8 day Climb and 5 Day Safari to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara
This safari itinerary is recommended from June to July when we expect the migration to be in the central western Serengeti.
2nd June 2022: Arrive to Kilimanjaro International Airport at 0735. Met by TK driver and transferred to African Tulip (own booking) in Arusha for overnight.
Please be ready for your guide to come to your hotel at 1800 to brief you, to check your kit and answer any last minute questions you may have about your climb.
3rd to 10th June 2022: 8 day TK Lemosho Advantage Series climb.
A comprehensive itinerary of your climb route is available to download here 📥
10th June 2022: Collected from Mweka Gate and transferred to African Tulip (own booking) in Arusha, with lunch en route in Moshi.
There will be no pre-safari briefing, as your safari driver will be in the Serengeti this evening.
11th June 2022: Our driver will collect you from African Tulip and transfer you to Arusha (ARK) airport at approximately 0730, to allow time to travel to the airport and check in for your Auric Air flight to Grumeti River Airport (GTZ), Serengeti, departing at 0930 and arriving in Grumeti at 1235.
Your safari guide will have driven to Grumeti the day before and will meet you at Grumeti airstrip when you land at 1000. Game drives in Serengeti. Transfer to Sound of Silence for overnight in a twin-share room.
12th June 2022: Game drives in Serengeti within the heart of the Great Migration. Return to Sound of Silence for overnight.
13th June 2022: Morning transfer to the Ngorongoro Crater area (aiming to enter the Ngorongoro Conservation Area no later than 0945) with game drive en route. Late afternoon walking safari in the Ngorongoro Highlands. Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Serena Lodge.
14th June 2022: Early morning game drive in Ngorongoro Crater. Transfer to Lake Manyara Serena Safari Lodge for overnight.
15th June 2022: Lake Manyara game drive. Late afternoon transfer Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for Precision Air flight (own booking) at 2000, arriving to Zanzibar Airport (ZNZ) at 2120. Please request a taxi transfer from your hotel in Stone Town (Double Tree Hilton - own booking) from ZNZ this evening.
15th June 2022 (continued): Arrive at ZNZ airport at 2120. Own vehicle transfer arrangements to Double Tree Hilton, (own booking) for overnight.
16th June 2022: Please be ready to be collected from Double Tree Hilton at 1100, for your transfer to Sunshine Marine Lodge where you're booked into an Ocean Front suite on half board basis (dinner and breakfast).
On arrival, please discuss with reception your preferred timings for the two dives that you each have booked tomorrow.
17th June 2022: At leisure, with two dives at times to be arranged with reception. Overnight at Sunshine Marine Lodge.
Please discuss your preferred timings for the vehicle transfer tomorrow to ensure you reach ZNZ with plenty of time to check-in for your flight.
18th June 2022: You are required to check out of your room by late morning, however, you may continue to use the lodge's facilities until your airport transfer arrives. Please be ready at 1800 for your transfer to ZNZ, in time to check-in for your flight (own booking) to JRO departing at 2120 and arriving at 2210. On exiting arrivals you'll be met by a driver who'll transfer you the 5 minutes to KIA Lodge where you're booked in on full board basis (dinner, breakfast and lunch).
19th June 2022: You'll be required to check out of your room by late morning, however, you may relax by the pool after lunch time until around 1445, when it'll be time for the 5 minute transfer to JRO, in time to check-in for your flight departing at 1725.
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.