Area: 8300 sq. Km
Location: Lies between Latitudes 2o 44 and 3o 26’S and between Longitudes 35o 00 and 35o 55’E and among Lakes Natron, Eyasi and Manyara.
Features: Extensive Plains, highland plateau, volcanic mountains, scenic craters and a superb forest.
Altitude: 1,350 to 3,600m above sea level.
The Ngorongoro crater, the Empakaai crater, the OldoinyoLengai Mountain, the Olduvai Gorge and the Mountain forest.
Wildebeest, Zebras, Thomson gazelle, Grant gazelle, spotted hyena, Lion, Warthog, Hippos, Buffalo, Rhinos, Elephant, Kongonis and many more.
Distance and time: 190 km from Arusha, 60 km from Lake Manyara and 145 km from Serengeti: 2-3 hours from Arusha, 1 hour from Lake Manyara and 2 – 3 hours from Serengeti.
Best time to visit: December to February and May to July.
Ngorongoro crater, Ngorongo wildlife, Ngorongorosopa, Ngorongoro Serena and Rhino Lodges, Ndutu Camp, Land rovers, garage, petrol station, Camping site and an Airstrip.