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Things to do in Ngorongoro

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Volcano
“Its a sight worth seeing...one of the wonders of the world and home to the endangered black ryhino.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Lake Manyara's famous tree-climbing lions are one of the main reasons to pay a visit to this park. ... Stretching for 50km along the base of the rusty-gold 600-metre high Rift Valley escarpment, Lake Manyara is a scenic gem, with a setting extolled by Ernest Hemingway as “the loveliest I had seen in Africa”.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“i like this place because its unique, people and wild animals lives together, so i was real enjoyed”
  • 2 locals recommend
Lodging
“Ngorongoro Crater 2 Day Safari with Manyara or Tarangire NP costs $360.- USD per person starting and ending in Arusha. Contact us for a selection of safaris from $180.- USD per person per day. Thank U”
  • 1 local recommends
Campground
“Isoitok Camp Manyara is part of the Maasai community of Esilalei we have been sharing ideas, developing and working with our neighbours since 2006 - Isoitok Camp Manyara won a gold medal during the UNWTO awards in Madrid in the category of innovation in enterprise due to our efforts and ongoing projects that are all part of our approach to responsible and sustainable tourism - if you are interested in true culture ( not touristy ) then Isoitok is a great choice for several days to explore the close by National Parks ( Lake Manyara - Tarangire - Ngorongoro Crater ) whilst walking as one with the Maasai to better understand the real story behind this colorful nomadic tribes. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“Has a great swimming pool and also wifi for guests looking to relax in town for a day.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Our lodge hosts some spectacular views of the Rift Valley and allows you to watch some absolutely beautiful sunrises!”
  • 1 local recommends
General Travel
“Guaranteed departures to Tanzania's most memorable wildlife Safari parks and Kilimanjaro climbing”
  • 1 local recommends
Locality
“Mto-wa-Mbu's relaxed vibe is immediately recognisable: wonderful, amazing and astounding town, all in one. Nature is at peace at this little town, which I have always admired for being the best place to view the Rift Valley from. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 1 local recommends
Locality