The Ngorongoro Conservation Area boasts the finest blend of landscapes, wildlife, people and archaeological sites in Africa. The Ngorongoro crater is the biggest volcano caldera in Africa and main feature of the Ngorongoro conservation Area, and it’s the largest unbroken caldera in the world, hence one of the wonders of the natural world. This is one of UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979.
Ngorongoro conservation Area is bounded by Lake Eyasi in the Southern and the Gol Mountains in the North. Roughly in the centre is the Olbalbal Swamp and the arid Olduvai Gorge and to the north is Oldonyo Lengai,a grey forbidding perfect cone that is a still active Volcano.
Location : Northern of Tanzania 180 km(112 miles)West of Arusha.
Size: 8,288 sq kilometers (3,200 sq Miles)
:Crater 260 sq Kilometres (100sq Miles)
Wildlife: A population of about 25,000 large animals, largely ungulates along with the highest density of mammalian predators in Africa, lives in the creator.
They include: Wildebeest, Thomson’s gazelles, Zebra,, Black rhino ,Hippo, Lions, Leopard, and Elephant Buffalo and more that 100 species of birds never seen in Serengeti they have been seen hear.
Activities:Game drives, Walking Safaris ,visit a maasai cultural village, visit the beautiful lakes Ndutu and Eyasi, and impressive Empakaai crater. Explore the roots of mankind to the famous archeological site of Oldvai Gorge Laetoli has revealed fossil footprints of animals and ancestral human who walked the earth 3.6 million years ago.