Great Walking Safari Ngorongoro Highlands 7 Days is a tour will takes you to visit and explore Ngorongoro highlands with a Crater game drives. On great walking, you will have 3 nights in the highlands of Ngorongoro conservation area at the special camp sites and the other three nights outside conservation boundary at the base of Oldonyo Lengai Volcano mountain and at Lake Natron. All the camp sites will be fixed with comfortable canvas Tents, while donkeys are included in the number of the crew to help carrying the stuff, this is very interesting.
You will enjoy and experience nature, wildlife, habit and habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, also peoples and culture.
Minimum Rate Per Adult: US$ 0
Departing From: Arusha
Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
Departure Time: 0830 Hrs (possible to leave earlier than)
Minimum Persons Required: 2
Best Time: All the year round
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Arusha – Ngorongoro Crater Tour:
In the morning at 0830hrs drive 190km from Arusha to Ngorongoro, descend into crater floor with packed lunch for a day game drives, picnic lunch will be served in the Crater on the picnic site at Ngoitoktok swamp a hippo pool. After lunch at 1430 hrs ascend the crater and drive out to Olmot crater rim for dinner and overnight, Nainokanoka Campsite. GB
Day 2: Nainokanoka – Empakai:
Breakfast in your camp, there after climb thru forest and descend into the shallow grass Olmoti crater with lunch box for a half day walking in the Crater. At 12hrs ascend the crater on walking for lunch in Nainokanoka Camp, after lunch drive in your 4wd vehicle to Empakai Crater rim for dinner and overnight in the campsite. GB
Day 3: Empakai – Naiyobi:
Breakfast in the camp, walk down from the east rim to the crater floor. It is a pristine forested crater with no roads; take an easy walk to the lake where sometimes-huge flocks of flamingo birds can be seen. Lunch on Empakai crater rim, after lunch walk along the rim to Naiyobi village. Donkeys are one of the crew accompanied with you, dinner and overnight, Naiyobi village. Camping. FB
Day 4: Naiyobi – Oldonyo Lengai:
Breakfast in the camp, then proceed with your walking with lunch en route to the base of the Mountain of God hence the name to the Maasai for dinner and overnight. At night hours start ascending the Mountain of God, an active volcanic mountain, its hot, arduous ascend to its menacing crater. Feel strength, you can make it. The guides will advice time to leave from the peak and descend to the base for breakfast.
Day 5: Ol-Lengai – Lake Natron:
Breakfast followed by walking along the rift valley to Lake Natron the Soda Lake where many water birds can be seen including Flamingo birds which breed and produce their own food on the lake-this is very interesting. You will have lunch on the way and dinner and overnight lake Natron campsite. FB
Day 6: Lake Natron:
Breakfast followed by walking around the lake exploring the area, experience both the natural environment, people of the Maasai tribe and the residency game wild. Hot lunch at the camp, there after walk to the beautiful waterfalls just near the lake. It is a very nice place that you can even take bath without fear. You will have dinner and overnight Natron in the campsite. FB
Day 7: Natron – Arusha:
-After breakfast, relax at leisure in the camp until 1100jhrs the time you will be picked with your packed lunch for Arusha via Mto-wa Mbu Village. End of Tour with Mkama Tours to Tanzania Limited