Tour Code: BET001C Tour Duration: 4 days Safari & Trekking Group Size: Minimum of 2 people Destination: Tanzania Northern Parks Specialty Categories: Trekking Season: All year round except rain season April.
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Ngorongoro Trekking 4 days
This tour is designed for active adventurous who don’t like crowded areas- a big part of this tour will be walking. Ngorongoro crater is one of the world’s ultimate natural spectacles. This area is just a small part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area which offers a long range of tourist attractions. That why we have deiced to include a visit to the Crater but if you will need we can omit too. You will visit Olmoti Crater, the Empakai crater, you will Spend a night at Bulati village, where you will spend a night with Masai. You can have more information through the below itinerary. From Bulati village to Empakai we will change the means of transport and go back to our ancestor’s age where you will experience the use of donkey.
Tanzania walking safari will give you a particularly intimate feel for the African wilds.
Day 1:-Arusha to Olmoti Crater via Ngorongoro Crater rim
After breakfast you will have a comprehensive briefing about your tour, you depart from Arusha town with packed lunch and drive via the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater to Olmoti Crater. Upon arrival at Olmoti Crater, you will hike to the rim of the crater to see the view and have your lunch. Afterward, you hike back to the car and drive to Bullati Maasai village where you will spend the night. We will have a campfire at night and you will get a chance to meet the Maasai people and exchange culture, also you can participate in Maasai traditional dancing. This will be a good moment for you because you will learn the meaning of names and know where they came from and how these people arrived in this area.
Meals: breakfast, lunch, & Dinner.
Day 2:- Bullati Maasai Village to Empakai Crater
Today we meet up with our porters and donkeys and walk, no more driving. Today you will walk for about 4 hours through the beautiful scenery. There are some ups and downs but generally, it is a pleasant walk. Upon arrival at Empakai Crater, you walk to the crater floor and there you will hopefully see many animals such as Buffaloes, Thompson’s Gazelle and many Flamingos. You will have your picnic lunch in the crater. In the afternoon you hike back up to the rim of the crater where you will have dinner and camp for the night.
A highlight awaits you this morning as you depart to explore what is commonly referred to as the World’s largest wildlife zoo. After breakfast, you descend with a picnic lunch through the early morning mists and 2,000 feet into the crater. Ngorongoro Crater is the World’s largest intact volcanic caldera. Due to its size and diversity, the crater floor is comprised of several distinct areas, ranging from forest, swamps, lakes, and springs, to open grassland and some sandy dunes. It’s an awesome wildlife experience. A picnic lunch is served overlooking a small lake populated with hippos. evening exit the carter and drive to camp where supper will be waiting for you. During the night you might hear the hyena call as they seak the carcass.
Accommodation: Simba Public Campsite
Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner
Day 4 : Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Arusha.
Depart after breakfast and head to Arusha. The journey will pass through the Masai Steppe filled with many picturesque African villages as well as maize, coffee, and banana plantations. On arrival in Arusha, you will be transferred to the Airport or at your hotel in the city center. END OF OUR SERVICES
4×4 open roof jeep + driver allowance.
Park entry fee
Armed Ranger fee
Olmoti and Empakai crater fee,
Donkey fee from Empakai to Naiyobi,
Local guide/Maasai guide
Camping equipment, Camping crew
Chef/cook and all meals as indicated in the itinerary.
Mineral water/ soft drink like coke
Visas. online visa to Tanzania https://www.tanzaniaevisa.com/application
Tips, Laundry and beverage
Telephone bills (Whenever applicable)
Any other items of a personal nature use
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Spend a night with Masai at their house or your camp
Enjoy animal viewing inside the Ngorongoro Crater
Meet real people in their local environment.
You will be accompanied on the trek by a Maasai local guide