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Best Time to visit the Ngorongoro Crater?

  • With Ngorongoro wildlife remaining in the steep-walled crater all year, the question of when to go on a Ngorongoro Crater safari is more about how many other people and vehicles you want to share the crater with.
  • High visitor numbers can be expected during the dry peak season of July to September, as well as the December to February calving season that follows the November rains.
  • With this in mind, the main rainy season of April to May is often regarded as the best time to visit the Ngorongoro Crater because there are far fewer visitors and the crater is lush and green in comparison to the dusty dry-season landscape.


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