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Ngozi Crater Lake I Mbeya Guide 2020

Ngozi Crater Lake I Mbeya Guide 2020

Ngozi Crater Lake is approx 38kms South of Mbeya towards Tukuyu. At around 2.5km long x 1.5km wide and up to 300m deep it is the second largest caldera lake in Africa. It is situated in the Mporoto Ridge Forest Reserve, which extends to about 9200 hectares and is overlooked by the 2600m high Ngozi Peak.

We drive to the edge of the forest and then walk for approx two hours through dense montane forest to the crater rim, around 200 metres above the lake. Monkeys and many bird species can be seen in the forest which is also home to an endemic species of chameleon. It is also said to be home to a giant serpent which lives deep in the caldera so have your cameras ready.

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