Amazing African Safari with Appreciation to Nature

9 Days Ngorongoro to Lake Natron

Day 1: Arrival Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Day 2: Arusha/Tarangire

Day 3: Tarangire/Ngorongoro

Day 4: Empakai Crater

Day 5: Empakai – Naiyobi Village

Day 6: Naiyobi Maasai Village – Lake Natron

Day 7; Ol’doinyo Lengai summit and back to Lake Natron campsite

Day 8; Half day tour at Lake Natron/Engaresero Village

Day 9: 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 2: Arusha/Tarangire

After breakfast, leave with picnic lunch and drive to Tarangire National Park; the park is spectacular and it is well known for its large herds of Elephant population. Spend the day exploring the park, later in the late afternoon leave and drive to the camp for dinner and overnight.

Estimated driving time: 2.5 hrs.

Activities: Game drives

Accommodation & Meals; Tarangire Campsite. B, L, D.

 

Day 3: Tarangire/Ngorongoro

After breakfast, leave with picnic lunch and descend into the Ngorongoro Crater exploring the short grass plains of the largest intact caldera in the world. The crater enjoys its enduring charm stems from the overwhelming physical beauty and the abundance of wildlife permanently resident on the crater floor. This extinct volcano embraces 100sq miles alive with lions, leopard, rhino, elephant, buffalo, and many games, Later in the late afternoon leave the crater and drive to the to the camp on the crater rim for dinner and overnight.

Estimated driving distance: 3.5hrs drive

Activities: Game drives

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

 

Day 4: Empakai Crater

After breakfast we start trekking through open grassland area, bushland area and forests, gradually gaining height to the rim of Empakai crater. Then we descend into the crater floor covered with dense equatorial forests, grass and a volcanic lake. Buffaloes, reedbucks and different species of birds can be seen close to the lake. Dinner and overnight at the camp on the crater rim in Empakai

Estimated distance: 2.5hrs drive

Activities: Game drives

Accommodation & Meals: Empakai Campsite B, L, D

 

Day 5: Empakai – Naiyobi Village

Today we descend the crater rim towards the north-western side. At the afternoon we reach the Naiyobi Maasai village. For those who wish, you can enjoy a conversation with the Maasai people and visit their local primary school. Dinner and overnight at the acacia trees forest near the village at the Acacia Campsite.

Estimated driving distance: 2.5hrs drive

Activities: Game drives

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

 

Day 6: Naiyobi Maasai Village – Lake Natron

Departing in the morning following the dusty paths downhill off the crater highlands to Mouwongoni Maasai village, where we will meet our vehicle that will transfer us to campsite or lodge in Lake Natron for dinner and overnight.

Estimated driving distance: 2.5hrs drive

Activities: Game drives

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

 

Day 7; 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 Camp B, L, D.

 

Day 8; 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 9: 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

 4,044

 2,686 2,233 2,007 1,871

 1,780

If one will prefer to stay on his/her own room/tent the single room supplement will be $ 150
– 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