Kilimanjaro Climb and Wildlife Safari

Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro Climb via Machame Route with Wildlife Safari 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 Machame Gate - Machame Camp
After breakfast drive to Machame Gate. When your guide is done dealing with all the registration forms you can start your climbing! Soon you will find yourself deep in mountain rainforest with ancient trees, primeval ferns, liana, lichen and moss that carpets the ground and drapes from the trees. If you're lucky you could see the black and white colobus monkeys in the treetops. Your first day of climbing will end at Machame Camp where you will have your dinner and overnight.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Machame Gate (1790m) to Machame Camp (3010m)
  • Hike Time: 5-7 hours

Day 3 Machame Camp - New Shira Camp
Have breakfast at the camp and keep on climbing. The path will get steeper and the landscape changes to moor- and heathland. This day you will end at New Shira Camp where you will get dinner and have your overnight.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Machame Camp (3010m) to New Shira Camp (3845m)
  • Hike Time: 4-6 hours

Day 4 New Shira Camp - Barranco Camp
After breakfast head on climbing, except tis day you are not climbing too much. This will let your body adjust the height more. After 6 to 7 hours you will arrive at the most beautiful camp on the mountain, Barranco Camp. There you will have your dinner and overnight.

  • 3 meals included.
  • New Shira Camp (3845m) to Barranco Camp (3960m)
  • Hike Time: 6-7 hours

Day 5 Barranco Camp - Barafu Camp
After breakfast you continue the adventure. Today it starts with the climb of the “Barranco Wall”. Don't worry, your guides will assist you wherever necessary. Following the ridge as it traverses up and down, you can enjoy the splendid views of the south glacier of Kibo. Eventually you will arrive at Barafu Camp. There you can relax, get dinner and rest for the following climb ahead very early the next day.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Barranco Camp (3960m) to Barafu Camp (4640m)
  • Hike Time: 5-7 hours

Day 6 Barafu Camp - Uhuru Peak - Mweka Camp
After a very early breakfast at around midnight the cimbing begins yet again. With torchlight you will climb the screes of Kibo. After 5 to 7 hours of ascending in the dark you will arrive at Stella Point, the crater rim of Mt Kilimanjaro. Another 1 to 2 hours climb along the crater ridge will lead you to Uhuru Peak (5895 m). Here you will see Kilimanjaro in all its glory, enjoying the 360° view over the landscape below as the sun rises. You are now standing on the “Roof of Africa”. Enjoy this moment, take the view all in! The simple descent runs almost along the same route and shortly before midday you should arrive at Barafu Camp. After a 1 to 2 hour break there you will continue down to Mweka Camp (3080 m) where you will get dinner and rest.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Barafu Camp (4640m) to Uhuru Peak (5895m) to Mweka Camp (3080m)
  • Hike Time: 10-14 hours

Day 7 Mweka Camp - Mweka Gate – Arusha
After breakfast you will continue down to Mweka Gate. At the gate you will be driven back to Arusha for your celebration and overnight at Outpost Lodge.

  • 3 meals included.
  • Mweka Camp (3080m) to Mweka Gate (1630m)
  • Hike Time: 2-3 hours

Day 8 Tarangire National Park/Lake Manyara (choose between)
After breakfast you will 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 you will 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

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