Olakira Camp

Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Serengeti National Park

They finally did it

A travel blog entry by janemacg


Our last day on safari and we started the day as the last 2 - waiting for the wildebeest to cross the river. Back and forth, back and forth..... We had a superb lunch at Olakira which was close to the river (whereas to go back to sayari was too far) and which had this amazing view of the very spot the wildebeest were (HOPEFULLY) going to cross . …

Serengeti the home of huge numbers

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert


... creature with skin that is just so perfect that one would like to reach out and stroke it. By this time our driver is amazed that on both occasions I had just commented on an animal and within a couple of minutes they were there. He believes I am gifted/blessed. This has been such a special place and we see all of the big five except for the elusive Rhino. He was replaced by so many other animals. Leaving the Serengeti we head off to Lake Manyara see next ...


A travel blog entry by jbknorris


... Came across a group of lionesses who were resting after a hunt. It turned out 3 of them were fairly injured and were limping with lots of cuts. Also passed a herd of elephants causing trouble: heading into a research camp. They left only to walk in on a lion couple making the elephants aggressive and chase off the lions by trumpeting and using their ears to make them look bigger. Arrived at our camp on the edge of the Ngorongoro crater, very chilly but worth it for the ...

AfriCan it get better than this Safari?

A travel blog entry by luckyobes


... from scaling down from the 2,000+ photos he took, to the condensed collection below.

From majestic sunrises to martini sundowners, every day we witnessed and experienced the circle of life. In Swahili, the word safari means to go on a trip for an extended amount in time. For Greg and me, sharing just a part of our own big safari with the ones who made our lives possible is our own circle of life and we are so thankful we got to share the magic of safari with them in Africa. ...

Masai and the Drive of My Life

A travel blog entry by nomadictendency


... over his face).

Towards the end of the drive, we found ourselves parked beside a herd of elephants, thrilled to observe them so close to the vehicles. They were huge and impressive, but so very peaceful and gentle that we felt completely safe around them. Then, all of a sudden, there was a commotion and some angry trumpeting. We turned to find a huge elephant bull charging into the herd, chasing a young female about half his size and her baby ...

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This campground, located on Serengeti National Park, Serengeti National Park, is near Jozani Forest, Prison Island, East Coast, and Menai Bay.
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