DAPO 501F

7 Day Kilimanjaro Climb & 5 Day Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro & Serengeti - With Flight

This safari itinerary is recommended for the discerning traveller visiting from July to October - as this is when the migration is expected to be in the Mara Region - and who wants to minimise wasted transiting time in the vehicle.

Arrival

28th August 2024: 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 The Outpost Lodge for your overnight stay.

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.

Kilimanjaro

29th August 2024: 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 7 day TK Lemosho β€˜Advantage Series’ climb, finishing on 4th September 2024.

7 day TK Lemosho Route

A comprehensive itinerary of this route is available to download here πŸ“₯

4th September 2024: We will collect you from Mweka Village when you finish your climb and will return you to The Outpost Lodge for your overnight stay.

Optional: if requested, your safari guide will come to your hotel in Arusha for your pre-climb briefing at approximately 1800, during which he will introduce himself, brief you on everything that will be happening during the safari, and answer any questions you may have.

Safari

5th September 2024: Your safari guide will collect you from your hotel in Arusha at approximately 0730 to start your safari. Transfer from Arusha to Tarangire National Park for a game drives. Late afternoon transfer to Lake Eyasi for your overnight at Ziwani Lodge.

6th September 2023: Very early morning transfer from your lodge to a location recently reconnoitred by your local Eyasi guide, where we will find some Hadzabe Bushmen hunters to join on their morning hunt, learning aspects of hunting and survival training along the way. Afterwards, we move to a larger settlement where we meet the Hadzabe ladies and learn some of their foraging skills.

Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Crater Rim for your overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

7th September 2024: Early morning descent into Crater for game drives in hopes of witnessing the Big 5. In Africa, the Big Five is made up of the lion, rhinoceros, leopard, elephant and Cape buffalo. All of these animals are viewable within the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, including the crater and are protected thanks to the wildlife conservation efforts of Tanzania.

Late afternoon transfer with game drives en route to central Serengeti for overnight at Serengeti Serena Safari Lodge in the Seronera Region.

8th September 2024: Morning game drives in the Seronera Region of the Serengeti, seeking out the region's permanent predator population. In the afternoon, transfer to the far north of the Serengeti, enjoying game drives along the way to reach Mawe's Gnu Migration Camp for your overnight stay.

9th September 2024: Morning game drives within the heart of the wildebeest migration on hopes of witnessing the Mara River crossing. 

In the afternoon, you will be transferred to Kogatende airstrip for a flight departing at 1455 to Arusha Airport, where you will arrive at 1820. Upon your arrival in Arusha, a driver will be waiting for you at the airport to transfer you to The Outpost Lodge in Arusha for your overnight stay.

Departure

10th September 2024: You are required to check out of your hotel by late morning. However, if you desire to explore the town for the day, you can leave your bags with the reception and continue to utilise the hotel's facilities. Inform us if you require a guide or want to arrange any special activities for the day.

Ensure you are prepared for your airport transfer at least 3 hours before departure to allow ample time for check-in. Your flight, TBA, is scheduled to depart from JRO.

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.

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Images of accommodation featured on this page are representative of the hotel / camp / lodge generally, and do not necessarily reflect the room you will be allocated.

Safari prices



No. in group πŸ‘‰ Solo 2 🧍 3 🧍 4 🧍 5 🧍 6 🧍 7+ 🧍
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When considering an ascent of Kilimanjaro we frequently receive enquiries about what climbers should expect in terms of temperatures and precipitation. While this information is of course useful, it tells only a very small part of the story in terms of informing a climber how they should prepare.

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Tipping is a universal custom on Kilimanjaro and on safari and has always constituted a significant proportion of a guide or porter’s salary. It is alleged that there are even companies operating locally that do not pay their staff any salaries and that these workers rely exclusively on tips.

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