Oldonyo Lengai

Oldonyo Lengai

2 Days Oldonyo Lengai Climb

Day 1: Arusha – Natron -Lengai

After Breakfast we drive to Lake Natron through Manyara, it is a Long trip in a rough road, after reaching Lake Natron we have rest for a while while waiting for our mid night ascent, dinner in a lodge, camp or campsite in Lake Natron, Overnight on the Oldoinyo Lengai Camp.

Day 2: Lengai – Arusha

We enjoy the sunrise at the Peak of the Oldoinyo Lengai, and Views of Mt. Kilimanjaro and Meru on Clear day, and our breakfast on the mountain, then we descend to the base of Lengai we will be met by our driver who will transfer us to our Lodge for bathing and leaving to Arusha.

Note: This is for serious and highly strong climbers, Oldoinyo Lengai is the hardest and most steep and slippery mountain in Tanzania.

3 Days Safari

Day 1: Arusha – Natron

After breakfast we get into our cars for a very long trip to Lake Natron, with a stop in Engaruka for our lunch boxes and continue driving though a rough road to Lake Natron, dinner and overnight in a camp, lodge or a campsite in Lake Natron.

Day 2: Natron – Lengai

After breakfast we will drive to the shores of Lake Natron for some excursions with our lunch boxes served while there, and later we get back to our cars to be transferred to our lodge, camp or campsite to prepare for a midnight ascent, we will bath and rest for a while. After dinner we will meet out Masai Guide who will brief us about our climb, later our diver will transfers us to the foot of Oldoinyo Lengai. We equip ourselves well and in the mid night we start our ascend to the top of the Lengai, we will break for a while on the top waiting for a perfect time to go to the peaks for enjoying the sunrise.

Day 3: Lengai – Arusha

Today our breakfast will be served on the top and then start a slippery descend to the base where we will meet out driver, who will transfer as to our camp, lodge or campsite to collect our belongings before starting a long trip back to Arusha.


  • 4 Days trip means there is one more day of rest and meditating the Lengai Climb, since this is a very tough climb, the additiona day is on Day 3 in 3 days Lengai climb.
  • 5 Days climb include an additional day on Day 4 where we will pass by Engaruka Ruins, and spend a night in Mto wa Mbu (Lake Manyara), also it will include a half day game drive in Lake Manyara National Park before leaving to Arusha in the evening.
  • Lengai is Mostly integrated with the Ngorongoro Highlands hiking tour.
  • Swala will be happy to prepare you a Long Lengai+Meru+Kilimanjaro tour or Ngorongoro Highland+Lengai+Meru+Kilimanjaro climbs for very strong hikers.