Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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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 ...

A school, the market and pure luxury, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

A school, the market and pure luxury

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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... they come to the market early. Amazing. We left the market and headed back to the town of Keratu which is next to the Ngorongoro Crater and where we'll be staying the next two nights. Hassan came along because he needed to get to town anyway. He's ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by angelakent

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... killing a lion, the Lion Guardians are well respected in their community. Ingela has implemented a pilot program in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that includes some elements of the Lion Guardian program, and it has been quite successful. She is ready ...

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 ...

Goodbye Serengeti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Goodbye Serengeti

A travel blog entry by emma.sutton

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After leaving hotel Serengeti, I would say it was the best game drive yet. we got the closest we'd been to any of the animals so far. We stopped and had lunch at "pride rock" (we'd seen about 4 or 5 different "pride rocks" since entering the park. ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sunday in the Serengeti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Sunday in the Serengeti

A travel blog entry by txherrins

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... ;   After stopping for our box lunch picnic, we continue our game drive through the Serenteti towards the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.  A highlight of the drive was stopping to watch two young male lions that Naiman said were brothers. ...

Exploring the Crater, Ngorongoro Crater , Tanzania travel blog

Exploring the Crater

A travel blog entry by txherrins

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Ngorongoro Crater is the main feature of the Ngorongoro Conservation District.  It is the world's largest inactive, intact, and unfilled volcanic caldera.  The crater is 2,000 feet deep and the floor covers 100 square miles. The elevation of the ...

To the crater we go, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

To the crater we go

A travel blog entry by mlfabian73

... still dark or and I though maybe I would see my first sunrise, but no such luck as it was foggy. We hade to the Ngorongoro Crater for our last day of safari.  I'm feeling sad already... It was beautiful in the crater today. Lush, green everywhere ...

Safari Part 2, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Part 2

A travel blog entry by kristinzal17

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On Tuesday we woke up early to see the sunrise over the crater, which was breathtaking. I got into the jeep with another driver named Hamis and we spent the day down in the actual crater exploring. I learned that the crater was once an active volcano, ...

Watching the All Blacks in Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Watching the All Blacks in Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by 9gotoafrica

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Today was another big driving day as we left Kenya and headed into Tanzania for a 2 day visit to Ngorongoro Crater. The drive from Amboseli to the board was about 1.5 hours, then there was about 1.5 hours shagging around at the border - no issues just ...

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 ...

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