Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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Journey to Myanmara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Journey to Myanmara

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... , wonderful. We are driven back to through the ghettos of Dar to the airport. As the first light hits the streets it still looks as dangerous and uninviting as the day before. more ...

A day at the Zoo, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

A day at the Zoo

A travel blog entry by jeroenandlinda

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... comes as early as ever. It was still half dark outside when we made our way from our villa at the far end of the plantation lodge to the restaurant for our morning breakfast. more ...

The Cradle of Civilization, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Cradle of Civilization

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... many amazing creatures we witnessed. If anyone ever asks where to go in Africa, drop everything and go to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater, truly amazing place.    The group now exhausted from all the excitement snoozed on the way out of ...

The Pride devours the Buffallo, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Pride devours the Buffallo

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... it one of the worlds largest craters. The Crater provides a permanent water source and grass lands, hence the abundance of herds. Ngorongoro is shared between the Local Massi and the herds. It is not uncommon to see local boys herding their cows through ...

Africa Wilderness - Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Africa Wilderness - Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... came across them tending their cattle. In fact, some of mankind’s earliest ancestors are known to have lived in the Ngorongoro area, where the rich fossil sites of Olduval Gorge have earned this part of the continent the title of 'cradle of ...

Ngoronrogo crator, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngoronrogo crator

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Ngorongoro Conservation Area 28th May 2008 We awake in the morning to no view of the crater below but instead we saw thick white cloud. It was still very cold and very wet. We had breakfast and then loaded ourselves into the Landcruiser for our ...

Rare rhinos and sexy lions, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Rare rhinos and sexy lions

A travel blog entry by eyre

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... other side of the road: a hyena is trying to prove some point against a couple of jackalls, only to be chased of by a... zebra! Ngorongoro, too, has a hippo pool, so we can't pass up on that! Hippos are always in for a laugh. When a male hippo tries to ...

Thriller, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Thriller

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling

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... hours later we arrived at the western gate of the Serengeti. We had to pass through Serengeti National Park to get to Ngorongoro Conservation area, and discovered at the Welcome Center that we needed to pay an extra $50 to return through the park on ...

Game drives, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Game drives

A travel blog entry by jamesinafrica

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So today saw us leave the truck behind for 4x4's and we headed into the Ngorongoro Crater conservation area. Ascended high into cloud at the crater rim before descending down to the crater floor; spectacular scenery for as far as the eye could see. ...

Natural Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Natural Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by sophslife

... we saw two (along with the cheetah kill in the Serengeti)! The total number of lions we saw was 45 with the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro crater. Some of the lions were super close, too! There were a few laying right against the jeep that was in front of ...

The Circle of Life, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Circle of Life

A travel blog entry by tabasamu2010

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... stay safely (and mainly sleeping) on the several isolated kopjes in the area.  The Serengeti shares a border with the Ngorogoro conservation area and as we reached the interchange gate at Naabi Hill, we were quite relieved that the end of a terrible ...

Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Game Drive in Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by andrewpaterson

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After leaving the Serengeti we drive back up to the crater rim where we are staying the night. This time we're warned about buffalo, elephants and wild pigs. Not only do we have to remove our food from the tent, we also need to take out toothpaste, ...

Down into the crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Down into the crater

A travel blog entry by rikkiturner

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Today we woke up early, 5:30am, in the freezing cold and mist and had breakfast and headed into the crater. As we drove down into the crater, we immediately spotted two leopards in the long grass. We drove further to spot some wildebeast, on the way back ...

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by supersazza

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... sleeping in a tree, and on closer inspection, near it was slung a dead gazelle it was saving for later. We continued the game drive until lunch time, then started the journey to the Ngorongoro Conversation Area, where we camped on the rim of the ...

Oct 24, 2011, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Oct 24, 2011

A travel blog entry by yearofdan

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The crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The crater

A travel blog entry by bradmccartney

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Entering Ngorogoroe Crater is like entering an unfenced zoo. Animals of all kind are entrapped within the walls of the extinct volcano. Almost every animal that people associate with Africa live there, except giraffe that find the steep rim walls too ...

The Cradle of the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Cradle of the Crater

A travel blog entry by kasnsqueak

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Thursday 6th August. Up again before daybreak it was very chilly and we ate our egg and toast brekky and set off down into the crater. The cloud was thick as we were above the cloud line on the campsite rim and as we descended the cloud layer were ...

Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by london_to_ct

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... too good an opportunity to miss so we spent some time watching it before pushing on. The Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater are a continuous conservation area but are treated as separate parks for visitors. We again parted with an excessive amount of ...

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Ngorongoro crater visit, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro crater visit

A travel blog entry by jane-on-tour

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Just got back from Ngorongoro Crater, as part of the three day safari.  It was incredible. I’d resisted looking at pictures online of the place and glad I did. Not only was the landscape wonderful so were the animals we saw (more of that ...

Safari dag 3,4,5, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari dag 3,4,5

A travel blog entry by camillacecilia

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... väldigt nere över att behöva bo där istället för i ett lyxigt tält med utsikt över serengeti. På lördagen åkte tidigt till Ngorongoro kratern och det var helt fantastiskt. Vi åkte upp på kanten av kratern,  2200 m över havet, och såg ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by wallyandchris

... with rocks, the lava had to escape and the mountain collapsed into a caldera.  It creates it's own ecosystem.  It is a conservation area because the Maasai continue to live here.  We saw many of them with their cattle carrying spears to protect them ...

Safari day 3, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari day 3

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... leopard - our guide George said this was very good luck for a 3 day safari. We heading down to the watering hole for lunch, this area is where all the animals come to around this time of day to drink, some more cautiously than others in fear of the lions, ...

Jeeps, crockery and lion-hunting, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Jeeps, crockery and lion-hunting

A travel blog entry by marthainafrica

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... them, but there were seriously loads and loads, just loitering by the sides of the roads.  We started off at Tarangire NP (I put Ngorongoro on the map cos it's more exciting and it only lets me put one place), then on day two moved on to Lake ...

Safari.... So goodie...., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari.... So goodie....

A travel blog entry by chriskate

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... lions in the distance! Around four we left the shores of Lake Manyara to head to our campsite on the rim of the Ngorongoro crater. Our campsite at the crater was amazing but very cold due to the altitude and the cloud that seems to permanently ...

Where the Cape Buffalo and Wildebeest Roam, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Where the Cape Buffalo and Wildebeest Roam

A travel blog entry by sarahm270

For class today, I went out to Ngorongoro conservation area. The Ngorongoro crater is only 30 minutes from camp, but it takes a long time to drive up to the rim and then go down into the crater. The guest lecture was in the tourism development center, ...

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Conservation Area

A travel blog entry by izzie

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Twenty Cows, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Twenty Cows

A travel blog entry by gingerschilling

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... lining the roads and could often tell that a steep cliff lay just off the side of the road. We soon entered the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and left paved roads behind until the drive back to Arusha.   After quite a while of cloud vision, the ...

Crater Day!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Crater Day!

A travel blog entry by oz2africa

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A whole day to explore the Ngorongoro Crater  which was created when a giant volcano exploded and collapsed about 3 million years ago - give or take a year or so! It covers about 260 square kilometres and the floor is 600 metres deep. The floor is ...

Rioja on the rim, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Rioja on the rim

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... bottles away well - stuffed in between sleeping bags and pillows to avoid any costly breakages on the rough roads. On our way towards Ngorongoro crater we stopped at a Masai village so some of the guys who hadn’t had the chance to see the village in ...

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