Multi-Day Tour

Kilimanjaro – Machame Route & Serengeti Adventure (13 days)

G Adventures Inc.

Moshi To Ngorongoro, Tanzania

Valid for Departures: 16 Jun 2018 - 02 Jan 2021

Kilimanjaro – Machame Route & Serengeti Adventure (13 days)

Day 1

Moshi

Day 2

Moshi/Machame camp

Day 3

Machame camp/Shira Camp

Day 4

Shira Camp/Barranco Camp

Day 5

Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp

Day 6

Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp

Day 7

Mweka Camp/Moshi

Day 8

Moshi/Arusha

Day 10

Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park

Day 11

Serengeti National Park

Day 12

Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Moshi
None None
Day 1 Moshi: Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2
Moshi/Machame camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Moshi/Machame camp: Most of the day is spent in the gorgeous and fascinating, forested slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, most of which is considered to be rainforest zone. Depending on the weather, the trail will be soggy and possibly muddy if it rains. Included Activities: Machame Gate to Machame Camp Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 3
Machame camp/Shira Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Machame camp/Shira 2 Camp: Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak. Included Activities: Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Day 4
Shira Camp/Barranco Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp: Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall. Included Activities: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
Day 5
Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp: View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier. Included Activities: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
Day 6
Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp: The route from Barafu Camp to the summit is mentally and physically, the longest, most challenging day of the entire trek. Despite the difficulty, the memory of conquering Mt Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever. Included Activities: Barafu Camp to Stella Point Stella Point to Summit Summit to Mweka Camp
Day 7
Mweka Camp/Moshi
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7 Mweka Camp/Moshi: Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. 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: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
Day 8
Moshi/Arusha
None Breakfast
Day 8 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 9
Arusha, Tanzania
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9 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 10
Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 10 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 11
Serengeti National Park
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 11 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 12
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 12 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 13
Ngorongoro, Tanzania
None Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13 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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From the soaring heights of Africa's highest peak to the endless plains of the Serengeti, discover the best of Tanzania. In the company of our expert guides, explore the world's best wildlife parks in pursuit of Africa’s Big Five and climb iconic Mt Kilimanjaro. Our agile 4x4s will get you close to some of the planet’s most amazing wildlife. And, with full-service camping, you can stay close to the action without having to worry about the chores-so you can focus on the magnificent terrain and...

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G Adventures is an adventure travel pioneer offering the widest selection of affordable small group tours, safaris and expeditions all over the world. Founded by entrepreneur owner Bruce Poon Tip in 1995 and powered by an international team of passionate change makers, G Adventures was the first adventure travel company to offer 100% guaranteed departures in 2013. With nearly 700 itineraries and 110,000 travelers each year, G Adventures' award-winning trips put travelers on a first-name basis with the planet’s people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife. For more information, please visit: www.gadventures.com.

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