Tanzania Walking Safari is permitted in some of the wild areas, each with different rules. With great professional experienced guides, Wilder Heritage lets visitors encounter wild first hand.
TANAPA (Tanzanian National Park Authorities) outlines some strict rules to make the trips of the visitors as safe as possible. The trips are accompanied by at least one TANPA armed ranger.
Tanzania Walking Safaris are superb breaks from game drives, where visitors will learn some captivating facts about nature’s mini creatures like birds, reptiles, insects and medicinal uses of local plants, which you may not fully explore from the seat of your safari vehicle.
While the scents and sounds of the African bush are better sensed on foot, it is without doubt an adventure and an exhilarating experience especially when the walk extends into wildlife habitats where encounters with freely roaming animals are more.
An extraordinary experience is found in Ngorongoro where visitors are able to walk to the top 9000 feet of volcanic dust and ashes of the active volcano from the crater floor. You will be able to view the crater highlands the soda lake natron and the far Kenya/ Tanzania border. The lake is famous for viewing birds such as flamingos, ostriches and animals like the Thomson gazelle and giraffe.
Our tour starts from moshi in the morning and drive to ngorongoro crater more than 2000 feet deep with diameter of 12 miles home to 30000 animals and is among the wonders of the world identified by UNESCO. A large concentration of wildebeest is found in ngorongoro crater. After our game drive camp and overnight will be at the rim of the crater.
Our walking tour will begin after breakfast heading to olmoti crater for a half day walk passing through Masai villages to the waterfalls at the crater floor, we will walk up to our base camp at empakai crater where lots of wild animals are in view with birds like flamingoes. Dinner and overnight will be at Empakai.
After breakfast we will break camp and start walking from empakai to lake natron descending the Great Rift Valley walking through open plains of Embulbul through Naiobi Maasai village meeting the locals, on our way you will be able to view Oldonyo Lengai mountain and also Mount Meru. Dinner and overnight at Accacia campsite.
As usually we break camp after breakfast and start a steep 5-6 hours walk down the Rift Valley escarpment to the foot of the only active volcanoes in Tanzania Mount Oldonyo Lengai which the Masai regard as HOLY. You have an option weither to climb or not, whereas those climbing will camp at chini ya mti campsite. Those proceeding will camp at Engaresero campsite for dinner and overnight.
A short tour of the masai village where the guide will lead you to experience Masai culture and traditions in their Maasai Boma through lake natron back to your hotel in moshi.