7 Day Climb & 4 Day Safari to Lake Manyara, Ngorongoro Crater & Ndutu & 3 Night Stay on Mnemba Island
This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the Migration to be in the Ndutu area of southern Serengeti / northern Ngorongoro Conservation Area.
24th December 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 your hotel in Arusha (own booking) 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.
25th December 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 7 day TK Lemosho ‘Advantage Series’ climb, finishing on 31st December 2022.
A comprehensive itinerary of this route is available to download here 📥
31st December 2022: We will collect you from Mweka Village when you finish your climb and will return you to your hotel in Arusha (own booking) for your overnight stay.
Optional: if requested, your safari 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 during the safari, and answer any questions you may have.
1st January 2023: Collected by your safari guide at 0730 and transferred to Lake Manyara National Park for game drive. Evening transfer to AndBeyond’s Lake Manyara Tree Lodge for overnight.
2nd January 2023: Morning game drive at Lake Manyara National Park. Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Crater rim for overnight at AndBeyond’s Ngorongoro Crater Lodge.
3rd January 2023: Early morning descent into Ngorongoro Crater for game drive. Afternoon transfer to AndBeyond's Serengeti Under Canvass, with game drive en route.
4th January 2023: Optional early morning game drives with breakfast box. Transfer to Ndutu airstrip in time for the Coastal Aviation departure at 1055 to Zanzibar, arriving at 1420.
4th January 2023 (continued from above): Met by driver at around 1430 for transfer to AndBeyond's Mnemba Island for dinner and overnight.
4th to 7th January 2023: At leisure at AndBeyond's Mnemba Island, spending time enjoying the following inclusive activities:
- Scuba diving - 2 dives per day - full PADI certification required
- Sundowner dhow cruise
- Stand-up paddle boarding
7th January 2023: Transferred by boat and vehicle from Mnemba Island to Zanzibar for Precision Air flight* at 1425 arriving to Kilimanjaro International Airport at 1830 in time for departing flight to UK.
*Alternative flights are available at 0650 - 0810 or 1130 - 1620 or 1830 - 2050.
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.
This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the migration to be in the south.
This safari itinerary is operated only in the month of March.