Ngorongoro Creater

The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is huge area with a total of 8,288 sq kms. The area includes some other small craters known as Empakai, Olmoti, together with mountains, the archeological sites of Olduvai Gorge, rolling plains, forests, lakes, dunes and of course Ngorongoro Crater. The highest peak of the area stands at 3,600 mts above the sea level known as mount Lolmalasin. Active volcanoes of mt. Oldonyo Lengai is located on the North East side of the Area, Ngorongoro Crater, the first view of it is absolute splendor. The most striking feature, the Eden of Africa, one of the wonders of the world!. The Crater has an area of about 260sq Km, that is 19 km across. It stands 2,286mt. above the sea level, the floor lies about 610mt. below the rim.

Ngorongoro crater has graduated a bowl known as "Caldera", which is formed when the molten core of the volcano subsides into the earth and the steep crater sides fall inward.

The crater has a spectacular concentration of wildlife. Within the crater there is shallow soda lake (Magadi) and flamingos who dwell around the lake which remains dry sometimes. The best place to see rhinos throughout the year, the bird life is also rich and the hunting ground for lions, cheetahs and hyenas.

Between the Ngorongoro and Serengeti area lies the world's most important archaeological site the "Olduvai Gorge". "The cradle of mankind', where the oldest trace of men and animals were found by the Leakeys.

Best Time: Whole year - rainy season in April

How to get there: From Arusha 4 hour drive or 1 hour charter flight. From Manyara 2 hour drive.

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Zanzibar

Zanzibar is located about 35 kilometers off the East Coast of Tanzania. It comprises the 1,464 square kilometers, of Unguja (also known as Zanzibar) and the island of Pemba (868 - square kilometers), which is located about 50 kilometers north of Unguja and famed for its deep-sea fishing.

Pemba

Pemba, Arabs knew Pemba Island as the "Green Island", named after the lush vegetation of the coast. From a far, the Island resembles a floating forest. Archeological sites of great interest have been unearthed dating from the ninth to the 15th Century.
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Ngorongoro Region

NGORONGORO SERENA LODGE
NGORONGORO SOPA LODGE
NGORONGORO WILD LIFE LODGE
NGORONGORO CRATER LODGE
GIBB'S FARM LODGE (KARATU)
THE MANOR AT NGORONGORO
PLANTATION LODGE (KARATU)
NGORONGORO FARM HOUSE.

Manyara Region

LAKE MANYARA HOTEL
LAKE MANYARA SERENA LODGE
KIRURUMU TENTED LODGE
MAJI MOTO CAMP
MARAMBOI TENTED CAMP.
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Standard Safari

Camping in the bush of Tanzania is the quintessential African Safari experience. Just a piece of cloth between you and the African night. A quire of nocturnal birds, insects and distant roaring lions lullabies you to sleep.

Sitting around an open camp fire with the southern skies bright over head is the real way of appreciating Africa's magic. There are campsites everywhere and camping facilitates in all our safari itineraries, to any park or wilderness area in Tanzania.
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Mountain Climbing

Kilimanjaro is a giant stratovolcano reaching an elevation of 19,335.6 ft. (5,895 m). Other names for this volcano are: Kilima Dscharo Oldoinyo Oibor (white mountain in Masai), and Kilima Njaro meaning shining mountain in Swahili. This volcano's highest and youngest cone is named Kibo.

Shira to the west and Mawenzi in the east are older cones that make up Kilimanjaro. Kibo has not been active in recent times, but steam and sulfur are still emitted. At the top of Kibo's summit is a 1 1/2 mile (2 1/4 Km) wide crater.
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Air Transport

Is available there are daily scheduled flights from Arusha Airport to lake Manyara, Seronera and Grumeti River Camp in Serengeti National parks to Ngorongoro Crater, for those who need not to drive too long to these destinations. Advance booking is required.Read More>>