Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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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 ...

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

Exploring the Crater Floor

A travel blog entry by wombat99

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Off to explore the Ngorongoro Crater today after being assigned to a safari vehicle and driver Benedict. The descent to the 260 sq km crater floor zigzagged down 610 m through scrubland punctuated with Candelabra Cactus or African Milk-trees. Through the ...

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 ...

Ngorongoro - heaven on earth!!, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

Ngorongoro - heaven on earth!!

A travel blog entry by ashwini_bhat

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    The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is a world heritage site located under 2 hours distance from Lake Manyara. It is a large volcanic crater, formed millions of years ago. It is 610 metres  deep and its floor covers 260 square ...

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 ...

The safari, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania travel blog

The safari

A travel blog entry by alandjo

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... a bag of chili potato chips that tasted like kettle chips with such an addicting flavour!!!    It was so nice to see Tanzania's countryside as it was so diverse. Flat, hilly, red dirt, brown dirt, etc. filled our senses. There was constant foot ...

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 ...

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