Kilimanjaro – Machame Route & Serengeti Adventure

Classic, Moshi to Arusha
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Information from G Adventures

Tour description

From the soaring heights of Africa's highest peak to the endless plains of the Serengeti, discover the best of Tanzania. In the company of our expert guides, explore the world's best wildlife parks in pursuit of Africa’s "big five" and climb iconic Mt Kilimanjaro. Our agile 4x4s will get you close to some of the planet’s most amazing wildlife. And, with full-service camping, you can stay close to the action without having to worry about the chores — so you can focus on the magnificent terrain and fantastic views. If you're craving a physical challenge and wildlife encounters that will leave you breathless, here's your fix.

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 6-day Machame Route trekking permits and guides, cooks, and porters
  • 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
  • Explore tanzania's best wildlife parks
  • Dance with the maasai
  • Savour local specialities with traditional meals
  • Meet local artisans on a village tour

Itinerary

Day 1: Moshi Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Moshi/Machame camp Hike the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.

Day 3: Machame camp/Shira 2 Camp Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak.

Day 4: Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.

Day 5: Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier.

Day 6: Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp Hike during the night to the Summit via Stella Point. Watch the sunrise before descending to Mweka Camp.

Day 7: 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.

Day 8: 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.

Day 9: 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.

Day 10: Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the central Serengeti.

Day 11: 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.

Day 12: 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.

Day 13: 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.