Tanzania Short Safari
Day 1: Arrival
Our driver will pick you at Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO), drive to Green Mountain Hotel in Arusha. Evening, meet your mountain guide for a short briefing about Kilimanjaro and equipment checking.
Day 2: Machame Gate to Machame Camp
The morning after breakfast you will meet your Kilimanjaro team at the hotel. The drive from Arusha to Machame gate (Mount Kilimanjaro National Park) takes about 2 hours. You will stop at the supermarket before arriving at the Machame gate. After registration, your journey starts from the park gate walking through the rain forest until you reach the halfway where you have your lunch. After picnic lunch, you continue a short distance until you reach the Machame Camp for diner and overnight.
- Distance: 11 km
- Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
- Elevation 2835m
- Habitat: Rain Forest
Day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Cave Camp
Early morning call, packing, washing and get ready for the heavy breakfast. After the morning briefing, you leave the rain forest with your lunch box and continue on an ascending path. Today the trail looks a bit steep, you will walk along a steep rocky ridge while enjoying the beautiful view until you reach the lunch point. After lunch, you proceed hiking a few more hours until you reach Shira cave for resting, dinner, and overnight.
- Distance: 5 km
- Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
- Elevation 3750mm
- Habitat: Moorland
Day 3: Shira cave to Arusha
Today is the end of your 2 nights trip on Kilimanjaro. After the last breakfast on Kilimanjaro, start your journey descending back to the gate using the same way. Some parts of the trails are slippery and steep but manageable. You will have your lunch on the way down before reaching the gate. The driver will be waiting for you at Machame gate to take you back to your hotel in Arusha.
Day 4 Arusha to Serengeti
Your driver-guide will pick you at the hotel early in the morning with packed lunch and drive to Serengeti National park for a half-game drive and overnight at Seronera Camp.
Day 5: Serengeti to Airport
Today you wake up very early for a morning game drive, this will be another experience as you may see different nocturnal animals returning back from hunting. Later return back to the camp for breakfast followed by en-route game drive to Arusha. You will get a hot lunch before Arusha and finally to the Airport for the evening flight.
- Airport Transfers (upon Arrival and Departure)
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Arusha
- Full board accommodation on safari
- All entrance fees and Government taxes.
- Services of Professional multilingual driver-guide and cook.
- Enough litters of mineral water per person per day.
- Safari jeep 4×4 with pop up roof suitable for game viewing
- Unlimited mileage on the safari
- Fruits and fresh drinks
- International and local airfare.
- Personal expenses example Laundry, beverages, etc.
- Yellow fever vaccinations
- Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, and traveler’s insurance.
- Tips for driver-guide