Crater Forest Tented Lodge

on Kirin Coffee Estate, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania | Lodge
 

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The Cater to Serengeti

A travel blog entry by jimhilbert

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... We headed on along the crater wall passing the other two lodges on the way. Finally we head down from the crater and stop at a Masai Village for another cultural exchange. It was a lot like the previous one we had and just as we are leaving the trinkets and women's handiwork are on display. We didn't want any but we purchased out of courtesy I guess.

The drive was going to be another 3.5 hours so that we ended up at the lodge at about 12:30pm for ...

Going on Safari!

A travel blog entry by katyflo

140

... our guide Hans in our safari jeep. We took the drive to our first park, the Tarangire National Park which is known as the home of the elephants. I was expecting to see one or two, but a short drive in and there was a herd of them, and they were so close to the path! They were mainly females and there were baby ones there too. We learnt that elephants are also left or right handed, as you can tell by one tusk being shorter than the other as they use the same ...

The Cradle of Civilization

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... it is shocking to see the massive crater and have mountainous walls surrounding us. We are greeted almost immediately by a couple of Lions out for a walk right in front of the vehicles, with many wildebeest, Thomson and Grant Gazelles looking on nervously. We continue on where we see a rare cat our guide has not seen often, the Caracal cat. Sadly, he is walking into the rising sun and away from us, but still a cool sight. We work our way into ...

Kipili to Katavi

A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst

6

... brakes on the vehicle. After hitting a bad pothole we have no brakes! Rudi spends about three hours next to the road repairing some of the brake fluid pipes. The pipes were broken by a suspension bracket that broke, the same one that broke in Namibia between Solitaire and Swakopmund. In any event, Rudi manages to repair the brakes to such an extent that we can continue ...

Animals living in harmony?

A travel blog entry by gaye1959

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... from Tanzanite. I bought a nice bracelet made from coral, turquoise and lapis lazuli, my lovely memento of Tanzania. Murray bought himself some Masai sandals.
Lake Manyara lodge is another lovely resort with wonderful views across the plains and lake. I had a lovely warm shower and Glenys went and checked out the pool. There are lovely views from the pool across the lake and plains. We took some photos the next morning before we ...

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