The Plantation Lodge & Safaris

Address: P.O.Box 34, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania | Lodge
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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!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Plantation Lodge & Safaris Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Ngorongoro Conservation Area

    Incredible caldera

    A travel blog entry by levinson5 on Oct 02, 2012

    6 photos

    J: Although the day before had been hairy, we were in Africa to see animals and whatever Abraham suggested we were going to do in terms of wake-up time. I knew it would be early because like us animals do not like to do too much when it is hot and we had not had a good look at hippos or lions and if we were to see them it would be early. Also the …

    Safari and a strange morning in the bush

    A travel blog entry by tomwasmuth on Jul 10, 2015

    31 photos

    ... into the bush with Sengetti, a
    Maasai man we know well that drives motorbikes taxis. As we reached the bush we
    found a cow to take blood from, there is no need to kill the cow so instead a
    rope is tied around the cows neck to expose the jugular vein and then a short
    arrow is shot into the vein to gather the blood. The blood spurted out much
    more than I had imagined and we collected well over a pint.

    Drinking cow blood is a Maasai tradition most ...

    No near death experiences this week...

    A travel blog entry by tomwasmuth on Jun 28, 2015

    8 photos

    ... br> killed it. Lions are not killed for fun but only when they take the valuable livestock
    that the Maasai keep. Wildlife however is very important to the economy of
    African countries as it brings in so much tourism and it seems that the Kenyan
    government at least has come to a happy compromise with the Maasai that when a
    Lion kills livestock, as long as they don’t harm the Lion, the government will
    pay for the cost of the livestock that was killed. ...

    Maasai ceremony and market

    A travel blog entry by tomwasmuth on Jun 12, 2015

    8 photos

    ... and for one mad moment I considered purchasing one and smuggling it
    back to England and keeping it the spare room at my flat next year; there’s
    nothing in my tenancy agreement that specifically says I can't have a goat and I could AstroTurf the
    room and everything. Anyway I carried on goatless and went to buy my Maasai
    clothing. It’s difficult for me to buy things cheaply at the market as I will
    be charged Mzungu prices. Mzungu translated from ...

    Morongu to Arusha

    A travel blog entry by n6tk on Jan 21, 2015

    3 photos

    ... of it makes it's way to the villages. So communities do things themselves, without loans. The villagers save money, buy what supplies they can, do a bit of building. Then things come to a halt until they can scrape together enough to continue the project. This bridge won't be finished this decade. They also build houses the same way. You buy a load of handmade bricks and start laying a foundation. And there it stops until you can afford more material. It ...