Amazing African Safari with Appreciation to Nature

12 Days Trekking from Lake Eyasi to Natron

Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Day 1: Arusha/Lake Eyasi 

Day 2: Endamaga gate/Misigiyo Valley

Day 3: Misigiyo Valley/ Makarot Mountain

Day 4: Makarot Mountain/Seneto Rim

Day 5: Seneto Rim/ Alayanai forest

Day 6: Alayanai Forest/ Nainokanoka

Day 7: Nainokanoka/ Bulati

Day 8: Bulati/ Empakai Crater

Day 9: Empakai Crater/ Acacia Village

Day 10: Ol’doinyo Lengai summit and back to Lake Natron campsite

Day 11: Half day tour at Lake Natron/Engaresero Village

Day 12: Arusha/Departure

Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

You will be met upon your arrival in JRO; and transfer to Hotel in Arusha.

Accommodation: Arusha Gold Crest Hotel, B, B.

 

Day 1: Arusha/Lake Eyasi 

After breakfast and leave Arusha with picnic lunch and drive to Lake Eyasi Kisimangeda campsite visit the Hadzabe and Datoga tribes as well as work along the lake. Later in the day proceed to the work to see the lake camp for dinner and overnight.

Estimated driving distance: 3.5hrs drive

Activities: Game drives

Accommodation & Meals:  Kisimangeda Campsite B, L, D.

 

Day 2: Endamaga gate/Misigiyo Valley

Early morning after breakfast leave the camp and drive to Endamaga gate where you will be dropped off and start hiking start hiking from Endamaga gate for 6 to 7 hours up to Misigiyo valley with game viewing and overnight at Misigiyo valley in Ngorongoro Conservation Are full of wildlife on route- Box lunch.

Estimated Walking distance: 6 – 7hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Misigiyo Valley Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 3: Misigiyo Valley/ Makarot Mountain

After breakfast leave Misigiyo valley with picnic lunch start a 6 to 7 hours hiking to Makarot camp. Later in the evening climb Makarot Mountain which will take 3 hours up and 1 hour down. Dinner and overnight Makarot camp.

Estimated Walking distance: 6 – 7hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Makarot Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 4: Makarot Mountain/Seneto Rim

Early in the morning after breakfast leave Makarot Mountain for 4 to 5 hours hiking up to Seneto rim campsite for hot lunch with game viewing on route, work around Ngorongoro crater rim camping and overnighter Seneto rim campsite.

Estimated Walking distance: 6 – 7hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Seneto Rim Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 5: Seneto Rim/ Alayanai forest

Today after breakfast we leave Seneto rim with picnic lunch and go for 7to 8 hour to Alayanai forest via Engutotoosumbat, the car support ends here so we will start to use donkeys, dinner and overnight at Alayanai camp.

Estimated Walking distance: 7 – 8hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Alayanai forest Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 6: Alayanai Forest/ Nainokanoka

After breakfast leave Alayanai forest with picnic lunch and go for 6 to 7 hour to Nainokanoka Village for dinner and overnight at Nainokanoka camp. Later in day visit Olmoti creator and Munge river water falls.

Estimated Walking distance: 6 – 7hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Nainokanoka Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 7: Nainokanoka/ Bulati

After breakfast leave for 5 to 6 hours from Nainokanoka to Bulati passing by few Maasai Bomas on our way. We will have with picnic lunch half way to Bulati. We cross the Embulbul depression, a vast grassland with no trees, but many zebras can be seen grazing, wildebeests, raptors due to the many mole rat mounds found in the area. We arrive in Bulati early in the afternoon for rest and refreshments. Late afternoon Maasai Boma visit in the village of Bulati where we will be spending the night.

Estimated Walking distance: 5 – 6hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Bulati Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 8: Bulati/ Empakai Crater

Today we will hike for 5 to 6 hours, change the environment from temperate grassland to montane forest zone on the crater rim. Plenty of spectacular panoramic views of the landscape. We have packed lunch half way on the trek. In the afternoon you will descend into the crater where you can see lesser flamingos who reside on the crater soda lake. The Caldera is 300m deep and 6kms wide. The trek is roughly 45 minutes down and an hour walk back up. Today we will be camping right on the rim of the Empakai Crater.

Estimated Walking distance: 5 – 6hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Empakai Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 9: Empakai Crater/ Acacia Village

After breakfast, we will leave the Empakai crater and go for 6 to 7 hours trek to Acacia Village via Naiyobi village where you will stop for lunch. From Naiyobi we head down to Acacia Campsite. You will head out on a late afternoon walk to view the surrounding area and to take photos of the majestic Mt. Ol Doinyo Lengai, which is a Maasai name for “Mountain of God”. This mountain is unique amongst geologists because it is the only active volcano on Earth that erupts with a carbonatite, a type of igneous rock rich in carbonates such as calcite and dolomite.

Estimated Walking distance: 6 – 7hrs walking

Activities: Walking/Hiking

Accommodation & Meals: Lake Natron Campsite. B, L, D

 

Day 10: Ol’doinyo Lengai summit and back to Lake Natron campsite

Today very early in the morning at drive to the base of the Ol’doinyo Lengai mountain to start the climb so as  to gain as much height as possible in the cool of the morning reach at the summit during sunrise and spend some time there before coming down to the base of the mountain. From there clients will be transferred by jeep to the camp for shower and rest. Sun hats and a large water in-take are essential. Descend by the same route.  Great care should be taken on the way down: loose volcanic gravel on bare rock makes it perilous going in places. Bringing trekking poles are very helpful. Overnight at Lengai Safari lodge.

Estimated Trekking time: 8-11 hrs.

Activities: Trekking

Accommodation & Meals: Lake Natron Campsite. B, L, D

 

Day 11: Half day tour at Lake Natron/Engaresero Village

Walking Tour around Lake Natron After a delicious breakfast drive to Lake Natron, with your local guide. Lake Natron an alkaline lake that serves as the principal breeding site for three-quarters of the world’s population of Lesser Flamingos. Leave for an on-route visit a Maasai “Boma” village. You will have time to interact with Maasai people and learn their culture and day to day activities. After a tour and activities at Lake Natron we will return to camp for hot lunch and preparation to drive back to Arusha.

Estimated driving time: 6-8 hrs.

Activities: Game drives

Accommodation & Meals: Arusha Gold Crest Hotel, B, B.

 

Day 12: Arusha/Departure

Today after breakfast we will transfer you to the airport for your flight back home.

Activities: Transfer

See Accommodation & Meals: B, B.

Prices are quoted in $ per person

Number of people in a group

1Pax

2Pax 3Pax 4Pax 5Pax

6Pax

Validity: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2019

 6,030

 4,024 3,355 3,021 2,820

 2,686

If one will prefer to stay on his/her own room/tent the single room supplement will be $ 250
– Private Trek.

– For a group of seven or more booking together, please contact us for special/discounted rate.

– Group treks are based on maximum of 10 people for each single group.

 

Price includes:

-Arrival and departure Kilimanjaro

-Accommodation as indicated

-Sleeping tents and Matts

-Activities as indicated

-Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

-All park fees, and government taxes.

-All park fees, including mountain rescue fees, government taxes and all applicable fees and taxes.

-Services of a Professional Leading Guide who is licensed and English speaking and a skilled cook

-Services of Professional English-speaking driver- guide, Masai guide.

-Parked ranger, Maasai staff, cook

-Game drives in Land Rover/Cruiser with pop up / flip-flop roof tops and guarantee window seat!

-Donkeys for transportation of your luggage, food, and water, and camping equipments.

-Bottled water while on safari

-Unlimited mileage on the safari

 

Price excludes:

-International airfare

-Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and traveller’s insurance.

-Tips

-Any new imposed tax/fee that is out of our jurisdiction