Simalanga Special at Foot Hills of Kilimanjaro – 12 Days, 11 Nights

Rongai Route
6 Days Rongai Route
July 20, 2019

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport; overnight at River Tree Country Lodge.

Day 2: West  Kilimanjaro

Drive to West Kilimanjaro at the foothills of the mountain, a little-explored Maasai land. On arrival, we will have lunch and then enjoy a short walk around the Camp. This will be followed by a ‘sundowner’ drink, dinner and an overnight stay at Kambi Ya Tembo.

Day 3: Maasai visit

Today you are going to meet Maasai Chief Leyasaki  Olekiuro at his Domain. You will have the opportunity to experience something of the everyday life of the Maasai: how they live, what they eat, what they believe. We will dance with them. After early morning cow milking, they will take us for a walk through areas home to wild animals such as baboons, giraffes, zebras, gazelles and gnus . If luck is on our side, we may see such rare species of antelope as the gerenuk and the kudu.  Dinner and overnight at Kambi ya Tembo.

Day 4: Optional Kilimanjaro Day Hike

Depart to Kilimanjaro Londorosi Gate for a day hike up Kilimanjaro to Shira plateau, where you may possibly enjoy a clear–and close–sighting of the Uhuru peak. Dinner and overnight at Kambi ya Tembo.

Day  5: Arusha to Tarangire National Park

Drive to Arusha for lunch at the Arusha Hotel, then proceed to Tarangire Maramboi Tented Camp for  dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Tarangire

Full day game viewing in Tarangire. Enjoy Tarangire’s many herds of animals, including buffaloes, and elephants digging the sand to find water to drink, while their babies learn to use their trunks to find drinking water. Dinner and overnight at Maramboi Tented Camp.

Day 7: Ngorongoro Crater

Drive to either The Ngorongoro Manor or The Plantation Lodge. Afternoon at leisure, followed by dinner and overnight.

Day 8: Ngorongoro

Drive to the crater for a full day of game viewing, and enjoy a packed lunch in the crater. Drive back to the same Lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 9: Serengeti National Park

Drive to Serengeti, enjoying game viewing en route. Arrive for dinner and overnight at either Serengeti Serena Lodge or Kubukubu Tented Lodge.

Day 10: Serengeti

Full day game drive in the Serengeti.

Day 11: Serengeti

Full day game drive in the Serengeti.

Day 12: Serengeti to Arusha

Drive to Serengeti Airstrip for your flight to Arusha.

Included:

  • Full board accommodation while on safari in tented camps and lodges
  • Private guide and driver
  • Transfers from and to the International Airport
  • Park fees
  • Airport Arrival/Departure Meet and Greets at the airport
  • On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebook, karibuni welcome packet with useful information for all guests. Assistance with photography using your own camera, if requested.
  • Government taxes, VAT and service charges relating to accommodation and included meals

Excluded:

  • Tanzania Visa
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature
  • (Optional. If required, please request before start of trip). On departure: photographic record of trip on USB stick. Photographs taken by guide with guide’s camera

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