JOFO 601C

7 Day TK Lemosho Climb With a 6 Day Lightweight Camping Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Ndutu & Lake Manyara

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.

Arrival

6th February 2024: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) with flight (LX 8076) at 1950.

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 Mvuli Lodge for your first night stay.

Arusha Town Tour

Your chief guide will do your pre-climb briefing at approximately 1400 (after your town tour), during which he will 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

8th February 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 the 14th February 2024.

7 day TK Lemosho Route Map

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

14th February 2024: We will collect you from Mweka Village when you finish your climb and will return you to your hotel in Arusha for your overnight stay.

15th February 2024: Late in the morning, you will be picked up by our TK driver for a transfer to Cosmos's Coffee Plantation. Here, you will have a bean-to-cup experience and a tour of the coffee farm. In the late afternoon, we will return to The Outpost Lodge for dinner and your overnight stay.

Optional: If requested, your safari guide will come to your hotel 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

16th February 2024: Pick up at around 0700 from your hotel in Arusha for transfer by vehicle to Tarangire National Park for guided game walk and game viewing.

Tarangire Walking Safari

Afternoon game drives within Tarangire National Park before your transfer to Tarangire Public Campsite for dinner and overnight stay.

17th February 2024: Game drives within Tarangire National Park. Late afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Conservation Area for your overnight stay at Simba Campsite A.

18th February 2024: After an early breakfast at your campsite, descent into Ngorongoro Crater for game drive with lunch in the crater in hopes of witnessing the Big 5. In Africa, the Big Five is made up of the lion, rhinoceros, leopards, 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.

Afternoon transfer to Lake Ndutu area of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area for your overnight stay at TWC's Ndutu Kati Kati.

19th February 2024: All day game drives within the heart of the wildebeest migration in hopes of witnessing the birth of a new born calf.

Late afternoon transfer to Nyikani Migration Camp for your overnight stay.

20th February 2024: Early morning transfer to launch site in the Southern region of Serengeti for hot air balloon ride in aerial pursuit of the Great Migration.

Game drives in Serengeti and Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Evening transfer to Lake Manyara for your overnight at Migombani Camp.

21st February 2024: Morning game drives within Lake Manyara National Park. Afternoon transfer to JRO for your flight (PW 437) departing at 2130.

Safari route map

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Departure

22nd February 2024: You’ll need to check out of your hotel by late morning. However, if you wish to wander into town for the day, you may leave your bags with reception and may continue to use the hotel’s facilities. Please let us know if you need a guide to accompany you or if you wish to organise any special activities today.

Please be ready to be collected for your airport transfer at least 3 hours before, to ensure sufficient time to check-in for your flight departing JRO / ARK.

Prices per person in USD



No. in group πŸ‘‰ Solo 2 🧍 3 🧍 4 🧍 5 🧍 6 🧍 7+ 🧍
JOFO 601C $4,235 $3,330 $3,030 $2,995 $2,965 $2,935 $2,905

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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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