Altitude: 3648 m.a.m.s.l.
A gentle sided mountain located inside the Ngorongoro conservation area
, that serves a hiking destination. It is located close to another mountain - Losirua
with a ridge joining them to form what what looks like a single mountain range.What to do there?
Hike to its top and enjoy the views of the surrounding features of the conservation area. Hiking time is estimated to be one day, normally requiring the use of an NCAA ranger.Best time to visit
Any time of the year, with more emphasis towards the dry season of July to January each year. There may be short rains in December.
Location of Mount Lolmalasin
Mount Lolmalasin is located near the eastern border of the Ngorongoro conservation area, in the northern part of Tanzania. Both it and its neighbour Losirua are visible from the road headed to Empakaai crater
. For more information on its location, please see the map below.How to get there
Via a drive to one of the villages near it, either Olturotowas
- the nearest or Nainokanoka
, and hiking from there towards its top. As it is inside the Ngorongoro conservation area, you would need to pay for the required permits (see the NCAA website for more details).Abbreviations
NCAA - Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority
m.a.m.s.l. - metres above metric sea level