7 Day TK Rongai Climb - Superlite Series With 6 Day Safari to Tarangire, Lake Eyasi, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti - With Flight
This safari itinerary is recommended from July to October when we expect the Migration to be in the Grumeti region of Serengeti.
30th June 2023: 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 in Arusha 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.
1st July 2023: Your mountain guide and supporting crew will collect you from your hotel at approximately 0730 to transfer you to Kilimanjaro's Naro Moru Gate to start your 7 day TK Rongai ‘Superlite Series’ climb, finishing on 7th July 2023.
A comprehensive itinerary of this route is available to download here 📥
7th July 2023: We will collect you from Marangu Gate when you finish your climb and will return you to your hotel in Arusha for 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.
8th July 2023: Your Safari guide will collect you from The Outpost Lodge in Arusha at approximately 0700 for transfer to Tarangire National Park for game drives. Afternoon transfer to Lake Eyasi for your overnight at Ziwani Lodge.
9th July 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.
Afternoon transfer to Ngorongoro Crater Rim for your overnight stay at Ngorongoro Serena Safari Lodge.
10th July 2023: 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 the Seronera region of Serengeti in search of the region's permanent predator population. Overnight stay at TWC's Serengeti Kati Kati Camp.
11th July 2023: Morning transfer to the Mara River region of Serengeti for game drives within the National Park in pursuit of the wildebeest migration.
Tonight you will spend your first evening at TWC's Mara Under Canvas Tented Camp.
12th July 2023: Early morning transfer to launch site for hot air balloon ride in aerial pursuit of the Great Migration.
Spend the afternoon exploring the Mara Region in search of the wildebeest migration. Late afternoon return to TWC's Mara Under Canvas Tented Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
13th July 2023: Morning game drives along the Mara River area in the hope of witnessing the dramatic Wildebeest Crossing. Afternoon transfer to Kogatende airstrip for flight at 1455 to Arusha, arriving at 1820. Met by driver at Arusha Airport and transferred to your hotel in 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 July 2023: 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 at TBA.
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