Ol Doinyo Lengai Route

  • Destination: Northern circuit
  • Duration: 7 days

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Day 1

Ngorongoro Crater Tour

In the morning we will pick up you from the hotel and drive you to the Ngorongoro Crater. From there you will start an unforgettable Ngorongoro Crater tour. First you will drive 600m into the crater. After reaching the crater floor you will start with your game drives. Enjoy your lunch next to the hippo pool and afterwards you will continue to the game drives. In the end you will asecend the steep crater wall with the safari car and will proceed to Simba Campsite on the crater rim.

Accommodation: Simba Campsite
Meals: Breakfast, lunchbox, dinner

Day 2

Ngorongoro Crater – Bulati

Today you go to Nainokanoka village. There we will set up the camp for you and heading to Olmoti Crater for a day trip. On your way you will cross the deer of the maasai and you can spot some antelopes and buffaloes. Inclusive the transport the tour will need 8 hours time, 2-3 required by transport, the rest hiking.

Accommodation: Camp Bulati Village
Meals: Breakfast, lunchbox, dinner

Day 3

Empakai

After you wak up early, you will follow the path through open grassland, bush, hills and forest. Step by step you will get higher and at the end will reach the edge of the Empakaai Crater. We will set up the camp for the night. The hiking track is 9km long and runs about 6 hours.

Accommodation: Camp at the edge of the Empakai Village
Meals: Breakfast, lunchbox, dinner

Day 4

Naiyobi

Today we will start at Empakai Village and heading down to the bottom of the Empakai crater. Down there you will find rainforest and a lake, the habitat for lots of different birds and buffaloes. After rounding the crater on the edge you will get down to the north-west side and make your way to the Acacia Camp. The walking distance for today is around 15km in 9 hours.

Accommodation: Acacia Camp
Meals: Breakfast, lnuchbox, dinner

Day 5

Kamakia Camp

After a delicious breakfast you will start your day with a guided half day trip. Your driver will pick you up and take you to Lake Natron. From there you will have the chance to enter the a typical maasai village and get to know their culture. Today walking will be about 6 km in 5 hours.

Accommodation: Kamakia Camp
Meals: Breakfast, launchbox, dinner

Day 6

Ol doinyo Lengai

Today you will have an early morning as well. At 2 a.m the jeep will pick you up and drive to the bottom of the Ol doinyo Lengai. Get yourself organized for a climb of 2878 meters. On top of the mountain you will enjoy an awesome sunrise, combined with recreation time. Afterwards you will start your way back down to the camp. You retunr to the camp in the late morning. In the afternoon you can do an easy hike to the Lake Natron waterfalls (

Accommodation: Kamakia Camp
Meals: Breakfast, lunchbox, dinner

Day 7

Lake Natron – Engaruka – Arusha

Starting from Mount Ol donyo Lengai you will return to Arusha by car. On your way you will stop at the ruins of Engaruka. 500 years ago there were living thousands of farmers. With a special irrigation system it was possible to cultivate fields. Today it is still possible to see the canal system, the fields and some of the farmers’ houses and as well the cemetery. After exploring the place full of culture and history you arrive in Arusha. Jackpot Safaris in Arusha offers special tours for Oldoinyo Lengai Mountain in Tanzania and also to Maasai villages..

Included
Accommodation: outpost Lodge Arusha
Meals: Breakfast, lunchbox.
Services included:
4×4 Safari car for private use with pop up roof
English speaking Guide
Entry fees
Camping Equipment
3 meals per day while on Safari
Transfers from and to the airport/bus station
1,5 liter water per person per day
Not included

Visa
Things of personal need
Drinks
Tips