Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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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 ...

Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by travellingkaeti

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This morning we were up early and headed off to the Ngorogoro crater in 4x4s. We spent a while driving round the crater, and saw lions much closer than we had seen before.  We stopped in a safe place and got out to eat our sandwiches, and were ...

Trajet jusqu'au Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Trajet jusqu'au Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by hoppsuisse

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... , des lions, plein d'inséparables vert fluo et tout un tas d'autres animaux magnifique. De plus pour rejoindre le Ngorongoro il faut prendre de l'altitude et nous avons eu des paysages fantastiques! Nous avons également visiter un village Massaï... Je ...

Olduvai Gorge, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Olduvai Gorge

A travel blog entry by metruff

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... completed our hike and arrived at Olduvai Tented Camp at 5pm.  Had a fine evening and spent the 27th touring Olduvai Gorge area.  Olduvai Gorge is a 200 foot deep dry wash in pure desert climate.  We visited the museum located on the rim, ...

My safari, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

My safari

A travel blog entry by dennis-safari

In 2008 I went on Safari to Tanzania and enjoyed it a ...

10. Tag oder Katzen und Milch mit Blut, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

10. Tag oder Katzen und Milch mit Blut

A travel blog entry by andreina12

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... haben sich auf dem vom Regen noch feuchten Weg die Bäuche gekühlt.Wir waren happy! Am frühen Nachmittag haben wir das Ngorongoro-Gebiet erreicht. Es ging höher und höher. Auf 2100 m Höhe (André hat GPS!) haben wir uns den Besuch eines ...

11. Tag oder  Das 8. und 9. Weltwunder, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

11. Tag oder Das 8. und 9. Weltwunder

A travel blog entry by andreina12

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Unsere Lodge ist toll und wohl die nobelste Unterkunft, die wir bisher hatten. Leider mussten wir sie aber schon im Dunkeln verlassen und dazu war es noch extrem neblig! Die Sichtweite betrug wohl deutlich unter 20 Meter. Essau tröstete uns aber sofort. ...

Impressive Safari, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Impressive Safari

A travel blog entry by bouloswaynek

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Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by kodiak711

... crested crane, eagles,and wow can’t remember all of them.  Dropped off the park ranger and off to the Ngorongoro Farmhouse.  It was an easy drive along lovely green landscape.  Arrived at the Farmhouse and shown to Kanga room which ...

Hot Water Bottles in Bed, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Hot Water Bottles in Bed

A travel blog entry by travelsake

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Ngorongora Crater (a World Heritage Site) is a large volcanic caldera in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area that is 2000 feet deep and covers 100 square miles. It is mainly grassland with two small wooded areas and is home to approximately 25,000 large ...

Long, Bumpy, Dusty Roads, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Long, Bumpy, Dusty Roads

A travel blog entry by travelsake

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PLANS: A six-hour morning game drive in the Ngorongoro Crater, then driving to the Serengeti. Game drive from the Serengeti park entrance to pur lodge, with a stop at a Massai village. So last night we got no sleep at all. There was something scratching ...

1st Decent into the crater....Black Rino, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

1st Decent into the crater....Black Rino

A travel blog entry by elaan2009

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... the edge of the crater floor is a ring of forested area.... it gets denser as the road winds deeper into this area.... and very much resembles Tarzan's home...dense jungle vegetation...hanging vines.... many many many different types of plants, trees and ...

Ngorangoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorangoro Crater

A travel blog entry by gonetravellin

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... they need to be in the water so they don't get sunburnt. After we left the Serengeti we started uphill into the Ngorangoro Conservation Area.  The trip wasn't so hair-raising this time (no fog) and some of the views were pretty spectacular.  We ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by h2oz

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Saturday 20 October Last night Moses told us to make sure we didn't have any food or even toothpaste in our tents as wild pigs can sniff it a mile away and we would have unwelcome visitors.What he didn't tells us that other visitors come to the unfenced ...

Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by robthebruce

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After leaving the Serengeti national Park, we set out for the Ngorongoro Crater. This crater is a massive bowl in the plane about 15 square kilometers. Inside this bowl is teams of wildlife that does not leave. They somehow got down the 3000 metre ...

Safari - Lake manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Safari - Lake manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro

A travel blog entry by annakristensen

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We went by car from Moshi to Arousha and from Arousha to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro by a 4x4 ...

From St Judes to the Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

From St Judes to the Crater

A travel blog entry by wombat99

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... ).   We bade farewell to the waving children and set off to begin our safari adventure. We headed for the iconic Ngorongoro Crater, stopping at a vantage point along the way to look down on a section of the Great Rift Valley. Although very distant we ...

Life on the Rim!, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania travel blog

Life on the Rim!

A travel blog entry by harleyjah

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... but I really didn't get a good answer. In any case, the Crater was broken off from Serengeti and turned into the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in which the Maasai were allowed to remain.  When we entered the Lodge the first evening, we were ...

Cheetahs, rhinos, lions and more-safari day 2, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Cheetahs, rhinos, lions and more-safari day 2

A travel blog entry by davenpod

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Within 5 or 10 minutes of arriving on the plain in Ngorongoro, our guide "eagle eyes" John found us a lion. He sauntered across the dirt path between two of the safari landrovers filled with us and other gawkers. There were three highlights of the day ...

Ngoro Ngoro National Park, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngoro Ngoro National Park

A travel blog entry by reisender

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Day 16-17: Ngorongoro crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Day 16-17: Ngorongoro crater

A travel blog entry by raroboy

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... .,.,, so back we went to the bank. The gate: we are at the gate… and discovered we have to pay in cash, need a smart Ngorongoro card or have to have a bank slip (which we couldn't get because today is Sunday… good news we can pay in cash ...

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