Ngorongoro Conservation Area

ngorongoro conservation area


Ngorongoro conservation area is situated between Lake Manyara and Serengeti, the Ngorongoro conservation area lodges the famous volcanic Ngorongoro crater which is the most important popular wildlife viewing spot.


Ngorongoro volcanic crater is the major source of water supplying thousands of animals within the Ngorongoro conservation area.


Ngorongoro volcanic crater is the world’s largest past caldera, it was one of the tallest world’s mountains before its explosion and collapsed.


Ngorongoro conservation area is endowed with large animal groups along the crater floor such as elephants, rhinos, lions, buffalos, and Thomson’s gazelles but zebras and wildebeest account for half of the animals in Ngorongoro crater home.


Ngorongoro conservation area is a birder’s haven as well mostly around Lake Magadi with flocks of flamingoes along the shores and hippos that graze in the evening and submerge in water during morning and afternoons.