Engaruka/Oldonyo Lengai to see how Tanzania most preserved culture, norms and values are practiced by Masai community in Engaruka.
USD 1,250 Per person Sharing
Note: This Itinerary can be customized according to your Interests, budget,the Season, group Size and time as well.
Day 1: Safari to Visit Local Irigation Methods
You can see the remnants of the ruined city of Engaruka. The guide will help you to identify old graves, house walls, irrigation canals and terraces, and explain the various theories about the rise and fall of the farming community. Enjoy enroute, the colorful birds and butterflies, remnants of the German era, and also visit an “orpul” or Masai slaughter-house.
Engaruka farming tour
From the ruins, walk to the village of Engaruka. Enroute, visit several farms and learn about various farming and irrigation methods. The guide will throw light on the tribal background of the village. On the way back, visit the market area located in the shade of African tulip tree and a huge mkuyu tree.
Day 2: Safari to Rift Valley and Kerimasi Mountain Climb
From the ruined city, narrow footpaths wind up the Rift Valley escarpment. Climb the escarpment guided by a Maasai warrior, who will help you spot many colourful birds and show you trees and plants that the Maasai use for making food and medicines.
Kerimasi mountain climb
North of Engaruka is the green mountain of Kerimasi. The climb takes three to four hours from the foot to the summit. From the top, you see impressive views of Oldoinyo Lengai, Lake Natron, the Ngorongoro highlands and the mountains of Kitumbeine and Gelai. The descent takes about two hours.
Day: 3 -4 Climbing to Oldoinyo Lengai
Conquer Oldoinyo Lengai or “the mountain of God” in Masai parlance. On the first day, you climb Kerimasi mountain and descend on the north side to camp at the foot of Oldoinyo Lengai, the only active volcano in Tanzania. On the morning of the second day, start the 4-5 hour climb to the top, where you can even can enter the crater to watch the volcanic activity. The descent takes about 2 ½ hours. Later drive to Arusha for your onward arrangements.
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