The Nainokanoka Village is a tiny Maasai settlement in the Ngorongoro conservation area, located at the eastern foot of Olmoti crater. Hikes to the top of Olmoti’s rim, as well as surrounding mountains like Lolmalasin and Losirua, may be started from here.

It is a vibrant community with a school, a dispensary, and other amenities that may be used as a cultural tourist attraction. There is a ranger station on the outskirts where guests who plan to hike in the region may obtain a ranger.

Hiking at Nainokanoka

Hiking and cultural tourism in the surrounding village, are some of the popular activities around the village of Nainokanoka. The day trips, walking at the village gives you the ultimate chance to interact with the local cultures and learn various things about the Maasai way of life.

Best time to visit the Nainokanoka Village

The best time to visit is at any time of year.

Visit nainokanokaNainokanoka village’s location

In northern Tanzania, the Nainokanoka settlement is roughly a 10-minute drive from the eastern rim of the Ngorongoro crater and immediately adjacent to the Olmoti crater. The eastern rim of the Empakaai crater is approximately a 45-minute drive north of it, going via Bulati settlement. Please read the map below for further information about its location.

Getting there

From the closest Loduare gate or anyplace else inside the conservation area, via car (own, rental, or tours and travel). There is no preference for 4×4, but you must pay for the necessary permits before entering.

Discover Nainokanoka

Nainokanoka is a settlement in Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Region, some 219 miles (353 kilometers) north of Dodoma, the country’s capital.

The closest airport in Tanzania is Lake Manyara Airport, which lies 28 miles (45 kilometers) south of the city. Various than airports, there are other modes of transportation accessible (check left side).

Several Unesco world heritage sites are close by. Ngorongoro Conservation Area is the nearest heritage site in Tanzania, at a distance of 16 miles (or 25 kilometers) to the north-west.

Longido, Arusha, Babati, Kajiado, and Bariadi are among of the places you should see while you’re in the area. Simply scroll down and study the available information to learn more about this location.

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