Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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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 ...

Maasai Village, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Maasai Village

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... it actually was a rhino.  It is an important sighting, for them, as well as for us, because in the entire Crater Conservation area (3,200 sq miles), it is estimated that there are only 25 rhinos remaining.   Although we got to see the rhino, ...

In which we first see wild animals, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

In which we first see wild animals

A travel blog entry by kate.leuschke

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... . We had to leave Manyara to save time for the drive up the west escarpment of the Rift Valley to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. The NCA is a multi-use conservation area in which Maasai folk are allowed to live and raise livestock. Other species ...

Safari Day #9, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Lake Manyara, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Day #9

A travel blog entry by safarimom16

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... usual 6AM.   We drove south to Lake Manyara, passing through the "Napa Valley" of Tanzania.  The forest that lines the sides of the Ngorongoro Crater releases rail water slowly throughout the year and is a critical watershed for the farm lands ...

Ngorogoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorogoro Crater

A travel blog entry by jsiess

Sunday, 24 July Today we left early for the Tanzania border and the long drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. We had to bid farewell to Richard, our wonderful Kenyan driver, and the Toyota van in which we'd spent so much time. At the border, we ...

Beach Air tours, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Beach Air tours

A travel blog entry by beachair12

... ;lit bathrooms where absolute glamour and opulent interiors, ruby, gold and silver in colour, can be indulged in whilst taking in this memorable area that is the wildlife rich Ngorongoro Conservation Area. all this organised by www.beachairtours.com ...

More from Tanzania, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

More from Tanzania

A travel blog entry by loriatlarge

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... nbsp; (Sort of like the robber barrons of old or the oil elite of our day).  The Masai came into this Ngorongoro Crater area and finding the Iraku already here began to burn and pillage and confiscate the cows (and goats) which the Iraku believed ...

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

Exploring the Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by bimm3r

Today was another fairly early start, with a 7:30am departure. To get into the crater, we had to drive down steep and bumpy roads in our safari vehicles. On the way down, we saw our first animal -- a cheetah! On the drive, I also began to realize just ...

Whoooaa Africa!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Whoooaa Africa!

A travel blog entry by ali.cat

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... ; It is absolutely the most amazing thing by far being here, and we cant wait to see more!  Tomorrow we head off to Ngorongoro crater, which looks amazing again!  Will try and put some photos on here, but the connection is very weak so may only ...

Journée dans le cratère..., Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Journée dans le cratère...

A travel blog entry by hoppsuisse

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... fin. D'autant plus que les espèces herbivores se mélangent entre elles! Abbiamo passato la giornata nel cratere del Ngorongoro... E stata una bellissima giornata. Anche se facevs fredo... Si si avete letto bene! Ci sono tanti animali che rimangono a ...

Marlin Perkins has got NOTHING on me!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Marlin Perkins has got NOTHING on me!

A travel blog entry by bniester

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... the Land Rover and into the Ngorogoro Crater.  What is the crater?  Well, it is a massive caldera, or collapsed volcano.  A huge area with a big lake at the bottom surrounded by a large circular mountain ridge.   As we climb into the Range Rover, the ...

slowwww connections..30 m to get to this web space, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

slowwww connections..30 m to get to this web space

A travel blog entry by loriatlarge

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Traveling from Arusha toward the Ngorongoro Crater we passed close by family residences and scenes of every day life and travel. Seussian Babobabs, leafless in this dry season, reach their tendriled branches beseachingly upward as if in ...

Animal overload, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Animal overload

A travel blog entry by lbc

... than I could ever have asked for!! Anyone who has the opportunity to go, really should. Of all the places I have been to, I think that Tanzania is one of my fav :O) It’s quite crazy, that for one of the best days i have written so little, but check ...

Into the crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Into the crater

A travel blog entry by vonantmonch

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We woke up extra early (again) and had breakfast for 6am, leaving our campsite at 6.30 to head down into Ngorongoro Crater. It was very misty in the morning and cold, but we still drove down with the 4WD roof off. Driving down into the crater was like ...

Kiteia Lodge photos, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Kiteia Lodge photos

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

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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 ...

Travelling from Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Travelling from Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by bevanddavid

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... in the window next to me and stole a box of biscuits on the ledge in front and was gone in a flash. Arrived at Ngorongoro Crater Lodge which are separate lodges for guests built into the side of the crater sides. Amazing views of the crater from the ...

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 ...

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