Altitude: 3260 m.a.m.s.l.
Losirua is a gentle sided mountain that is one of the features of east Africa's Gregory rift and is located within the Ngorongoro conservation area
. North of it lies its neighbour, Lolmalasin
- connected to it via a high ridge and making them look like a single mountain range.What to do there?
Hike to its top, whether to enjoy the views or just for fun and to explore it features. You may need an armed NCAA ranger to accompany you for the hike.Best time to visit
Any time of the year, with more emphasis to the drier seasons of July to December every year.
Location of Mount Losirua
Losirua mountain is located near the eastern border of Ngorongoro conservation area, and next to its neighbour Lolmalasin - in northern Tanzania. The closest village to it is Nainokanoka, about 3 km west of it. For more information on its location, please see the map below.How to get there?
Mostly by hiking from one of the nearby villages, which you can get to using a vehicle - whether a private, tours and travels or rental one. As it is inside the NCAA, you would need to pay for the required permits before heading out to it (see NCAA website
for more details).Abbreviations
NCAA - Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority
m.a.m.s.l. - metres above metric sea level