NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Ngorongoro Conservation Area as one of the northern Tanzania tourism destination is one of the World heritage site for the multiple land use as there is an interaction between the wild animals and people. The area is popular with its jewelry of a deep, volcanic crater, the largest un-flooded and unbroken caldera in the world. About 20kilometers across, 600 meters deep and 300 Kilometer Squares in area, the Ngorongoro Crater is an amazing natural wonder.
The crater, accommodate high density of the African wildlife by having different habitats including the lake Makat, Swamps, forest and the grassland which inhabit the big density of wild animals including the rarely seen black rhino among the Tanzania Destinations, and the good number of flamingoes flooded the lake Magadi. Hence Ngorongoro crater is the place with no hustle of a long drive to see the animals such as the big five animals, as animals are easily seen in the Crater. The area is the habitat for mammals includes wildebeest, zebra, hyena, hunting dogs, gazelles, Impalas, jackals and primates like mice and grasshoppers. The open grassland that covers most of the crater floor feeds the herbivores. The crater has abundant yellow barked acacia trees to its Lerai forest making a home to Elephants, baboon, bushbucks, waterbucks and velvet monkey and of kind.
As a Multiple land use, Ngorongoro Conservation area is the living place for the Maasai, hence being there you can have a chance to do the cultural tour to the Nomadic animal keepers, the Maasai people who reside in the conservation Area after being derived out of the Serengeti National park.
Hence visiting the Ngorongoro Conservation Area the tourists activities includes are game drive in the crater, Walking tours, bird watching and cultural tours, and the historical tours of the Oldupai George.