12-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package

The 12-day Kilimanjaro and safari package is a comprehensive adventure that takes you from the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro to the vast plains of Tarangire, Serengeti, and the Ngorongoro Crater. This package offers a unique blend of trekking and wildlife viewing, providing an unforgettable experience of Tanzania's stunning landscapes and diverse ecosystems.

Overview of the 12-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package

The 12-day Kilimanjaro and safari tour begins with an eight-day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho route, known for its panoramic views. After descending the mountain, you'll embark on a four-day safari in Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, and the Ngorongoro Crater. The 12-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 12-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package

Day 1: Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp

The journey begins at Lemosho Gate, where you'll start your ascent through the verdant rainforest to Mti Mkubwa Camp. The hike 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 Karanga Camp

The fifth day involves a trek from Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp. The trek covers a distance of about 5 kilometers and takes around 4-5 hours. At an altitude of 4,000 meters, Karanga Camp offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

The sixth day is a trek from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp. The trek covers a distance of about 4 kilometers and takes around 4-5 hours. Standing at 4,673 meters, Barafu Camp offers breathtaking views of the African plains below.

Day 7: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

The seventh day is the climax of the 12-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 8: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate to Moshi/Arusha

On the eighth 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 9: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

The ninth day of the 12-day Kilimanjaro and safari package takes you to Tarangire National Park, known for its diverse wildlife and iconic Baobab trees. Here, you'll embark on a game drive, where you might spot elephants, lions, giraffes, and a variety of bird species.

Day 10: Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park to Serengeti National Park

The tenth day involves a journey from Tarangire to Lake Manyara National Park and then to Serengeti National Park. Lake Manyara is known for its flamingos and tree-climbing lions, while the Serengeti is famous for its vast plains and abundant wildlife.

Day 11: Serengeti Full Day, then to Ngorongoro Crater

The eleventh day is dedicated to exploring Serengeti National Park. You'll embark on another game drive, providing more opportunities to spot wildlife and observe their behaviors in their natural habitat. After a full day in the Serengeti, you'll head to the Ngorongoro Crater.

Day 12: 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 12-day Kilimanjaro and safari package.

We welcome you to experience the 12-day Kilimanjaro and safari tour, 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.