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Address: Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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US$700.00*
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Full-Day Day Trip to Ngorongoro Crater From Arusha Town
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US$530.00*
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Full-Day Ngorongoro Crater Tour from Arusha
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Private Tour: Ngorongoro National Park Day Trip

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Saw 4 of the 5 Big 5

Best way to start or end your Safari! The caldera makes it easy to see a lot without having to travel great distances. It is simply incredible.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Best way to start or end your Safari! The caldera makes it easy to see a lot without having to travel great distances. It is simply incredible.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

An amazing intro to Safari for me -- spotted lions, rhinos, hippos, elephants, zebras, wildebeest, hyenas, etc

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The Ngorongoro crater is a unique experience - all these wild animals live in this crater with few predators and water year round. We saw lions and many buffalo, flamingoes, baboons as well as hippos, hyenas, Impala, zebras, warthogs and many more wild animals

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stayed above in Sopa lodge, easy access down what was an elephant trail into the park. Was an excellent safari, thoroughly enjoyed going thru all the different areas within the Park. Great facilities and felt part of the evolution of nature and man happened in these areas.

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Claydon, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

We visited the crater in June as part of a package tour. Although very misty and cold we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We had already seen 4 of the big 5 but the Rhino completed the big five for us with the visit to the crater. If you are visiting this area take some warm clothing, I know it seems... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

This is one of the most awe-inspiring places on earth! This is where it all began! The Garden of Eden, where all animals run free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

It's like a real world Jurassic Park. A massive crater teeming with animals, yet so massive, from the top you can hardly see them on the floor. Prides of lions sleeping under our jeeps, so many zebras and wildebeests it got annoying. Elephants grazing on the roads with not a care in the world. It was absolutely ridiculous. Granted, you'll... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I was lucky enough to see the Big 5 in one day! Go during winter to see the most activity and the end of the great migration

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We had the most amazing Safari day when in the park, we saw wildebeest and zebras absolutely everywhere. Lucky for us we also saw a group of male lions, elephants, hyenas, flamingos, female lions with their cubs, and hippos. Aside from that, it is also just incredible in terms of the crate itself, absolutely gorgeous to see. Such an amazing... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Ngorongoro Crater after a two day trip in Serengeti. Compared to that visit, this was a cold, boring adventure, and that influences our review. You don't see to many animals, no giraffes are in the crater because of the steep hills. You queued a lot with other cars. If we are in Tanzania again, we will make an... More 

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