11 Days - Kilimanjaro and Wildlife Safari

This tour is a combination of Mountain climbing and Wildlife Safari. The tour gives you a chance to make the top of Mount Kilimanjaro through machame route, which is referred to as the “Whiskey Route”, which suited to more adventurous hikers, and it is also rewards you with better views than the Marangu Route, and there after you will experience the ‘Big Five’ areas of Tanzania on 5 days, 4 nights safari.

The itinerary starts with 6days Mountain climbing followed by 5 Wildlife Safari. Starting with Tarangire N.P, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti N.P, and then continues to stunning Lake Manyara N.P.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Elevation (m): 1,490m to 2,980m

Elevation (ft): 4,890ft to 9,780ft

Distance: 18km

Hiking Time: 5-7 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest

. Night temperatures can drop to freezing at the Machame Camp.

Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

Elevation (m): 2,980m to 3,840m

Elevation (ft): 9,780ft to 12,600ft

Distance: 9km

Walking Time: 4-6 hours

Habitat: Moorland

The night at this exposed camp will be colder, with temperatures dropping below freezing.

Day 3: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

Elevation (m): 3,840m to 4,630m to 3,950m

Elevation (ft): 12,600ft to 15,190ft to 12,960ft

Distance: 15 km

Walking Time: 5-7 hours

Habitat: Semi-desert

OPTIONAL DAY (7-day trek): Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

Elevation (m): 3950m to 4200m

Elevation (ft): 12,600ft to 13,800ft

Distance: 7km

Hiking Time: 4 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert

Day 4: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

Elevation (m): 3,950m to 4,550m

Elevation (ft): 12,960ft to 14,930ft

Distance: 13km

Hiking Time: 8 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert

Day 5: Summit Day! “Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp”

Elevation (m): 4,550m to 5,895m (and down to 3,100m)

Elevation (ft): 14,930ft to 19,340ft (and down to 10,170ft)

Distance: 7km up / 23km down

Hiking Time: 6 – 8 hours up / 7 – 8 hours down

Day 6: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Moshi/Arusha

Elevation (m): 3,100m to 1,980m to 890m

Elevation (ft): 10,170ft to 6500ft to 2,920ft

Distance: 15 km

Hiking Time: 3 – 4 hours

Habitat: Forest

Day 7: Arusha – Tarangire National Park

– In the morning at 0830hrs pick up from your hotel in Arusha and drive on tarmac road 120km to Tarangire National Park for game drives. Lunch picnic and there after lunch continue with afternoon game viewing in the park to look for Lion, Leopard, Elephant, buffalo, Python, Zebra, Oryx, Impala and more… Over 450 species of birds have been observed. Late in the afternoon the driver will take you for dinner and overnight in Tarangire.

Day 8: Tarangire – Ngorongoro Crater

– After an early breakfast at 0630hrs drive 180km to Ngorongoro with packed lunch. Descend into the Crater floor for both morning and afternoon game drives All the BIG FIVE Rhino, Lion, Leopard, Buffalo and Elephant live in this wonderful caldera, others are Zebra, Hippo, Wildebeest, Hyena and more…Birds includes flamingos on the Soda lake Geese, Storks, Vultures and moreb Your lunch will be served in the picnic site in the Crater at Ngoitoktok swamp a Hippo pool. After lunch proceed with game viewing at 1645hrs ascend the Crater for dinner and overnight in Ngorongoro.

Day 9: Ngorongoro – Serengeti National Park

-Breakfast in Ngorongoro then launch a journey with game drives and lunch enroute to the Great Serengeti National park. After picnic lunch in the park continue with afternoon game viewing in the park a home of lion, leopard, Elephant, Cheetah, Buffalo, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Wild dog, Gazelles, Crocs and more. Lot of birds includes the Eurasia migrants. Dinner and overnight in Serengeti.

Day 10: Serengeti – Lake Manyara National Park

– Early morning game drives in Serengeti then back to your lodge or Camp at 0845hrs for breakfast. Then check out and drive 220 km to Manyara via Olduvai Gorge (on your option) you will have your lunch on the way. Evening short walking for about 3 km or relax by the pool if lodge or around the Camp. Dinner and overnight in Manyara.

Day 11: Lake Manyara – Arusha

– Breakfast followed by morning game drives in Lake Manyara National Park. At 1245hrs leave the park and back to your Camp for hot lunch after lunch check out and drive back to Arusha.

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Experiences:
Attractions
Art and History
Farmers Market
Landmarks
Nightlife
Outdoor Activities
Shopping
Workshops
Other
Languages spoken: English
Included in price: Transport on 4WD vehicle with the pop-up roof, which enable you to spot wildlife easier Three meals a day on Safari Park entrance fees Driver's allowances Service of an English-speaking professional guide/Driver Camping fees, Mattresses (If Camping) Crater fees Mineral water 1.5lt per person per day Transport to and from mountain gates. All parks entry fees. Rescue fees. Guide and porters fees. Guide and porters salaries. All accommodations on the mountain based on three meals a day. Activities as per itinerary above
Not Included in price: International flights to/from your home Tips & gratitude’s The first night on your arrival and last night after safari (book with us) Airport transfers (book with us) Personal insurance Sleeping bag (if Camping) Olduvai Gorge fees Alcoholic drinks Serengeti Balloon (can book with us) All Mountain Gears (we can arrange hire of this) Flying doctor’s insurance, we can arrange for request. Tips to the driver/guide and all items of personal nature/use. And all not mentioned in the itinerary above.
Refund policy : when the cancellation is done in a period of over 28 days of the safari/tour, 50% of the deposit sent will be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 14 -28 days of the safari/tour, 25% of the payment would be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 7 – 14 days NO REFUND.
Cancellations : when the cancellation is done in a period of over 28 days of the safari/tour, 50% of the deposit sent will be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 14 -28 days of the safari/tour, 25% of the payment would be refunded. When the cancellation is done in a period between 7 – 14 days NO REFUND.
Availability : Through out the year