Day 1: Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater
Today our journey within the morning will take you to the Ngorongoro Crater from Arusha town. you’ll spend all day within the Ngorongoro Crater floor for game viewing.Ngorongoro Crater is that the largest intact caldera, a cooking pot shaped collapsed volcano, within the world, with a crater 259 square kilometers (100 square miles) in area and with walls 600 meters (1970 feet) tall.
It is believed that the Ngorongoro Crater volcano was originally taller than, or as high as Kilimanjaro, one among the very best mountains within the world. Ngorongoro Crater is host to approximately 30,000 to 40,000 birds and animals, most notably some stunning pink flamingos and therefore the rare black rhino.
In the centre of the Ngorongoro Crater may be a salt-water lake by the name of ‘Makat’ or ‘Magadi’, and to the east of the crater may be a spring named Ngoitokitok Spring. The Ngorongoro Crater sees approximately 450,000 tourists a year, who are required to be amid a guide and a permit. ‘Ngorongoro Crater’ is additionally referred to as the ‘Garden of Eden’, thanks to the crater’s beauty and it being a paradise for animals.
Many significant fossils are found within the area surrounding the Ngorongoro Crater, a number of which may be found during a nearby museum, and burial mounds are found within the crater itself. Ngorongoro Crater became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, as a part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which also includes two other craters. In the evening before 6:00 pm you’ll drive out of the Crater, your overnight stay on the Crater rim at Simba A Public Camp site.
Day 2: Olmoti Crater
After breakfast your driver guide will drive you to Nainokanoka Maasai village and meet your Maasai guide on the slopes of Olmoti Crater. The hike proceeds to Empakaii Crater (4-6 hrs). At Empakaii, you’ll have time to explore the rim of the Crater. Your camping are going to be on the crater rim to attenuate the environmental impacts on the crater floor ecosystem.
Note: extra days are often added here to explore the Olmoti Crater. The Olmoti Crater is that the primary water supply for the Ngorongoro Crater and is filled with wildlife, birds, and therefore the Munge Waterfalls. you’ll camp at a Maasai boma (compound) on your extra day
Day 3: Empakii Crater – Arusha
In the morning today is spent exploring the Empakaii Crater floor with picnic lunch. The lake may be a primary tract for flamingos, the forest is filled with birds, buffalo and hyena inhabit the plains, and there’s an honest chance of spotting a leopard within the early morning. within the afternoon you’ll repel to Arusha for your dinner and overnight.