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Day Tour to Ngorongoro Crater

Love & Dove African provides one-day Tours & Safaris to Arusha National Park, Tarangire National Park, Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Crater. These full day Safaris are specifically ideal tours for clients with limited time or on short stays in Arusha, Moshi Town and other locations but would like the special opportunity to experience the spectacular wildlife adventures that Tanzania has to offer. For example those with a day to spare while in transit to other destination, or prior to a Kilimanjaro trekking venture, before or after a conference or business meetings, or for big student groups and volunteers. Our day Tours and Safaris are short but extremely thrilling. All pick-ups will be from Arusha or Moshi Town, other alternate pick up locations can be indicated by the client and agreed upon in advance to ensure efficiency


Day tour to Ngorongoro Crater Pricing:
Pax: 1pax 2pax 3pax 4pax 5pax 6pax
Price: $707 $653 $636 $627 $621 $618


Excursion Itinerary


7am: Breakfast at Hotel

8am-9am: Briefing & Depart from your Hotel

After your breakfast, representative and professional driver/guide of Love & Dove Africa will pick you up at your hotel or lodge. You will depart from Arusha at approximately 8 O’clock for the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

9am – 2pm: Embark on Drive to Ngorongoro Crater & Game viewing

Ngorongoro Conservation Area which is located within the Serengeti, is home to approximately 30 000 protected animals. The infinite beauty and grace of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area is unique, submerged in deep crater valley and highlands, a soda lake in which thousands wildlife quench their thirst daily. It is at the Ngorongoro that you will relish the wonderful privileged of viewing the Big Five in one location. The Big Five are characteristically imposing, enormous and deadly animals, these include the rare black rhino, big-tusked elephants, black-mane lions, leopards and Lions, which tend to reside at the Ngorongoro. You will also sight buffalos, zebras, hyenas, wildebeest, flamingos, bat eared foxes, jackals, gazelles, cheetah and a high density of birdlife species. The beauty of this place is the lions are not afraid to walk up to your safari vehicles, giving you an authentic Safari experience.

Once you slope into the Ngorongoro Crater floor, you will find yourself submerged in the awesome picturesque backdrop of the immediate highlands and Tanzanian rich wildlife, giving you a unique, equal to none game-viewing live experience. There is nothing quite like descending into this extinct crater floor. Because the Ngorongoro is so lush and an amazing land for animals to graze, the density of wildlife is quite concentrated which guarantees the visitor with a pleasurable game-viewing opportunity.

2pm – 3pm: Picnic Lunch at Hippo Pool Picnic Site

You will enjoy a picnic lunch at the hippo pool picnic site, and after an afternoon game drive.

5pm: Drive back to Arusha

Late afternoon, you will embark on your return to Arusha. You will be dropped off at your hotel.

Extra Tour Information

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Tour Inclusions

    Prices include:

  • 4x4 Safari vehicle inclusive of driver/guide
  • Parks entry fees
  • Game drives
  • Pinic Lunch at a picnic site in the park
  • Tourism development levy and 18% VAT
  • 1.5L of drinking water per day per person