NCN56 Day 37 – 39: Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion – Karatu

October 21, 2014
Andrew Walton
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Karatu – Ngorongoro Crater Excursion – Karatu, Tanzania

We travel a short distance to Karatu, where most of the day is spent making our way closer to the Ngorongoro Crater. We will be briefed on what to expect on the full day excursion into the crater. The next morning we rise early and will be collected for our excursion to the Ngorongoro Crater. We will spend the day exploring the crater and discovering the animals who roam the plains. We make our way back to Karatu in the afternoon. On our last day you have some leisure time to partake in a variety of optional activities. These activities must be booked directly with the accommodation prior to arrival.

The Ngorongoro region makes up part of the ecosystem of the Serengeti and, to the northwest it meets the Serengeti National Park and lies adjacent to the southern plains of the Serengeti. These plains spread to the north into the unguarded Loliondo division and are open to wildlife due to the farming habits of the Masai. Volcanic highlands lie to the south and west of the region whilst the rim of the Great Rift Valley wall defines the southern and eastern boundaries. This wall serves to restrict animals migrating in these directions.

Accommodation: Camp: Kudu Camp
Facilities: Shared Ablutions Please visit the website of the accommodation provider for a full list of the facilities offered.
Route: Arusha to Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater to Karatu
Included Highlight: Full day 4×4 excursion to Ngorongoro Crater, Karatu Cultural Tour, Elephant Cave Hike

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2020 Itinerary Change: Meals are included in the 2020 itinerary (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner). Route change: Karatu to Ngorongoro Crater and return, Serengeti National Park to Arusha (serengeti Excursion guests)/ Karatu to Arusha (no excursion guests). Accommodation in 2020 for the first two nights will be at Kudu Camp and for the last night it will be at Ndoro Lodge.

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