3 Days Oldonyo Lengai Trek

Mount Oldonyo Lengai

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Trek Mount Oldonyo Lengai

Otherwise known as the “Mountain of God” by the maasi people. Ol Donyo Lengai measures approximately an altitude of 2886 meters (9524 feet)

It is at the top that the god of the Maasai tribe resides. This stunning stratovolcano lies along the vast Rift Valley, a cliff-like scrap running from Djibouti to Mozambique. Ol’Doinyo Lengai is one of the most active volcano’s of this fault – and moreover he is the only active volcano of the world with carbonatited lava.

The volcano is rarely visited, because you need two days from the next airport to reach him. Maybe one or two groups of tourists/scientists climb it a day.

The climb is not that hard – always about 45° slopes – near the top you have to use your hands because of ash and lava channels.

Mount Oldoinyo Lengai Trekking 

OlDoinyo Lengai is referred to by the Maasai tribe as the “Mountain of God“. Rising brilliantly from the Great Rift Valley floor to a height of 2890m, OlDoinyoLengai is the only active volcano on a planet that emits carbonatite magma. This sort of magma is critical in light of the manner in which the temperatures of these magmas are essentially around 500°C, about a significant piece of the temperature of standard basalt magmas, and its magma streams with a consistency nearly as liquid as water.

Described by others as a probably productive, geochemical spot of adoration, Mount OldoinyoLengai Trekking is an immense physically requesting ascension. Its risky elevation makes it a test to scale correspondingly as to move down and the day time heat is anguishing. The best time to climb the mountain is in the middle of the night when the temperatures are lower. This engages the climber to watch the amazing dawn at the summit and return before the hot day kicks in. If you are interested to know more about this mountain, then don’t be hesitate to contact Materuni Tours

3 Days Oldonyo Lengai Itinerary

Arrive in Moshi, Tanzania +

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport , Pick up by Materuni Tours


Tonight we overnight in a mid range hotel/lodge

DAY 1 +

Drive to Mto Wa Mto and enter the Great Rift Valley, passing via Engaruaka basin and into a semi-desert Area hot wild and dusty with extinct volcanos Kitumbene and Gelai off to the right and the Mountain of God “Ol Doinyo Lengai” always in front.


Around midday we arrive at Falls Camp on the banks of the Engaresero river, a welcome place to shower or bathe in the river,or take a trek to the waterfalls hidden in the Western wall of the rift valley.


Rest and around mid night drive to and start the climb of Lengai (circa 4 hours climb) One should be able to see Lava glowing once at the peak

DAY 2 +

Enjoy the sunrise and the views up the Rift Valley as far as Kenya. Descent around lunch, and drive to Lake Natron one of the major Flamingo breeding grounds in East Africa – en-route visit a Massai “Boma” village.


Overnight Falls camp

DAY 3 Drive to Arusha and overnight . +

On our way back to Arusha we will have�ample time to stop and buy some of the Makonde carving for which Tanzania is so famous.


Also for those who wish a chance to stop

Mesarani Snake Park, to see the snakes that is normally difficult to see in the wild due to their natural shyness.



  • Accommodation Full Board (All Meals)


  • Transportation with Driver/Guide During Safari


  • Vehicle Supplement Fee for all Parks


  • All Park Fees


  • Costs of a Personal Nature


  • Tips to your Driver/Guide During Safari


  • Alcoholic Beverages

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