7-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
The 7-day Kilimanjaro and safari package is an all-encompassing adventure that takes you from the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro to the vast plains of the Tanzanian savannah. This one-week Kilimanjaro and safari package offers a unique blend of trekking and wildlife viewing, providing an immersive experience of Tanzania's breathtaking landscapes and diverse ecosystems.
Overview of the 7-Day Kilimanjaro and Safari Package
The 7-day Kilimanjaro and safari tour begins with a five-day trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa, via the scenic Marangu route. This is followed by a day of rest, followed by a two-day safari in Tarangire National Park and the Ngorongoro Crater. The 7-day Kilimanjaro and safari vacation offers a variety of experiences, from the challenge of scaling Kilimanjaro and the thrill of spotting wildlife in their natural habitat to the serenity of the African wilderness.
Itinerary of the 7-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 lush rainforest to Mandara Hut. The hike 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 7-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: Tarangire National Park
The sixth day of the 7-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 7: 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 7-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.