Old Doinyo Lengai which means “Mountain of God”in Maasai language, and is Tanzania's only active volcano. It is the youngest of all the volcanic highlands in this area and is said to have been created some 100,000 years ago with it's last eruption in 2007.
Height: 2878 m
Time frame: We recommend and overnight ascent when it's full moon. There is a pre-dawn departure option but that makes it a hot and long day to the summit. It usually takes six hours up and another six hours to come back down.
When is a good time to go?
Avoid the rainy season as you cannot climb if it is raining. We recommend June - September or December - March.
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We recommend some of the following options as add-on's to your climb:
Since you might not be in East Africa again anytime soon, why not add a Gorilla trek in Rwanda or Uganda to your itinerary?
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