Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route and Wildlife Safari

Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route and Wildlife Safari ~ 14 Days

Kilimanjaro,Safari and Zanzibar14 Days / 13 Nights
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Overview

Enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi before pushing to the summit of Uhuru Peak (5895m).

Experience wildlife viewing in the world famous Serengeti National Park, spectacular World Heritage Ngorongoro Crater and Tarangire National Park.

Ascend the Barranco wall, admire spectacular vistas and hike to the rim of the Shira Plateau

Marvel at panoramic viewpoints while trekking

Visit a Masai village and the renowned paleolithic site of Olduvai Gorge

Explore the city of Moshi and Arusha.

Stand on the highest peak of Africa - approach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, fondly known as Kili, via the challenging and beautiful Lemosho Route.Your trip starts and ends in Moshi or Arusha, and this itinerary gives maximum possible acclimatisation to enjoy the incredible scenery. you climb the rim of the Shira Plateau with a gentle ascent and panoramic views.You walk on the lava ridges and enjoy extensive views of the plains below. From here there is some steep climbing but also a chance for a restful afternoon before the final summit day. you aim to be on the top of Africa by sunrise with our reward being the panorama of mountain-top and savannah, perhaps mythically swathed in mist, below us.

Package Itinerary

  • Day 1: This is arrival day at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).
    You will meet our company Representative at the Airport , and welcoming you to Tanzania to start 14 Days Kilimanjaro trekking and safari.Transfer to the hotel in Moshi for your stay. Our guide will meet you and have a talk about climbing information and the requirement as instructed during your booking time.It includes checking your climbing gears clothes,and if any medical condition checkup.
  • Day 2: Drive to Londorrossi gate at 2250Mt, commence climb to Lemosho Big Tree Camp (2650m)
    After completing the necessary registration formalities at Londorrossi gate at 2250Mt, drive through varied farmland with open views over the plains to reach the Lemosho roadhead.The last section of the road may be poor quality and difficult to drive after rain, and the drive there should be considered as part of the adventure, sometimes you start walking a kilometre or two below the roadhead.Often have a lunch at the roadhead before starting to walk. It is an easy day of walking up a small path through beautiful and lush forest.
    you camp at Lemosho Big Tree Camp (2650m)
    [2-3 hours walking]
    Meals: L,D
  • Day 3: To Shira One camp (3550m)
    Soon after breakfast leave the forest behind and enter the moorland zone of giant heather. The trail climbs steadily with wide views to reach the rim of the Shira Plateau. There is a tangible sense of wilderness, especially if afternoon mists come in! you camp in the centre of the plateau at “Shira One” (3550m).
    [6-7 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 4: To Shira Hut camp (3840m)
    An easy day to help acclimatisation, and to explore the volcanic rock formations of Shira Plateau. you walk to the summit of Shira Cathedral before reaching the next camp at Shira Hut (3840m). This campsite has stunning views, close to the glaciated dome of Kibo and the jagged rim of Shira Plateau. The views from here of Mt. Meru floating on the clouds are simply unforgettable.
    [4-5 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 5: Trek near Lava tower junction 4550Mt
    A morning of gentle ascent and panoramic views, leaving the moorland plateau behind to walk on lava ridges beneath the glaciers of the Western Breach. After lunch near the Lava tower junction 4550Mt descend Barranco valley 3950Mt time 6-7hrs, sheltered by towering cliffs and with extensive views of the plains far below.
    [5-7 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 6: To Karanga (4000m)
    A steep climb up the Barranco Wall lead you to an undulating trail on the south-eastern flank of Kibo, with superb vistas of the Southern Icefields. The terrain changes to scree, with pockets of lush vegetation in sheltered hollows, and there is only a Short distance to the camp at Karanga, the last water point on the way to the summit.
    [4-5 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 7: To Barafu campsite (4600m)
    Follow an easy path on compacted scree with wide views that gains altitude unrelentingly to reach the Barafu campsite (4600m) for lunch. There is a short acclimatisation walk to the plateau at the bottom of the South-East valley (4800m). The remain of the day is spent resting in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night.
    [3-5 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 8: Summit Uhuru Peak (5895m), then descend to Millenium Camp (3950Mt)
    You will start Ascend by torchlight at about 1 a.m. so that you can be up on the Crater rim by sunrise. The steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but Steady pace will take you to Stella point (5735mt), in about five or six hours. you will rest there for a short time to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi.Those who are still feeling strong can make One hr to uhuru Peak (5895mt), passing close to the spectacular glaciers and ice cliffs that still occupy most of the summit area.Descent to Barafu is surprisingly fast, and after some refreshment,continue descending to reach final campsite millennium 3950Mt.
    [11-12 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 9: Descend to Mweka, transfer to Moshi.
    After breakfast a sustained descent on a well constructed path through lovely tropical forest alive with birdsong and boasting lush undergrowth with considerable botanical interest.Route to mweka gate(1,650 m), Here you will sign out then drive to Moshi.
    [4-6 hours walking]
    Meals: B,L.
  • Day 10: To Tarangire National Park, game drive
    After breakfast drive to Tarangire National Park (approx 2- 3 hours) where you will have lunch on arrival. Later in the afternoon you will spend time game viewing within the park. This area has the largest population of elephants in northern Tanzania, with approximately 2500 sighted along the river at certain times of the year. In the dry season, (July–November) most of the wildlife in the Tarangire ecosystem migrates to the permanent water of the Tarangire River. The lush green shores of the river are a big attraction to many varieties of wildlife, so they offer fantastic game viewing. Dry baobab and acacia trees are scattered widely throughout Tarangire National Park and these provide and i deal home to over 300 species of birds . Most people who have visited East Africa give fabulous accounts of their safaris in this national park, which is famous for both its flora and fauna. Accommodation: Dinner and overnight in the public campsite or lodge or similar.
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 11: Ngorongoro Crater.
    Today is a long but rewarding day, filled with scenic driving and fabulous wildlife viewing. you leave early this morning for a 3 - 3.5hr drive up the Rift Valley escarpment to Ngorongoro Crater. At nearly 2300m on the Crater rim, the mornings are brisk and low cloud sometimes covers the area. Please bring some warm clothing as it can be cold here. The World Heritage listed Ngorongoro Crater is one of the last refuges for the endangered black rhino in northern Tanzania; the rhino population here is carefully protected and they are quite commonly seen. With over 30,000 animals, the 100 sq km caldera of the Ngorongoro Crater is a natural amphitheatre for wildlife with its permanent water source and varied habitats. Descend down to the crater floor for game viewing including a picnic lunch which will be save inside the crater at mid day late evening ascend out of the crater for dinner overnight on the rim of the crater.
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 12: Masai village and Olduvai Gorge, to Serengeti National Park and game drive
    On the way to Serengeti N.P you will visit the world famous Olduvai Gorge, where our earliest ancestors were discovered by Professor Richard Leakey. you will also visit a Masai boma (village) to learn about Masai traditions and way of life.The hills and plains en route are home to wildlife as well as the Masai people and you likely to see both in this Journey. After passing through the Serengeti park gate you have opportunity to see a variety of wildlife as you continue with game viewing on the way to lodge accommodation Savannah to the lodge where spend two night in the heart of Serengeti.
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 13: Serengeti National Park, game drivesDay 13Serengeti National Park, game drives
    Spend a full day in the Serengeti National Park, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage area for its wildlife and natural beauty. Mornings and late afternoons are the best times for wildlife spotting, as the animals retreat to the shade of trees to escape the heat of the day. you will follow this pattern to make the most of the time when wildlife is most active. you will wake with the sun and generally return to your lodge or campsite after sunset, with time in the middle of the day to relax. Depending where you find most game, you may take a picnic lunch and stay out all day or return to our accommodation over lunch for a siesta before going out again in our 4WD safari vehicle to explore the different habitats found within the park. Famed for its annual migration, the Serengeti offers amazing game viewing at any time of the year: herds of buffalo, groups of elephant and giraffe, zebra, eland, topi, kongoni, impala and gazelle, among other wildlife. you hope to experience a blazing Serengeti sunset, with silhouetted acacia trees, to top off a magical day. Accommodation: Dinner and overnight in the public campsite or lodge or similar.
    Meals: B,L,D
  • Day 14: Early morning game drive, Back to Arusha/ Moshi
    Early morning game viewing in Serengeti while you are driving out of the Serengeti to Arusha or Moshi if time allow there is optional to visit a cultural market if you wish to wind up with it.
    Meals: B,L

Package Include:

  • Pick-up on the arrival destination Kilimanjaro Airport check in hotel in Moshi for full board night before and after your climb to your Appointed Hotel in Moshi.
  • Transfer from the hotel to the starting gate where your climb begins and after your climb on the mountain transfer back to the same hotel you had a night before your climb
  • Three meals a day on the mountain
  • All entrance fees on the mountain
  • Accommodation during safari and Kilimanjaro climb
  • Sleeping tent in sharing maximum 2 people in one tent with enough space
  • Salaries for support crew cook and guides
  • Emergency oxygen cylinder
  • 4X4 vehicle with open roof on safari comfortable seated.
  • Drinking water while on safari.
  • English speaking guide with knowledge of wildlife
  • Park Entrance fees

Not Includes

  • Tipping for support crew, cook and guides.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Airfare for international and local destination if any.
  • Climbing gear as mentioned on our list on the website.

Additional info:

Once you’ve booked, we will supply you with a Pre-Departure document which contains a detailed gear list and other important information to help you prepare for your adventure ahead.

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