Details of Walking safari
If you are fit and appreciate an adrenalin rush, then go on a walking safari. The Guides are extremely knowledgeable and being on foot will enable you to get truly close to experiencing the sights, smells and sounds of the african bush. If you wish to enrich your safari experience with walking safari, and to leave the safari vehicle behind for a few hours, feel free to contact us.
Experience the true wilderness of Africa
Walking Safaris are specially designed, where you will not only rush past beautiful landscapes but also to learn something of its flora and fauna. And you will surely experience the true wilderness of Africa!
The best way to experience wildlife habitats
Walking safari is the ultimate safari experience as walking through the bush can be intense and unique. You will also come as close as possible to animals, you will meet them almost at eye level.
( Walking safaris in Africa were actually the traditional way of going on safari before the arrival of trucks and other vehicles and they are becoming popular again.)
Experienced and trained guides ensure safety
Walking Safari Nature walks are always accompanied by game rangers and armed, experienced and trained guides to ensure safety. Guides will also show you special flowers, plants, trees, birds, reptiles and animals. When on a guided nature walk you should wear comfortable shoes and socks to prevent any injuries.
Choose the most popular destinations for a walking safari in Tanzania!
Walking options depend on safari itineray. Please contact us and we will advise you where and when is best option to add walkingactivities to your safari in Tanzania.
Whenever you have Arusha National park in your safari itinerary, half day walking safari is already included in your schedule.
Forest Hikes, Nature Walks and Longer Treks
Other popular nature walks include following locations:
Kilimanjaro, Meru, Arusha National Park, Lake Eyasi, Olmoti Crater, Empakaai Crater and Lake Natron... where a variety of flora and fauna and beautiful sceneries as well as different tribes can be visited.
If you wish to enrich your safari experience with walking safari, and to leave the safari vehicle behind for a few hours, feel free to contact us.
An average duration of nature walks is from 1.5 to 2.5 hours.
Ngorongoro Conversation Area walking possibilities:
- Empakai crater: following the nature trail from the rim to the floor takes 30 minutes. Also possible to take longer walks around the crater Rim, which will take a whole day, its 32 km to walk.
- Olmoti Crater wlaking
- Ol Donyo Lengai Mountain (2.878 m) trekking
- Lake Natron - for visitors interested in longer treks, 3 to 5 treks can be arranged from Empakai Crater to lake Natron.
- Endoro River Nature trail - 5 km long, duration of the hike is approximately 2 hours. On teh way you will see elephant caves, waterfalls and wild animals. It is possible to visit throughout the year, but there might be rains in April and May.