This itinerary is recommended from July to October, when the Wildebeest Migration is expected to be in Northern Serengeti.
10th August 2022: Arrive
at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) on flight KLM569 at 2010.
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 over night.
Your safari guide will come to your hotel for your pre-safari 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.
11th August 2022: Your safari driver will collect you at around 0730 from your hotel in Arusha and transfer you to Central Southern Serengeti for overnight in Serengeti Kati Kati Camp, with game drive en route.
12th August 2022: Game drives in Central Seronera in search of the region's permanent predator population as we move north towards the Mara River region, where we expect to find a very dense concentration of game. Overnight at Mara Kati Kati Tented Camp.
13th August 2022: Morning game drive in pursuit of the Wildebeest Migration in the hope of witnessing the dramatic Mara River crossing. Afternoon, drive south back towards Central Southern Serengeti for overnight at Serengeti Kati Kati.
14th August 2022: Early morning descent into Ngorongoro Crater for game drive. Afternoon, return to Arusha.
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.
14th August 2022: 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 (TBA) departing JRO at 0950 for flight to ZNZ.
Wilderness first aid is the knowledge and ability to effectively address injuries, illnesses, or emergencies outside of modern facilities, out in the wild. Skills include knowing how to dress a wound, treat a burn or bite, or set an injured limb. These are important skills that can save your life or the lives of other outdoor enthusiasts. Learn more and be better prepared for your next hiking or backpacking adventure.
Many people spend a lot of time and money training and equipping themselves for a Kilimanjaro climb, only to fail in their objective of reaching the summit. Failure is avoidable and we really want trekkers to understand how to prevent it.
As from March 2021, PCR testing (or rather, sample-taking) is now available at Seronera and Ndutu airstrips in the Serengeti. This facility has been implemented to prevent clients having to either curtail their safaris or dissect their safaris with a journey to Arusha or, more recently, Karatu (FAME Hospital), mid-safari - so as to satisfy the "less than 72 hours old" validity rule that most airlines are required to enforce.
Although there is no requirement to have a PCR test for COVID in order to enter Tanzania, many climbers are nonetheless required by their airline to show evidence of a negative COVID test before boarding the flight home.
This following information is provided to reassure prospective climbers that there is a straightforward way to enjoy the incredible tourism and adventurous opportunities that Tanzania offers, while ensuring that returning home afterwards is stress-free.
Kilimanjaro’s Western Breach is a beautiful and breathtaking place but represents the most risk-associated assault route to Kilimanjaro’s summit, of the four options currently sanctioned by Tanzania National Parks.