Serengeti and Kilimanjaro

About this Adventure


 

 

 

 

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Duration: 14 days
Price: £1,580 GBP + $375 kitty

 

 

 

 

 

 

Take on the ultimate adventure in Africa.

On this awesome adventure hike through surreal hanging moss forests and moonscapes, spot monkeys hiding in tropical rainforest, and experience an incredible African sunrise from Mt Kilimanjaro.

You’ll also get to tackle the trek to the peak by lamplight, shop for local sculptures and textiles at a bustling Musoma market, spot iconic wildlife in the African Serengeti, conquer Africa’s highest peak, and camp high above the Ngorongoro Crater

For a more detailed itinerary, please read the below by Intrepid Travel.

Day 1 Nairobi
Discover Kenya’s bustling capital Nairobi.

Day 2 Kisii
Travel across the breathtaking Great Rift Valley into Kenya’s fertile highlands.

Day 3 Lake Victoria
Mingle with the locals in Musoma’s lively marketplace and stay overnight on a quiet stretch of shoreline beside Lake Victoria.

Days 4-5 Serengeti National Park
Watch the famous grasslands and river valleys of Tanzania’s Serengeti unfold on game-viewing safaris. Look out for lions, gazelles, cheetahs, wildebeest, giraffes and elusive spotted leopards.

Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater
Stop by Olduvai Gorge where some of the world’s oldest humanoid skeletons were discovered. Set up camp on the rim of the Ngorongoro Crater – one of the most spectacular camping spots in the world.

Day 7 Meserani
Jump in a 4×4 and descend to the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater. Visit the town of Mto Wa Mbu and browse the colourful marketplace.

 

 

Day 8 Marangu
Admire the cloud-covered summit of the upcom ing challenge – Mt Kilimanjaro.

Day 9 Mandara Hut
Hike through lush rainforest and spot monkeys in the overhead canopy

Day 10 Horombo Hut
Rainforest gives way to rolling alpine meadows and the path crosses several ravines on a trek to Horombo Hut. Spend the night in the shadow of Kibo and Mawenzi.

Day 11 Kibo Hut
Take a slower pace as the air begins to thin closer to the peak of Kilimanjaro.

Day 12 Summit
Rise in the middle of the night, zigzag up a scree slope by lamplight and arrive at Gilman’s Point in time to watch the sun rise. Continue the final trek upwards to reach the highest point in Africa, the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro.

Days 13-14 Marangu
Descend through alpine meadows and lush rainforests to Marangu and relax tired muscles with a hot shower.

For more information visit Intrepid Travel for this adventure, and many others.

 


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