Tanzania Ngoro Ngoro crater view
Tanzania Ngoro Ngoro crater zebra
Tanzania Ngoro Ngoro crater warthog

The Ngorongoro Crater is the world's largest intact -- and inactive -- caldera in the world. Formed more than two million years ago from a huge volcanic explosion, the Crater is now a UNESCO World Heritage site teeming with wildlife.

Visitors can see more than 25,000 animals, including four of the Big Five. It's home to the biggest population of Masai lions in Africa and is where wildebeest come to calve during the great migration.

The great wildebeest migration

An essential guide to planning a migration safari in Tanzania and Kenya

Sometimes called ‘the greatest show on earth’, the wildebeest migration sees mega herds of almost two million wildebeest, zebras and gazelles continuously travel thousands of kilometres in a broadly clockwise direction from the southern Serengeti, north into Kenya’s Maasai Mara, and back again. Along the way the herds experience the full circle of life, from mating, to calving, to death – often in the jaws of their many predators: the crocodiles and big cats who are themselves sustained by Mother Nature’s beautiful, if brutal, cycle. This endless journey sees herds splitting and reforming, retracing their steps before heading onwards again and other variations that can make the whole thing more chaotic than it might at first seem...read more

8 days

Tanzania migration safari

Experience Africa's greatest wildlife phenomenon
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Ngorongoro Crater Tours

Northern Tanzania Safari

Experience the Serengeti on a private safari

7 daysFrom $2,325
Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park, Arusha, Karatu, Lake Manyara National Park
Tour Type Private guided tour
Activity Safari, Luxury, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks

Ngorongoro Crater Travel Companies

Tanzania Odyssey

Creating tailor-made trips to Tanzania since 1998
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Family, Nature & Wildlife

Wild Frontiers

Safaris into East, West and Southern Africa
East Africa, Southern Africa
Custom itinerary, Small group tour, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, Solo Travel

Rwanda Eco Company & Safaris

Tailor made gorilla and wildlife safaris
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Adventure, Backpacking, Hiking & Trekking, Active, Overlanding, Nature & Wildlife, National Parks, Culture, Indigenous Tourism, History, Responsible Travel, Eco-travel, Community-led Tourism

Pamoja Safaris

Supporting the community through tours and travel
East Africa, Central Africa
Custom itinerary, Private guided tour
Safari, Luxury, Family, Adventure, Active, Walking, Camping, Nature & Wildlife, Photography, Birdwatching, National Parks, Culture, Cities

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