Crater Forest Tented Lodge

on Kirin Coffee Estate, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania | Lodge
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This lodge is located on on Kirin Coffee Estate, Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
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    Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Ngorongoro Crater

    A travel blog entry by angelakent on Aug 01, 2014

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    We were delayed briefly in Kuratu while we had a repair done on one of our Land Cruisers. Safari is difficult on these vehicles, since most of the roads are dusty and in poor repair. All of the safari drivers are terrific mechanics (think MacGuyver with trucks) and do daily maintenance on the vehicles, but sometimes the conditions are too much for even that. With daily attention, though, the drivers can catch any problems that catch up. We were lucky that we ...


    A travel blog entry by schellenberg on Jul 24, 2014

    51 photos

    ... grasslands, wooded areas and swamps are home to a huge diversity of animals. The setting is dramatic..the crater is 19 km wide and has a surface of approx 280 km2...and is delimited by soaring walls of up to 600m. So after dumping our stuff at the camping (VERY basic) we drive down in the crater. There are lots of cars and we are a bit nervous...don't like too many tourists in the same place at the same time!!! But Momo had told us before going that ...

    The worlds biggest continuous mountain rim crater

    A travel blog entry by jimhilbert on Jun 22, 2014

    ... was going on. I explained and showed them how we had incoming stamps and……..Then we all saw the outgoing stamp all at once. It was on the same page as the incoming stamp and was very faint owing to low ink levels on their stamps. Back in I go to remonstrate, albeit that there was no point really we had been given access to Tanzania. I marched straight up to the desk and showed him the outgoing (faint) stamps. Oh he said and then the supervisor came back, they were ...

    Going on Safari!

    A travel blog entry by katyflo on May 17, 2014

    140 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Kipili to Katavi

    A travel blog entry by ru.benpabst on Sep 09, 2013

    6 photos

    ... 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 ...