Discover some of the most diverse and spectacular landscapes in Tanzania, one of the best ways to do this is to take a trekking safari in Ngorongoro Highlands. Whether you want a gentle walking safari or a more strenuous hiking lasting several days, we can organize for you. Whatever you decide, one thing is for sure you can expect to have plenty of interaction with the local area and people and seemingly endless and unspoilt wilderness.
With its natural beauty and undulating landscape, the great beauty of a trekking safari in Ngorongoro Highlands is that you get to enjoy the fresh air and the outstanding wildlife and beauty of Tanzania close up. At Smart African Travel, trekking safaris of varying length are catered for to ensure that the tour matches not only fitness but exactly what you wants to see. And at the end of a day of hard walking there is simply nothing more rewarding than hanging up your boots and sitting around a camp fire, enjoying a few drinks and some entertainment, whilst reflecting upon the days wonderful experiences.
- Ngorongoro Highlands Trekking Safari: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes of Tanzania by embarking on a trekking safari in the Ngorongoro Highlands. Whether you prefer a leisurely walk or a more challenging hike, Smart African Travel caters to your preferences, ensuring an unforgettable experience.
- Cultural Encounter at Maasai Village: Experience the rich Maasai culture during your trekking adventure. Explore the Maasai village of Nainokanoka, where you'll have the opportunity to interact with the locals, witness traditional practices, and enjoy a warm-up trek in the surrounding areas.
- Empakai Crater Exploration: Embark on the longest day of the challenge with a 25km trek from Nainokanoka to the Empakaai Crater rim. Traverse Maasai grazing lands, encounter wildlife, and marvel at the vast, untouched landscapes. Spend the night on the crater's lip, surrounded by the sounds of the African night.
- Enayobi Maasai Village Experience: Trek through the Empakaai Crater, visit the lake shores, and witness the stunning sight of pink flamingos. Head to the Maasai village of Enayobi, where you can engage with the community, visit the village school, and enjoy a BBQ of Maasai meats. Immerse yourself in the unique lifestyle of the Maasai people.
- Lengai Volcano Descent and Lake Natron Finale: Descend through beautiful Acacia forests to the base of Lengai volcano, taking in the stunning scenery. Conclude your trekking adventure at the shores of Lake Natron, where you'll be treated to breathtaking views of Oldoinyo Lengai volcano and the rift valley. Celebrate the end of the challenge with a feast, Maasai style, before heading back to Arusha for a well-deserved celebration dinner.