Exploring the Ngorongoro Crater in just a 2 days safari is a remarkable safari in Tanzania which offers you an unforgettable wildlife viewing experience in the stunning Ngorongoro Crater, the safari also introduces you to the Big 5 in its unique setting.
The safari starts from Arusha and takes you to one of the world’s largest intact volcanic caldera and also a recognized UNESCO World Heritage Site. The crater floor covers about 260sqkm and is 2000ft deep. It is a natural habitat for over 30,000 wildlife species and with it the sighting of the African Big 5 is usually guaranteed.
Begin your 2 days Ngorongoro Crater Safari with breakfast from Arusha where you will be picked up and briefed by our skilled tour guide. After being briefed, start the journey to the stunning Ngorongoro crater through different Maasai villages. The Maasai are a group of people that live in the conservation area and are pastoralists with a very beautiful and authentic culture.
Arrive in Ngorongoro, check in at your lodge, have lunch and relax. After relaxation start off with a game drive which involves descending 2000ft to the crater floor to search for wildlife and bird species. This is a very thrilling yet unforgettable experience.
You will learn different facts about Ngorongoro, its formation and other geographical features in it. Its main feature is the Ngorongoro Crater which is home to thousands of wildlife species. Expect to see waterbucks, bushbucks, hippos, gazelles, zebras, cheetahs, buffaloes, lions, hyenas, elephants and many more other wild animals.
Have an early morning breakfast, do a half day game drive through the crater to see various wildlife species and see eye-catching views of the crater sides and rim. Ngorongoro offers you an opportunity to encounter the Maasai people of the unique Maasai culture, they usually take their animals to the lake for water dressed in coloured clothes. If all goes well, you will be able to see the African Big 5.
During the game drive, look out for the black rhinos, zebras, hyenas, wildebeests, ostriches, gazelles, flamingos, cheetahs and elands. There are also amazing encounters with solitary animals and different bird species. After this amazing experience, drive out of the crater and drive to Arusha with lunch en route, you may also have a stop for souvenir or craft shopping. Arrive in Arusha in the late afternoon and our guide will drop you off at the Airport or your hotel.