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Great Rift Valley walking tour via Empakai crater to Lake Natron

Walking tour in Ngorongoro, Arusha

Tour Price : $1560-1680 Duration : 4 days Languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French Discount: A group ranging from 4 people or more, will get discount tour price

We provide naturalist-guided walking tours, exploring to see hidden attractions and outdoor camping. This is a 4 days walk through the Great rift valley Ngorongoro, to Empakaicrater, and ultimately to Lake Natron. Lake Natron is the largest flamingo breeding site, and also famous soda ash Lake. Before reaching Natron lakeshores, tourists will go through Oldonyo Lengai mountain, and pass through primitive, original Maasai villages. For those people who believe in off-the-beaten-path, this is the tour to take. The best time to come for this tour, is July to September, when is dry season and conducive for trekking. We accept last-minute bookings, and now we invite you to contact us for planning.

Ngorongoro highlands, rift valley walking safaris, and Lake Natron travel schedule

Day 1: Early morning (at 07.00 am or 06.00 am) depart from Arusha and drive to Empakai. Empakai Crater trek. Overnight Empakai Camp (fb)

Most guests are met at Empakai crater and begin the program trekking down from Empakai towards the rift valley. The walking is through remote Maasai villages perched on the edge of the rift valley.

--This day, you have the option to do a Crater tour, or wildlife tour (at an extra cost of 295 US $ for both) and then ascend to the crater at 1 pm and begin trekking to Empakai crater.


Day 2: Trek to the Camp via Naiobi Maasai Village in the Ngorongoro Conservation area. Overnight Camp (fb) Trek 16km


Day 3: Trek to Lake Natron with a pickup at the bottom of the rift valley. Overnight the Maasai Giraffe Lodge (fb) Trek 12km, Drives 14km


Day 4: We visit Lake Natron shores for flamingo birds, visit Ngaresero waterfall, and after lunch, later afternoon Drive back to Arusha.

Additional information

Tour information:
Tour Price: $1560-1680
Duration: 4 days
Group Size: 2-12 tourists
Languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French
Tour package includes:
Airport Transfer :YES
Hotel pick-up:YES
Drop-off :YES
Tour Transportation (car, van, limo, boat, etc…):NO
Food and Drinks :YES
Other services (fees apply):
Attraction tickets (concerts, theater, museum, circus...) :YES
Translation services :NO
Reservations (hotels, restaurants, airline) :YES
Visa support :NO
Additional information:
This tour must be booked at least 7 days in advance of your travel date :NO
Tour groups must include a minimum of 2 passengers :NO
Tour prices are flexible and based on your requirements :YES