Introduction

For active types Tanzania has a lot to offer and this is one of the most dramatic hikes in East Africa. As well as the amazing scenery there is also the chance to witness the changing lives of the Maasai in both Ngorongoro and Natron.

Day

Accommodation

Destination

Duration

Basis

Day 0

Leonotis Camp Gregorian Rift Valley

1 night

FB+

Day 1

Lake Natron Camp Lake Natron

2 nights

FB+

Key

FB+: Full Board and Activities

 

Gregorian Rift Valley : Leonotis Camp

Spectacular sundowners at the top of the hill at Leonotis Camp Sunset Camp fire coffee

Lake Natron : Lake Natron Camp

Mess tent with Lengai Serving champagne Desert Rose

Fast Facts

4 Days / 3 Nights

Special Interests: trekking, hinking, glamping, off the beaten track, raw, unique, the most dramatic hike in east africa, maasai, nature, culture, bird watching, activities, adventures

Price

$1350 RACK for 3 nights 4 days (FB)

Includes:

  • Support vehicle
  • WFA Trained guide
  • NCAA Empakai private campsite fees
  • Ranger fees Empakai
  • Meals as described
  • Limited stock of red wine / beers / sodas
  • Tea / coffee / hot chocolate
  • Donkeys to carry guest luggage to Natron
  • 2 nights Expedition ‘Fly-camping’
  • 2 nights Lake Natron Camp
  • Activity fees Ngare Sero
  • Village fees Ngare Sero
  • Wildlife Department fees BEDNIGHT Natron
  • Transfer to Lake Natron Ngare Sero Airstrip

Excludes:

  • Ngorongoro game drive fees ($200 per car if needed)
  • NCAA entry fees
  • Transfer Arusha OR Lake Manyara Airstrip to Empakai
  • Transfer Natron to Mto Wa Mbu OR Arusha
  • Any changes to the itinerary requiring change of route or accommodation
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Personal evacuation insurance / travel insurance
  • Lengai climb fees (payable direct to village at $100 for 1 climber, $70 per person for 2 or more climbers)
  • Wildlife Department Fees ENTRY Natron
  • Gate fees Longido
  • Gate fees Engaruka
  • Gate fees Ngorongoro District

Additional Information

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Sun hat
  • sunglasses
  • head torch
  • buff or lightweight neck gaiter (for keeping out dust)
  • rain shell
  • light fleece
  • long sleeve t shirt x 2
  • hiking trousers (zip off style are recommended so you have shorts too)
  • waterproof trousers
  • socks x 3 pairs
  • hiking shoes preferably with some decent ankle support
  • teva or flip flops for in camp
  • walking poles
  • gaiters for those that have low cut hiking shoes
  • water bottles x 3 enough to hold 3 Liters

Gregorian Rift Valley : Leonotis Camp

Spectacular sundowners at the top of the hill at Leonotis Camp Sunset Camp fire coffee

Lake Natron : Lake Natron Camp

Mess tent with Lengai Serving champagne Desert Rose
back to top