Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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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 ...

From St Judes to the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

From St Judes to the Crater

A travel blog entry by wombat99

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... of our visit). We bade farewell to the waving children and set off to begin our safari adventure. We headed for the iconic Ngorongoro Crater, stopping at a vantage point along the way to look down on a section of the Great Rift Valley. Although very ...

Interesting Encounters, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Interesting Encounters

A travel blog entry by ajm56

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... ;t fit…. Another puncture in the afternoon saw us taking silly perspective pictures to pass the time on the way to the Ngorongoro crater, where we camped with zebras and gazelles all around, running past the tents. We even saw the silhouette of what ...

Day 71: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 71: Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by danielandai

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... the campsite to have lunch. We were all starving so we enjoyed nice chicken & potatoes. After that we drove back towards Ngorongoro Crater to stay at another campsite near there. On the way there, we decided to visit one of the Maasai village called ...

Day 72: Ngorongoro to Arusha, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 72: Ngorongoro to Arusha

A travel blog entry by danielandai

... very very far though…. Rhino is endangered and hardest to see but we finally managed to see big 5! - completed! After enjoying Ngorongoro Crater, we headed back tot he campsite and had lunch - pasta & vegetables. Then headed back to Arusha. We ...

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

Down into the Crater

A travel blog entry by janemacg

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Spent the morning game driving round the base of the Crater. Saw some weird sights including a dead hippo floating in a pool and being attacked by a pack of hyenas. They were swimming and trying to bite into its hide - no mean feat as it kept floating ...

Animals living in harmony?, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Animals living in harmony?

A travel blog entry by gaye1959

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... anything made from Tanzanite. I bought a nice bracelet made from coral, turquoise and lapis lazuli, my lovely memento of Tanzania. Murray bought himself some Masai sandals. Lake Manyara lodge is another lovely resort with wonderful views across the plains ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by simona

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... cheetah (see if you can!), then more lions walking along the side of the road! In the afternoon we went into the Ngorongoro Crater which is just amazing, no giraffes there interestingly and most of the elephants are old bulls that go there to ...

Ngorongoro Crater - Searching for Rhinos, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater - Searching for Rhinos

A travel blog entry by john_abroad

... support Droid phones. We have two guides who picked us up at the airport and are taking us everywhere until we leave for Tanzania.  Basically, it's a private safari group.  Peter is sort of the tour guide and has pretty good English and a ...

NGORONGORO CRATER, TANZANIA, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

NGORONGORO CRATER, TANZANIA

A travel blog entry by andreabailey

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... Molten rock hardened over time giving birth to a brand new hollow nestled in the heart of what is now the remarkable Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA). Gazing out of the jeep I looked out at the clear blue Tanzanian sky. I imagined the restless volcano ...

Day at the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day at the Crater

A travel blog entry by markarbuckle

Woke up at 515am ...

Day 3, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by safariking

After breakfast, descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a full day tour with picnic lunches. This Crater is the largest undamaged Caldera in the world (12 miles) and offers a great sanctuary for animals with plenty of vegetation. Animals likely to be seen ...

The Lion King in Real Life, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Lion King in Real Life

A travel blog entry by hailey.koehler

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Land Rovers, Car Massage & Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Land Rovers, Car Massage & Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by juliediehl

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... , you will see only one Land Rover. My love of all things British is resistant to this change. Our trip to the Ngorongoro Crater was a promise fulfilled. We saw a staggering array of animals during our day in the crater. This once-active volcano was ...

Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by shantanuchand

... knowledgeable about the wildlife.    Our trip got underway as we drove through the town of Arusha and on to the Ngorongoro crater. Reached the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge in time for a late lunch and relaxed all afternoon at the lodge. ...

An elephant wanders  the camp - no kiddin!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

An elephant wanders the camp - no kiddin!

A travel blog entry by cankiwi

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We had a last early morning game drive in the serengeti and then headed to the Nnogorogo Crater area. Had a vehicle breakdown and were delayed at the Serengeti Park while Deo arranged for transporation of the other group and a replacement jeep.  ...

the crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

the crater

A travel blog entry by danielgreen

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From Kenya to Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

From Kenya to Tanzania

A travel blog entry by lindalequesne

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... view over Lake Manyara was amazing, but we were pushed for time so we couldn’t stop to admire it.  We got through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area gate at 5:58 pm – it closes at 6:00!  We then had to drive a further 22 km on a bumpy, ...

Wow...The Safari, The Kid's, The Country, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania, Tanzania travel blog

Wow...The Safari, The Kid's, The Country

A travel blog entry by splunk

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... in the heavy smell of cow and that kicks it up 10-fold.   Early the next morning, it was off to  Ngorongoro Crater to view the animals.  This was special...it was formed by volcanic activity and this huge plateau as far as one ...

Tarangerie National Park/ Ngorongoro Crater Day 13, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Tarangerie National Park/ Ngorongoro Crater Day 13

A travel blog entry by brad1111

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... road, up hill stretch to The Manor, the slopes of our ascent now covered in coffee plantations. Welcome to The Manor near to Ngorongoro Crater. A location where one feels so far from what we expect Africa to be, yet so close to one of the few natural ...

Last supper and heading home, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Last supper and heading home

A travel blog entry by dennisgray

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... nbsp;by the Nakuru Community. We also traveled the central section of the Rift Valley from northern Kenya through to northerth Tanzania to develop our awareness of the culture, communities and challenges. Along the way we collected many bruises, sore ...

Misty morning at the crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Misty morning at the crater

A travel blog entry by wwatling

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... the morning in the park searching for leopards with no luck. We return to the hotel for lunch and then leave about 1:30 for Ngorongoro. Our beautiful smooth asphalt road is gone. Instead, we have the same red, rocky, pitted, dirt road that we drove on in ...

The Big 5 (nearly), Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Big 5 (nearly)

A travel blog entry by povoandrach

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Ok, so the big 4... lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino (black rhino infact, two of only 13 ...

Safari Day 2 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Day 2 - Ngorongoro Conservation Area

A travel blog entry by matty44mtravel

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After waking up and I have to admit felling a little under the weather. It was time to explore the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, which us located in the Ngorongoro Crater. The remnants of a large volcano that had exploded and then caved in on it self 2 to ...

Mum and dad!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Mum and dad!

A travel blog entry by emyjane

A second safari with mum and dad, what an amazing time. We had spectacular views of Lion cubs in ngorongoro! And we went back to Gibbs farm! Stiil a ...

Masai Village Photo, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Masai Village Photo

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

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We stopped at a Masai ...

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