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Ngorongoro Walking Safaris
Walk in the most spectacular scenery in Africa
This scenic walking safari takes place in the Ngorongoro Conservation area with the largest unbroken caldera in the world; the breathtaking Ngorongoro Crater. During this remote walking safari you will explore extinct volcanoes, diverse landscapes, wildlife and meet the local Maasai who live in this area. Immerse yourself in these beautiful highlands, away from the crowds. The views and scenery are truly breathtaking.
Sample itinerary: 2 days Ngorongoro walk
Day 1: Game drive
You drive to the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater and enjoy a late afternoon game drive on the crater floor. Overnight in Sanctuary Crater Camp.
Day 2: Crater rim
Start your walk early in the morning from the Lemala gate on the eastern side of the crater. The track takes you through thick forests following the contours of the Ngorongoro Crater rim with stunning views of the crater floor below. You walk on an easy animal trail and may encounter local Masaai with cattle. Arrive in the Wayo Fly Camp late afternoon and enjoy time in this small remote camp.
Day 3: Inside the crater
Continue your walk in the early morning following more animal trails. Today you walk more in the open, inside the crater rim, giving you the feeling of walking in the beautiful crater. The views are the best possible of the Ngorongoro Crater. The walk will end slightly after midday at the Leneto Crater decent road, from where you can continue to the Serengeti.
Sample itinerary: 10 days safari (incl. Ngorongoro & Serengeti walk)
Day 1: Arusha
Pick up and transfer to Rivertrees Country Inn
Day 2: Lake Manyara NP
Early morning pick up and transfer to Lake Manyara. Game drive in Manyara National Park, where you can see herds of elephants, giraffe, baboons, flamingos, buffaloes and lots of hippos in the pool. Overnight in the Wayo Green Camp located on the Endabash River, next to a waterfall.
Day 3: Lake Manyara NP
Enjoy a scenic morning walking safari inside this smaller national park, of which two-thirds is covered by the lake. You have various game drives and overnight back in the Manyara Green Camp.
Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater
Morning game drive out of Manyara with a Treetop Walk enroute out of the park. Transfer to the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater and afternoon game drive inside the crater. Overnight in Sanctuary Crater Camp.
Day 5: Ngorongoro Crater
Depart early on a walking safari round the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater, ending in the Wayo Fly Camp.
Day 6: Serengeti
Half day walking safari around the rim of the crater, ending close to the Leneto decent road. Here you meet up with your vehicle and have a game drive in the famous Serengeti. Overnight in the Nabi Green Camp.
Day 7: Serengeti
Full day game viewing on the Serengeti short grass plains. Overnight back in the Nabi Green Camp.
Day 8: Serengeti
Game drive in the Serengeti walking zone. Arrive for lunch and an afternoon walking safari in the Southern Serengeti. Overnight in the Wayo Serengeti Walking Camp.
Day 9: Serengeti
Full day walking safari in the Serengeti and overnight back in the same camp.
Day 10: Departure
Drive back to Arusha.
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