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Ol Doinyo Lengai

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The Maasai word “Oldoinyo Le Ngai” (literally, “Mountain of God”) means this. The only active volcano in East Africa is this peak. Since 1883, there has been volcanic activity on the peak, and it is still active today. Amounting to about 9442 feet in height, the Oldoinyo Le Ngai mountain. The Ngorongoro Conservation Area includes the Crater Highlands. In this reserve, the local populations coexist with the wildlife. The Great Rift Valley in Northern Tanzania is bordered by a number of volcanoes, some of which are still active. Because of this, they are more than Merely the Ngorongoro Crater, which has a variety of spectacular peaks, steep escarpments, crater lakes, lush forests, grassy hills, streams, and waterfalls. The Ol-Doinyo-Lengai (2878m) volcano is even active! Several Maasai have lived there for hundreds of years, grazing cattle on the grasslands. The majority of walking occurs at about 3000 meters. The adventurous do have a lot of options, though.

Full Itineary

Day 0:

Arrival. Pick up at Kilimanjaro Airport and drive to Arusha City in 45 minutes. Overnight stay at tulia boutique Hotel & Spa based on bed and breakfast.

Day 1:

Our driver and Chef will pick you at tulia boutique Hotel & Spa, drive to Oldoinyo Lengai 4-5 hours. On the way to Oldoinyo Lengai you will pass to Mto wa Mbu driving in Great eastern rift valley. See wild animals on the way together with Masai tribe. Hopefully you will arrive afternoon at Oldoinyo Lengai Mountain. There are beautiful public camps around the area of Oldoinyo Lengai. Get picnic lunch at the camp. After lunch you can have shower and after shower take evening walk to the waterfalls and see Masai villages in the Area. Overnight stay at your camp of your choice for dinner and overnight stay full board basis.

Day 2:

Midnight after refreshing tea with cookies our driver will drive you to the base of the mountain. This is where your climbing adventure starts. This mountain has elevation of 2,962m, situated south of Lake Natron and East side Ngorongoro crater. Walking with your guide slowly, the climb is challenging and difficult to the summit. Oldoinyo lengai is Masai word which means mountain of God. This is volcanic mountain and produces natrocarbonatite lava. The climb takes about 6-7 hours. After arriving at the summit, take pictures for about 20-30 minutes. After taking amazing pictures, walk down to the base of the mountain 3-4 hours. Meet our jeep and transfer to the camp to relax and lunch. Overnight stay at public campsite full board basis.

Day 3:

Morning after breakfast walk to Lake Natron. Lake Natron is salt lake famous for Flamingos breeding. You will see wonderful adventure you never see before. Afternoon come to the camp for hot lunch. After lunch drive to Arusha 4-5 hours. This is where your adventure ends. Overnight stay at tulia boutique Hotel & Spa, bed and breakfast.

Please note; on the day 4, our driver will pick you at the hotel and drive to the Airport for your home flight or other destination. This will be the end of our service.



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Climbing FAQ

Dry season June – October and December to March is the best time to climb Mount Ol doinyo Lengai.

After arriving at the Kilimanjaro airport an hour drive to Arusha. Next day drive to Ol Doinyo Lengai Mountain.

You need layered clothing as it is chilling cold up on the summit and all gears from Kilimanjaro Climb Gear List .


Don’t worry, you will not be alone in Tanzania. Don’t think you are a guest in Tanzania, you are our family member.