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Oldonyo Lengai Trek, Volcano Hiking in Tanzania, Mountain
Climbing in Tanzania, Live Volcano Trekking in East Africa,
Africa Mountain Climbing
LeNgai ("Mountain of God")
Oldonyo LeNgai (3450 meters) is an active volcano on
the southern shore of Lake Natron. This impressive peak is
revered by the Maasai as the sacred home of God. A nearly
perfect cone, it still erupts occasionally and you may have
the opportunity to walk on still-steaming new ground. It is
a tough drive about 3 hours off the main road between Arusha
and Ngorongoro. Once at camp, you can go to a waterfall and
relax in the river, or drive out to the shoreline of Lake
Natron and see the massive flamingo colonies wading in the
Oldoinyo Lengai is the only active Sodium
Carbonite Volcano in the world. This trip will
take you to Lake Natron to view the flamingo breeding centre
as well as taking you to the summit of this amazing volcano.
This trip is 4
days long and is perfect to take either before or after a
Oldonyo LeNgai Climb - 2 Days We will try to go to
sleep early (maybe 6:30 or 7pm) because we must get up at
midnight and get to the trailhead by 1:15am. It is an exhilarating
climb to the summit and we should reach the caldera floor
just in time to see the sun rising behind Mt. Meru far, far
in the distance. Further still, on the edge of our view, is
Mt. Kilimanjaro. stay a while and bask in the incredible beauty
of the place before starting our descent.
Day 1 Leave Arusha for a game drive in Ngorongoro crater,
then drive to Einokanoka Village at the base of Olmoti Crater
Day 2: Olmoti Crater "Muge Water Falls" overnight
Kamnana Village, B,L,D.
Day 3: Kamnana Village 7 hours walk through Embulibuli
Depression, overnight LoMalasin Village, B,L,D.
Day 4: Lolo Malasin via Embakai Crater 5 hours walk,
then an easy walk to Nairobi Village for overnight, B,L,D.
5: Nairobi to Mungoni Village for overnight at the base
of Oldonyo Lengai Mountain 6 hours walk through panoramic
view of Oldonyo Lengai, Wonderful rocks, white forest trees,
Day 6: Muongoni to Ngaresero Village at the Lake Natron
"3 hours walk", Warm water falls at lake Natron
where a car will meet you to bring you Back to Arusha, B,L,D.
The price INCLUDES:
-ALL Park fees, and government taxes
-Sleeping tent, and mattresses
-All meals on the safari
-Services on English speaking driver guide, and a skilled
-Porters for your luggage, food, and water.
-Park fees, camping fees, village charges, maasai guide, donkeys,
The price does not include:
Tips, beverages, any additional transfer, items of personal