Ol'doinyo Lengai stands at 2,878
meters above the Soda Ash Lake Natron making the only active volcano
in the world that erupt natrocarbonatite lava. Its summit remains
gently active and molten ash is visible from its peak. The Mountain
is located in Ngorongoro highlands northwest of Arusha city. Mountain
Ol'doinyo Lengai derives its name from the “Maa” language
(Maasai) means The Holy “Mountain of God”.
The Mountain frequently does minor eruptions and form cone like
structures to its crater base. The cone blocks have been named by
geologist and naturalist who have visited Lengai for their geological
studies all over around the world. While on the summit of Mountain
Ol'doinyo Lengai one can sight clearly the Soda Lake Natron which
accommodates and consist of good nesting sites for different bird
species especially the Flamingos, pelicans and geese more than 350
different types are recorded to date.
Ol'doinyo Lengai makes a thrilling overnight trekking on its pyramid-shaped.
Tour to the nearby Lake Natron and the Bushmen and Maasai land can