Day 1: Pick up at your hotel in Arusha after breakfast for transfer to Rundugai Masai market (usually on Mondays). From here you start trekking with donkeys for the luggage, Masai donkey drivers and guide. Take a picnic lunch on the way. The trek goes to Chemka waterfalls, where you'll spend the night. Take a swim in the natural bassin of the hot spring. Mt. Kilimanjaro is usually clearly seen from here in the early morning hours. Distance: 14 km. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: After breakfast start walking to the river junction, where you might view wild crocodiles. Proceed to Nomehuti village for camping near a Masai boma. A picnic lunch is taken along the way. Distance: 9 km. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 3: In the morning you can view Morans (Masai warriors) sucking blood, obtained by an arrow shot in the neck of a cow. Leave for Mt. Bonza, from where you can see Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Meru. In the daytime the place is occupied by monkeys, baboons and crocodiles. During the night the mountain is famous for its many elephants. You'll camp just nearby where elephants sometimes come to bath in the evening. Distance: 10 km. Includes: (B), (L), (D).
Day 4: After breakfast walk to the springs and proceed with picnic lunch to Ornguswa village. Continue walking to the point where you'll be picked up by the car for transfer back to Arusha. Distance: 10 km. Includes: (B), (L).
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