Comb Package: (Kilimanjaro + Safari) - Moshi

Overview

Amazing view of Sunrise in Mount kilimanjaro at Stella point and Big five Animal in Safari.

Details about this tour

Itinerary
Day 1: MOSHI TOWN TO MACHAME GATE (1490M) - MACHAME CAMP (2980M)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Early in the morning the guide of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro will be with you for briefing after breakfast around 9:00 am drive to Machame gate which takes about 40 to 45 minutes. With your picnic lunch climbers will do registering at the gate office, thereafter you start your ascent and enter the rain forest almost immediately. There is a strong possibility of rain in the forest, which will transform the trail into a very soggy, muddy and slippery experience. You will have a welcome lunch stop about half way and will reach the Machame camping area in the late afternoon. Tents and other belonging will be take care by porters and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro guide. Most of the time porters and cook happens to reach to the camping site before you for preparation of meals as well as erection of tents for your accommodation. Sometime weather condition in the night temperatures can already drop to freezing point at Machame campsite.
Duration: 7 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Machame hut campsite
Day 2: MACHAME CAMP (2980M) - SHIRA CAMPSITE (3840M)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Early in the morning after breakfast, the day is spent to reach Shira campsite (3840 m) with our picnic lunch. The night at this bare camp will even be colder than the previous night, with temperatures dropping to well below freezing. The trail take us for an hour or so to the top of the forest and then for about two hours at a gentler gradient through the moorland zone. After a picnic lunch and rest, you continue up a rocky ridge onto the Shira plateau. Hiking to this point you will be able to see in an easterly direction, the Western Breach with its spectacular glaciers. You are now due west of Kibo and after a short hike you will reach the Shira campsite.
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shira Campsite
Day 3: SHIRA (3840M) - LAVA TOWER (4630M) - BARRANCO CAMP (3950 M)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Tanzania birding safarisThe route now turns east into a semi desert and rocky landscape surrounding Lava Tower, where you reach an altitude of 4630m after about a four hours walk. Lunch is served in a designated area before ascending the rocky scree path to Lava Tower (4630m). Definitely, the toughest day so far. It is normally around this point, where for the first time, some climbers will start to feel symptoms of breathlessness, irritability and headaches. After lunch you descent again by almost 680m to the Barranco camping area and after reaching the high altitude of 4600m at Lava Tower, the true acclimatization benefit of this day becomes clear. This descent to Barranco camp takes about two hours and offers great opportunities to take some beautiful photographs of the Western Breach and Breach Wall. The camp is situated in a valley below the Breach and Great Barranco Wall, which should provide you with a memorable sunset while you wait for the preparation of your dinner.
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Baranco Campsites
Day 4: Baranco camp to Karanga camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge passing the Barranco Wall, to the Karanga Valley campsite. This is a short day meant for acclimatization.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Karanga Campsite
Day 5: KARANGA CAMP TO BARAFU CAMP (4550m)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, we leave Karanga and hit the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. We continue up to the Barafu Hut. At this point, you have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp, rest, enjoy dinner, and prepare for the summit day. The two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this position.
Duration: 5 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Barafu campsite
Day 6: SUMMIT ATTEMPT, BARAFU CAMP (4550M) - UHURU PEAK (5895M) - MWEKA (3100M)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Tanzania birding safarisYou will wake up around 2330hrs, and after some tea and biscuits you start climbing to Uhuru peak into the night. You will head in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This 6-hour walks to Stella point is for many climbers, mentally and physically the most challenging on the route. At Stella Point (5685m) you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see (weather permitting). From Stella Point you will normally encounter snow all the way on your 2-hour ascent to Uhuru Peak. The time you will spend on the summit will depend on the weather conditions. Do not stop here for too long, as it will be extremely difficult to start again due to cold and fatigue. Enjoy your accomplishment and a day to remember for the rest of your life. The walk back to Barafu from the summit, takes about 3 hours. Here you will have a well earned but short rest and collect the rest of your gear, before heading down to Mweka hut (3100m). The route is not difficult and will take you down the rock and scree path into the moorland and eventually into the forest. The camp is situated in the upper forest and mist or rain can be expected in the late afternoon. Dinner and washing water will be prepared.
Duration: 12 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mweka campsite
Day 7: MWEKA CAMP (3100M) - MWEKA GATE (1980M)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After an early and well-deserved breakfast, it is a short 3-hour and scenic hike back to the Park gate. At Mweka gate you sign your name and details in a register. This is also where successful climbers receive their summit certificates. Those climbers who reached Stella Point (5685m) are issued with green certificates and those who reached Uhuru Peak (5895m) receive gold certificates. From the Mweka Gate you will continue down into the Mweka village, normally a muddy 3 km (1 hour) hike. At the Mweka Gate, meet Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Officials gives you the Certificate of Achievement. After sign out to the park gate you will be transferred to a hotel in Moshi for hot shower probably dinner and overnight or otherwise in the evening you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport to connect with your flight back home.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel
Day 8: MOSHI TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK
Stop At: Babati, tanzania, Tarangire National Park 3134 Tanzania
After breakfast you will be met by our guide/driver, deliver short briefing then head into the Tarangire National Park for a game drive. The park runs along the line of the Tarangire River and is mainly made up of low-lying hills on the Great Rift Valley floor. Its natural vegetation mainly consists of Acacia woodland and giant African Baobab trees, with huge swamp areas in the south. Both the river and the swamps act like a magnet for wild animals, during Tanzanias dry season. The Tarangire National Park is reputed to contain some of the largest elephant herds in Africa. This African national park is also home to three rare species of animals the Greater Kudu, the Fringed-eared Oryx, as well as a few Ashy Starlings. We eat lunch at picnic after which we continue with game until late evening, then drive to the accommodation for overnight.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Camping/Lodge
Day 9: CENTRAL SERENGETI
Stop At: Serengeti National Park Tanzania
After breakfast we head towards the Serengeti National Park, via the beautiful high lying farmland of Karatu and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa the Serengeti National Park with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see. We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengetis species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti national park.
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Camping/Lodge
Day 10: NGORONGORO CRATER
Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
Today if you were interested by Hot Air Balloon tour over the Serengeti Plains (available at supplementary cost by pre-arrangement) is the best day and time to start a day with. Floating silently above the awakening bush, while spotting wildlife and enjoying the amazing scenery of Africa, across rivers and over numerous small villages.If not interested with hot balloon, you will work up early in morning for sunrise game drive. Then return at your accommodation area for breakfast and afterward we continue with game drive until lunch time. After lunch we head to Ngorongoro for overnight. On the way we can experience the Maasai traditional life and experience a little bit of these cultural people lives in the Ngorongoro conservations.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at camping/Lodge
Day 11: NGORONGORO CRATER
Stop At: Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Tanzania
After early breakfast we will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife for a half days safari tour. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro National Park supports a vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo, and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park, is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. We will visit Lake Magadi, a large but shallow alkaline lake in the southwestern corner, which is one of the main features of the crater. A large number of flamingos, hippos and other water birds can usually been seen here. After lunch we will start ascending from the crater and return back to Moshi/Arusha or alternatively to Kilimanjaro airport.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at the Hotel

Inclusions

  • 11x Breakfast
  • 9x Dinner
  • 10x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 11 nights
  • PROFESSIONAL SAFARI GUIDE ENTRANCE FEES TO ALL NATIONAL PARKS MAASAI EXPERIENCE TOUR IF INTERESTED
  • TRANSFERS IN BOTH DIRECTIONS BETWEEN THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND MOSHI
  • GOVERNMENT TAXES, VAT AND SERVICE CHARGES RELATING TO ACCOMMODATION AND INCLUDED MEALS
  • ALL BASIC CAMPING FACILITY SUCH AS TENTS, CHAIRS, TABLES AND SLEEPING MATS
  • EXTENDED 4 X 4 SAFARI JEEP WITH POP UP ROOF FOR GAME VIEWING
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Tarangire National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Serengeti National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Ngorongoro Crater
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Exclusions

  • TANZANIA VISA: $50 PER PERSON ON ARRIVAL, USA AND CANADA PASSPORT HOLDERS USD.100S
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES (E.G. LAUNDRY, TELEPHONE, BEVERAGES, ETC.)
  • OPTIONAL TOURS (BALLOON RIDES USD. 570 PER PERSON)TIPS AND GRATUITIES TO YOUR SAFARI GUIDE AND COOK
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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USD 3850
Per Person