The mountain located in northern Tanzania lying just south of Lake Natron in the Rift Valley, in the heart of Maasai country, and locally regarded as a sacred mountain.
The mountain has been used by Maasai for their prayer to their GOD known as ENGAI NAROCK.Ol’doinyo Lengai is the only active volcano in the world that erupts natrocarbonatite lava which is cooler than other lavas about (510 degrees C) compare to the temperatures of basaltic lavas (1,100 degrees C) with less silicon.
The Mountain frequently does minor eruptions and form cone-like structures to its crater base. You will start ascending to summit early in the morning and reach the summit at sunrise. Short and a warm jacket are suitable for the ascent; also long trousers are good as the summit before dawn can be cold. The access route from the North West allows an early descent to be made from the summit in the morning shadow.
The summit offers an incredible panorama view of Lake Natron which is the nesting sites for different bird species especially the Flamingos, pelicans, and geese more than 350 different species are recorded. It will take you about six to seven hours to the summit crater.
This tour has vibrant activities the Maasai BOMA is the best place to interact with the indigenous
Nomadic people and learn their cultures, taboos and traditional. While a walk to Ngaresero waterfalls will regulate your temperature and massage you after a tough experience on the mountain. The soda lake which decorated with the pink color of the flamingo will mesmerize your, counting star along with the campfire with a glass of wine or drinks of your interest, you can extend your tour to Serengeti National park passing on Eastern gate for a game drive. it worth a visit