5 Day Safari to Grumeti, Ngorongoro & Manyara
This safari itinerary is recommended from April to June when we expect the migration to be in the Grumeti area of the Serengeti.
6th June 2022: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).
Once you have completed customs formalities and collected your luggage, please exit the airport building and then look out for our driver who should be wearing a black Team Kilimanjaro t-shirt and carrying a placard with your name on it, who will be waiting under a shelter for you at the meeting point outside. Our driver will transfer you to Gran Melia Arusha for your overnight stay in a twin-share Red Level Deluxe Mt Meru View room (on a half board basis).
7th June 2022: Rest day in Arusha. Overnight at Gran Melia Arusha (half board).
Your chief guide will come to your hotel for your pre-climb briefing at approximately 1800, during which he will introduce himself, brief you on everything that will be happening throughout the duration of the climb, check any kit that you may have concerns over, issue any kit hire items that have been requested and he will also deal with any final pre-climb administration and answer any questions you may have.
8th June 2022: Your mountain guide and supporting crew will collect you from your hotel at approximately 0730 to transfer you to Kilimanjaro's Lemosho Gate to start your open 8 day TK Lemosho ‘Advantage Series’ climb, finishing on the 15th of June 2022.
A comprehensive itinerary of this route is available to download here 📥
15th June 2022: We will collect you from Mweka Village when you finish your climb and will return you to Gran Melia Arusha for your overnight stay in a twin room Red Level Deluxe Mt Meru View room (on a bed & breakfast basis only).
16th June 2022: A driver will collect you from Gran Melia at approximately 1100 to transfer you to Rivertrees Country Inn, where you can enjoy some drinks after asking reception to store your luggage securely for you, before enjoying a 3 course lunch at 1230, prior to checking into your twin-share garden room, anytime after 1400, for your overnight stay.
17th June 2022: Your TK safari guide will collect you from your hotel at approximately 0800 to start your safari to Arusha National Park for morning game drives. In the afternoon you'll meet with your Wayo Africa guide, who will accompany you on your 2-3 hour canoe safari at Momella Lake.
Return to Rivertrees Country Inn for overnight stay in a twin-share garden room (full board).
Safari with AndBeyond
18th June 2022: Our driver will collect you from your hotel to transfer you to Arusha (ARK) airport at approximately 0530, to allow time to travel to the airport at least 1 hour to check in for your Coastal Aviation flight to Grumeti, Serengeti (via Lake Manyara), departing at 0745 and arriving in Grumeti at 0910.
Your And Beyond safari guide will meet you at Grumeti airstrip when you land at 0910. Game drives in Serengeti. Transfer to Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp for overnight in a twin-share room.
19th June 2022: Game drives in Serengeti. Return to Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp for overnight.
20th June 2022: Morning game drive in Serengeti. Transfer to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge for overnight.
21st June 2022: Early morning game drive in Ngorongoro Crater. Transfer to Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for overnight.
22nd June 2022: Lake Manyara game drive. Afternoon return to Gran Melia Arusha for your overnight stay in a twin-share Red Level Deluxe Mt Meru View room (on a bed & breakfast basis only).
23rd June 2022: Please note that you will be required to check out of your rooms by 1200 noon (unless we book a late check out for you for a surcharge) but you would be most welcome to ask reception to store your luggage for you and then make use of the hotel’s grounds and facilities after checking out of your rooms.
Our driver will collect you from your hotel to transfer you to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) approximately 3 hours before your flight departs, to allow time to travel to the airport and at least 2 hours to check in for your flight.
Safari route map
This map is not a comprehensive description of movements and shows only a selection of approximate landmarks along the safari's intended route.
Images on this page are of the properties visited and do not necessarily reflect the rooms to be allocated.