Ngorongoro Safari Conservancy covers an area of more than 8000-kilometer square, approximately 3,200 square miles. This area runs from the Northern side of Serengeti National park all the way to the Great Rift Valley located on the Eastern side.
The area is rich both in the wild that inhabits it and also in the land formation around the whole region.
The wild animals found within the region feature the big five; lion, elephant, buffalo, leopard, and rhino. The grazers; Zebras, Antelopes, buffaloes, and among the thickets you will find baboons, and monkeys, in the fresh waters within the craters hippos will be seen floating lazily as flamingoes walk gracefully.
In short, Ngorogoro has the highest wildlife concentration of any other National park in Africa.
Ngorongoro conservancy has very attractive natural sites worth visiting, among them is the renowned Ngorongoro Crater, Olduvai Gorge the archeological site, Ndutu, Empakaai, Olmoti Crater, and Oldonyo Lengai Mountain.
it also boosts several lakes, Valleys, craters, several swamps that are inhabited by other aquatic animals.
The Maasai are known for their cultural lifestyle and their unique way of life that always leaves them admired by many.
They are mainly cattle keepers and take a lot of pride in owning large herds of cattle.
Owing to their way of life the Maasai have understood the wild they will be found grazing within a certain area of the conservancy.
To understand their way of life better one can plan a visit to their communities and learn more about their culture and even partake of their cultural dishes among them the blood and meat roasted on an open fire.
Activities one can carry out at Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
Those who like riding bikes, they can cycle all the way to Lake Manyara as they enjoy the beautiful scenes along the way. One can;
Being among the 5 wonders of the world, definitely visiting the park leaves one with a nostalgic feeling of having to visit a highly-rated place.
Furthermore, the natural sceneries around Ngorongoro are unmatched, and the game and the landscape are spectacular.
Start the visit with a day on the Northern side of the park or a day in the Southern part and spend your two days completely touring Tarangire…
The south part of the park is quite remote and features more games based on their adaptations.
Planning to join a Ngorongoro Safari? make arrangements for a two-day visit so as to maximize the visit. You can spend the first day at the crater and later the next day touring the region around the crater.
It is possible to see all five of the star players of the “Out of Africa” action on a single day. Some scenes of the Oscar-winning film were actually shot here, where elephant, buffalo, rhinoceros, lion, and leopard are close neighbors. On your extended Ngorongoro adventurous trip with AfricanMecca, you may also visit other volcanoes: Empakai, with its central lake set like an emerald in a jade green bowl; and Olmoti, with breathtaking waterfalls cascading 500 feet down its forested escarpment.
For the more intrepid traveler, “The Mountain of God”, Ol Doinyo Lengai, challenges the ascent of its precipitous slopes where evidence of its 2007 eruption can clearly be seen. Adjacent Lake Natron, saturated with volcanic ash over many millennia, provides one of the last safe havens for breeding lesser flamingos, protected by their toxic moat. Apart from the ever-popular game-viewing Ngorongoro safari, the area offers unmatched historical and cultural riches.
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