Kisima Ngeda Tented Camp
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TravelPod Member ReviewsKisima Ngeda Tented Camp Ngorongoro Conservation Area
Impeccable service, stunning location, delicious food!
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Our final day of Safari. We leave the lodge at 7.30am & descend into this prehistoric wonder. The crater is huge & is home to many differing species. Hyenas roam the flat grassland, they are everywhere. Herds of the grass grazers: zebras, wildebeest & gazelle but no elephants or giraffes. In the distance there is a flurry of pink as the …
So not long after leaving the Serengeti NP and entering the
Ngorongoro CP he turned straight off the road and headed straight into the
bush. He was looking at tracks, looking at the sky, looking at birds (vultures),
the reactions of gazelles, then suddenly changed direction and drove off with
He pointed at a tree off in the distance – “They will be
over there under that tree.”
Well...we have travelled some long and dusty miles.....that is not an understatement either. Left Mwanza and travelled through to the main gate going into the Serengeti ...then game drove for 7 hours till we reached Ngeri Camp. We set up the tents at night.....ate and crashed. On the way saw a huge herd of wildebeest and zebras migrating north, which was great! Lots of antelope, gazelle, buffalo. Next day was early morning game drive . A pride of about 17 lions walked along the road ...
... and corn fields, but I might be misunderstanding the specifics. The onions are valuable because they only cost about $50 per bag to make, and sell mostly in Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar for $250US each bag. There's a whole town here just to support the people who work on the onion fields. Apparently you need lots of money to farm onions, for example to pay for and spray insecticide right away as needed. These purple onions look beautiful, so shiny and smell delicious! Rajai ...
... similar reasons as the rhinos, as Chinese seek them for medicines & carvings. In other areas & Parks, the Rangers sometimes cut the tusks shorter so they're not as attractive to poachers. If an elephant has a shorter right-hand tusk, then that means it is right-handed. Back to the Lodge, we had the afternoon to enjoy it, which of course we did. They even had run a hot bath for me covered with fresh rose petals. We explored abit, went into gift shop, ...