13Days Tanzania Safari Tours & Kilimanjaro Climbing, Treks & Hikes: Mount Kilimanjaro,  Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, and Ngorongoro Crater.

This Tanzania Safari Tour will take you through Serengeti National Park is one of the most famous national parks in the world, known for its magnificent lions and the great migration. It is one of the most comprehensive and appealing presentations of nature, conservation, and research in general. Every day, hundreds of nature lovers and tourists from all over the world visit it.

Day 0: Arrival in Tanzania for Your Tanzania Safari

Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). You will be met by your professional safari guide/driver who will transfer you to the Arusha hotel Venus Hotel. We booked for your dinner & overnight stay depending on your arrival date and time. After that, you will be briefed on the details regarding your safari adventure. If you arrived in the morning or late afternoon you will have a little walk at Arusha city tours to explore different activities and interacting with local people at local markets

Day 1: Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Marangu Gate, Hike to Mandara Hut

After breakfast and briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (about 1 hour), register, and commence the trek. Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara Huts. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya. In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, birdlife, and Colobus monkeys during your 6days Kilimanjaro Trekking Package.
Elevation: 1860m/6100ft to 2700m/8875ft
Distance: 8km/5mi
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours
Habitat: Montane Forest
Meals: LD
Budget Lodging: Mandara Hut

Day 2: Hike Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

You leave the glades of the rain-forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo Huts. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and groundsels. You may begin to feel the effects of the altitude.
Elevation: 2700m/8875ft to 3700m/12,200ft
Distance: 12km/7.5mi
Hiking Time: 5-6 hours
Habitat: Heathland
Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Horombo Hut

Day 3: Rest Day at Horombo Hut

Rest day at Horombo Hut with the optional hike by Mawenzi Peak.
Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Horombo Hut

Day 4: Hike Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Ascending, we now pass the last watering point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heathland but then disappears into “moonscape”. Dinner, rest and prepare for the summit climb.
Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 4700m/15,500ft
Distance: 9km/5.5mi
Hiking Time: 5-6 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert
Meals: BLD
Budget Lodging: Kibo Hut

Day 5: Hike Kibo Hut to Summit, and down to Horombo Hut

Very early in the morning (midnight to 2 am), commence the climb to the summit on steep and heavy scree or snow up to Gilman’s point located on the crater rim. Continuing, we now ascend to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa. There are unbelievable views at every turn.  It will be very cold until you start descending, so you will need all of your warm layers. This is by far the most difficult part of the trek with many switchbacks. Going slowly “pole pole” and an optimistic attitude will get you there!
Elevation: 4700m/15,500ft to 5895m/19,340ft
Down to 3700m/12,200ft
Distance: 6km/4mi up / 15km/9mi down
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours up / 15km/9mi down
Habitat: Alpine Desert
Meals: BLD

Budget Lodging: Horombo Hut

Day 6: Hike Horombo Hut to the trailhead, drive to Arusha

After breakfast, a steady descent takes us down through moorland to the Mandara Hut. Continue descending through a lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).
Our vehicle will meet you at Marangu gate to drive you back to your to the Arusha.
Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 1700m/5500ft
Distance: 20km/12.5mi
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Forest
Meals: FB

Day 7: Arusha to Tarangire for Your Tanzania Safari

After early breakfast, proceed for a game drive at Tarangire National Park for your Tanzania Safari Tours with picnic lunches at Dinner and overnight at animal Kitela lodge. It’s the national park which herds of up to 300 elephants scrape the waterless river bed for alternative streams, while nomadic wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, impala, gazelle, hartebeest, and eland mass the decrease lagoons. It’s the most attentiveness of wildlife outside the Serengeti ecosystem – a smorgasbord for predators and the one place in African safari where dry-country antelope such as the stately fringe-eared Oryx and peculiar long-necked gerenuk are regularly practical. The only national park that holds the migrant during the dry season and welcoming home of different species of animals.

Day 8: Tarangire to Serengeti National Park

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 for your Tanzania Safari Tours – 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 Serengeti’s species. We arrive in time for lunch and enjoy an afternoon game drive in the Serengeti National Park. Dinner and overnight in the Katikati tented lodge

Day 9 & 10: Serengeti national park

Here you will have Tanzania Safari Tours game drive in Serengeti National Park for almost 2day full.  The biggest national park in the world continuous enjoying the natural features and beauty of the world, back for breakfast and relaxes; again proceed for a full day game drive with picnic lunches, Dinner, and overnight in the Katikati tented lodge

Day 11: Serengeti Plain to Ngorongoro Crater

After a relaxing morning and an early lunch, you will proceed to Ngorongoro. Today, you will be doing a Tanzania Safari Tours game viewing en-route during your way from Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater. You will be in Ngorongoro Crater late in the evening where the night will be spent on the crater rim. Dinner and overnight will be at Ngorongoro Wildlife lodge

Day 12: Ngorongoro Crater to Arusha

After breakfast, we depart for the descend down the crater for a 5-6hrs game drive. In the crater, you can able to view the big5. See buffalo, giraffe, zebra, and many more species, all set against the stunning backdrop of the Great Rift Wall. After the game drive in Ngorongoro crater, our driver will take back to Venus Hotel  Arusha for overnight at the hotel we booked for you.

Day 13: Transfer to Airport (Arusha/Kilimanjaro airport)

After breakfast in the lodge, we will transfer you to take a flight back home this will be the end of your tour and safari holidays with us

Included for Your Tanzania Safari

Park fees (for non-residents)
All activities (unless labeled as optional)
All tented lodge accommodation
A professional driver/guide
All transportation (unless labeled as optional)
All Taxes/VAT
Roundtrip airport transfer
Meals (as specified in the day-by-day section)
Drinking water (on all days)
Airport pick up and drop off
The government imposed an increase in taxes and/or park fees

Excluded for Your Tanzania Safari

International flights (from/to home)
Tips (tipping guideline US$10.00 pp per day)
Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
Local flights

What to bring for Your Tanzania Safari

 Clothes.
A warm sweater as the nights can be chilly at high altitudes
Comfortable shoes
Towels/ Toilet paper
Pillow

Note: You can extend your tour to stay more in Serengeti National park/ Arusha National park day trip/Snake park day tour.

 

Contact us to book your Tanzania SafarI.

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