8 Days Tour Combined, Machame Route Kili Climb + Safari to Lake Manyara & Ngorongoro Crater for US$1799/Person, Based on 2 - 5 People

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June 01 – June 08, 2021
June 21 – June 28, 2021
July 11 – July 18, 2021
July 23 – July 30, 2021
August 05 – August 12, 2021
August 22 – August 29, 2021
September 01 – September 08, 2021
September 22 – September 29, 2021
October 02 – October 09, 2021
October 23 – October 30, 2021
November 02 – November 09, 2021
November 10 – November 17, 2021
November 22 – November 29, 2021
December 02 – December 09, 2021
December 17 – December 24, 2021

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Machame Gate (1790m) – Machame Camp (3010m)
After breakfast, you will be collected and taken to the Kilimanjaro National Park – 1 hour drive. While your guide is registering, you can watch the mountain team preparing – it is always impressive ‘what’ and particularly ‘how’ everything is carried up the mountain. Once this is all packed up, your adventure will begin; after a few minutes you will be deep within the forest with ancient trees, ferns, mosses and black and white colobus monkeys frolicking in the treetops. After 5 – 6 hours you will reach – Machame Camp –situated just above the forest line at 3000m. Arriving here, the porters have already set up your tents and warm water for washing is ready.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Machame Camp (3010m) – Shira Camp (3845m)
After an early morning start, the path steepens and the vegetation changes into a moorland with shrubs such as hardy Ericas. Today’s stage is shorter than the previous day and by mid-afternoon, you will arrive at the campsite at the Shira Plateau. From the camp you will have breath-taking views of the mountain and evening light on the rock face and glacier of Kibo as the sun sets.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Shira Camp – Lava Tower Hut (4640m) – Barranco Camp (3950m)
Today will be a day for ups and downs. You will ascend almost 700m but descend again after reaching the imposing Lava Tower (4640m). This will help with acclimatisation as you will reach a height of over 4 500m. You will move through different vegetation zones. After reaching Lava Tower the path traverses Barranco Valley dotted with the weird-looking senecios. Barranco Camp is reached after 6 – 7 hours. Considered the most beautiful camp on the mountain, the camp is situated just below the imposing Barranco Wall. Rest and refuel tonight.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Barranco Camp (3960m) – Barafu Camp (4640m)
The first section of today’s route is to scale the ‘Barranco Wall’. Use your hands and feet.  Safety is paramount and you will be secured if necessary, but it looks more daunting than it actually is. The trail continues with many up and down sections, crossing a few streams, winding and climbing stopping for lunch in the Karanga Valley. After lunch there will be another 2 – 3 hours climb before you reach Barafu Camp (4640m). Tonight, drink a lot of fluids, try to eat and go to bed early to rest enough before tomorrow’s summit trek.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Barafu Camp – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka Camp (3080m)
You will be woken in the midnight hours with a cup of tea and a biscuit. Dressed warmly and geared with a headlight and your daypack you will set off in the darkness. After 5 – 7 hours of ‘pole pole’, you will reach the rim of the crater, Stella Point. Another one to two hours of going slowly along the crater’s edge and you will arrive at the summit – Uhuru Peak (5895m). Looking down over the surrounding landscape below in the early morning light, will make you feel on top of the world. You have now reached the ‘Roof of Africa’. The descent should be easy but dusty, as the volcanic ash will now have defrosted. Returning on the same route you should arrive at Barafu Camp within a few hours where the porters are waiting with food and tea. Resting for an hour or two, you will continue down to reach Mweka Camp (3080m) for your overnight stay.
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Mweka Camp (3080m) – Mweka Gate (1630m) – Moshi
Last day on the mountain. After breakfast, the crew will celebrate your achievement with a traditional song as part of their farewell ceremony. You will present them with their tips. Setting off and descending into the moist green forest, it should take about three hours to reach the gate. Back to Moshi town for hot shower and cold beers wait. There you can revive yourself and celebrate your achievement.

Day 7:  Moshi  – Lake Manyara

Non game-viewing travel time: 3 hours
Distance: 220 km

After breakfast, you will meet our professional driver-guide at Keys Hotel in Moshi town who will give you a brief info regarding your safari. We shall start our safari with Lake Manyara National Park for a full day game drive with picnic lunch.

Lake Manyara is a birdwatcher’s paradise, marvel at the variety of species, spoonbill, teal, pelican, kingfisher, hornbill and cormorant. In the tall trees, forest monkeys leap from branch to branch on the slope of the Great Rift escarpment, elephants stand in the shade of the baobab and in the acacia woodland, and lions lie draped along the branches of the umbrella trees.
Dinner and overnight at Twiga Campsite at Mtowambu.

Day 8: Lake Manyara – Ngorongoro Crater – Moshi

  • Non game-viewing travel time: 2 & 4 hours
  • Distance: 60km & 190 km

After breakfast we leave Mtowambu and drive 60 km to Ngorongoro Crater rim, we descend 600m into this magnificent crater for a morning, half-day game drive. The Ngorongoro Crater is one of the most densely crowded African wildlife areas in the world and is home to an estimated 30,000 animals including some of Tanzania’s last remaining black rhino. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro Crater 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 the dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. You will enjoy a picnic lunch in the crater then our driver-guide will drive 190 km back to Moshi town where our safari tour ends at Keys Hotel.

Included in the price:

  • -- 2 Airport Transfers, from/to JRO Kilimanjaro Airport
  • -- 2 nights Hotel Lodging at Keys Hotel in Moshi town on Bed and Breakfast basis, Double or Triple Occupancy
  • -- 3 Delicious meals a days, boiled and filtered drinking water while on the mountain.
  • -- All park entrance, camping and rescue fees
  • -- All camping equipment, including sleeping tents, mess tent, mattresses, kitchen tent, staff tents and all cooking utensils
  • -- Warm water for washing to be provided every morning and evening.
  • -- Oxygen Cylinder - only for emergency
  • -- English Speaking Guides (Wilderness First Responder certified), cook and porters
  • -- Staff salaries and fees.
  • -- Transport to/from national park gates.
  • -- First aid kit and pulse oximeter.
  • -- Emergency telephone between the guides and our office in Moshi town.
  • -- 3 litres of bottled drinking water to be provided on the first day your hike, on the mountain porters will fetch water from the streams to be boiled and filtered for you.
  • --Tents & mattresses on safari
  • --Meals on safari – lunch and dinner on the first day; then breakfast and lunch on the second day
  • --3 liters of bottled drinking water per person/day during the safari
  • --Transport and wildlife drives in 4WD Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch
  • --Services of a professional safari guide and cook
  • --All safari park entry fees


Not included in the price:

  • -- Sleeping bags
  • -- Gratuities
  • -- Soda/alcohol unless otherwise noted
  • -- Health insurance
  • -- Visa fees
  • -- International airfare
  • -- Laundry
  • -- All Meals and drinks in Moshi town

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