11 Days Kilimanjaro and Wildlife Safari

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 7 Days Mountain climbing followed by 5 Wildlife Safari. Starting with Tarangire NP, Manyara NP, Serengeti NP, and Ngorongoro Crater

Day 1: Arusha - Machame Village - Machame
We will drive from Arusha/Moshi to Machame Village and then walk to Machame Camp. 
2 hours’ drive, 5-7 hours hike (10km). 1200 meters ascent to an altitude of 3000 meters. 

Dinner / Overnight at Machame camp.

Day 2: Machame - Shira
Today we have a 6km hike, during 5 to 7 hours. We will have a 840 meters ascent and reach the 3840 meters of altitude. Dinner/Overnight at Shira camp.

Day 3: Shira - Barranco
Today we have a long hike of 10km (5 to 7 hours) but with a small ascent of just 110 meters. By night, we'll be sleeping at 3950 meters. 

Dinner / Overnight at Barranco camp.

Day 4: Barranco Hut - Karanga Valley
4.5km hike during just 3 hours. We will finally be sleeping above 4000 meters, at 4200 meters above see level (250 meters ascent). 

Dinner / Overnight at Karanga Valley camp.

Day 5: Karanga - Barafu
Again, 4.5km hike during just 3 hours. Today we'll reach an altitude of 4700 meters (500 meters ascent) for the highest night of your journey. 

Dinner / Overnight at Barafu camp.

Day 6: Barafu - Uhuru Peak - Mweka
This will be the toughest but also the most rewarding day. We will wake up very very early, during the night, in order to arrive to the peak at sunrise. This will just be a 5 kilometers hike but due to the altitude and steepness (1186 meters ascent) it will take 6 to 7 hours to do. When you reach the summit, you will be at 5986 meters and have the best views of your entire life. You will never in your life forget this moment and it will make you a better person. 
After some time at the summit, we'll start our descent to Mweka. Again, we'll walk for 5 to 7 hours, for a total of 12 kilometers, in order to sleep at a much more comfortable altitude of 3096 meters. 

Dinner / Overnight at Mweka Camp.

Day 7: Mweka - Mweka Village - Arusha
In our last day, we'll have a 3/4 hours hike of 10 kilometers (to an altitude of 1600 meters) before transfer to Arusha for your Overnight at Lodge/Hotel.

Day 8: Arusha – Tarangire National Park
0830 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for game drive.
1300 Hrs. Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch, 
1400 Hrs. Continue for evening game drive to return in the evening for dinner and overnight at Lodge/campsite.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Campsite

Day 9: Tarangire - Lake Manyara National Park
0830 Hrs. After your breakfast; depart from you to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive.
1300 Hrs. Stop at the Picnic Site for Picnic Lunch, 
1400 Hrs. Continue for evening game d rive to return in the evening for dinner and overnight at Lodge/campsite.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Campsite

Day 10: Lake Manyara – Serengeti

0800 Hrs. Transfer from Manyara to Serengeti National Park for game drive.
1300 Hrs. Break for lunch which will be served at the picnic area.
1400 Hrs. Afternoon game drive in the Park to return in the evening for dinner and overnight at Lodge/campsite.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Campsite

Day 11: Serengeti – Ngorongoro Crater Rim 
Wake up at 0600hrs for early morning game drives in Serengeti at 0845hrs back to the lodge. Then check out and drive with lunch and game viewing en-route to Ngorongoro Crater Rim. It is your option whether you will pass via Olduvai Gorge the archaeological site. 

Dinner and overnight at Lodge/campsite.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge/Campsite

Day 12 Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha: 
Descend in to the Crater for 6 hours Crater tour. This 100-square mile natural Amphitheatre is host to an astonishing array of wildlife and you may be lucky enough to see rhino, elephant, lion, buffalo as well as large herd's zebras and wildebeest. A picnic lunch will be taken in to the Crater. Later in the afternoon drive back to Arusha.

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch

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  • Budget camping accommodation:  U$ 4,036 per person sharing 
  • Lodge/Tented Camp accommodation: U$ 4,670 per person sharing 
  • Game Drives sessions
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Transfer from & to the airport
  • Serengeti Balloon (can book with us)
  • All Mountain Gears (we can arrange hire of this)
  • Flying doctor’s insurance, we can arrange for request
  • 11 Days Safari Activity

Rate Includes

  • All accommodations as per itinerary
  • Pickup from airport or hotel in Arusha / Moshi
  • Professional Guide/s
  • Professional Cook, if Camping
  • Camping fees, Mattresses (If Camping)
  • Ground Safari Vehicle and fees
  • Park entrance fees
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • 1.5 liter Drinking mineral water per person per day
  • Government Taxes

Rate Excludes

  • Tip for the guide
  • Flights costs/fares
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra Personal items
  • Soda and Alcoholic beverages
  • Extra activities
  • Personal expenses (drinks, Internet, visa, etc.)