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Itinerary: Explore Tanzania Walking Safari 9 days

Explore Tanzania Walking Safari 9 days

This is an exciting walking safari which includes game drives, taking you from Arusha to Lake Manyara National Park, Ngorongoro Crater all the way up to Lake Natron.

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Explore Tanzania Walking Safari 9 days

Accompanied by our walking guide, a park ranger and Maasai warriors to protect you from animals. Donkeys will carry your luggage and supplies, and can even assist you if you feel too tired to walk by yourself. Overnight will be in campsites throughout the safari, your accommodations on your arrival day and on the last day after safari 'in Arusha town' will be at hotel or lodge. For this particular tour, we recommend you to book a flight to Kilimanjaro Airport and return, alternatively to Nairobi and return or Dar es Salaam and return.

Highlights:
2 Nights in Arusha Town: Rest and relax,
1 Night Ngorongoro Crater: Crater Tour, Picnic Lunch in the Crater and view of Crater at Crater rim
5 Nights in Private Camp as you head to Lake Natron

Day 1: Arrival day
Meet and greet at Kilimanjaro International Airport then transfer to Arusha town for dinner and overnight.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge or Karama Lodge & Spa

Day 2: Arusha to Lake Manyara to Ngorongoro
In the morning after breakfast at around 0830hrs depart Arusha and drive to Lake Manyara National Park for game viewing, in the afternoon at around 1300hrs you will stop for picnic lunch, after lunch you will continue with game viewing in the Manyara Park and at around 1530hrs you will leave Manyara Park and drive to Ngorongoro as the sunsets.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Simba campsite

Day 3: Morning game drive in Ngorongoro Crater - Olmoti Crater
In the morning after breakfast at 0800hrs descend into the crater for game drive, continue to Olmoti crater, hike to the crater rim and down to waterfalls. Afternoon: continue to Embulbul, and spend the night at a campsite.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Private Camp

About Olmoti crater:
This shallow grassy crater is the source of the Munge river, which pours through a north in the rim in a spectacular waterfall on its way to Ngorongoro crater. You will participate in a pleasant walk from Nainokanoka ranger post, through the forest up to the top of the waterfall.

Day 4: Olmoti Crater to Empakai
After breakfast you will continue on your way heading to Empakai crater and hike into Empakai Crater with an armed ranger.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Private Camp on the rim of Empakai Crater

About Empakai Crater:
No roads and no human inhabitants, a crater which contains forests and a deep lake, where flocks of flamingos can be spotted. The cardera is six kilometers wide and the lake occupies nearly half of its floor. The scenery is spectacular at every point. From the northern and eastern side you can look out to the dramatic cone of Oldonyo Lengai, the Great Rift Valley and Lake Natron. On the valleys eastern side you might see the snow capped peak of Kilimanjaro. It is possible to camp on the rim and hike into the crater with an armed ranger.

Day 5: Empakai to Rift Valley
In the morning after breakfast at around 0830hrs using donkeys for camp porterage, you will walk from Empakai Crater downward towards the edge of the Rift Valley Escarpment. Camp at an excellent viewpoint onto the Rift Valley and the splendid cone of Lengai volcano (for the Maassai, the Mountain of Godalley)
Meals: Full board
Accommodation: Private campsite near Escarpment

Day 6: Rift Valley to Lake Natron
In the morning at 0830hrs treking into the Rift Valley, base of Ol Doinyo Lengai mountain, Hike into the Rift Valley: steep cliffs on one side, Lake Natron in front and the impressive stratovolcano of Lengai on the other side. Down in the valley, you will relax at a comfortable campsite near Lake Natron.
Meals: Full board
Accommodation: Private campsite near lake Natron

Day 7: Lake Natron
Full day tour of Lake Natron where the highlights include the Engaresero river gorge, breeding flamingos in the soda lake, waterfalls and rift cliffs, (water-shoes are required, and swimsuits!).
Meals: Full board
Accommodaton: Private campsite near Lake Natron

Day 8: Travel back to Arusha
In the morning after breakfast at around 08300hrs drive from Lake Natron back to Arusha. Overnight at a hotel in Arusha.
Meals: Full Board
Accommodation: Outpost Lodge or Karama Lodge & Spa

Day 9: Departure day
Pick up from the hotel in Arusha and transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport to catch your flight back home after a memorable trip to Northern Tanzania.

Price Includes:
- Full board accommodation while on safari
- Accommodation on the first night on your arrival day before safari and on the last night after safari
- Transport on a 4WD vehicle with a pop up roof
- Arrival and Departure Airport transfers
- All parks entrance fees
- Ranger and guide fees and allowances
- Activities as per the itineraries

Price Excludes:
- International flights
- Tips and drinks
- Sleeping bags, but we have for hire
- Items of personal nature/use
- And all not mentioned on the itinerary above

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