Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

Sort by Newest Best first

Welcome to Paradise, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Welcome to Paradise

A travel blog entry by discovering_tz

3

... 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

1

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

15

Self Contained Ecosystem, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Self Contained Ecosystem

A travel blog entry by saminkaz

7

... everything you own is strapped down, sports bra on and hold on.  Finally we made our way back to the lodge for a welcome hot bath and then sundowners on the deck before a lovely 3 course dinner. All in all a wonderful first day on safari in ...

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

Lunch with the Lions

A travel blog entry by ckjones8

2

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

56

... 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

48

... 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

11

... 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

77

... 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

18

... . 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 Game Drive in the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari Game Drive in the Crater

A travel blog entry by gljacobs

1
32

Another day...another 5:30amwake up call for an all day game drive in the Ngorongora Crater - this time taking both breakfast and lunch with us.. We have been advised to get into the crater early and we hit the entry gate around 6:15am just as the sun is ...

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

Safari Day #9

A travel blog entry by safarimom16

6

... 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

1
7

... 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

7
5

... ; 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

5

... 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

6
12

... 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

2
9

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

6

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

8

The amazing Ngorogoro crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The amazing Ngorogoro crater

A travel blog entry by jcperry01

7
22

... ft.  We stopped at an overlook for a beautiful view of the crater which sits about 2000 ft below the rim.  This area was about a 20,000 ft volcano about 2 million years ago. After it's final eruption,  it collapsed, and formed this crater. ...

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

Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti

A travel blog entry by sciencefun

3
29

... ; 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

3
15

... 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

1

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

Sent via BlackBerry by ...

Sort by Newest Best first