Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel or pack a picnic breakfast and lunch, then be prepared to see the Ngorongoro Crater. Keep in mind that you are visiting the 8th Wonder of the World today! The volcanic activities formed the topography of the caldera seen today. The crater walls make the perfect environment for over 25,000 different animals. After large eruptions and the inward collapse of the mountain, this caldera, known as the Garden of Eden, became the only caldera supporting wildlife and the 6th largest caldera in the world. It also happens to be a good place to see the BIG 5: lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant. Covering an area of over 8,300 sq. km, it became the second oldest established national protected area in 1959. It’s a great place where you can experience native people peacefully sharing lands with wild animals. Over 25,000 animals live in the crater, including lions of course. In fact, there are approximately 65 lions with over five main prides of 10-20 individual lions in each pride with its own territory.
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