Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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I Need a Winter Coat, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

I Need a Winter Coat

A travel blog entry by carlosoflion

... back to our campsite to get some lunch. After lunch the driver and cook packed everything up and were on our way to Ngorongoro. On our way there we saw the millions of wildebeests and zebras again and also the decaying carcass of a baby wildebeest ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... into groups of five and were taken in safari jeeps for a full day of game driving. Our first destination was Ngorongoro Conservation Area which is series of craters resulting from imploded volcanoes.  It is 30 kilometres in diameter and is packed ...

Ngoringoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngoringoro Crater

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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Our descent down into the ngorongoro crater. A beam of light breaks through the cloud cover onto the center. A spotted hiena feeds on a head of a warthog. Another amazing kill by a pride of lions. They took down a wildebeest. There was lions everywhere ...

Keep Truckin', Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Keep Truckin'

A travel blog entry by annieandmark

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... climb over the jungle covered edge of the crater we drove down through the cloud line onto a vast plain. It was such a big area it was easy to forget you were inside a crater. The depth provides a fairly stable climate all year round which means animals ...

Day 4 Safari - Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 4 Safari - Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by dinovagabond

We went down to the gate of the Crater at 7 am. It was exciting just driving down to the Crater. When we got to the botton, we could see many animals from a distance. I knew right away that it was definitely going to be the best part of the Safari. There ...

Flere dyr, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Flere dyr

A travel blog entry by afrikaeskapade

Ngorongoro er en vulkan som er faldet sammen og det skaber et kaempe krater, hvor der ogsaa er en masse dyr. Vi saa mange af de samme dyr vi allerede havde set, men det var alligevel ikke kedeligt. Vi saa baade strudser, loever og bavianer lave boern og ...

Ngorongoro, elephants in a volcano, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro, elephants in a volcano

A travel blog entry by campbell-louw

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... spectacular. The crater is seen as the cradle of human kind since the earliest known specimens of the human genus were found here. Ngorongoro Crater is known as ‘the eighth wonder of the world' and is a  UNESCO World Heritage Site. We saw ...

Safari!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari!

A travel blog entry by maz360

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... planes so that will be interesting!! We will spend a week on Zanzibar, cannot wait to be by the pool with a cocktail, after this month I need a holiday!! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ngorongoro_Conservation_Area ...

The People of the Masai, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The People of the Masai

A travel blog entry by estroux

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Early morning breakfast overlooking the lake was great and a lovely way to start the day and end the safari experience, sadly we head home today. Our first stop after leaving the park at lunch time was a small Masai village.  I talked about the ...

Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by estroux

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The eighth wonder of the world stretching across about 8,300 sq km lies the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Covering the northern part of Tanzania this incredibly landscape boast a blend of spectacular wildlife, people and archaeology that is unsurpassed in ...

The Animal Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Animal Crater

A travel blog entry by shaunandkaren

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... and a place not far from the beginning of mankind. This place was amazing. This place was 'the animal crater'. The word Ngorongoro has many meanings including; cowbell, Masai edge, and also rolling stone down the edge.The Ngorongoro crater is 610 metres ...

"It's the circle of life"

A travel blog entry by stenevi

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... doing a game drive on route to the camp, then to do a full day and night the next day before driving back south to the Ngorongoro Crater for a day and night there before doing a sunrise safari on the last day before driving home. But alas the rain changed ...

Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania

A travel blog entry by frusc101

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Ater we left behind the beautiful views, and not so beautiful ants, of Lake Malawi, we entered Tanzania with everyone excited about one place in particular, Zanzibar. It took a couple of bush camps to get to Dar Es Saalam from the border, with a brief ...

WAKING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SERENGETI, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

WAKING IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SERENGETI

A travel blog entry by ejo

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Day Six of Safari: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater A leopard ate my hands through my sleeping bag! Good thing it was just a dream but I think the lions roaring close by all night certainly had something to do with the theme. I slept with my 'windows' open ...

Monkey me..., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Monkey me...

A travel blog entry by nic.

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... first can make out groups of ants in the distance, you then realise that in fact they are huge mammals. My guidebook described the Ngorongoro Crater as ‘Not a bloody zoo’. Yet, our lovely driver called it a zoo. Yet, I also have to agree with ...

Life in Ndutu During the Great Migration, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Life in Ndutu During the Great Migration

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... new independent group the Olasiti pride. Olasiti is a Maasai word for one of the species of acacia trees that are prevalent in the area near the camp. Tonight is our final night at Ndutu. The Wild Source staff makes it memorable. Prior to dinner, we are ...

Ngorongoro Crater & Grampy’s Visit, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater & Grampy’s Visit

A travel blog entry by teirrac

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... some warning shots in the air (which I later learned is all they’re really allowed to do because it’s in a Conservation Area) and finally Grampy made it through camp and we were able to go inspect our somewhat trampled tents.  We learned ...

Ndutu: Meeting the Great Migration, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ndutu: Meeting the Great Migration

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... one hour flight to Ndutu leaves at 8:30. Our destination is the Wild Source Research Camp in Ndutu which is part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We are met at the Ndutu airstrip by Fadhil and Sosi, our guide team. We are distressed to ...

It’s a Wild Life in the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

It’s a Wild Life in the Crater

A travel blog entry by boysontour100

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... situated 180 km (110 mi) west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The conservation area is administered by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, an arm of the Tanzanian government, and its boundaries follow the boundary of the ...

The Rhino Chase, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Rhino Chase

A travel blog entry by lindseyandpaul

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... the same for the Ngorogoro Crater, they couldn't force out the people living on the land again, so they simply made it a Conservation area, allowing the people to remain on the land.  Tanzania has roughly 130 different tribes.  Many people very ...

Ngorogoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorogoro Crater

A travel blog entry by thejuggernaut

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After two days in the Serengeti, we made our way to the Ngorogoro Crater.  This is an amazing place.  There is a crater that is about 17 miles in diameter with  nearly every type of animal found within.  I spent the night on the rim ...

Welcome to the Jungle, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Welcome to the Jungle

A travel blog entry by jessicaring

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... ; The long drive from Amboseli to Tanzania was worth it though, because today we arrived at the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area  is completely different from the other parks and reserves we have visited thus far. The ...

Safari po Ngorongoro kraterju, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari po Ngorongoro kraterju

A travel blog entry by leskovar

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... in sin Leakey) našli številne ostanke homidov, starih od 4 do 1,8 milijonov let, jezera Ndutu, Masek in Natron. Ngorongoro je v osnovi vulkanski krater oziroma bolje rečeno kaldera, ki je nastala pred več kot dvema milijonoma let, ko ...

The Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Crater

A travel blog entry by jef_smi

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The pictures tell most of the ...

A Cheetah Rocket Makes Kill on the Plain of Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

A Cheetah Rocket Makes Kill on the Plain of Ndutu

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... an impala. We saw eleven members of this pride a few days ago. Today, there are nearly thirty lions spread all over the area. Surprisingly, the same cheetah we followed to a kill earlier today is resting a short distance from the pride. She keeps a close ...

Going on Safari!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Going on Safari!

A travel blog entry by katyflo

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... we were treated to a feast at breakfast - very impressed! About an hour drive later we reached our second and final park - the Ngorongoro crater.  Even with as many words as I could think of and as many pictures I could show, nothing could ever show ...

Jurassic Park Lives, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Jurassic Park Lives

A travel blog entry by jessicaring

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... homes for marshland animals, water animals, woodland animals and savannah animals. Because of the strict conservation area regulations, each safari van is permitted entry into Ngorongoro Crater once a day for only five hours. So we had a mere five ...

Incredible caldera, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Incredible caldera

A travel blog entry by levinson5

... to regardless of how close you stay. Wake up was at 5:30am and we were on the road at 7am.  Ngorogoro is a conservation area and not a national park because people live in the area, namely the Maasai.  Abraham made a special point of discussing ...

The Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Crater

A travel blog entry by ezandtreggas

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bei den Masai, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

bei den Masai

A travel blog entry by bp80

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Schon ein beeindruckendes Volk die Masai. Vor allem wie die in dieser Einoede ueberhaupt ueberleben koennen. Aber ich lass glaub hier besser Fotos sprechen. ...

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