"Lions in the Ngorongoro crater" Top 5 Page for this destination Tanzania Things to Do Tip by SanguiniA

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by SanguiniA

My most incredible experience with the lions was undoubtedly in the Ngorongoro crater. There is a particularly 'tame' pride of lions that have started exploiting the shade provided by 4WD - to the delights of the tourists!

We stopped near a 4WD whose shade was occupied by 6 lions sprawled on one another. As soon as we arrived this 4WD left - and guess whose window got a really near view of the lions!? At a moment inches separated my face from a male lion - and having a family sleeping against my door of the 4WD was awesome!!

For some really cool closeups of the lions near our 4WD take a peek at my Ngorongoro Crater travelogue

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  • Updated Jun 28, 2005
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