Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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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 ...

Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA), Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA)

A travel blog entry by joeanne40

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The Ngorongoro Conservation Area (NCA) surrounds the Ngorongoro Crater, which we were to visit later in our trip. We had to pass through the Conservation area in order to reach the Serengeti Plains. These, too, were plains--short grass plains. This is ...

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 ...

Day 34 - Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 34 - Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by robandlinds

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... Crater for our last day of safari. On the way we saw two hyenas eating a freshly killed wildebeest which was really cool. Ngorongoro was my favorite as far as scenery goes. From the top of the crater you can see the perfectly shaped crater and the steep ...

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 ...

Gibb's Farm, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Gibb's Farm

A travel blog entry by trek2tanzania

another cool safari ...

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 ...

Down into the crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Down into the crater

A travel blog entry by katherinecle

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We arrived in the Ngorongoro Conservation Park before noon to head to our hotel. The next day will be a full day in the crater. The hotel is made of volcanic rock each piece placed by hand in a building project that too seven years to complete. The ...

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 ...

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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Self Contained Ecosystem, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Self Contained Ecosystem

A travel blog entry by saminkaz

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... 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

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

Livin' on the Edge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Livin' on the Edge

A travel blog entry by lindbladtravels

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Today we had another game drive as we left Serengeti Park and headed for the rim of the Ngorongoro crater where we will be spending the night. During this game drive we witnessed thousands of zebra, apparently part of the mass migration, a few lions and ...

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 ...

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

Safari Game Drive in the Crater

A travel blog entry by gljacobs

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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

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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 ...

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