5 Days /4 Nights Ngorongoro Highlands Trekking TourAfrozone
The Ngorongoro Highlands trekking safari with offers you unlimited possibilities to potentially enjoy nature very close and impact you with mesmerizing experiences that you can not experience in any other kind of tour.
This trekking tour will exceptionally expose you to the manifold landscapes of the Ngorongoro Crater Highlands. You will trek through the mountainous countryside, thicker mountain forests along the way, the savannah landscape of the Rift Valley as well as grassy plains.
Together with a breathtaking view of unique landscapes and the view wildlife, this trekking tour allows enlightenment into the daily routine of the Masai warriors tribe.
On arrival, you will meet our fascinating staff with a placard written in your name, after the meeting and greetings, will take off from Kilimanjaro( JRO) or Arusha Airport( ARK) to Arusha for overnight.
Accommodation Serengeti Villa or Africana Grand Hotel. (Bed and Breakfast)
Kilimanjaro field to Arusha 50 Km (1- hour drive)
Arusha field to Arusha municipality 5 km( 25 beats drive)
Day 1 Arusha Town -Olmoti Crater – Nainokanoka Village
Firstly, in the morning after breakfast at your hotel, then will start travelling to the village of Mto Wa Mbu with an outstanding view of the Great Rift Valley Escarpment majestically lingering up ahead.
On the other hand, From a viewpoint up there, you will basically observe the Masai plains stretch to the horizon unbeatably with the view of Lake Manyara down there inclusively. A short drive ahead you will take us to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area gate.
Regardless, The journey continues along the picturesque crater road to the Masai village namely Nainokanoka. While the camp is under preparation, you will hike to the rim of the Olmoti Crater during the afternoon.
Eventually, on the way, there is an anticipated possibility to visit a small waterfall along the way. NeverthelessDinner and overnight will be at the camp. It might be cold during the night because the camp is at an altitude of 2,660 m therefore warm clothes may be reasonably recommended.
Meals: Lunch; Dinner, Drinking water
Day 2: Nainokanoka Village – Bulati
Moreover, Early in the morning, our leading Masai guide will exceptionally arrive with donkeys and after breakfast, will load all the equipment then in the meantime the journey will start.
You will pass several traditional Maasai bomas and herds of cattle on grazing.
Shortly after a walk, you might be able to see some small wild animals such as Thompson and Grant’s gazelles, zebras wildebeests, and possibly hungry jackals, and not far from the vicinity majestic eagles can be seen observing the situation from above as well. After approximately 16 km of hiking, you will eventually arrive at a campsite near Bulati Masai village.
Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner, Drinking water
Day 3 Bulati Village – Empakai
After finishing breakfast, then the trekking will exclusively continue uphill from where you have a last scenic view of the grass plains below in the matter of fact.
Furthermore, The trek will specifically proceed up and down through the bush landscape which lastly ended up with the open view of an active volcano, Oldonyo Lengai on the other hand.
Undoubtedly, The trek grants a stupendous view of the majestic volcano as well as the spectacular Empakai Crater before finally arriving at the campsite for the overnight.
On the other hand, we have a great moment to explore the crater through a well-maintained path and finally will descend into Lake Empakai inside the crater.
This is an alkaline soda lake which is in fact, the main food source for flamingos and can explicitly be seen in this area all year round.
After that, you will return to camp for your supper. It is normally common to hear the flamingos call as they fly back to their breeding nests at Lake Natron and Lake Manyara during the night.
Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner, Drinking water
Day 4: Empakai Crater – Acacia Camp
Moreover, On this day you will proceed with a hike to the Naiyobi Maasai village while following a nice path, then to the village as well as Oldonyo Lengai, an active volcano, which can be unequally spotted from the vicinity. then after After lunch at Naiyobi village, the trek leaves the Ngorongoro Area behind as the landscape becomes drier and warmer excessively.
Nevertheless, For that night the camp will be set up amid an acacia forest.
Meals: Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner, Drinking water.
Day 5: From Acacia Camp – Engare Sero – To Arusha
The final stage of the journey is not that long and it goes mostly downhill. The highlights of the trek are:
-The spectacular views of Oldonyo Lengai
The breathtaking views of Rift Valley.
The undoubtedly rough countryside looks almost covered by the grey ash from the last eruption 16 years ago. The trek descends into the dry and fairly hot Rift Valley, where from up close the ashes can be seen. Around lunchtime hours you will reach where the vehicle will be waiting for you and then the journey back to Arusha will start from there. End of the tour
Meals: Breakfast. Lunch, Drinking water.
PRICE: 2500$ PER PERSON
Night camping accommodation during safari
All meals during the safari
Pick up from the airport on arrival
Transfer from Arusha to Ngorongoro at the starting point.
Transfer from back to Arusha after trekking
The Services of professional Maasai local safari companion
The service of a professional chef
Hotel accommodation on arrival day at Serengeti Villa or Africana grand hotel
The items of a particular nature
Tips( 20$ per person per day)
Any demanded visas.