoro Crater and “big 5” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino). 

Ngorongoro crater Rules 

Only safari vehicles equipped with standard safari equipment are allowed in the Ngorongoro Crater. The equipment includes a heavy-duty jack, chain or rope, shovel or hoe and an axe or panga. No more than 5 vehicles should be around an animal or kill.

Best time to visit Ngorongoro crater for game drives

June is one of the best times to visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The ‘long rains’ have come to an end and game drives are relatively less crowded. The peak season for a safari in the Ngorongoro Crater only starts from early July to October.



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