Rift Valley Route

  • Destination: Northern circuit
  • Duration: 5 days

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Day 1

Arusha – Lake Manyara

After breakfast, you will depart from Arusha at 08:30 AM and drive to Mto wa Mbu village. The drive will take approximately 1.5 to 2.0 hours, after which you will drive into lake Manyara national park, famous for the tree climbing lions, spending the rest of the day inside the park, with picnic lunch in the afternoon. Evening drive our for dinner and overnight at your camp/lodge.

Day 2

Biking arround the Great rift valley

Soon after breakfast, you will depart with your picnic lunch and cycle around the Great Rift Valley escarpments. The cycling takes you to different interesting areas near and around the rift valley wall of East Africa.

Features to be seen
The Rift valley walls, (water falls)
Rice and banana fields
Mixed crop farming and irrigations systems
Animals like buffalos, gazelles, giraffes and several bird species
You will return to the camp/lodge for dinner and overnight
Day 3

Ngorongoro Crater

Early morning after breakfast, departure by a few kilometers to the Ngorongoro crater. You will descend to the Crater for a whole day game viewing, picnic lunch in the afternoon, before ascending and driving to Nainokanoka campsite in the Ngorongoro crater highlands for dinner and overnight.

Day 4

Ngorongoro Crater Highlands

Today you will be having a guided walk and exploiting the crater highlands. You will visit the Olmoti and the Empakaai crater, returning to your camp in the evening for dinner and overnight.

Day 5

Ngorongoro – Arusha

You spend the morning hours in the Masai village, exploring their culture. After your early lunch you will depart and drive back to Arusha for dinner and overnight.