Kilimanjaro & Safari 13 days
This Wildlife tour features the safari to the Kilimanjaro Mountain, Ngorongoro Craters, Lake Manyara Wildlife Park and Serengeti Safari Plains. It is based on Budget Camping with Custom built stretch Safari Land cruisers.
Highlights are Serengeti Tour, lake manyara safari, Ngorongoro wildlife photo game drives. We provide: a safari cook, 3 meals a day whilst on safari, mattress, pillow & tent.
Arrival into Arusha, overnight at Stereo Hotel – Dinner included.
Drive to Machame village, the climb begins at the end of the tarmac road. Walk through shambas then forests to the Machame Hut, (3000m,6hours) – Full Board
Day 3: Shira Hut.
Continue along the steep ridge going on to rock ridges and through heather. The route turns west into a river gorge, reaching Shira Hut (3800m,5hours) – Full Board
Day 4: Baranco Hut.
Continue east towards the Lava tower. Shortly after this, you descend to Baranco Hut,(3940m,4hours) – Full Board
Day 5: Barafu Hut.
A short scramble to the top of the great Baranco and then a traverse overscree and a ridge to the Karanga valley 4000m,3hours,Beneath the icefalls of the Heim, Kersten and Decken Glaciers, After climbing out of the Karanga valley the trail ascends a ridge to the Barafu Hut. A Bleak location with little vegetation at 4600m, 3hours walking – Full Board
Day 6: Barafu Hut.
An early start for the ascend to the rim of the Kibo Crater between the Rebmann and Ratzel Glaciers-4hours, the last section before the rim can sometimes be snow-covered and an Ice-axe or Ski-stick is useful for balance. From here a further hour leads you to Uhuru Peak , from where there are often fine views of Mt. Meru to the west and the jagged peak of Mawenzi to the east. Descend to the Barafu Hut in the giant heather zone on the forest edge, those with energy on the summit may wish to descend to the Reutsh crater and visit the dramatic Ice pinnacle of the eastern Ice fields – Full Board
Day 7: Back to Arusha
A 3 to 4 hour descend through beautiful forest brings you to the Park gate and your transport will be there waiting to take you back to Arusha and overnight at Stereo Hotel – Full Board
Day 9: Ngorongoro Crater.
Breakfast at the camp and descend to the crater floor for a full day game viewing, Picnic lunch at taken at the crater, hosts unbelievable variety of wildlife. This is an experience to treasure always. Ascend back to the campsite for dinner and overnight – Full Board
Day 10: Serengeti National Park .
Breakfast at Campsite and depart Ngorongoro for vast Serengeti National Park . Stop at Olduvai Gorge , the site for the famous archeological finds by the Leakey family. Lunch at Campsite in serengeti. Afternoon game drive inside the park. Dinner and overnight at Campsite – Full Board
Day 11: Serengeti.
Breakfast followed by morning game drive to different parts of the park. Serengeti is famous for it’s annual migration when millions of wildebeest (gnus) and zebras set off for Maasai Mara for better grazing grounds and water. Serengeti boasts of more than 35 species of plains game including the “Big Five” as well as extensive bird-life. Meals and overnight at Campsite – Full Board
Day 12: Lake Manyara National Park .
Early breakfast in Serengeti and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park . Lunch at Campsite near the Park. Afternoon game drive inside the Park, look for and shoot a picture of the curious tree-climbing lions, Lake Manyara has a marvelous concentration of game including 350 species of birds. See the simba river populated with schools of Hippo and bird-life. Dinner and overnight at Campsite – Full Board
Day 13: Departure
Breakfast in Manyara and depart for Arusha with lunch enroute arriving Arusha in the afternoon. Board your flight to your next destination – Breakfast and Lunch.
Transport 4WD with pop up roof
Accommodations full board whilst in safari in Tents/Lodge
Air port transfer pick up and drop off if applicable
Mineral water all days in Safari.
All things of personal nature
Tips and gratitude’s for Driver Guide, cook, porters in Hotel/ Lodges
Visas and air port Taxes
International air flight ticket departure taxes