Day Tour

1 Day Ngorongoro Crater Safari


Ngorongoro Crater one-day safari is a tour that departs from Arusha and from Moshi that gives visitors a great chance to explore the famous Ngorongoro Crater located in the northern tourism destination of Tanzania. The Crater is the world’s largest unbroken caldera which hosts a variety of animals including the rare black Rhino, the best chosen Tanzania day trip you might not miss.

We do not have fixed departure dates for this tour, anyone can book and do it any day, all are welcomed, from individuals to incentive groups, though joining groups can be organized on request for flexible guests.

Descend into the crater floor for a day game drive
Descend into the crater floor for a day game drive

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These iconic animals

We will see pools full of hippos, the endangered East Africa’s last black rhinos including birds such as secretary bird, white stork arriving from Europe during the wet season, kori bustards, crowned cranes and ostriches.


Ngorongoro Conservation Area is in northern Tanzania. It’s home to the vast, volcanic Ngorongoro Crater and “big 5” game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino). Huge herds of wildebeests and zebras traverse its plains during their annual migration. Livestock belonging to the semi-nomadic Maasai tribe graze alongside wild animals. Hominin fossils found in the Olduvai Gorge date back millions of years.


Morning Departure from Arusha/Moshi:

Our expedition begins in the early hours as we depart from Arusha or Moshi, setting out on a scenic drive towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. With anticipation building, we traverse the rugged terrain, eagerly anticipating the breathtaking vistas that await us.

Arrival at Ngorongoro Conservation Area:

Upon reaching the gates of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, we are greeted by the towering walls of the crater, a testament to the immense geological forces that have shaped this natural marvel. After completing entry formalities, our safari adventure officially begins.

Descent into the Crater:

As we descend into the crater’s depths, a world of wonder unfolds before us. The Ngorongoro Crater is a vast caldera, home to a diverse array of wildlife, including the Big Five – lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards, and rhinoceroses. Our experienced guide leads us through this natural paradise, pointing out the myriad species that call the crater home.

Wildlife Encounters:

As we explore the crater floor, we encounter a breathtaking array of wildlife, from herds of grazing antelopes to majestic predators prowling the savannah. Keep your camera ready for close encounters with lions lounging in the sun, elephants bathing in watering holes, and hippos wallowing in the mud.

Picnic Lunch amidst Nature’s Splendor:

Pause for a picnic lunch amidst the stunning scenery of the Ngorongoro Crater, savoring delicious meals while surrounded by the sights and sounds of the African wilderness. Take a moment to soak in the serenity of the crater’s surroundings and appreciate the beauty of our natural surroundings.

Exploration of Crater Highlights:

Continue our safari adventure, exploring the highlights of the Ngorongoro Crater, including the Lerai Forest, home to a variety of bird species and the endangered black rhinoceros. Marvel at the dramatic landscapes and geological features that define this unique ecosystem.

Afternoon Game Drive and Farewell:

As the afternoon unfolds, we embark on a final game drive through the Ngorongoro Crater, bidding farewell to its inhabitants as we reluctantly begin our journey back to Arusha or Moshi. Reflecting on the day’s adventures, we carry with us memories of an unforgettable safari experience in one of Africa’s most spectacular natural wonders.


  • Transport in 4X4 Toyota Land Cruisers with pop up roof for game viewing.
  • Park entry fees
  • Government fees & taxes
  • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
  • Private English speaking safari guide
  • Lunch box
  • Enough bottled mineral water throughout the safari
  • Medical kit
  • Binocular


  • Alcoholic beverages, sodas and items of a personal nature
  • Pre &Post Safari Accommodation in Moshi / Arusha
  • Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Other safari add-ons
  • Tips to the driver guide. Tipping is per group (not per person). Driver guide: $20/day
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Ngorongoro Crater Day Trip Quotes

  • 1 Person/Private Tour
  • 2 - 3 People
  • 4 - 5 People
  • 6 - 8 People
  • 10 People & Above

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