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Mount Oldonyo Lengai

WHAT TO DO

Maasai Boma visits, Ngaresero gorge and waterfalls and participating in Maasai festivals

Oldoinyo Lengai sits within an extremely feature-rich safari destination in northern Tanzania. Visitors to this area are well advised to take advantage of the proximity of access to a range of fascinating attractions and sites.

OLDOINYO LENGAI

“Oldoinyo Lengai” means “The Mountain of God” in the Maasai language. The summit of this strato-volcano is 2962 metres above sea level, and affords direct views into the caldera of Tanzania’s only officially-certified active volcano, and the world’s only carbonatite volcano; records of eruptions have been maintained since 1883, the largest of which deposited ash 100 kilometres away in Loliondo on the Kenyan border to the north west.

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Ol Doinyo(oldonyo) Lengai is an active volcano located in Arusha Region, Tanzania and is part of the volcanic system of the East African Rift. It is located in the eastern Rift Valley, or Gregory Rift, south of both Lake Natron and Kenya. It is unique among active volcanoes in that it produces natrocarbonatite lava, a unique occurrence of volcanic carbonatite. A few older extinct carbonatite volcanoes are located nearby, including Homa Mountain.


Day 1: Depart Moshi or Arusha at 7.00 am and drive to Ngaresero village (Lake Natron) with packed lunch. This is about 8 hours driving. Dinner and overnight at Kamakia camp.


Day 2: At very early morning 1.00 a.m. drive to the base of the Oldonyo Lengai Mountain to start the climb. Reach at the summit during Sunrise and spend few minutes there before coming down to the base of the mountain. From there clients will be transferred by jeep to Kamakia camp for shower and rest. Dinner and overnight at Kamakia camp.
Day 3: Breakfast. Drive back to Moshi/Arusha


Price per person US$ 500 
Includes:

  • 2 transfers from Moshi/Arusha to Oldonyo Lengai - return
  • 3 meals per day while trekking - vegeterian/non vegeterian
  • Climb of Oldonyo Lengai
  • First and last night accommodation at hotel Moshi/Arusha Bed & Breakfast
  • All fees and government levies
  • English speaking mountain guide and assistant guide
  • Porters

The Price does not include equipment.

Please bring your own: Gloves, sleeping bags, sunglasses, hats, rain suits, warm jacket, heavy boots, scarfs, rain trousers.

Note: Most of the above items can be rented at a reasonable price on site, but always come prepared!

 

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