Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by carlton

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The Ngorongoro crater is 8,300 square km inside a long extinct volcano.  It is unique because it has it's own population of most of the animals in Tanzania.  Missing are giraffes.  Here are some of our pictures of the animals we saw. ...

Into the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Into the Crater

A travel blog entry by chalmersfamily

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... a spectacular road, although Michael who gets vertigo was feeling most uncomfortable and tried not to look down! We arrived at the beautiful Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge at about 6 pm. The Masai have only allowed 5 lodges to be built on the crater wall, so ...

"Is this really our room?"

A travel blog entry by suzieandandrew

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... . Spent the rest of the evening in fornt of the open fire, reading and admiring violent thunderstorm, contented. NEXT DAY - Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The crater: 260km2 The sight: breathtaking. We had a long drive up to and then down into the crater ...

Lion, cheetah, hyena, black rhino..., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Lion, cheetah, hyena, black rhino...

A travel blog entry by glaro

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Ndutu, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ndutu

A travel blog entry by hemlockecho

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We traveleld south to Ndutu park for some more ...

Animals Galore, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Animals Galore

A travel blog entry by claireandian

... a vast open area (though clearly we did find plenty thanks to knowledgeable guides). That wasn't so much of an issue for the Ngorongoro crater, even looking down from a view point on the rim we could spot some herds of animals and the numbers living in a ...

Crater Game Drive, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Crater Game Drive

A travel blog entry by brettandjulie

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... the rim of the crater then straight down into the base. The crater is amazing.  The Maasai are allowed to live in the Ngorongoro area but not inside the crater although they can bring their cattle inside to drink water. You can fit the entire city of ...

Paradise found!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Paradise found!

A travel blog entry by denisegerry

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... guide for the safari, to go over the details. We had decided to use 'Karibu Adventure" to take us on safari through Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti.  They were reasonably priced and very accommodating when we asked them to drive us on to Mwansa, ...

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

Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania

A travel blog entry by chipbutty

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It was freezing cold overnight but I was really warm in my -5 sleeping bag. Everyone else had slept in multiple layers of clothes as well as their sleeping bag. The sunrise that we woke up to was fantastic. We had breakfast and headed down into the ...

Ngorogoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorogoro Crater

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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... killed a zebra, and were protecting the food from lots of hungry hyenas and jackals. From there, we checked out a more forested area, where there were elephants and monkeys.   We then visited an area filled with lots of hippos, buffalos, and ...

Safari in Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari in Tanzania

A travel blog entry by merrygoround

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The safari continues.....in Ngorongoro Crater.....adundant with Wildlife.... Nous en safari manintenant dans la cratere de Ngorongoro....il y a en masse de vie animale ...

this is why everyone should have a gap yahh......, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

this is why everyone should have a gap yahh......

A travel blog entry by lauren_f

... them justice. We spent 4 days at a Wildlife camp in a place called Ndarakwai, which is a reserve on Masaai Lands, doing conservation volunteering. The volunteering was basically digging a hole, but this was all made worthwhile when a herd of Zebra came to ...

Visit to the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Visit to the Crater

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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... this is a coffee plantation, it sort of makes sense that it would be good. We met up with Sadiq at 7:00 and headed toward the Ngorongoro Crater. It took about a half hour to get to the gates, and then another hour to get up and over the rim. There was a ...

Safari day 2 & day 3, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari day 2 & day 3

A travel blog entry by mortneff

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Today it was off to the Ngorongoro conservation area and the Ngorongoro crater. The crater measures 100 sq miles and is home to over 25,000 large animals. New animals we saw today include the Augur buzzard, Thompson Gazelle, Kori Bustard, Grey-crowned ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by choyccs

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... by the British botanist, ???, at quarter past 4 pm, and headed up a narrow and uphill unpaved road to the Ngorongoro Crater. Landscape and vegetation became green again. Beautiful, cool green valleys. The view from our campsite was breathtaking. As with ...

Safari-Ngogongoro Crater & Manyara, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari-Ngogongoro Crater & Manyara

A travel blog entry by southernmegs

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I know it's been a little bit since my last update...I've been busy!  This weekend I went on Safari. I visited Ngorongoro Crater & Conservation area and Manyara National Park. I saw 4 out of the Big 5. The only animal I didn't see was lion. I got ...

Back from the bush!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Back from the bush!

A travel blog entry by shbell

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... for the evening inside, one in the sleeping area and one in the bathroon area. In front of the tent was a seating area with two very comfortable leather director chairs, a small table with a large green plastic bucket of water (for washing out clothes if ...

Masai, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Masai

A travel blog entry by cahoward

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... As for food, they eat milk, meat from cow, goat and sheep and blood. Yes, you read correctly. Blood. When Kenya and Tanzania were colonized they were relegated to specific lands where the live to this day. They have a lot of privileges including free land ...

The worlds biggest continuous mountain rim crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The worlds biggest continuous mountain rim crater

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert

... really feel any great satisfaction but I guess it was comforting to know that our papers were all correct. A long drive then to Ngorongoro crater through a large town called Arusha. Here we stopped for lunch at a four star hotel. The sign out the front ...

Day 4, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 4

A travel blog entry by safariking

Game drives & Picnic Dinner and Overnight Ngorongoro Serena Lodge (Full ...

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

From Serengeti to Ngoorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by markarbuckle

Leisurely breakfast ...

The Cater to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Cater to Serengeti

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert

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NgoroNgoro to Serengeti We left the Sopa Lodge at approximately 7:30am, there was a 20k drive along the rim of the crater to where we first saw this spectacular site. We did not encounter any elephants along the way which can be a problem if they are ...

Welcome to Paradise, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Welcome to Paradise

A travel blog entry by discovering_tz

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... also the brickyard where bricks are made with hands only. Early after noon we headed to Eden. We entered the Paradise on Earth - Ngorongoro Crater. Words cant describe the place... so see amazing photos about this journey at Discovering Tanzania's website ...

Great lion sightings, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Great lion sightings

A travel blog entry by governorphil

Ngorongoro Crater - The drive up was hair-raising as there had been heavy rainfall and so the road was incredibly slippery. Made it up there finally after a white-knuckle drive. Views from the lodge are stunning - I recommend that anyone going asks for an ...

3 days left in Africa!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

3 days left in Africa!

A travel blog entry by fergusonad

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Good morning Everyone! Just want to let you all know that we won't be able to continue with the blog. The Internet connection has been very poor and most nights I can't get into the travelpod website. It's been very frustrating. We have also been ...

May 21, 2012, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

May 21, 2012

A travel blog entry by travellingadam

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Lunch with the Lions, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Lunch with the Lions

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

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We ate lunch today watching 5 lionesses eat their lunch of Cape ...

Ngorongoro Crater/8th Wonder of the World, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater/8th Wonder of the World

A travel blog entry by pepomattic

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... many street vendors that we could get an idea how crazy this place might be during high season. After entering the Ngorongoro Conservation area we saw a couple of Baboons that showed little interest in leaving the road we were driving on. When we finally ...

Ngorongoro Crater!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... to this issue was to create the Serengeti National Park (which forbids anyone from living inside the boundaries) and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area (which does allow the Maasai to live within its boundaries.  Elias (who is Maasai himself) tells us ...

Cruising the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Cruising the Crater

A travel blog entry by evelyn.grace

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... mist rising from the crater. We drove down a very steep and winding road, past a park gate and into the conservation area. As we descended two cheetahs appeared ahead of the car through the mist. They were just wandering along the ...

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