, a world heritage, site • we spend the maximum of six hours allowed game driving in this the worlds largest caldera (collapsed volcano). • We camp tonight just outside the Conservation Area in Karatu village. BLD
Early morning drive to Ngorongoro – start of Embakai – Lake Natron hike.• This is a hike of 3 days accompanied by a Masai (English speaking guide) and our cook supported only by donkeys to carry camp.• Passing through breathtaking scenery and smaller craters.• Drive to the start of the hike area the village of “Bulati” between Empakai crater & Lolmalasin mountains, here you will meet your guide. BLD
Hike down into the Empakai crater and then start your way down the Great Rift valley escarpment to camp just past the Massai village of Nayobi,• spectacular views of Lake Natron and Ol Doinyo Lengai
spread out before you from this very special camp. BLD
Hike down into the valley at the base of the Swala escarpment where you will be met by our vehicle and taken to the camp at the Engareso river at Lake Natron choice of cold shower or river which runs alongside the camp.
Visit to the hidden waterfalls camp.
Massai village visit – rest and midnight drive to start to climb the active volcano Ol Doinyo BLD
• Descent around lunch.
• On our way back to Arusha we will have sample time to stop an buy some of the Makonde carving for which Tanzania is so famous.
• Also for those who wish a chance to stop at Mesarani Snake Park, to see the snakes that are normally difficult to see in the wild due to their natural shyness. BLD
• NB: STEEP CLIMB, ONE SHOULD BE REASONABLY FIT AND NOT WORRIED ABOUT HEIGHTS.
• Departure Day
• Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home.