The Ngorongoro Conservation area is a unique protected area within the whole of Africa where conservation of resources is integrated with human development.
Ngorongoro crater is the world’s unbroken caldera, always referred to Africa garden of Eden” the crater contains over 30,000 animals including elephant, lions, cheetah, wildebeest, buffaloes, and the rare black rhinos, the Ngorongoro crater is the world’s heritage site and it’s listed as one of the International Biosphere Reserve, Ngorongoro crater located 180km west of Arusha in the crater highland area of Tanzania. The area named after Ngorongoro crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area, This contain many of the wondrous best nature of wildlife conservation area with vegetation that surrounds the crater rim and inside the crater, Ngorongoro crater declared as one of seven Natural wonders of Africa.
Ngorongoro crater joined the Serengeti migration and Mount Kilimanjaro as wonders of nature both Africa and Tanzania home. Ecologically covers an area of 8,300km2with varied terrain and altitudes. These variations in diverse and distinct habitats from grassy plain to mountain forest, the crater it self measures and average of 18 kilometer in diameter and has an approximately 700 meter vertical drop. Apart from being home to 2500 large animals it forms part of Serengeti-Ngorongoro-Masai Mara ecosystem. This ecosystem allows for the free movement of 1.5 green pastures known as the migration. Closely all the big wild animals can be seen in the crater, this includes Elephants, zebras, gnus, lions, hippopotamuses, and black rhinoceros, the craters will keep your day cool and fun. And we highly recommend this crater.
This site which is known as the “cradle” of mankind” is named after the Masai word for the wild sisal plant, commonly called Oldupaai. The site was actually first discovered by a German entomologist professor Katty Winkel who was more interested in the butterflies found in the area and fortuitously fund fossil remains, this lead to the later excavation work there that was pioneered by Louis and Marry Leakey in the 1950s, and the later discovery of Australopithecus boisei, and known as “nutcracker man”. He is believed to be 1.7 million years old.