Six days safari adventure game drive to Ngorongoro Crater and Climb Mount Ol doinyo Lengai

Day 1: Arusha Town to Ngorongoro

With picnic lunches, drive from Arusha Town to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for game viewing in the Crater floor.  In the evening drive to Nainokanoka for dinner and overnight at a campsite. It takes approximately 3 hours to drive from Arusha Town to Ngorongoro.

Day 2: Nainokanoka to Empakai

After breakfast we will take picnic lunches, trek to Olmoti Crater Floor and experience a view of the waterfalls.  Thereafter we will trek to Empakai via Olbulbul depression.  Dinner and overnight at the rim of Empakai Crater.  This is the day that the trek starts where the driver leaves you.  All luggage will be carried on by donkeys.  From Nainokanoka to Empakai takes about seven hours trek.  This is the longest trekking day in this itinerary.

Day 3: Naiyobi Village

After breakfast with picnic lunches, descend to the Empakai Crater Floor, and then ascend and trek to Naiyobi Village and on to Elerai Campsite for dinner and overnight.  Trekking takes about five hours in total.

Day 4: Oldonyo Lengai

After breakfast, start trekking to the foot of Oldonyo Lengai where you meet your driver-guide for transfer to Waterfall Campsite for lunch, rest and a visit to the waterfalls.  Dinner and overnight at the campsite. Trekking takes about three hours.

Day 5: To Lake Natron

At approximately 1:00am transfer to the foot of the mountain and start trekking to the top of Oldonyo Lengai Mountain (3-4 hours) and then trek down (3 hours). You may stay at the top for one or two hours to have a view of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru plus all the volcanic highlands.  You will be back to the Water Fall Campsite around lunchtime. In the evening drive to Lake Natron where you will see lots of flamingos.  Dinner and overnight at Water Falls Campsite.

Day 6: Arusha Town

After breakfast drive back to your hotel in Arusha Town.  The drive takes 5-6 hours from Lake Natron to Arusha Town.