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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned en suite tented camps and lodges
- Private safari guide
- Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
- Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
- Park fees
- Crater fees
- All meals whist on safari
- On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks.
- Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals
- International flights
- Tanzanian Visa
- All things of personal nature
- Tips for guides and cooks
- Items not specified in terms and conditions
- Extended tours not specified in the main package
Kindly take note of the following:
Rates are quoted based on two guests sharing and single supplement rates apply on single room occupancy
The rates quoted are subject to change without prior warning if there are any increases in bed levies, park fees, fuel, sales tax or VAT, third-party services or any other circumstances beyond our control in the countries featured in this itinerary
On occasion the itinerary may be in a different order or using alternative lodges according to road conditions and availability.
Other Safari Important Notes
All lodges and camps will have electricity although many work off generators with limited times.
The power supply in Tanzania is nominally 240VAC, 50hz. Variable voltage, spikes and sporadic, unexpected, unscheduled power cuts of varying duration can be expected.
- INTERNAL FLIGHTS/BAGGAGE
Please note each passenger is only allowed a total of 15kgs of checked and carry-on luggage combined, and must be in small soft-sided bags. This is strictly enforced by airlines and outside of our control. extra luggage can be left in storage in Arusha (by arrangement prior to travel
- YELLOW FEVER
It may be required to show a Yellow Fever certificate upon entering the country visited. Please check in with your local health expert for advice on Yellow Fever and other inoculations required for this area.
Please note all accommodation listed below is not guaranteed, but is indicative of the types of accommodation used.
- COMBO TRIP
Please note that this tour combines with other Mkama Tours to Tanzania. As such, the staff and some travel companions on your tour may have previously been traveling together with Mkama Tours to Tanzania, prior to Day 1 of your tour. Likewise, some staff and travel companions may be continuing together on another Mkama Tours to Tanzania, after your trip concludes.