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Ngorongoro Crater provided by Backpackers Safaris

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Arusha
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    Ngorongoro Crater
    Stop: 9 hours -
    Venture out to the Ngorongoro Crater and discover its unique landscape on this full-day tour from Arusha. The crater is the world’s largest unbroken caldera and is home to a number of species such as lions, elephants, cheetahs, hippos and even the rare black rhino. Spend the day animal watching and admiring the beautiful savannah scenery that surrounds you before heading back to Arusha.
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Arusha
Arusha, Tanzania
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Departure Point
Arusha, Tanzania
Duration
6–9 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Picnic lunch • All sightseeing and game viewing • Professional English speaking driver-guide • Complementary bottle of water per person on safari • Crater fees
Exclusions
  • Spirits and cocktails
  • Gratuities for the guide
  • Hotel accommodation in Arusha
  • All not mention on Itinerary above
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Suzanne Eason wrote a review Oct 2019
Greenwich, Connecticut29 contributions6 helpful votes
Yeah. The Ng's and Mw's are tough to pronounce in Swahili. (see phonetics in the title for help). But we can at least agree on this amazing place...Ngorongoro Crater is crazy awesome. Its like visiting the Official Jurassic Park. Because all these creatures haven't left this
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from mdizzo, Director of Sales at Ngorongoro Crater
Responded 3 Oct 2019
We want everyone to have an 'experience of a lifetime', so we are pleased that you did. Thank you for reviewing us so kindly! Regards, Frank
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Maria de Lourde... G wrote a review Aug 2019
Sao Paulo, SP18 contributions15 helpful votes
When my husband and I decided to do a safari in Tanzania we saw many photos and videos but nothing prepared for the wonders of this place. Thr lodge is located on the border of a 18 km crater of an extinct volcano and has become a sanctuary of the biosphere. The logo of the
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from mdizzo, Manager at Ngorongoro Crater
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Thank you for your comments, which will be very useful to others. We cater for many levels of experience and everyone has their own preference. We are grateful that you chose us! Kind regards
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ZxSphoto wrote a review Jun 2019
5 contributions3 helpful votes
A multidday safari thru Tanzania raises where to spend more of your time; Ngorongoro Crater or Serengeti. The Crater has the greater density of animals while the Serengeti has the greater number animals but areas with little to photograph
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Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from mdizzo, Manager at Ngorongoro Crater
Responded 5 Jun 2019
Thank you for your comments, which will be very useful to others. We cater for many levels of experience and everyone has their own preference. We are grateful that you chose us! Kind regards Frank, Operations Manger
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Loriann W wrote a review Jun 2018
Hugo13 contributions6 helpful votes
Saw all the animals. Seeing herds of wildebeest. Lots of different birds, both water and land. Saw a hippo that a jackal was eating on.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from mdizzo, Director of Sales at Ngorongoro Crater
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Super, wonderful to know what a great time you had. Our business relies on customer satisfaction, nothing else. We are very pleased to know that the trip was a success. It is very kind of you to take the trouble to write a review for us, so a big 'thank you' Hope to see you again, it would be a pleasure! Kind regards Walter Director, Sales and Operations
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Rachelchanel83 wrote a review May 2018
Toulon, France32 contributions6 helpful votes
we have always recommended our friends to visit the CRATER and it has always been a fantastic experience. The animals there are amazing, elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippos, bucks, zebras, lots of birds. Il you are lucky you might see some rhinos. the only deterrent is the
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Date of experience: October 2017
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Response from mdizzo, Director of Sales at Ngorongoro Crater
Responded 11 Sep 2019
Super, wonderful to know what a great time you had. Our business relies on customer satisfaction, nothing else. We are very pleased to know that the trip was a success. It is very kind of you to take the trouble to write a review for us, so a big 'thank you' Hope to see you again, it would be a pleasure! Kind regards Walter Director, Sales and Operations
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About the operator

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By: Backpackers Safaris
145carrieh
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Not worth the effort
Yes, this is a pretty spot but the water is barely tepid and it’s not worth the long drive in on very rough road. D
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hillbornorganiccoffe
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Arusha National Park
covers Mount Meru, a prominent volcano with an elevation of 4566 m, in the Arusha Region of north eastern Tanzania.
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ashesh2k
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Good Safari with many animals and natural places
It was a good experience. Park is located in between Arusha and Moshi. It is near to killamanjaro airport of Tanzan
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Michele A
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A magical place
I'm not sure why this park isn't higher on people's list....it's magical. The landscape alone is incredible with ri
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Nadira V
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Day at the hotsprings with Emmanuel
During April it is low season and I was worried I wouldn’t be able to make the journey to visit the hotsprings as i
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Sarah N
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Wonderful and understanding people
Our 2 days visit to Tarangire and Ngorongoro with my boyfriend was very amazing and our tour guide Anthony was very
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MarijnV132
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Amazing Safari, really had a great time!
The 3-day safari was the highlight of our trip to Tanzania. Before we left, we met up with Walter who gave us a sho
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amall68
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Amazing place - great introduction to safari
We visited Lake Manyara National Park as part of our safari holiday in Tanzania. This was our second day in the cou
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Hedo-goer
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Different things seen each time we visited
We've visited Lake Manyara National Park 2 times. The first time (in 2011), we entered the park through the north g
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derive_cz
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Amazing safari with lots of animals and friendly guy
4 days of safari, staying in tents with catering, so it was simple, but that's what we wanted. Added benefit was bu
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Daphne M
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Walter is a bit obtrusive
Walter is a nice man, but he is very intrusive. If I don't respond yet, he has sent me another message a couple of
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Mike L
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One Day Trek
The one day trek was an awesome way to experience hiking Mount Kilimanjaro. Because of time constraints, I was una
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Kombe_Twiga
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Amaizing Safari!!Your bravo
I had my memorable trip with the guys,perfect guides,best cars it was real funny the guys are charming ready to hel
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Vishal V
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Adventures Area
It was so fun going into the jungle just to see a beautiful waterfall like this I saw a lot of animals while headi
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lucia m
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surreal beauty
this is an awesome place to spend few hours in fresh turquoise transparent waters. the way is bumpy and dusty, but
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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