Non game-viewing travel time: 4 hours
Distance: 145 km
After breakfast depart to Ngorongoro Conservation area game en-route. Via Olduvai Gorge, boasting with a history dating back to the dawn of time. It was here, that the anthropologists Drs. Lois and Mary Leakey discovered the skulls of ‘Nutcracker Man’ and ‘Handy Man’, both very significant links in the chain of human evolution. After short visit Olduvai Gorge drive further 30Miuntes descend over 600 meters into the crater for game viewing half day’s safari tour. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You opportunity explore Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here dinner overnight on the rim of the crater in public campsite or lodge.