Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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

Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti

A travel blog entry by sciencefun

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... ; Apparently there are 37 species of this lizard in Africa!  There were a couple gift shops and I bought an " I visited Ngorongoro Crater" sticker for $1.  Victor showed us a map of the Serengeti and showed us that we would be going 58 ...

The Gorging Lions of Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Gorging Lions of Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by friesendm

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... the 21st century with a certain amount of flair. This morning we bounced over the bumpy roads of the Ngorongoro Conversation Area around Ngorongoro Crater to Olduvai Gorge (the true name is Oldupai - misunderstood as Olduvai by the first German ...

African Animals - Sh*tloads of them, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

African Animals - Sh*tloads of them

A travel blog entry by jeanetteandpat

... actually a very nice place with a lovely fireplace in the dining room and very friendly staff. The next day was spent in the Ngorongoro crater.  After driving through the forest for a while we stopped at a picnic spot with a toilet. Whilst we were ...

First Day in the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

First Day in the Crater

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 Black Rhinoceros Olive Baboon Common ...

Safari to ngorongora crator, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari to ngorongora crator

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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The Show must go on..., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The Show must go on...

A travel blog entry by ajulesa

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... to be in fine spirits!! Early afternoon we then got picked up by a local safari travel company who was going to take us to Ngorongoro and the Serengeti.  We made a stop at Rift Valley before getting to our campsite just after 4pm.  I think all ...

Ngororngoror Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngororngoror Crater

A travel blog entry by metruff

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... crater and left just before sunset.  The crater is full of animals, gigantic, spectacular, crowded and absolutely beautiful at sunset.  We spent the night at a temporary camp in the conservation area, a short distance uphill from a Masai ...

Seeing the Big 5 on safari, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Seeing the Big 5 on safari

A travel blog entry by davenpod

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... from local stone on the very rim of the crater, 7500 feet high. Our rooms overlooked the crater where we had just been. An amazing setting to end an already amazing day! More on Ngorongoro at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ngorongoro_Conservation_Area ...

Tanzania - Tarangire NP & Ngorongoro CA, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Tanzania - Tarangire NP & Ngorongoro CA

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... it´s full of wildlife which makes it even more fascinating.         The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area, is recognized by one ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by nomadictendency

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... around other creatures). The photos are grainy, but it was still a treat to see these massive animals in their natural habitat. Ngorongoro was our last safari drive and it did not disappoint. I now have a concrete location on Earth to imagine the Garden ...

Life on the Edge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Life on the Edge

A travel blog entry by rosandjohn

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... and the rest of the camp helpers and started out for the hour and a half's drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area.  The scenery changed quite dramatically from open parched grassland to greener, hillier countryside with strange ...

Day 5 - Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 5 - Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by mlfabian73

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... since I've posted - that is because today is the first day I have Internet access.  On Wednesday we spent the day in Ngorongoro Crater - one of my favorite places from the last trip.   It was a great day of animals and birds. We spent the ...

Die Verlorene Welt, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Die Verlorene Welt

A travel blog entry by laurainmoz

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Nach dem wir noch zwei Tage aufgrund des frühzeitig abgebrochenen Kilimanjaro Abenteuers in Tansania über hatten (Moshi hat als Stadt leider nicht all zu viel zu bieten) entschlossen wir uns trotz der hohen Kosten eine 2-Taegige Safari zum Lake ...

A complete ecosystem in a giant crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

A complete ecosystem in a giant crater

A travel blog entry by bmbeiss

Coming... Absolutely ...

On the road again!!!!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

On the road again!!!!

A travel blog entry by janemacg

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... had a bush breakfast which was an amazing feed thanks to Patrick our cook. Then on the road again driving north to the Ngorongoro Highlands. Amazing pockets of lush almost tropical jungle, and fertile valleys. The climb to the rim of the Crater was windy ...

Now green landscape after dusty dry dessertscape, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Now green landscape after dusty dry dessertscape

A travel blog entry by loriatlarge

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... Serengeti!  So no contact possible for past 4 days. I am just today in a wonderful Lodge on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater after 4 days in 'tent city' on the Serengeti where, last night,   group of tents was visited by Elephants, hyena ...

Big Cats!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Big Cats!

A travel blog entry by elaan2009

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On the way to the crater today we saw a very large leopard walking along the road...it wasn't one iota leery of humans...it walked between two parked vans while many clicked photos..I got so excited I fumbled my camera...couldn't tell if it was on or off ...

crater living, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

crater living

A travel blog entry by hmaertl

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This morning, we went on an early morning game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater. This is a world heritage site and just an amazing natural wonder. The animals in there are never migrating and most of them are not even able to leave the crater ...

Creators and Craters, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Creators and Craters

A travel blog entry by farnie10

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At 1pm on Wednesday we reached the Naabi Hill Gate of the Serengeti. This marked our entrance into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and restarted our stopwatches.  Another swag of money had bought us 24 hours inside this amazing part of the ...

Heaven on Earth, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Heaven on Earth

A travel blog entry by discovering_tz

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... , beautiful, wonderful, colorful... but the time had come and we needed to continue our journey to Ndutu, where we spent the afternoon with resting at Nasikia Luxury Campsite run by Maasai Wanderings. More about this journey at Discovering Tanzania ...

Became temporary masai woman and worked hard, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Became temporary masai woman and worked hard

A travel blog entry by shbell

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... lodge so had to wait until tonight to finish this. I am at a beautiful lodge on the side of the ngorongoro crater which is a conservation area that supposedly had lots of animals but we spent the entire morning at a masai village interacting with them ...

Ngorongoro Krater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Krater

A travel blog entry by pekingeend

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My Kingdom for a contour line!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

My Kingdom for a contour line!

A travel blog entry by tothereandback

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... back in the good old days. We were quoted up to $840p/p for a four day excursion to Mt Meru, Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater excluding porters and compulsory tips (low season 'special').  Adventurous we may be, rich we are not and we had to ...

Hike to the Serengetti, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Hike to the Serengetti

A travel blog entry by metruff

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... a mountain and down into the Serengetti.  Michelle and I were accompanied by a Masai guide, Matais and Hamza, a park ranger.  The area is regularly used by the Masai so we saw people the entire walk and hiked thru or near a few Masai ...

Crater Safari Drive, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Crater Safari Drive

A travel blog entry by captremy

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As we headed out this morning along the rim of the crater you could see some black dots down on the floor that we knew were animals. As our jeep inched down the steep grade toward the bottom we could begin to recognize the herds of animals visible for ...

Ngronngora crator, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngronngora crator

A travel blog entry by rajmaha

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Oldupai Gorge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Oldupai Gorge

A travel blog entry by krusera

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... of years old in Oldupai Gorge. In the later afternoon your party will exit the Serengeti entering into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and overnight at the NgorongoroSopa Lodge located very close to the crater rim providing a stupendous panorama of the ...

Anger in Arusha, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Anger in Arusha

A travel blog entry by smgiles

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GAP vacations had the camp site next to us last night and it was the last night before the end of their Capetown to Nairobi trip.  Needless to say, they partied it up...to top it off, they woke up at 5am to leave.  We all looked tired today. We ...

Camping with elephants, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Camping with elephants

A travel blog entry by rachandnick

... . Still holding out for a monkey holding up a lion cub on a rock... Back to the campsite to pack before heading to the Ngorongoro Crater. Again we saw loads of Masaii people in the middle of nowhere with their cows. Even saw soe young ones in all black ...

SAFARI!!!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

SAFARI!!!

A travel blog entry by becca1990

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... It's absolutly bveautiful there. Very green. The first things we saw were a group of baboons in a tree just as we entered the park area. They're very loud animals. They make a very loud screeching noise. It gets a bit annoying after a while. Anyway, so we ...

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