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Lake Natron
Lake Natron
Lake Natron
Lake Natron
Lake Natron
Lake Natron
Lake Natron
Lake Natron

Lake Natron is a very remote area...

...which sits north east of the Ngorongoro Crater.

There is some wildlife in the Park...

...however that is not the main reason to visit Lake Natron.

Activities in the park mainly focus on walks...

...it is all about the dramatic scenery!

...but there are also other options for great views.

You may also watch the large population of Lesser Flamingos.

Lake Natron

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View pictures from the Lake Natron


Lake Natron lies in a wild and remote area, far from the beaten track.
Barren yet fascinating, the landscape rewards those who make the journey here.
The area is sparse and dusty, providing a dramatic backdrop.
Large mounds remain as a reminder of the many volcanoes which once occupied the area.
While smoking peak of the “Mountain of God”, Oldoinyo Lengai, is still very active and alive.
There are relatively few Maasai settlements left in the area.
And life is tough for those who do live here.
The best way to explore the area is on foot, and the walk through the shady gorges...
Leads you to the beautiful Engero Sero Waterfalls.
The natural swimming pool at the bottom is a very refreshing way to cool off!
The occasional giraffe or zebra can be found wandering the area.
And the large flamingo population frequently surround the lake, feeding on the algae.
Thousands gather in the shallows giving the rim an intriguing pink tinge.
However the wildlife is not the main draw to the area.
The breath-taking scenery is the real appeal.
The permanent safari camps provide a great base to explore the area
And allow you to really absorb the atmosphere of the vast landscape.
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Lake Natron lies in a wild and remote area, far from the beaten track.
Lake Natron lies in a wild and remote area, far from the beaten track.
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Barren yet fascinating, the landscape rewards those who make the journey here.
Barren yet fascinating, the landscape rewards those who make the journey here.
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The area is sparse and dusty, providing a dramatic backdrop.
The area is sparse and dusty, providing a dramatic backdrop.
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Large mounds remain as a reminder of the many volcanoes which once occupied the area.
Large mounds remain as a reminder of the many volcanoes which once occupied the area.
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While smoking peak of the “Mountain of God”, Oldoinyo Lengai, is still very active and alive.
While smoking peak of the “Mountain of God”, Oldoinyo Lengai, is still very active and alive.
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There are relatively few Maasai settlements left in the area.
There are relatively few Maasai settlements left in the area.
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And life is tough for those who do live here.
And life is tough for those who do live here.
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The best way to explore the area is on foot, and the walk through the shady gorges...
The best way to explore the area is on foot, and the walk through the shady gorges...
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Leads you to the beautiful Engero Sero Waterfalls.
Leads you to the beautiful Engero Sero Waterfalls.
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The natural swimming pool at the bottom is a very refreshing way to cool off!
The natural swimming pool at the bottom is a very refreshing way to cool off!
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The occasional giraffe or zebra can be found wandering the area.
The occasional giraffe or zebra can be found wandering the area.
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And the large flamingo population frequently surround the lake, feeding on the algae.
And the large flamingo population frequently surround the lake, feeding on the algae.
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Thousands gather in the shallows giving the rim an intriguing pink tinge.
Thousands gather in the shallows giving the rim an intriguing pink tinge.
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However the wildlife is not the main draw to the area.
However the wildlife is not the main draw to the area.
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The breath-taking scenery is the real appeal.
The breath-taking scenery is the real appeal.
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The permanent safari camps provide a great base to explore the area
The permanent safari camps provide a great base to explore the area
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And allow you to really absorb the atmosphere of the vast landscape.
And allow you to really absorb the atmosphere of the vast landscape.
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Our top safaris in Tanzania

Here are 32 great Tanzania safaris to inspire you.


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Marabou Stork Fly-in Safari

13 days • 5 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Four luxurious camps enable exploration of Tanzania’s north and southern regions. With a range of land- and water-based activities available throughout, decidedly comfortable accommodation and applicable long-stay discounts, this adventurous safari is excellent value.

US$14,460 - US$22,100 per person

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Flufftail Guided Safari

10 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Stay in three unique camps as you safari across the Ngorongoro Crater and the iconic Serengeti Plains with your private guide and 4WD vehicle: a trip of comfort and autonomy, with excellent wildlife.

US$12,090 - US$17,650 per person

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Firefinch Drive-Fly Safari

9 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Enjoy a combination of privately guided and shared game drives during this good-value exploration of northern Tanzania. Explore game-dense regions from three comfortable bases which offer a variety of activities.

US$7,030 - US$10,410 per person

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Jackal Fly-in Safari

8 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Enjoy a range of activities on this luxury fly-in safari. Explore the remoter regions of Ruaha National Park and Nyerere National Park with phenomenal guides during stays at two impressively comfortable camps that remain perfectly in keeping with their surroundings.

US$6,970 - US$9,490 per person

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Chimpanzee Fly-in Safari

8 days • 3 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Combining two of the remotest parks in Tanzania, this safari can deliver extraordinary wildlife viewing in Katavi, and East Africa's best chimp treks, on the shores of Lake Tanganyika.

US$9,130 - US$14,110 per person

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Tinkerbird Fly-in Safari

8 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Explore Tanzania’s famous northern circuit in Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and the Serengeti National Park. Four smart sister camps offer a high level of care, first-class guiding and a wide range of activities.

US$9,320 - US$14,380 per person

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Secretary Bird Fly-in Safari

8 days • 4 locations
KILIMANJARO AIRPORT TO KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Chosen for comfort and relaxation as much as for its range of activities, this safari makes for a leisurely trip featuring stunning accommodation and swift access to many of northern Tanzania’s best wildlife regions.

US$10,910 - US$15,950 per person

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Jasmine Beach Holiday

8 days • 1 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Relax on Pemba Island’s Manta Resort, a laidback and remote beach retreat with superb views. Enjoy a range of land- and water-based activities, and spend a night in the unique underwater bedroom for a truly special experience.

US$2,530 - US$4,110 per person

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Topi Fly-in Safari

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Explore Nyerere National Park and Ruaha National Park from two luxurious, colonially styled camps. Chosen for their access to good game viewing and thrilling remoteness, these camps also offer a range of varied safari activities.

US$5,900 - US$6,540 per person

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Yellow Baboon Fly-In Safari

7 days • 2 locations
DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT TO DAR ES SALAAM AIRPORT

Two authentic bushcamps offer access to Ruaha’s remote wildernesses through walking safaris, day and night 4WD drives and fly-camping. Explore in almost utter isolation, with superb guiding to heighten your immersion in nature.

US$7,160 - US$8,780 per person

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Where to stay in Lake Natron

Our suggestions for safari camps in Lake Natron


Moivaro Lake Natron Tented Camp

Moivaro Natron Tented

Sitting in an oasis of green under a shady acacia woodland, this camp provides a relatively cool spot for exploring this area.


100% (1 review)
Lake Natron Camp

Lake Natron Camp

This is a simple, unusual camp, situated in the grassy flats at the edge of Lake Natron.


100% (1 review)

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