Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route & Serengeti Adventure

Classic, Moshi to Arusha

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Get the complete picture of Africa from two dazzling perspectives: the top of Kilimanjaro and vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This 15-day adventure begins with a seven-day attempt at the summit of Kilimanjaro from the Lemosho route, then gives way to five life-altering days in the Serengeti with time spent getting to know the Maasai in a remote village, wildlife drives in search of the "big five," and a visit to the massive Ngorongoro Crater. Those who’ve been will tell you that Africa will change your life. This tour will do it several times a day.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Mt Kilimanjaro's Lemosho Route trekking permits and guides, cooks, and porters
  • Additional "acclimatization day" during ascent
  • Lake Manyara wildlife safari drive
  • Serengeti wildlife safari drives
  • Ngorongoro Crater wildlife safari drive
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Conquer africa's highest peak
  • Visit an authentic maasai village
  • Search for the "big five" during wildlife drives in the serengeti
  • Enjoy an included lunch with a local family in the mto wa mbu village

Itinerary

Moshi Arrive at any time.
Moshi/Mti Mkubwa Camp Begin the Lemosho trail of Mt Kilimanjaro ending for the day at the Mti Mkubwa Campsite.
Mti Mkubwa Camp/Shira 1 Camp Climb into the moorland over the Shira ridge and down to the plateau and the Shira 1 Camp.
Shira 1 Camp/Shira 2 Camp Travel across the Shira plateau, with time for short acclimatization walks.
Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp Climb through rocky scree to the Lava Tower. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley to acclimatize and camp.
Barranco Camp/Karanga Camp Tackle the Great Barranco Wall up into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley.
Karanga Camp/Barafu Camp Trek through the alpine desert up to Barafu Camp. Prepare for the midnight start of the summit attempt.
Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp At midnight, begin the summit trek. Conquer the rim of the main crater, then cross the scree and snow to Uhuru Peak. Descend to Mweka Camp.
Mweka Camp/Moshi Continue descent through the forested, lower slopes to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.
Moshi/Arusha En route to Arusha, enjoy an included stop at the G Adventures-supported Moshi Women’s Cooperative. Pick up any last-minute supplies in Arusha.
Arusha/Mto wa Mbu Experience the Mto wa Mbu village with a guided cultural walk and traditional lunch with a local family. Take a wildlife safari drive in Lake Manyara NP.
Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the central Serengeti.
Serengeti National Park Rise early for a morning wildlife safari drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the "big five" in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains.
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Take a morning wildlife safari drive as you depart the Serengeti, then continue wildlife viewing in the Ngorongoro Crater, before getting a spectacular view of the crater from your campsite on its rim.
Ngorongoro/Arusha Visit an authentic Maasai village and the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove Project, then return to Arusha where the tour ends on arrival. Onward flights can be booked from 6pm, or extend your stay in Arusha by a night, or two.
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