Lake Natron Camel Safari – 8 Days / 7 Nights
Lose your sense of time, and experience a world of essential beauty. You will pass near the Mountains of Ketumbainei and Gilai following the direction of Lake Natron. You will see the Ol Donyo Lengai rising from the Maasai Steppe, and this will be your orientation point for the last 3 days of the safari. The animals, the colourful Maasai and the dreaming landscapes, make of this safari not a common journey but a fantastic life experience.
Day 1: Arrive in Arusha
Meet and greet at Kilimanjaro International Airport, drive to the camp for dinner and stay overnight in full board basis.
Day 2-3-4-5-6 and 7: Camel safaris
In the early morning we take a breakfast. After a delicious breakfast, the seven days of camel safari begins. A group of Maasai will take you through the Maasai Steppe. You can choose to ride the camels, or if you prefer to walk is ok. Expect to encounter different kinds of animals such as antelope, zebra, giraffe, ostrich …. and many birds. During these days you will appreciate the unique and incredible savannah sunset, having a good glass of wine with a delicious meal that a trained cook will prepare for you. The accommodation is in comfortable small tents where camping toilets and shower are available.
Day 8: End of safari
The safari finishes in the late morning, when you will reach Ol Donyo Lengai, near lake Natron. From there depending on your flight time, we drive you to Arusha and then to Airport to catch your flight back home or fly to the spice island of Zanzibar for wonderful beach leisure.
The package is inclusive of:
Local guides (Maasai and Meru), riding camels, full board accommodation in small camping tent while on safari, shower and toilet facility available on safari, drinking water, one night typical NYAMA CHOMA (goat roasts on a barbecue) , transfer to the camp, back transfer to Airport from the camp.
The package is exclusivie of:
Insurance (Medical and evacuation insurance are required). Soft drinks and beer, Gratuities to staff, Visa, flight to and from Tanzania.
Other important details
- Total number of days: 7 Days / 6 nights
- Total kilometers to be travelled: 114
- Participants: Min 2 – max 6 pax
- Best time for camel safari: January, February, June