Ol Doinyo Lengai, Arusha

4.4
#2 of 10 in Nature in Arusha
An active volcano, Ol Doinyo Lengai sits in a remote area rarely visited by tourists. Mostly appealing to volcanologists and adventurous photographers, the volcano remains one of the world's more unique geologic features known for producing natrocarbonatite lava, which erupts at around 500 C (1,000 F). The ash spread around the surrounding landscape sustains succulent grasses especially appreciated by the migrating wildebeest. You'll need a guide and climbing equipment to scale the peak of the volcano. Put Ol Doinyo Lengai at the forefront of your travel plans using our Arusha online road trip planner .
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  • Climbed it twice over the years. It's spectacular shape is visible from miles and appreciated at any time of the day. The drive there whether in a 4wd or on the motor has no comparison.  more »
  • Trekking to the crater of the still active volcano Mountain need a big courage, Oldoinyo Lengai is a Masai noun meaning “The Mountain of God” which is the only active volcano to date in Tanzania. A pr...  more »
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  • This is active volcanic mountain in Tanzania, precaution must be taken whenever visiting the area, 50km distance is recomended
  • It's found in the SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK IN TANZANIA 🇹🇿
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