Classic: Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route & Serengeti Adventure (DTOS)

Countries Visited: Tanzania, United Republic of
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Camping
  • Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences
  • Camping most nights with some hotel stays to start and throughout
  • Private transport to out-of-the-way places in order to keep your gear stowed and secure
    Physical Demands Rating: 5 - These trips include serious high-altitude treks, cycling or other heavy exercise. For superhumans only. (Remember to pack your cape)
    Group Size: Max 14, avg 10
    Meals Included: 15 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 11 dinners
    Accommodations: Not Availaible

    Highlights
    Conquer Africas highest peak, Visit an authentic Maasai village, Search for the Big Five during wildlife drives in the Serengeti, Enjoy an included lunch with a local family in the Mto wa Mbu village

    Description
    Get the complete picture of Africa from two dazzling perspectives: the top of Kilimanjaro and vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This 16-day adventure begins with a seven-day attempt at the summit of Kilimanjaro from the Lemosho route, then gives way to six life-altering days in the Serengeti with time spent getting to know the Maasai in a remote village, wildlife drives in search of the Big Five, and a visit to the massive Ngorongoro Crater. Those who've been will tell you that Africa will change your life. This tour will do it several times a day.
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    Tour Operator
    G Adventures
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2017
    Duration
    16 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1MoshiDay 1 Moshi
    Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
    Day 2Mti Mkubwa CampDay 2 Moshi/Mti Mkubwa Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Begin the Lemosho trail of Mt Kilimanjaro ending for the day at the Mti Mkubwa Campsite. Included Activities: Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
    Day 3Shira CampDay 3 Mti Mkubwa Camp/Shira 1 Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Climb into the moorland over the Shira ridge and down to the plateau and the Shira 1 Camp. Included Activities: Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp
    Day 4Shira CampDay 4 Shira 1 Camp/Shira 2 Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Because the hiking time is only about 3 hours today, use the free time to take a number of short acclimatization walks around and above the Shira 2 Camp. This camp is more exposed than the previous nights camp. It may be windier and colder, with temperatures dropping to below freezing. Included Activities: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp
    Day 5Barranco CampDay 5 Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Climb through rocky scree to the Lava Tower. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley to acclimatize and camp. Included Activities: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
    Day 6Karanga CampDay 6 Barranco Camp/Karanga Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Tackle the Great Barranco Wall up into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley. Included Activities: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
    Day 7Barafu CampDay 7 Karanga Camp/Barafu Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    In preparation for the final ascent the same night, you will familiarize yourself with the terrain before dark, and prepare your equipment and thermal clothing for the summit attempt. Sleep may be difficult, but lie down after dinner to try and rest for the 1295m final ascent. Included Activities: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
    Day 8Mweka CampDay 8 Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)
    This stretch is the longest, and the most mentally and physically challenging of the trek. But the feeling of conquering Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever. Included Activities: Barafu Camp to Stella Point Stella Point to Summit Summit to Mweka Camp
    Day 9MoshiDay 9 Mweka Camp/Moshi (1B, 1L)
    Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women's Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain. Included Activities: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate Mweka Gate to Mweka Village Moshi Womens Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle
    Day 10ArushaDay 10 Moshi/Arusha (1B)
    Travel to the picturesque town of Arusha. En route, stop at the Moshi Women's Cooperative to learn about what this project offers. Meet the women, learn more about their lives, and opt to purchase some souvenirs. In the evening, you may be joined by other G Adventures travellers arriving from Kenya or starting the safari portion of their Tanzania trip. Check for details of the time and location of a welcome meeting, typically around 18:00. Included Activities: Moshi Womens Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 65km)
    Day 11Mto Wa MbuDay 11 Arusha/Mto wa Mbu (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Travel to Mto wa Mbu village and take part in a cultural walk to learn about village life in the area. Meet the women who run the village tours and enjoy a delicious home made traditional lunch. Spend the afternoon viewing wildlife along the main road that winds through a lush cool forests of Lake Manyara National Park, overgrown with ficus trees and covered with bromeliads. This area is truly stunning, as the western wall of the Rift Valley escarpment provides a gorgeous backdrop. Search for the phenomenal birdlife, tree-climbing lions, elephants, giraffes, and hippos. Included Activities: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch Lake Manyara National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours, 130km)
    Day 12Serengeti National ParkDay 12 Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Drive through the Ngorongoro Conservation Area and on to Serengeti National Park. En route marvel at the sheer vastness of this territory, and spot the multitude of animal and birdlife while cruising through this acacia-accented savanna. Included Activities: Clean Cookstove Project Visit Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours, 220km)
    Day 13Serengeti National ParkDay 13 Serengeti National Park (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Rise early for a morning wildlife safari drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the Big Five in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains. Additional Notes: If you have pre-booked a Serengeti Balloon Safari, your flight will be in the morning. You will miss the morning wildlife safari drive with the group, but you will have spectacular views from above. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari
    Day 14NgorongoroDay 14 Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro (1B, 1L, 1D)
    Enjoy one last morning wildlife safari drive to see the animal kingdom come to life in this incredible expanse of grassland savanna. After, journey to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, famous for Africas best wildlife viewing. The vistas from the Ngorongoro Crater rim are stunning, and there is an ever-present abundance of animals, due to the permanent water supply on the crater floor. Arrive at the campsite on the crater rim in the evening. Additional Notes: Please note that due to the high-altitude location of our camp, temperatures can drop at night. We recommend bringing extra layers to wear during the evening and following morning. Included Activities: Serengeti National Park Safari Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 160km)
    Day 15ArushaDay 15 Ngorongoro/Arusha (1B, 1L)
    Embark on a early morning crater drive. The rich pasture and permanent water of the Crater floor supports a resident population of more than 20,000 to 25,000 large mammals. After this fabulous experience within the crater, head back to Arusha. Included Activities: Ngorongoro Crater Wildlife Safari Drive Transport: 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle (3.00-4.00 hours, 200km)
    Day 16ArushaDay 16 Arusha (1B)
    Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
    Dates/Pricing

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    11/30/2017$6,099.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 2; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    12/21/2017$6,099.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 3; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    01/11/2018$6,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 6; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    01/25/2018$6,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: Waitlist Available; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    02/01/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 1; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    03/08/2018$6,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 6; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/07/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    06/28/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 9; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    07/26/2018$6,649.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 9; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    08/16/2018$6,649.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 11; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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    09/06/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 8; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    09/20/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/04/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    10/18/2018$6,449.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/01/2018$6,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
    11/29/2018$6,199.00* (USD) / Land Only; Per Person; Guaranteed Departure; Availability: 12; Minimum Age: 12; 1 AdultQuote
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