A shallow alkaline lake that is located in the early stages of the Mbalageti river near the south eastern border of Serengeti national park
. It serves as a watering hole for the animals in the area making it a good place to view themWhat to do there?
Game drives, baloon safaris or air safari from nearby airstrips to see the expansive plains or the wildebeest migration. For a list of other attractions that you could visit in the area, please see the section below after map or the attractions pageBest time to visit
The early months of the year, when the wildebeest and zebra are in or near the area, a time just after they are done calving and are moving up north with their young, and horde of accompanying predators. The migration itself goes on all year round.
Location of Lake Ngorono
lake Ngorono is located at the start of the Mbalageti river, just a few kilometres south of lake Kesile
, in the south eastern end of Serengeti national park - near its border with Ngorongoro conservation area
. For more information on this location, please see the map below.How to get there?
By air or vehicle, with the latter being faster and more convenient, landing at the nearby Kusini
or Moru airstrip
and taking a prearranged vehicle there.
Alternatively, the more scenic route would be a long drive through Ngorongoro conservation area, using either a private, rental or tours and travel vehicle, with no preference for 4 x 4's.
For more information on park fees and tariffs, please see the TANAPA website