Sometimes called “Africa’s Garden of Eden,” the Ngorongoro Crater is a 12-mile-wide ecosystem within an ecosystem that was created by a massive collapse of land following a volcanic eruption. Labeled one of the seven natural wonders of Africa, the crater sits at 5,900 feet above sea level. Near Arusha in the north of Tanzania, it is one of the world’s most unchanged wildlife sanctuaries.
Is the largest forested reserve located in the heart of the East Usambara Mountains. The forests consist of tall, luxurious sub-montane forests and deciduous to semi-deciduous lowland forests. The reserve has exceptional conservation values that include a rain forest, biological diversity; endemic, endangered and threatened flora and fauna including African Violets (Saint Paulia) the Usambara eagle owl and a viviparous frog species.