Multi-Day Tour

Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route & Serengeti Adventure (12 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Moshi To Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Valid for Departures: 24 Jun 2018 - 27 Dec 2020

Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route & Serengeti Adventure (12 days)

Day 1

Moshi

Day 2

Moshi/Mandara Huts

Day 3

Mandara Huts/Horombo Huts

Day 4

Horombo Huts/Kibo Huts

Day 5

Kibo Huts/Horombo Huts

Day 6

Horombo Huts/Moshi

Day 7

Moshi/Arusha

Day 9

Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park

Day 10

Serengeti National Park

Day 11

Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Moshi
None None
Day 1 Moshi: Arrive in Moshi and head to the hotel. Attend a pre-departure meeting with the local guide to go over last minute details of the trip. Additional Notes: Please note: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable, to make alterations. On Day 1 of the tour you will be advised of any amendments. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Moshi/Mandara Huts
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Moshi/Mandara Huts: Most days the hiking will begin early in the morning, with hikes of around 5 to 6 hours. The guides will set a moderate pace, so as to allow for time to acclimatize to the altitude changes. Guides will continually repeat the words, “pole pole” (po-ly, po-ly), which means “go slowly” in Swahili. Included Activities: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Mandara Huts/Horombo Huts
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Mandara Huts/Horombo Huts: Hike through the heather and moorland zone to Horombo Hut. Included Activities: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
Day 4
Horombo Huts/Kibo Huts
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Horombo Huts/Kibo Huts: Proceed onto the Kilimanjaro Saddle, through a desertlike alpine zone, to Kibo Hut. Included Activities: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
Day 5
Kibo Huts/Horombo Huts
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Kibo Huts/Horombo Huts: Night hike to the summit via Stella Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise from the roof of Africa, then descend back to Horombo Hut. Included Activities: Kibo Hut to Summit Summit to Horombo Huts Camp
Day 6
Horombo Huts/Moshi
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6 Horombo Huts/Moshi: Transfer by shuttle bus to Moshi. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain. Included Activities: Horombo Huts Camp to Marangu Gate Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 7
Moshi/Arusha
None Breakfast
Day 7 Moshi/Arusha: Travel to the picturesque town of Arusha. En route, stop at the Moshi Women’s Cooperative to learn about what this project offers. Meet the women, learn more about their lives, and opt to purchase some souvenirs. In the evening, you may be joined by other G Adventures travellers arriving from Kenya or starting the safari portion of their Tanzania trip. Check for details of the time and location of a welcome meeting, typically around 18:00. Included Activities: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Arusha, Tanzania
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu: Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. Spend the afternoon viewing wildlife along the main road that winds through a lush cool forests of Lake Manyara National Park, overgrown with ficus trees and covered with bromeliads. This area is truly stunning, as the western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment provides a gorgeous backdrop. Search for the phenomenal birdlife, tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, and hippos. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch Lake Manyara National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
Day 9
Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park: Drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park. En route marvel at the sheer vastness of this territory, and spot the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-accented savanna. Included Activities: Clean Cookstove Project Visit Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
Day 10
Serengeti National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 Serengeti National Park: Rise early for a morning wildlife safari drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the Big Five in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari
Day 11
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro: Enjoy one last morning wildlife safari drive to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savanna. After, journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africa's best wildlife viewing. The vistas from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of animals, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite on the crater rim in the evening. Additional Notes: Please note that due to the high-altitude location of our camp, temperatures can drop at night. We recommend bringing extra layers to wear during the evening and following morning. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle
Day 12
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12 Ngorongoro/Arusha: Embark on a early morning crater drive. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive Departure Day Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle

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For many travellers, Africa is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. If you’re only going to go once, take this incredible 12-day adventure that wraps mighty Kilimanjaro, the sweeping Serengeti, and the stupendous Ngorongoro Crater together in one unbeatable package. Kick things off with a four-day ascent to the very roof of Africa, the return to Moshi to meet with residents of an isolated Maasai village and members of a local G Adventures for Good project before heading out into the wild lands in...

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