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Ngurdoto Crater

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Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
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Located in Arusha National Park and off limits to humans, this verdant crater’s mossy, swampy habitat provides a natural sanctuary for elephants, buffalo and Colobus monkeys.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Arusha National Park | Mageso Chember, mzzanine floor, Arusha, Tanzania
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"arusha national park"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place! Got tons of resident animals! Witnessed hunting of lionesses there when our visiting! So awesome. The animals lives here must have all been blessed!

Thank Monte C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Camped and spent a day at the crater with a safari. It was my favorite place, beautiful and lots of animals to be seen. Can't wait to return

Thank Rebecca B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our safari guide said there were 1.5 million animals spread across about 300 sq. miles. That might be a bit high, but we were seeing hundreds of animals interspersed in clumps every minute or two for nearly four full hours. There are only about a...More

Thank Preston S
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

A lovely day spent in the crater, it takes your breath away from the top, and there is so much to see, once inside.

Thank Yvonne F
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Once can do a half day trip. I loved the trip and the monkeys. Well, there are so many monkeys in the park.

Thank Tabiii
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

During our O.A.T Tour travels, one stop was the Ngurdoto Crater. Since our last visit in 2015, the Tanzanian government had halted the grazing of the Maasai people in the crater. As a confined eco-system, this increased the amount of grasses for the indigenous animals....More

Thank jtudbury
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The visit to the crater is an extraordinary and very special experience. one of a kind. The Tanzanian government's taxation of the park, the crater, and accommodation is so high that leaves bad taste and a sense of exploitation

Thank yt1967
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

If you're a sucker for landscapes, this "Ngorongoro Crater" as I know it will not disappoint. This together with Ha Long Bay in Viet Nam are the best views I have seen in this world. Simply sublime.

Thank Qibili
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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

The drive up to the top was like the Garden of Eden! Lush, beautiful and breathtaking at every turn. Emensely enjoyed all the animal sightings and birds. Wow!

Thank hisgloryhill
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Superb , Africa is N°1 on TO DO ! Visit ONSEA HOUSE in Arusha; have perfect meals in MACHWEO , and dream the natural TARANGIRI wellness. 10/10 !!!

Thank geert851
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I used African Brothers. I panned the trip for almost a year and they were very knowledgeable and the price was more then fair, I have no hesitancy in recommending them.
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