Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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Freezing cold crater..., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Freezing cold crater...

A travel blog entry by kellytho

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Didn't sleep last night, was freezing! And I wore all my clothes that I had with me to bed! Had to game drive from 7am until 11am….after yesterday's game drive it wasn’t that great…. Well it was and we saw lots of animals, but I mean ...

Awake to pea soup, down into this big hole, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Awake to pea soup, down into this big hole

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... were gathering in their hundreds for their annual migration to the Masai Mara. I certainly preferred the Serengeti to the Ngorongoro Crater but both were marvellous places to see the animals in their natural environment. Visiting a zoo again no matter ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by gregd999

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... of the Japanese scientist who took nine years to cycle overland from the tip of South America though North America, Asia, Europe to Tanzania in Africa tracing the migration in reverse. All this meant that there was no time for an evening game drive, so ...

Ngorogoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorogoro Crater

A travel blog entry by sarah85

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... so far. On our way to camp we saw some more animals. There's a massive group of wildebeest and zebra that arrived in the area only yesterday. There must be thousands of them, it's amazing to see. We also spied some more giraffe and elephants on our way ...

Ngorongoro National Park., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro National Park.

A travel blog entry by machteldv

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... van de Kilimanjaro geen erge vermoeidheid gehad. Op dinsdag zijn Machteld en Ella, Josh en Hanna naar Lake Kiwaha? geweest in Ngorongoro National Park. Ze hebben daar veel apen gezien, onder andere bavianen. Het eerste deel van het park was regenwoud, ...

The Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Crater

A travel blog entry by longwayaround

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The Ngorongoro Crater was stunning. It is the sixth largest crater in the world. The crater floor has a soda lake which is home to pink flamingos. We camped on the rim which was 7000 feet above sea level. We pitched our tent in the rain as the light was ...

horny ostriches, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

horny ostriches

A travel blog entry by cheeseandcarrie

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Camped on rim of the Ngorongoro crater, very cold at night! More good food! Shared our camp with Zebra and Buffalo! Headed into crator at 5:30 am, descended 600m into blue skies! Saw so many Zebra, wilderbeast and buffalow...heards and heards of them. ...

A long way down, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

A long way down

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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... crater is just one part of a much larger area of interrelated ecosystems consisting of the crater highlands. The entire Ngorongoro conservation area is a world heritage sight and covers 8300 sq kms. The crater was formed from collapsed volcanos in the ...

The Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Crater

A travel blog entry by thecannons

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... in seeing any more animals and we headed back up the steep road out of the crater. We stayed the night at the  Ngorongoro Farmhouse which was a working coffee plantation, so we had some very nice coffee for breakfast. If you’re going to do any ...

The Road to Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Road to Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... crater floor. We pull out our binoculars and locate a herd of elephant. A few hours and many bumps later, we arrive at the Serena Ngorongoro Lodge. The staff meets us armed with champagne, juice and hot towels. I had so much travel dirt on my face I was ...

A Lioness Attacks, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

A Lioness Attacks

A travel blog entry by leomcyr

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... Suddenly, charcoal grills flanked by picnic tables with table cloths come into view. The surprise engineered by the smiling staff from the Ngorongoro Serena is complete. We have a great lunch in a really cool spot.   As we drive back to the ...

The 8th Wonder of the World!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The 8th Wonder of the World!

A travel blog entry by birrell

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... for us then on along a newly formed road to Mtowomba (mosquito Lake) for the night before our day at Ngorongoro crater game drive. Unfortunately the newly formed road is still under construction so this became a very dusty trip with many ...

Day 22- Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 22- Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by teacherbill

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We drive east across the rift valley where we entered the Ngorongoro Crater Conservation Area. Stopping by the Olduvai Gorge made famous by Dr. Louis and Mary Leakey for explorations of early man. We arrived late at the top of the Crater and had to once ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by foz.kristy

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Views from the rim of the crater, ...

Lions, lions, lions!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Lions, lions, lions!

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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Big 5 Complete, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Big 5 Complete

A travel blog entry by quest_of_a_foxe

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... in the middle of the night. I used all of the hot chocolate so the cook Chris said he would find more.  June 19th - Ngorongoro Crater  Well last night was awesome in terms of animals. We could hear elephants, cape buffalo and a lion through the ...

The rhythm is gonna getcha., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The rhythm is gonna getcha.

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... Serena Lodge with a lovely overlook of the Lake and the park.  Buffet lunch on the veranda was perfect. The drive to Ngorongoro Crater, in the Serengeti National Park, was not the most pleasant.  Teeth jarring, as a matter of fact.  I am ...

The lion sleeps tonight, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The lion sleeps tonight

A travel blog entry by spoonball

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... from – get this – St. Louis.  Our guide/driver was Omari. We headed down 2000 feet into the Ngorongoro Crater (a caldera similar to Santorini, Greece, except not filled with water).  The rim of the imploded volcano is readily ...

Good Ole Ritch Strikes Again 255Km 6 Hours, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Good Ole Ritch Strikes Again 255Km 6 Hours

A travel blog entry by ritch

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[Bob] So the first thing I noticed when I woke up this morning was that my guts were not in good order, bloody Rhino Gin. I spent the early morning just lying in the hammock reading my book and trying not to think about my impending numerous visits to ...

The safari, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The safari

A travel blog entry by alandjo

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... a bag of chili potato chips that tasted like kettle chips with such an addicting flavour!!!    It was so nice to see Tanzania's countryside as it was so diverse. Flat, hilly, red dirt, brown dirt, etc. filled our senses. There was constant foot ...

Sep 28, 2011, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Sep 28, 2011

A travel blog entry by sean25582

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Out of the Serengeti into the caldera...., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Out of the Serengeti into the caldera....

A travel blog entry by gaye1959

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... and 7 am. Great views from our room across the Serengeti.  We left after breakfast for our drive to the Ngorongoro conservation area, I was travelling with Emanuel today. We had a 2 hr drive through the Serengeti National Park stopping to view a ...

Good Day in the crater watching lioness have lunch, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Good Day in the crater watching lioness have lunch

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

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List of Animals we saw today: African Elephants Cape Buffalos Common Zebars Wildebeests WartHog Hippopotamus Masai Giraffe Cokes Hartebeest Grant Gazelle Thomson Gazelle  Black-Backed Jackel Spotted Hyaena Lion Serval (New) Olive Baboon Common ...

My first elephant sighting, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

My first elephant sighting

A travel blog entry by ailoinafrica

... after you see 100's of thousands. Also impala, some lions, elephant, gazelles, wildebeest, buffalo, warthog etc. What is cool about Ngorongoro is its relatively small size - you can see all sides of the crater at all times, pretty cool and food is ...

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by marandk

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One more gamedrive in Serengeti as the sun was rising got us to see cheetahs, hyenas, lions, zebras, wilder beasts, baboons... Maria learnt not to drink coffee in the morning specially if hitting the road! After a bumpy ride in the ...

Different world, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Different world

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

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Ngorongoro crater was created by the collapse of a massive volcano. The result is a large basin that is kind of sealed off from the rest of the world. On the drive up the hills were covered in thick green foliage and surrounded in mist, quite different ...

Day 5 in the Bush: Balloon Ride Sunrise, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 5 in the Bush: Balloon Ride Sunrise

A travel blog entry by erica.l.moeser

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... outdoor full English breakfast. Reggie and Ellison met us here, and we drove along the main road that leaves the Serengeti, towards the Ngorongoro Crater. On the way to the crater, we stopped at a Maasai village and were given a small tour. They did ...

Day 6 in the Bush: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 6 in the Bush: Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by erica.l.moeser

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... had bangs and a very chillaxed expression. We eventually made our way out of the crater, and stopped at the Ngorongoro Conversation Area Museum/Shop, where several local baboons were stealing lunches and literally monkeying around. When we pulled up we ...

WOW, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

WOW

A travel blog entry by springbok

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Woke up ridiculasly early again, 5am! It was freezing cold and i felt grotty as hell having not been showered for the last couple of days. There were showers at the camp in the crater but they were freezing cold and it was cold enough to start with, so ...

Tanzania-Morning with the Animals from Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania-Morning with the Animals from Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by ania12

... Park, created in the crater, boasts one of the highest concentrations of wild animals in the world. For those visiting northern Tanzania, Ngorongoro is a unique place. No one is surprised that it had been entered on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural ...

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