3 Days | 2 nights Climbing Mt. Meru
Airport transfer to overnight your hotel in Arusha L'Oasis Lodge. (DINNER)
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 volcano’s 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) ( BREAKFAST + LUNCH + DINNER )
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 Masai “Boma” village. Overnight Falls camp. ( BREAKFAST + LUNCH + DINNER )
Drive to Arusha and overnight L’Oasis Lodge On our way back to Arusha we will have ample time to stop and buy some of the Makonde wood carving’s for which Tanzania is so famous. Also for those who wish a chance to stop at Mesarani Snake Park, to see the snakes that are normally difficult to see in the wild due to their natural shyness.
NB: STEEP CLIMB, ONE SHOULD BE REASONABLY FIT AND NOT WORRIED ABOUT HEIGHTS. ( BREAKFAST + LUNCH + DINNER )
Departure Day: Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home. For those taking one of our Zanzibar or Mount Kilimanjaro / Mount Meru extensions, collection/transfer as described in tour description. (BREAKFAST)