Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority; a UNESCO protected World Heritage Site and an International Biosphere Reserve, the largest intact crater in the world and second largest extinct crater in the world has a spectacular concentration of wildlife. Ngorongoro was an active volcano some eight million years ago whose cone collapsed, leaving a huge crater you see today. The Crater rim is wooded with mountain forest vegetation.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority has recently taken total control of one of its trail within the Northern Highland Forest Reserve, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority boundary to the south was responsible for organizing all the hikes into the forest.
How to get there:
Anyone can go there by road from Arusha to Lodoare Gate entrance gate which is 160 km sq. long. The road is recently built and the entire journey is on tarmac and it takes about two hours. Unless you stay in the main roads, which are gravelled, a 4×4 safari vehicle is essential when entering tour Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti National Park.
An early morning leaving from Arusha town to Ngorongoro Loduare gate. Continuing to the crater view point, Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day crater tour. The world`s heritage site, the incomparable Ngorongoro crater is the world's largest "caldera". Dominated by cliffs standing some 600 meters high and presenting a sheer drop down to a wide open space of some 246 square km, and you may see everything from elephant to lion, and if you’re lucky, the near-extinct black rhino, all amongst large herds of zebra and wildebeest.