The Plantation Lodge & Safaris

P.O.Box 34, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Crater

A travel blog entry by angelakent on Aug 01, 2014

15 photos

... crater floor, we could see herds of wildlife waiting for us in the morning! While enjoying the view, we could hear a lion in the distance! So exciting - we hope to see one soon! We quickly set up camp before dark, and piled on the layers. The crater rim is up in the clouds and gets quite cold at night. We even broke out our Maasai shukas so we could wrap up in an extra layer. We enjoyed sitting by the campfire, but were more than ready to have some hot soup ...

Kipili to Katavi

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

6 photos

... However, the brakes are very low and we can only proceed at a snails pace. We arrive in the dark and proceed to Jacobsens Beach campsite just outside of Kigoma. It is also next to Lake Tanganyika, but a totally different setting as Lake Shore Lodge. However, it is pleasant. The ablutions are clean, but there is no hot water. The monkeys are also a bit of a nuisance and we ...

Day Two

A travel blog entry by embelina on May 06, 2013

24 photos

... because inyeto means ******.

They tell us that Art In Tanzania (the project they work for and the one we're volunteering on) built the shelter we're in out of banana tree branches this year. It serves as a kitchen for the school that Dzinyeto set up so his kids would receive some sort of education, which is opposite, and which is really a couple of walls, some sheets and some paint. But way more than they had before. The view of the fishing boats ...

Game Parks Begin

A travel blog entry by yannakis on Nov 08, 2012

6 comments, 16 photos

... next four days were spent on Zanzibar an island off the coast of Tanzania. To get there we had to catch tuk tuks, two ferries and a bus to our accommodation. We spent the first night in Stone Town, did a spice tour and looked around the food markets. We caught a boat to Prison Island the following day where we saw the giant tortoises who love having their necks rubbed, we visited the old prison which is now a hotel and snorkelled just off Prison Island and saw ...

Serengeti nightmare & Zanzibar dream!

A travel blog entry by heidiyoung on Feb 16, 2012

... in the morning Phil reported that elephant & bush pigs had been in the camp that night & sure enough there was elephant dung 20 yards from our tent, eek! On safari we found the big cats & saw Rhino, 20 hippos all wallowing happily in the waterhole, they do an Eskimo roll every few minutes to get their back wet & it's a funny site watching their little stubby legs in the air one after the other. We watched as a baby wildebeest had just been born & tried to get up on it's feet. ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Plantation Lodge & Safaris Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Reviewed by jeroenandlinda

    Good but not perfect

    Reviewed Feb 24, 2011
    by (10 reviews) , Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong

    Decent place to stay, food a bit too ambitious, the rest is great!

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    TripAdvisor Reviews The Plantation Lodge & Safaris Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding