8 Day Safari to Ngorongoro Crater
Day 1: Depart at 7:30am from your hotel in Arusha with your lunch boxes for Ngorongoro Carter tour. In the evening ascend the crater rim for your meals and overnight at the Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge or Simba campsite.
Day 2: Ngorongoro-Nainokanoka Village.
Early breakfast; and proceed to Nainokanoka village .Set up camp and walk to the rim of the Olmoti crater. Visit the wonderful Munge waterfalls before returning to the camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Olmoti Crater – Kamnana Village.
Depart for Kamnana village, walking through Embulbul depression following the cattle trails, which passes through forests and glass lands. Your overnight campsite for meals is set in the bush (wilderness). Some distance from the village.
Day 4: Kamnana Village-Empakaai Crater.
Early departure, start walking following the path which leads through pen grassland area, bush land area and forests, gradually joining height to the area of the Empakai crater.
Camp is set on the rim before descending into the crater floor covered with dense equatorial forests, grass and volcanic lake. Overnight camp on the crater rim.
Day 5: Empakaai Crater-Naiyobi Masai Village.
Depart for Naiyobi village circling the crater rim descends on the north – western side .The evening is spent relaxing or visiting village school. Overnight camp at the acacia trees forest near the village.
Day 6: Naiyobi Village – Mouwongoni Village.
Depart in the morning following the dusty paths downhill and off the crater highlands to Mouwngoni Maasai village. Overnight camp at the edge of the village.
Day 7: Mouwongoni Village – Ngarasero Village.
Leave in the morning before the sun is hot to follow the winding path across the bares volcanic rocks and dusty and lava soil. Camp is not near the river. Early morning between 03:00am and 04:00am, you start trek to the peak 2,878m.
Day 8: Lake Natron-Arusha.
Descend from the mountain, have your picnic lunch and tour of the lake Natron on jeep and transfer to Arusha.