Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Route.
(5 DAYS KILIMANJARO 6 DAYS CAMPING SAFARI ITINERARY)
The route begins at the National park Marangu gate at a 1800m. It is a 3-4 hours walk through the fascinating rain forest to the Mandara hut at 2750m. Mandara is about 9km from the starting point.
Leave the gently ascending path through the open alpine moor land. After 5-6 hours (about 12 km) Horombo Hut at 3750m is reached.
After a good night rest one continues past the cactus-like groundsel and the “last water” stream and moves into the Lunar landscape of thsaddle between Kibo and Mawenzi. The Masoned Kibo Hut at 4700m is reached in 5-6 hours after a gruelling 12km from Horombo.
In the morning hours the start of the summit is made in order to reach the Uhuru peak. Enjoy the most spectacular and unforgettable sunrise. Then descent is less and the night is spent at Horombo Hut.
Another half day leisurely walk and driven to Arusha for dinner and overnight.
Early morning breakfast, at 8:30am pick up from your hotel in Arusha and drive for 2 hours Tarangire national park, enjoy game drive in the park from arrival up to sunset,overnight at the Tarangire Campsite.
After morning breakfast, leave the Campsite and drive to Serengeti national park, you will be crossing Ngorongoro conservation area,( optional stops at Masai villages and at the museum of Olduvai Gorge for extra fees paid direct by clients) enjoy your afternoon game drive with spectacular view of wildebeest migration in Serengeti, after sunset drive to the Campsite at the center of Serengeti for overnight.
Wake up at around 6:00am for breakfast then leave the camp for a whole day game drive in the park as from sunrise to sunset, you will leave with your packed lunch so that you don’t have to come back to the camp for hot lunch, the whole day will be game viewing and other wildlife activities, back to the camp after sunset for overnight.
Wake up for a pre-breakfast sunrise game drive to enjoy the tracking of morning
predators, this may take you up to around 10 o’clock then drive back to the camp for late breakfast. At noon Proceed with game drive towards Ngorongoro conservation area, overnight at the Simba Campsite on the rim of crater with a great view of the area.
Make sure you wake up latest 6am for breakfast so that by 6:30am you start the way to descend down in Ngorongoro crater, Enjoy game viewing at the caldera of Ngorongoro crater, lunch boxes will be enjoyed near the hippopotamus pool by noon, ascend up the crater wall and drive Lake Manyara Twiga Campsite.
Enjoy your last delicious breakfast by 6:30am and leave the Camp for your game drive in Lake Manyara park as from 7am up to late afternoon, leave the park and drive back to Arusha, Marking the End of your wildlife tour. Evening driver back at the KilimanjaroAirport fly back home.
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