Ngorongoro National Park camping | Ngorongoro crater camping safaris (4 Days) - LES 628

Day 1: Nairobi / Arusha

After breakfast, pick up from your Nairobi hotel. Depart for Arusha town via Namanga border town for immigration formalities and arrive in time for lunch.

Lunch Dinner and Overnight at an Arusha Campsite

Day 2: Arusha / Ngorongoro

After breakfast, depart Arusha for Ngorongoro arriving in time for lunch at the lodge located at the rim of crater or picnic is lunch is provided for you. After lunch, descend into this conservation area known as “Wonder of the world” for the lodge/ campsite located at the rim of the crater floor.

Packed lunch, Dinner and Overnight at a Ngorongoro Campsite

Day 3: Ngorongoro

After breakfast, taking picnic lunches with you descend down to the crater floor for a full day of tracking game with your guide. The crater is 670m deep and 260km2 wide, making it the largest in the world. The crater contains all the big five; hippos, cheetah, antelopes and spotted hyena. Black rhino and leopard can only be seen with luck as the two are extremely shy and elusive.

The birds seen here include eagle, vulture, and flamingoes in the Crater Lake, stork, bats, giant vulture, sacred ibis, kori bustard, blacksmith plover, long necked heron and the cattle eagle. Other game such as vervet monkey, jackal, foxes, rock and hyraxes, warthog, gnu, zebra and hare can be seen with relative ease. You will have a break for lunch at the Ngoitoktoik springs picnic site. In the evening you will descend up and out of the narrow and steep crater walls, which is a thrilling exercise.

Packed lunch, Dinner and Overnight at Ngorongoro a Ngorongoro Campsite

Day 4: Ngorongoro / Nairobi

After breakfast, drive back to Arusha for lunch, by passing maize and coffee plantations in the crater’s immediate environs. After lunch, drive back to Nairobi arriving in the evening and transfer to airport to fly back home.

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