Nelson with Maasai outside Ngorongoro Crater rim.Ngorongoro Crater
Ngorongoro Conservation Area is located in northern Tanzania. It lies between Serengeti National Park and Lake Manyara National Park and is accessible all year-round. The 250 sq km crater is 600m deep and is the land of Masai, their cattle, and wildlife. Ngorongoro hosts over 20,000 large animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhinos.
- Features: Ngrongoro Crater: black rhino, lions, elephants, zebras, flamingos
- Activities: vehicle safaris, hiking
- Best time to visit: June-Feb