2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike

2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike

2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike : 2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike is a short Tanzania safari tour that takes you to one of the most scenic and beautiful areas of northern circuit Tanzania. This 2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike takes you to Ol Doinyo Lengai, an active volcano in Tanzania that consists to volcanic cone with 2 craters, providing amazing views especially over a sunrise.

The Ol Doinyo Lengai hike starts at around 11pm in the night, and as such allows travelers who come by the afternoon an opportunity to visit the scenic Lake Natron by the day, being rewarded with amazing views of the crimson lake. This 2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike is available for booking all throughout the year, and is also open to being customized, with options to include Ngorongoro Crater Tanzania or Lake Manyara National park available, to make it a 3 days Tanzania Safari.

Day 1: Pick up, Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike

You shall be picked up by our Tanzania safari driver guide in Arusha, and then transfer you to the lodge. Ol Doinyo Lengai, the sacred mountain of Maasai people, which you will get to climb to the edge of its crater.

Once at the lodge, head out for Lake Natron shore visit to admire the beautiful crimson lake, filled with pink flamingos.

Enjoy dinner at the lodge, and relax. The climb of this active volcano takes place at night. Departure from the camp is around 11 pm. You will start climbing around midnight, and so will be at the top around 5am. You can rest while waiting for the beautiful sunrise to finally admire the wide plain of Serengeti that will stretch in front of you.

The descent must be done before it gets too hot, because the sun heats up very quickly the slopes composed of volcanic ash. The round trip takes 10-11 hours.

Accommodation: Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge

Meal Plan: Lunch and Dinner

2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike
Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike

Day 2: Descent, Departure

You will descend and return to the lodge at approximately 11am. Freshen up, enjoy a late breakfast. Thereafter, check out and with a packed lunch proceed on a transfer to Arusha where your guide will drop you off at your place of stay. This brings your safari to an end.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

End of 2 Days Ol Doinyo Lengai Hike

Safari Includes;

  • Hiking fees
  • Activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Full board accommodation
  • Transportation on a safari land cruiser
  • Meals on the safari
  • Drinking water

Safari Excludes:

  • International Flights
  • Visas
  • Additional accommodation before and after the safari
  • Personal expenses like laundry, travel insurance, souvenirs, beverages, etc.
  • Tips
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