WALKING SAFARIS

SPECIAL TREKKING SAFARI OVER THE NGORONGORO HIGHLANDS

This Safari combines Game viewing, Site-seeing, Trekking, Mountain-Climbing and Cultural Excursions and the beach!
With the warm companionship of a professional Safari Guide on Safari and great guiding by our favorite Ranger-Guide in Ngorongoro, it normally turns out to be a Trip of a Life-time!

Day 01
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be met by your professional guide, shown to your car and given a road Transfer to Arusha. Dinner and overnight at the Karama Lodge or similar.

Day 02
After breakfast, drive to Ngorongoro Crater with picnic lunches.
You will have an afternoon tour of the crater. Late afternoon, ascend out of the crater and proceed to Ngorongoro Farm House or similar for dinner and overnight.

Day 03
Morning Crater Tour in the Ngorongoro Crater.
Picnic lunch to be served at midday.
Afternoon drive to Nainokanoka.
With your Park Ranger Guide, Hike up the Olmoti Crater, visit the Waterfalls and back to the base of the Crater.
Overnight at Nainokanoka Private Campsite.

Day 04
Walk through the Embulbul Depression enjoying the sweeping views of the Embulbul Depression and beautiful peaks of Mt. Lolmalasin, Olmoti etc. Picnics at midday.
Accommodation: Private campsite situated at Bulati Village.

Day 05
Hike to Empakaai Crater (vehicle to transport the luggage).
Camp on the Rim of Empakai Crater. (Private campsite)

Day 06
Descend into Empakaai crater, for a half day walking excursion in the crater. Climb out just before midday where you will take your picnics and proceed walking northwards.
Hike with donkeys to the edge of the Rift Valley.
Accommodation: private campsite / Elerai Campsite.

Day 07
Hike to the bottom of Mt. Oldoinyo Lengai.
Relax for the rest of the evening.
Early dinner and go to sleep by 1900hrs.

Day 08
Wake up at mid-night and take tea + biscuits. Carry picnic breakfast and begin climbing Mt Oldoinyo Lengai.
By day-break, you will be at the peak.
Enjoy fantastic sunrise, Lake Natron right infront, Lake Magadi, peaks of Mt. Longido, Mt. Lolmalasin, Mt. Meru, Mt Kilimanjaro etc.
By 800hrs, begin to hike down so that you are at the bottom before it gets too hot.
Meet a vehicle waiting to transfer you to Lake Natron.
Afternoon visit the waterfalls where you may also have an opportunity to swim. Overnight at Lake Natron Tented Lodge.

Day 09
Soon after breakfast, drive through shrub land to Lobo.
You will take picnics at midday so that you set on a short game drive in the afternoon.
Early evening, arrive at the Lobo Wildlife Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 10 Lobo (Northern Serengeti)
The entire day is dedicated to game drives in Northern Serengeti in the morning and in the afternoon. All meals and overnight at the Lobo Wildlife Lodge.

Day 11 Lobo – Ikoma (Western Serengeti)
After breakfast, drive towards Central Serengeti with game drives en route. Picnics at midday followed by another game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Tented Lodge.

Day 12 Central Serengeti
This day will grant an opportunity to do game drives in central Serengeti exploring the Seronera valley and the hippo pool near Retima Hill. If you are back early, you will have a short walk within the vicinity of the Lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Ikoma Tented Lodge.

Day 13 Serengeti – Lake Eyasi
After breakfast, drive to Lake Eyasi with picnic lunches.
In the afternoon, you will go walking and visit the Datoga and the Hadzapi tribes living in the area.
Dinner and overnight at the Tented Camp.

Day 14 Lake Eyasi – Arusha
Breakfast.
Soon after, embark on a drive back to Arusha.