Ngorongoro Conservation Area
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The Ngorongoro Conservation Area boasts the richest density of wildlife found on any Tanzanian safari. It is known as the “Garden of Eden.” It features the world’s biggest unbroken caldera, which was formed by the collapse of an ancient volcano. The Ngorongoro Crater encompasses 102 square miles of grasslands, forests, swamps and lakes, and it is home to about 25,000 large animals.
Safari guests descend nearly 2,000 feet into the caldera to observe large herds of gazelle, zebra, wildebeest and their predators. You might see rare black rhinos grazing near the lakes. The region also contains the Olduvai Gorge, where noted archaeologists and anthropologists Mary and Louis Leakey uncovered nearly 2-million-year-old bones, as well as tools from what some believe were the earliest humans.
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