- Wildlife safaris and game drives
- National parks
- duration 12 days
- tour type Private
- age requirement 8+ years old
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Climb Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest mountain, via Machame Route
- Enjoy game drives in Serengeti & Ngorongoro. Discover the Olduvai Gorge
- Visit Lake Manyara & Tarangire National Park
- Luxurious & comfortable safari cruiser
Your Tanzania adventure kicks off with a Kilimanjaro climb via the Machame Route. The itinerary has been prepared to allow more time for acclimatization and rest, thereby raising the success rate for making it to the summit. Bring your gear, your enthusiasm, and your smile – we’ve got the rest! The hike takes you through the heather and moorland zone of the Shira Plateau and up the Barranco Wall. Spend six days in the mountain before heading back to Moshi.
The safari starts on Day 8 with a trip to Lake Manyara. Then travel to the famous Serengeti via the Olduvai Gorge. It was in this gorge that some of the earliest human fossils and footprints were first discovered. Next on the itinerary is the stunning Ngorongoro Crater followed by Tarangire National Park. We will drive you back to Moshi on Day 12.
Included in the tour price is one night's accommodation before Day 1 as well as a stay in Moshi on Day 12. For more details, please scroll down to the itinerary section.
Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp
Day 2: Machame Camp – Shira 2 Camp
Day 3: Shira 2 Camp – Lava Tower – Barranco Camp
Day 4: Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp
Day 5: Karanga Camp – Barafu Camp
Day 6: Barafu Camp – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Camp
Day 7: Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate – Moshi
Day 8: Discover Lake Manyara
Day 9: Olduvai Gorge & Serengeti National Park
Day 10: Serengeti National Park
Day 11: Serengeti National Park – Ngorongoro Crater
Day 12: Tarangire National Park & back to Moshi
- A dedicated, exclusive mountain crew for you and your teammates
- A professional, English-speaking driver/guide during the safari
- Meals as per the itinerary. Boiled water in Mount Kilimanjaro
- Accommodation as per the itinerary, including two nights' accommodation on a twin or triple room basis at Springlands Hotel in Moshi, one night each before your trip and on the last day
- National park entrance tickets, hut/camping fees & rescue fees
- Tents, foam sleeping pads, cooking equipment, tables & chairs
- Transport in a custom-built 4x4 safari Land Cruiser with a pop-up roof
- Bottled water in safari vehicles
- 18% VAT
- Airport pickup
- Airport dropoff
- Plant a tree
- International/domestic flights
- Tanzania visa fees
- Travel insurance
- Anything mentioned optional on the itinerary
- Expenses that are personal in nature, like phone calls and laundry
- Meals, drinks or any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tips for your guides, assistant guides, porters, chef, safari guide and hotel staff
- Earn US$ 176+ in travel credits.
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40% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 60 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, but the 40% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 60 days of departure.Payment
A deposit of 40% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior departure. For any bookings within 60 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.Travel Insurance
We advise to take out Travel Insurance to cover for any unforeseen circumstances. Bookmundi recommends World Nomads' travel insurance.Other Practical InformationTanzania has two wet seasons, from March to May and November to December. The March to May season is often called the 'long rains' while November and December fall within the 'short rains' period. Dry seasons last from June to October and January to February. However, once in the mountain, you will face a multitude of climate conditions regardless of the season. This is due to the five distinct climate zones on Mount Kilimanjaro. No time is a bad time for a Tanzanian safari adventure! Every season has something unique to offer. The dry season from June and October is generally considered to be the best time for wildlife viewing, with the famous wildebeest migration being considered the absolute pinnacle of dry season wildlife viewing. But wet seasons have much to offer as well, since this is when you have the best chances of seeing newborn animals! The calving season for wildebeests is from February to March, when over 8,000 calves are born each day.