6 Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
The 6-day Kilimanjaro and safari package is a meticulously planned tour that combines the thrill of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro via the Marangu route with an exciting safari in 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 6-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
The 6-day Kilimanjaro and safari tour begins with a five-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 the Ngorongoro Crater, home to a rich variety of wildlife. This 6-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 6-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut
The journey begins at Marangu Gate, where you'll start your ascent through the verdant rainforest. The hike to Mandara Hut covers a distance of approximately 8 kilometers and takes about 4–5 hours. At an altitude of 2,700 meters, Mandara Hut offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
On the second day, you'll trek from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut, a distance of about 11 kilometers. The journey, which takes around 6–8 hours, will take you through moorland, offering a different scenery from the previous day. Horombo Hut sits at an altitude of 3,720 meters.
Day 3: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
Day three involves a trek from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut. This leg of the journey covers a distance of approximately 10 kilometers and takes about 6–8 hours. As you ascend to an altitude of 4,703 meters, the vegetation becomes sparse, giving way to a lunar desert landscape.
Day 4: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
The fourth day is the climax of the 6-day Kilimanjaro and safari holiday package as you make the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. The trek from Kibo Hut to the peak covers a distance of about 6 kilometers and takes around 6–8 hours. Standing at 5,895 meters, Uhuru Peak offers breathtaking views of the African plains below. After reaching the summit, you'll descend back to Horombo Hut.
Day 5: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate to Moshi/Arusha
On the fifth day, you'll descend from Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate, a journey of about 20 kilometers that takes around 5-7 hours. After reaching the gate, you'll be transferred to Moshi or Arusha for a well-deserved rest.
Day 6: Ngorongoro Crater Day Trip
The final day of the 6-day Kilimanjaro and safari package is dedicated to a safari in the Ngorongoro Crater. Known as the "Garden of Eden," the crater is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including lions, elephants, and rhinos. The game drive offers a unique opportunity to observe these animals in their natural habitat.
We welcome you to experience the 6 days of Kilimanjaro and a safari tour 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.