Kilimanjaro Climb and Wildlife Safari

Hiking to Lava Tower, Kilimanjaro
Wildebeest in the Serengeti

Kilimanjaro Climb via Marangu Route with Wildlife Safaris to Tarangire or Lake Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater

Day 1 Tanzania arrival – Moshi
Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be greeted by you Agama guide. Drive to Moshi to Tembo Tamu. Depending on your arrival time have a guided walk through Moshi. Briefing in evening for your climb starting the next day.

  • Lunch and dinner included.

Day 2 Marangu Gate - Mandara Hut
You will be picked up at your hotel in Moshi and driven to Marangu Gate. When your guide is done dealing with all the registration forms you can start your climbing adventure! Dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Marangu Gate (1900m) to Mandara Hut (2720m)
  • Hike Time: 4 hours

Day 3 Mandara Hut - Horombo Hut

  • Dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut. 3 meals included.
  • Mandara Hut (2720m) to Horombu Hut (3720m)
  • Hike time: 5-6 hours

Day 4 Horombo Hut
Today we walk towards the Mawenzi Hut, passing the Zebra Rocks. This extra day and night at Horombo is for additional acclimatization. We recommend drinking enough water and walking slowly! Overnight at Horombo Hut.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Horombu Hut (3720m)

Day 5 Horombo Hut - Kibo Hut
There is no running water at Kibo Hut. The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Horombo Hut (3720m) to Kibo Hut (4700 m)
  • Hike time: 4-6 hours

Day 6 Kibo Hut - Uhuru Peak - Horombo Hut
Wake up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to rim of the main crater, Gillman’s 5685 m. There you can rest for a few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the three hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru peak 5895 m which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment descend to reach Horombo Hut.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Kibo Hut (4700 m) to Uhuru Peak (5895m) to Horombo Hut (3720 m)
  • Hike time: 13-15 hours

Day 7 Horombo Hut - Marangu Gate – Arusha
Today you will descend all the way down to Marangu Gate. Successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. At the gate you will be driven back to Arusha for your celebration and overnight at Outpost Lodge.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Horombo Hut (3720m) to Marangu Gate (1900)
  • Walking time: 6-7 hours
  • Accommodation (Outpost Lodge)

Day 8 Tarangire National Park/Lake Manyara (choose between)
After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park. Enjoy a game drive through the park with a picnic lunch. This park is known for its holding one of the largest elephant herds in Africa. Lions, giraffes, zebras well seen and over 500 different birds species to find. Later go to Panorama Inn in Karatu for your dinner and overnight.

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After breakfast drive to Lake Manyara. Enjoy a game drive in the park with a picnic lunch. Lake Manyara is best known for its rich variety of bird life and tree climbing lion. Elephants, monkeys, flamingos, pelicans, cormorants and storks, to mention a few also visible in Manyara.  Later you will drive to Panorama Inn in Karatu for your dinner and overnight.

  • 3 meals included.

Day 9 Coffee Plantation Resthouse
After breakfast drive to Coffee Plantations at this beautiful location bordering the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Take a walk through the coffee, and vegetable plantations. Here you can see a variety of different species of trees as well. If you're lucky you can see elephants in the distant jungle. Take a walk through the nearby hills, optional to see and visit local families living the true African way. Enjoy a day here in this unique Tanzanian place.

  • 3 meals included.

Day 10 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you will head off to Serengeti National Park. This is undoubtably Tanzania's most famous park. Great herds of buffalo, smaller groups of elephant and giraffe, and thousands upon thousands of eland, topi, kongoni, impala and Grant's gazelle are resident at any time of the year. Lions and leopards easily seen. You will enjoy a late afternoon game drive in the amazing Serengeti. Later go to your dinner and overnight at Serengeti Wild Camp.

  • 3 meals are included.
  • Accommodation (Wild Camps)

Day 11 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast you will venture into Serengeti’s wilderness corners for a full day of game viewing in the park. With a picnic lunch beside you, take your leisure while exploring this world heritage site, where earth’s largest concentration of plain game still roams free! In the evening you will go Serengeti Wild Camp for your dinner and overnight.

  • 3 meals are included.
  • Accommodation (Wild Camps)

Day 12 Serengeti National Park
After breakfast head out for your last game drive in the amazing Serengeti. You cannot see too much of the park. That's just the way it is! About 70 larger mammal and 500 bird species are found in this park. Blue wildebeests, gazelles, zebras, and buffalos are some of the commonly found large mammals in the region. Later drive to Ngorongoro Wild Camp for your dinner and overnight.

  • 3 meals are included.
  • Accommodation (Wild Camps)

Day 13 Ngorongoro Crater
After breakfast drive to Ngorongoro Crater for a half day game drive inside the crater. This is the best place in Tanzania to see black rhino as well as prides of lion that include the magnificent black-manned males. There are lots of colorful flamingoes and a variety of water birds. Other game that you can see includes leopard, cheetah, hyena, other members of the antelope family, and small mammals. Later drive to Flaming Safari Lodge in Karatu for your overnight.

Day 14 Karatu – Departure
Have breakfast at Flamingo Safari Lodge. Depending on your flight time, you can have a guided walk through the town Karatu. This upcoming safari town has many unique things to see. Explore the way local Tanzanian's live their lives. Later depart back to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your departure flight.

  • Breakfast included.

Safari Overview

DURATION

14 days / 13 Nights

Accommodations

Rates Includes

  • All Taxes / VAT
  • Park Fees
  • Airport Transfer
  • Accommodation as Mentioned in Itinerary
  • 1-3 Meals a day Mentioned in Itinerary
  • Bottled Water (1.5 Liter per person per day)
  • Activities as mentiioned in tour description
  • Transportation as mentioned, Toyota Land Cruiser with pop-up roof and Toyota Noah minivan for airport transfer
  • A professional guide / driver

Rates Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Drinks (Soda, Alcohol)
  • Tips
  • Vaccination
  • Laundry
  • Other Personal Items