Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a World Heritage Site comprising of the Ngorongoro Crater which is the largest intact and un-flooded volcanic caldera in the world. It was set aside for the conservation of the huge variety of wildlife and other natural resource in the area.
Ngorongoro Crater is renowned the world over, it offers world-class tourist attraction site and has since been nicknamed the Garden Eden. A safari destination like no other in the world, imagine viewing all the big five in a single game drive, in a single day in one location. That's what Ngorongoro Conservation Area offers you.
The crater is haven for a huge variety of wild animals such as elephants, buffalo, leopard, large herds of zebra and wildebeest, pride of lions, cheetahs, endangered black rhino because of the availability of pastures and permanent water sources on the floor of the crater. As a matter of fact, it the most popular game reserve by the virtue of animals found in this region alone well over 30,000 heads.
Besides the large biodiversity the Ngorongoro Conservation Area has significant archeological importance where remains of early man unearthed in this location. The spectacle which is the annual migration of wildebeest and trailing zebras in search of food and water passes through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
The Olduvai Gorge (very important prehistoric site) is a steep sided ravine roughly 30 miles long and 295 ft. deep. Fossil evidence of the early man were discovered.