The Ngorongoro Crater is a large volcanic caldera located in northern Tanzania, Africa. It is part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most renowned wildlife destinations in the world. The crater is approximately 12 miles (20 kilometers) in diameter and boasts stunning landscapes, including grasslands, forests, and a central soda lake called Lake Magadi. It is home to a diverse array of wildlife, including lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and numerous bird species. The Ngorongoro Crater offers exceptional opportunities for wildlife viewing and is a popular destination for safaris and eco-tourism.