Day Trip to Ngorongoro Crater

10 Hours

Come and enjoy the adventure in Ngorongoro Crater. The crater offers an opportunity to spot the big five animals just to mention leopard, cheetah, Buffalo, lion and black rhino, aside the big five Ngorongoro also has a wide range of different bird species, lake, valley and an outstanding vegetation covers. Ngorongoro Crater is a once in a life destination that you should not miss to pay a visit on Earth.

Know before you go

The Ngorongoro Crater which gained a great fame globally is among the Tanzania’s major attractions hence  regarded by many as the 8th nature wonder of the World. Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania is home to a large population of wildlife including the rare black rhino.

Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania is the largest inactive, intact and unfilled volcanic caldera in the world formed about 2 to 3 million years ago. Its enormous scenery and abundance of wildlife merge to make it a wonder of the natural world. The collapsed volcano which left high walls of about 600 meters that somehow challenging your ability of vision as you gaze into it. Geographically what has always been called Ngorongoro Crater mistakenly, it is rather the largest volcanic caldera in the world, with its  floor of about 300 square km (100 square miles). Ngorongoro Crater activities are including game viewing and nature walks along the Crater rim on the Northern highlands. Day trips & tours to Norongoro Crater from Arusha city can be organized at reasonable cost.


  • Be transported from and back to Arusha after the tour
  • Spot the black rhino
  • Visit the cradle of mankind


With the three-hour journey to see stunning Ngorongoro ahead of us, a 07.00 departure from your hotel in Arusha City is required.

Your expert Let's view Tanzania driver-guide will take good care of you throughout the day, enjoying the chance to share his knowledge with you. You will have time to enjoy your picnic lunchbox, which is included in the day tour.

After a wonderful day enjoying the spectacular sights and sounds of this truly special place, we leave Ngorongoro around 15.00, to arrive back in Arusha for 18.00 where you are dropped off at your hotel in Arusha city.

Is one day enough for Ngorongoro Crater?

Starting out of Arusha, you would spend a couple of nights at either Tarangire National Park or Lake Manyara, before continuing on to the Ngorongoro Crater. The Crater can be explored in one day and accommodation is usually set outside the reserve

Can you self drive in Ngorongoro Crater?

Yes, you can do a self-drive safari in the Ngorongoro Crater. The park wardens at the NCA entrance gate will advise you to take a ranger-guide, but this is not compulsory, and not needed in our opinion either.

What is the best time to visit Ngorongoro Crater?

June is one of the best times to visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The ‘long rains’ have come to an end and game drives are relatively less crowded. Peak season for a safari in the Ngorongoro Crater only kicks off towards the end of June or in early July.

Is it worth going to Ngorongoro Crater?

Although it’s not technically a part of Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is worth a visit if you’re in the area. Flanking the eastern edge of the Serengeti, the site houses the Ngorongoro Crater – the world’s sixth-largest intact volcanic caldera – and Olduvai Gorge.

Can you walk in Ngorongoro Crater?

Explore the Crater by foot

The walk was incredible, the views absolutely mind-blowing, Let’s view Tanzania is delighted to now offer guided walks to guests visiting &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.

What is the Big 5 in Ngorongoro Crater?

The big 5 in Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania include elephants, leopards, buffalos, lions and rhinos, most popular among travelers who visit Tanzania on Ngorongoro Crater safaris all throughout the year. The big 5 animals are sought after by most travelers who visit on Africa safaris.


  • Transportation in clean, well maintained 4WD safari
  • Land Cruise with photographic roof thatch
  • Service of professional & well experienced English speaking local safari driver guide
  • Good packed lunch
  • Mineral water (1.5 l per day per person)
  • All park fees including VAT

Items not included:-

  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Visa fees
  • Tips/gratitude for safari driver guide
  • All items of a person nature
  • Travel insurance etc.

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Day Trip to Ngorongoro Crater
From $264
/ Adult

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