Activities

Basic included in the $ 20 package you pay for the duration of your stay at Engaresero Village CBO Cultural Center.

You will be escorted by a local Maasai guide to Lake Natron activities and Engaresero River waterfalls

LAKE NATRON SHORE 

AND FOOT PRINT TOUR   

half day

Easy guided walk from the Eco Lodge to the Southern part of Lake Natron to explore the ecological diversity and discover the magnificent breeding sites of flamingos.

Around two millions of these large birds migrate each year to nest on the salty pack ice, forming in the dry season in the middle of the Lake Natron.

Your guide, will explain you about the flora and fauna of the lake but also its cultural, ritual and customs of Maasai people. The locals in this isolated a semi nomadic way of life around the Lake shores. Your walk will then be extended to admire one of the oldest foot prints of homosapiens believed to date back almost 120,000 years.

During this walk you will cross a forest where you will have the pleasure of meeting our neighbours, the giraffes.

The fee for this walk is  $20 pp to be paid to the local cultural Centre CBO, free guide included 


 

ENGARESERO FALLS

 half day 

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PROPOSED ACTIVITIES 

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

LAKE NATRON

Accompanied with a Maasai guide, our driver will drive you to the start point where start a hike through the river valley to discover and refresh at many falls of Engaresero river. The round hike will take you 3-4 hours and after your return you will meet your driver to drive you back to our lodge.

The hike follows the bed of the river and you will come across huge gorges, to finally discover a huge platform with many springs showering out of a huge rocky wall where you will take a good shower during the hot day.

You can also choose to start your trek directly from Maasai Giraffe Eco Lodge, which will take you 5-6 hours, you will cross the beautiful valley admiring the volcano and you will surely be escort by Maasais children.

Walk included in the "activity fee" extra $10 pp above the common $20pp fee to be paid to the local cultural centre CBO,

 

$20/tip for the Maasai guide per group
 

LAKE NATRON

You will need a 4X4 to get on this side of the lake, + - an hour drive to go.

The landscapes are breathtaking.

You will cross a very arid zone, the land has been desertified by the salt residues, and then as you get closer to the feet of the mountains, rivers are flowing into the lake, everything becomes swamp of mosses and greenery . Huge concentration of birds, pelicans, marabouts, flamingos etc. nest on this side.

You will also see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, gazelles, wildebeest, etc.

We offer tours with Maasai guide

Ideal for making beautiful shots.

You can swim in a natural pool of spring water at the lake and visit Maasai families living near the lake.

$ 10 pp in addition to the $ 20 "activity fee" to be paid at the local CBO Cultural Center.

$20 tip for the Maasai guide per group

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

LAKE NATRON

Lake Natron is home to some extraordinary landscapes as well as many different types of wildlife. Most known for the presence of flamingos and spectacular sunsets, Lake Natron is truly a unique place to see. It is common to see zebras, giraffes, ostriches, baboons, gazelles, wildebeests, donkeys and many other animals. We offer guided treks around Lake Natron; the most popular is a half day trek (4-5 hours), or a full day trek that includes a picnic and relaxation in a natural swimming pool on the eastern shore of Lake Natron. We also offer an overnight trek that allows guests to stay in a tent near the lake.

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VISIT NATIVE MAASAI

3 days /2 nights

A Maasai family welcomes you for 3 days to share their daily life, to bath in the river, milk the cattle, follow up the animals to pastures, observe the birds at the show of the lake, approach zebras and giraffes, be escorted by curious children, admire the sunsets and much more.

 

The evenings, around the fire, the warriors will dance and sing with you, your guide will interpret the stories and legends transmitted in their songs.

 

You will learn to let yourself live as if you had always been part of the clan.

 

The guides will explain to you, the rites of passage, the age classes, the meaning of the ceremonies and many other secrets of their culture.

 

The soup will be prepared with medicinal plants and under the gaze of God "Lengai" hidden in the volcano, which proudly dominates the region.

 

Accompanying a Massai family in these landscapes filled with stories and beliefs, is also opening your heart to an authentic meeting in the respect of the otherness of everyone.

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