Amazing African Safari with Appreciation to Nature

Oldonyo Lengai Trekking Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport,

Day 2; Arusha – Lake Natron (Engaresero).

Day 3; Ol’doinyo Lengai summit and back to Lake Natron campsite

Day 4; Half day tour at Lake Natron/Engaresero Village 

Day 5 – Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your return flight, B. or Proceed with safari with us.

Day 1 – Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport,

Met upon Arrival and transfer to hotel in Arusha,

Activities: Transfer

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

 

Day 2; Arusha – Lake Natron (Engaresero).

After breakfast, leave Arusha with picnic lunch and drive to Mto wa Mbu town, you will drive north along the bottom of the Great Rift Valley wall, passing via Engaruka basin and into a semi-desert area hot wild and dusty with extinct volcanoes, Kitumbaine and Gelai off to the right and the Mountain of God “Ol’doinyo Lengai” always in front. Around midday we arrive at to Lake Natron and the Engaresero village close to the base of Ol’doinyo Lengai. Overnight at the lodge. Rest prior to our trek tonight which will commence just before midnight.

Estimated driving time: 6-8 hrs.
Activities: Game drives
Accommodation & MealsLengai Safari Lodge B, L, D.

 

Day 3; 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 & MealsLengai Safari Lodge B, L, D.

 

Day 4; 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 & MealsArusha Gold Crest Hotel, B, L.

 

Day 5; Arusha/Departure

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight, or Proceed with safari with us.

Activities: Transfer

Accommodation & Meals: B, B.

Prices are quoted in $ per person

Number of people in a group Days

1Pax

2Pax 3Pax 4Pax 5Pax

6Pax

Validity: 01 Jan – 31 Dec, 2019 4

2,257

 1,614  1,399  1,292  1,228

 1,185

Optional: Add: Cost for Extra Night

330

330 330 330 330

330

– 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 airport transfers
  • Accommodation as indicated 2 people sharing a double room/tent
  • Scheduled Riverside bus shuttle transfer Nairobi-Arusha-Nairobi if arriving/departing from Nairobi.
  • Transport to and from the Hotel up to starting point.
  • Guiding fees and government taxes
  • Service of a professional driver guide & Mountain guide.
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Bottle of Mineral Water per day

 

Price excludes:

  • Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and traveller’s insurance,
  • Tips to guides and driver-guide,
  • International airfare
  • Climbing gear (can be rented on arrival)
  • Tips
  • Any new imposed tax/fee which is out of our jurisdiction.