LUPR 501

8 Day TK Lemosho Climb with 5 Day Safari to Tarangire, Ngorongoro, Lake Ndutu & Lake Manyara

This safari itinerary is recommended from November to April when we expect the migration to be in the south.

Arrival

19th February 2025: 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 first night stay.

20th February 2025: At leisure at hotel, please let us know whether you need any assistance with organising activities for this day or whether you wish for your guide to accompany you for the day in town.

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

21st February 2025: 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 β€˜Advantage Series’ climb, finishing on the 28th February 2025.

8 day TK Lemosho Route

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

28th February 2025: 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: Your safari driver will come to your hotel at 1800 to brief you about the next few days events and to answer any questions you may have about safari arrangements.

Safari

1st March 2025: Your safari guide will collect you from your Arusha hotel at approximately 0900 to start your safari. The journey includes a transfer to Tarangire National Park, where you'll enjoy game drives until late afternoon. Later, you'll be transferred to Tarangire Ndovu Tented Camp for dinner and your overnight stay.

2nd March 2025: Embark on a morning game drive in Tarangire National Park, followed by an afternoon transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater Rim for your overnight stay at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.

3rd March 2025: Early morning descend into the Crater for a game drive 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 Nasikia Ndutu Migration camp.

4th March 2025: Enjoy morning game drives in the Ndutu region of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, aiming to witness the wildebeest migration. 

Afternoon transfer to Lake Manyara for an overnight stay at Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge.

5th March 2025: Take a morning game drive in Lake Manyara National Park, followed by an afternoon transfer to Arusha for an overnight stay or further travel arrangements.

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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Departure

6th March 2025: Please be ready to be collected for your airport transfer from your hotel in Arusha at least 3 hours before your flight, to ensure sufficient time to check-in for your flight (TBA) departing JRO at (TBA).

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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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