Ngorongoro Conservation Area. By Udare Safari
Ngorongoro Conservation Area. By Udare Safari

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

World Heritage by UNESCO, the Ngorongoro conservation area, covers an area of 8,292 square kilometers.

In the eastern part of the park volcanic lands where there are numerous extinct volcanoes, boilers, and the incredible Rift Valley fault. In the west the great plains where is Oldupai where there are fossils of more than sixty hominids and remains of more than 1.8 million years.

Undoubtedly the biggest attraction of the area is the Ngorongoro Crater with a width of 19 kilometers and an area of 264 square kilometers is one of the largest calderas in the world, home of the highest concentration of lions and predators in Africa. Very interesting is the chance to see the endangered black rhino.

Why should you visit it?

  • Ngorongoro Crater views
  • Predators density
  • Chance to see black rhino
  • Olduvai Gorge, one of the most important archaeological sites in Africa

When should you go?

  • All the year around