How do I get from Nairobi to Ngorongoro Crater?

Fly Nairobi to Kilimanjaro, taxi

  1. Fly from Nairobi (NBO) to Kilimanjaro (JRO)
  2. Take a taxi from Kilimanjaro to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

How much does a safari cost in Ngorongoro?

Ngorongoro Safari Prices(US$ 70 – US$ 600 ) It is home to thousands of wild life such as the gazelles, lions, elephants, leopards, buffaloes, rhinos, hippos (in Lake Magadi) however the zebras and wildebeests are the biggest percentage of animals in the crater.

What is unique about Ngorongoro Crater?

The Ngorongoro crater is also the world’s largest inactive caldera. The crater floor covers about 260 square kilometers and is the crater is about 600 meters deep. Due to the collapse of an active volcano over 2 million years ago, the Ngorongoro crater was formed.

How do you get to Ngorongoro from Tanzania?

Flights & Getting Around Arusha Airport: located just outside the town of Arusha, Arusha Airport is the gateway to the Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Lake Manyara and Tarangire but you’ll need to get there via Kilimanjaro International Airport, located about 50km away.

How do I get to the Ngorongoro Crater?

A popular option is to fly into the Serengeti and make your way back by safari vehicle via the Ngorongoro Crater, or the other way around. In most cases, your tour operator will pick you up from the airport. Coming from the Seronera area in the Serengeti, the distance to the crater is about 140km/90mi and the driving time is about three hours.

What is the best base for Ngorongoro safari tours?

The best base for Ngorongoro safari tours is the crater rim, where options range from simple campsites through mainstream Sopa and Serena lodges to a handful of exclusive tented camps and the legendary ‘bush baroque’ of the unique &Beyond Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.

Why visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in Tanzania?

Most people will visit the Ngorongoro Conservation Area as part of a bigger package, including a visit to the Serengeti. Conveniently, the conservation area lies en route and is only a three-hour drive on tarred road from the town of Arusha, the starting point of all safaris in northern Tanzania.

How long does it take to drive from Manyara to Ngorongoro?

The 80km/50mi drive from Lake Manyara to the Ngorongoro Crater takes about two hours, and the 180km/110mi drive from Tarangire takes about four hours. The best option to get to Arusha is to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), which is situated about 46km/29mi from Arusha.