11 Days 10 Nights Kilimanjaro climb via Machame route and wildlife Safaris
Day 1: Arrival at Kilimanjaro airport at (01:40am and then transfer to Arusha Overnight in hotel. After Breakfast 09:00am proceed to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive with picnic lunch. Lake Manyara National Park, although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the ground water forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree- climbing lions. Overnight at Ellein’s Tree lodge http://www.eileenstrees.com/ full board included
Day 2: Full day, Ngorongoro Crater for game view
After breakfast leave the lodge early morning drive to Ngorongoro conservation area , Venture down to the crater floor, and take this fantastic safari experience in this extraordinary ecosystem, viewing of big five and high concentrations of zebra, gazelle, impala, wildebeest, and many other animals who are all bound by the crater walls. Then picnics will be served inside the crate, after lunch you will proceed with afternoon game view after that ascend to your lodge for dinner and overnight stay at Ellein’s Tree lodge Full board included
Day 3: Tarangire National Park to Moshi for overnight
After breakfast at the lodge you leave early to the Tarangire National park. This is the third largest park in Tanzania and it is characterized by the amazingly large herds of elephants that can be encountered in this park. The Baobab trees are one of the other highlights of Tarangire and the Tarangire River that flows all year round is the life blood of the park. Many animals; predators and the preys alike gather around the river where you can do excellent game viewing. Overnight is at: Kilimanjaro crown Hotel half board included
Day 4: Drive to Machame Gate (1,640 meters or ,5,380 feet) and Climbing to Machame Camp (2,950 meters or 10.000ft)
Hiking hours 5-6 hours.
Distance 11 Km or 7 miles.
Day 5: Climbing from Machame Camp to Shira Camp 2 (3,840 meters or 12,600 feet)
Hiking hours 5-6 hours.
Distance 5 Km or 3 miles.
Day 6: Climbing from Shira Camp 2 to Barranco Camp (3976 meters or 13,044 feet)
Hiking hours 8- 9 hours,
Distance 10 Km or 6 miles.
Day 7: Climbing from Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp (3,995 meters or 13,106 feet)
Hiking hours 4- 5 hours.
Distance 4 Km or 2 miles.
Day 8: Climbing from Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp (4.600 meters to 15,000 feet)
Hiking hours 4 hours.
Distance 4 Km or 2 miles.
Day 9: Climbing to Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters or 19,341feet) and descend to Mweka Camp (10,000ft)
Hiking hours 4-6 hours.
Distance 12 Km or 7 miles.
Day 10: Descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate (1,640 meters or 5,340 feet) 3 – 4 hours and distance 10 Km or 6 miles. Transfer to Hotel half board included
Day 11: Transfer airport or start Serengeti safari.
End of climb.
Total distance covered is 62 Km or 37 miles.
WHAT TO BRING
PRICE PER PERSON
2-3: 2265 USD
6-8: 1986 USD
10-12: 1845 USD
Kilimanjaro Climb Includes:
Hotel lodging the night before and the night after the climb (dinner and breakfast included) (double occupancy).
Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents:
Professional, experienced, mountain guides:
All Park fees and Rescue fees
All meals while on the Mountain
Arrival and Departure transfers
Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
Quality Mess tents with table and chairs:
Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food:
Clean, purified drinking water:
Private, portable chemical flush toilets:
Fair and ethical treatment of porters:
Summit Emergency Oxygen:
Kilimanjaro Climb Excludes:
Tanzania Visa: $50 Europe and 100$ USD for USA per person on arrival
Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc,
Meals not listed above
Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc)
Tips and any items of personal nature,
Success is what we want during our trip. We are prepared for any urgent situation and also have in place a complete evacuation procedure in case of altitude sickness. We carry first aid supplies, supplement summit oxygen and Pulse Oximeters).
The Price does not include:
Gloves, Sun glasses, Sleeping bag, Hats, Rain suits, Warm Jacket, Heavy boots, Scarf’s, Rain Trousers,
Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
-, Visa and Travel Insurance
– Tips to mountain crew (highly recommended)
Per potter per day is from 6 – 8 USD
Assistance guide / cook – per day is from 12 – 15 USD
Guides per day is from 20 – 25 USD
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