Empakai Crater Hike

Empakai crater hike to explore volcanic highlands of Empakaai Crater with dramatic crater rim and deep soda lake to the crater floor.

Empakai Crater hike tour to explore this superb crater situated in Ngorongoro highlands with fantastic green vegetation’s, wildlife and crater lake with lesser flamingoes. Empakai crater named also Empakaai Crater is a suitable place for amazing full day or half day hiking and walking tour. Empakai situated within Ngorongoro conservation area at the altitude of 3280m high above sea level.

Things to explore in Empakai crater include flowers, herbs, birds, buffalo, waterbuck, baboons, predators as leopard and deep soda lake with flamingoes inside crater floor. The lake cover almost a half of crater floor with around 85meters deep.

Full day hike to Empakai is accompanied by armed ranger. Other activities around Empakai is donkey safari which accompanied by Maasai warriors along trail that cross Empakai crater rim then descending Rift Valley wall to reach Lake Natron.