10-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
The 10-day Kilimanjaro and safari package is a comprehensive adventure that combines the thrill of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho Gate with the excitement of a safari in Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. This package offers a unique blend of physical challenge and awe-inspiring wildlife encounters, all set against the backdrop of Tanzania's stunning natural beauty.
Overview of the 10-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
The 10-day Kilimanjaro and safari tour begins with a six-day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. The journey takes you through diverse ecosystems, from lush rainforests to alpine deserts, culminating in the snow-capped summit. After descending the mountain, you'll embark on a safari in Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater, home to a rich variety of wildlife. This 10-day Kilimanjaro and safari package is designed to provide an unforgettable adventure, combining the exhilaration of hiking with the wonder of observing wildlife in their natural habitat.
Itinerary of the 10-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
Day 1: Londorosi Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp
The journey begins at Londorosi Gate, where you'll start your ascent through the verdant rainforest. The hike to Mti Mkubwa Camp covers a distance of approximately 6 kilometers and takes about 3–4 hours. At an altitude of 2,895 meters, Mti Mkubwa Camp offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Day 2: Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp
On the second day, you'll trek from Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp, a distance of about 8 kilometers. The journey, which takes around 5-7 hours, will take you through moorland, offering a different scenery from the previous day. Shira 1 Camp sits at an altitude of 3,505 meters.
Day 3: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Day three involves a trek from Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp. This leg of the journey covers a distance of approximately 10 kilometers and takes about 4–6 hours. As you ascend to an altitude of 3,840 meters, the vegetation becomes sparse, giving way to a lunar desert landscape.
Day 4: Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp
The fourth day is a trek from Shira 2 Camp to Barranco Camp. The trek covers a distance of about 6 kilometers and takes around 6–8 hours. Standing at 3,976 meters, Barranco Camp offers breathtaking views of the African plains below.
Day 5: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
The fifth day involves a trek from Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp. The trek covers a distance of about 9 kilometers and takes around 8–10 hours. At an altitude of 4,673 meters, Barafu Camp offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Day 6: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
The sixth day is the climax of the 10-day Kilimanjaro and safari holiday package as you make the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. The trek from Barafu Camp to the peak covers a distance of about 5 kilometers and takes around 7-8 hours. After reaching the summit, you'll descend back to Mweka Camp.
Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Moshi/Arusha
On the seventh day, you'll descend from Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate, a journey of about 15 kilometers that takes around 3–4 hours. After reaching the gate, you'll be transferred to Moshi or Arusha for a well-deserved rest.
Day 8: Arusha to Serengeti National Park
The eighth day of the 10-day Kilimanjaro and safari package takes you to Serengeti National Park, known for its diverse wildlife and vast plains. Here, you'll embark on a game drive where you might spot lions, elephants, giraffes, and a variety of bird species.
Day 9: Serengeti National Park
The ninth day is dedicated to exploring the Serengeti National Park. You'll embark on another game drive, providing more opportunities to spot wildlife and observe their behaviors in their natural habitat.
Day 10: Ngorongoro Crater and Back to Arusha
The final day of the tour involves a safari in the Ngorongoro Crater, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The crater is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, and rhinos. After the game drive, you'll return to Arusha, marking the end of your adventure.
We welcome you to experience the 10-day Kilimanjaro and safari package, a journey that promises not only the thrill of conquering Africa's highest peak but also the joy of witnessing some of the continent's most spectacular wildlife. This package is more than just a vacation; it's an adventure that will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.