Maps of Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Ngorongoro Conservation Area covers an incredible stretch of land in northern Tanzania and is a must-visit amongst the safari-going community. Witness your favourite animals participate in the Great Migration, study our maps to find the perfect routes, and experience the beauty of this impressive crater for yourself.See all Ngorongoro safaris
Ngorongoro location map
The closest airports include:
- Arusha Airport; the gateway to Ngorongoro Crater
- Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO); approximately 46km (29 miles) from Arusha
- Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR); near Dar es Salaam. Fly on to Arusha
Ngorongoro crater map
You can enter the crater through Loduare Gate, located within the caldera's rainforest. The local airstrip belongs to Lake Manyara Airport.
While visiting Ngorongoro, travellers typically also spend time visiting Mount Kilimanjaro, Serengeti, Masai Mara, and Tarangire National Park. Other areas worth visiting include Lake Victoria and Zanzibar.
Ngorongoro migration map
As seen in the Ngorongoro migration map, the annual wildebeest migration passes through the conservation area beginning in December. It's at this time that more than 1.5 million ungulates move south into the area before moving out of the Ngorongoro area in March.