Kilimanjaro day hike and 4 days Safari

Kilimanjaro day hike and 4 days Safari

A short trip Combination of the day hike on the Mount Kilimanjaro via Marangu route then drive to Lake Manyara town at Fanaka lodge near the national park for the overnight day two drive to the Serengeti National park for two nights, then a day at Ngorongoro Crater for safari,Overnight at Lodge then drive to the Tarangire National park for the half a day and drive to Moshi before dark.

Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara Hut (2700m)

Drive from Moshi to Marangu Gate at 7.00am which is almost 50kms, where you shall finish all your registration formalities, and make the final reparations for the climb from the Gate. You ascend a cleared ridge trail to Mandara Hut passing through rain forest where you can see velvet monkeys, birds like the Turraco, trees like Macaranga Kilimandscharica, flowers like yellow impatiens kilimajari, violet impatiens pseudoviola and the sweet-scented white Begonia meyeri-johannis. You shall have your lunch at Mandara Hut, after which you can explore the surrounding area for a while and enjoy the unique nature on Kilimanjaro. Then we will start to go down the gate, here we will check out and drive to Mto wa Mmbu for the accommodation at Fanaka Lodge.

Manyara to Serengeti National park. 

Your departure will after the breakfast at 8.00 from your accommodation
all the way to Serengeti National Park. You will be passing through the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater. If possible you will stop by to enjoy the view, if the weather is good. If you wish, your driver will stop at an authentic Masai village so you can see how they live and work (This will be on additional costs, depending on the village and on how much people are in the jeep.) You will keep driving all the way to the first Serengeti gate at Naabi hill; here you will have a short stop. You will enjoy your game drive until around six, when you have to drive to you accommodation for dinner and overnight sleep at the public campsites.

Full day at Serengeti. Today you will spend a full day of game drive at Serengeti; starting from sunrise till sunset. In between you will be back at the campsite for a hot lunch and to get some rest. After a sunset game drive you will be back for dinner and overnight.

Serengeti Np + Ngorongoro for safari drive to Mto wa mtu for accommodation. We will set off from Serengeti early at 6.00am to drive to the Ngorongoro Crater for around 3 or 4 hours. You will have a picnic breakfast at the border of Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti gate. You can enjoy the wonders of Ngorongoro Crater and then you will drive to the accommodation at  to Mto wa Mmbu for the accommodation.

Tarangire National park to Arusha or Moshi Set of from the Lodge at 8.00 am of 7.45 heading to the Tarangire National Park. In the park, you will a half day safari in the National Park, in between you will stop to have a lunch box at the picnic then you will keep driving in the park for short time before you drive out of the National park. Around 2 you will start to drive heading back to Moshi.

End of the trip.

Kindly read more on what is included and what is not include also find a small safari packing list of things you should bring with you while you are in safari and also at the end the pictures of some of the equipment you will use during the safari.

Packing list.

  • Sunhat, sun cream and rain coat (Unpredictable weather in some areas).
  • Walking shoes
  • Insect repellent
  • Small torch
  • Camera with charger as it possible to charge in the jeeps
  • Binoculars
  • First aid kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Small daypack and big bag
  • Warmer clothes (on Safari it can be cool in the evening)

This is included in the Safari package:

  • 4×4 Safari vehicle
  • All park entry fees and camping fees
  • Meals (full breakfast, lunch, and dinner) and water
  • English speaking guide
  • Walking stick for the day hike on the Kilimanjaro climb
  • Two night at the Simple lodge Accommodation in Safari and two night in the public campsite in Serengeti
  • all camping equipments if you chose camping in Safari.

Package does not include:

  • Alcohol and soft drinks
  • Visa fees, travel insurances etc.
  • Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
  • Flight, airport transfers etc.
  • Tips

Tipping guideline

  • for two in the jeep – 15 $ for the driver per person a day
  • for four in the jeep will be – 10 $ for the driver a day.

Note for camping. A basic camping safari means that we take along portable tents, sleeping mattresses, pillows and sleeping bags.  We camp at allocated camp sites within the National Parks and each campsite has public shower and toilet facilities as well as a dining area. In addition with you person things such as Jumper (Sweater as it real cold at the Ngorongoro Crater) Sun Cream insect spray, charge for the phones and Cameras, see more the pictures of the campsite attachments.

Contact us for the prices and more details of the trip.

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