We will pick you up from your hotel at 0800 and depart for Ngorongoro Crater, descending for game viewing and a tour of the crater with a picnic lunch in the crater. Ascend to the rim and Nainokanoka Village campsite where you have dinner and overnight., You may hike to Olmoti Crater and Mungu Waterfalls today before dinner if you arrive by 3 PM. Meal Plan: L, D
After breakfast, begin trekking to Empakai Crater where you will have dinner and overnight at the campsite there. All gear, food and water will be carried by donkeys and driven by a Maasai warrior (8 1/2 hrs, 25.5 Km). Meal Plan: B, L, D
After exploring the crater for a few hours, continue trekking to Naiyobi Village. (5 hrs, 10 Km) You will continue on to Acacia Camp (1 hr, 3 Km) for dinner and overnight to shorten the last day of trekking Meal Plan: B, L, D.
Trek from Acacia Camp to Lake Natron, viewing Oldoinyo Lengai on the way. The vehicle will be waiting at the base of Lengai by 1030 AM to drive you the rest of the way to Lake Natron You will have dinner and overnight at Lake Natron Campsite. Be sure to visit Engare Sero Gorge and the waterfall while at Lake Natron. (3-4 hrs, 10 Km). Meal Plan: B, L, D
Continue with activities at Lake Natron may tour the waterfalls at Engare Sero Gorge and visit the Lake until about noon, when you will depart for your return trip to Arusha. Transfer to your hotel. Meal Plan: B, L.
Transport to and from Arusha, services of guide and cook, all park and accommodation fees, ranger fees, meals per itinerary, 4 L mineral water per day, services of donkeys to carry food and gear, and Maasai warrior to guide them and all camping gear.
Tip for your guides and cook, soft drinks, alcohol or personal items. Guide to climb Ol Doinyo Lengai is not included ( $70 per person) as we do not recommend doing it at this time as the last eruptions and earthquakes have made the climb and descent extremely dangerous. It is suitable only for experienced rock climbers used to steep ascents and descents, If you choose to climb Oldoinyo Lengai , it is entirely at your own risk.
Safari Makers – The perfect choice for Ngorongoro Crater Highlands Trekking Tours.
Our Ngorongoro Highland Trekking Package takes you on a trek through the highlands and diverse landscapes of the Ngorongoro. Visitors can hike through the countryside filled with mountains and through the grassy plains. Visitors can also trek through the mountain forest and the Rift Valley’s Savannah landscape.
The unique landscape and huge wildlife filled with wild animals makes for the perfect sightseeing of the trekkers. Throughout the trek, the serenity and beauty of the place are immense which truly makes the adventurous trek even more fun and enjoyable.
To experience the highlands on foot is truly an outstanding experience. Our packages include going on a five or seven-day trekking through Ngorongoro Highlands. The accommodation, commutation, and meals are covered in the package itself saving our visitors from any overhead expenses.