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Short and easy walk up the river

The short walk 20-30 min up the gorge crosses the river a number of times. Water was knee deep when... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
LukeFields
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Antwerp, Belgium
Beautiful waterfalls and natural pool

If you go on your own to Engare Sero without a tour company don‘t forget to get your... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Yan N
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

The short walk 20-30 min up the gorge crosses the river a number of times. Water was knee deep when we visited. The river has rock and an uneven river floor so you'll need some footware that can get wet, flipflops will not do. Given...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

If you go on your own to Engare Sero without a tour company don‘t forget to get your wildlife&conservation permit for lake Natron in Arusha (30$ per day). At the moment you can only get it in Arusha and they accept just US$. The entrance...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

Thank you Déo. You know the area by hart! We had a very amazing time together! Remember to wear firm waterproof shoes, no flip flops... You need grip in the river!

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Great fun negotiating the river crossings to get to the waterfall; but definitely need reef or Neva-Type sandals! Doing the hike and crossing bare foot is not a smart option...

Thank sargeh58
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Nice trekking, at times slippery and arduous but not very long, to get to a waterfall and two pools. Worth it

Thank Philippe G
Reviewed 6 September 2017

In Natron Lake area, you can visit falls after having done a walk crossing river. There are 2 falls, don't stop at the first one !

Thank emafalc
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Good place for one day hike, waterfall is good only during the rainy season. So many local people are spending weekends there

Thank SimaK85
Reviewed 18 June 2017

little walk up the river valley to a great place to swim. The water is warm and it was one of the only places to swim. Make sure you have sandal that can get wet.

Thank ecc865
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The best part of Lake Natron activities trip is hiking through the Rift Valley gorge for half hour, guided by Masai. Through spectacular scenery, crossing river and getting wet, clambering just a little, to arrive to this cool oasis for a swim and a picnic...More

Thank Katya R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

To get to the waterfalls you will have to track in the water after a while. It can be slippery. Good tracking shoes are advisable to wear. Be prepared for a bit of climbing as well. It might not be suitable for elderly people or...More

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