Embarking on a safari to the Kilimanjaro Hills is a dream come true for many adventure enthusiasts. The majestic Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, dominates the landscape, offering a captivating backdrop to an unforgettable journey. We present an enticing itinerary for a safari to the Kilimanjaro Hills, combining wildlife encounters, cultural experiences, and the chance to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Kilimanjaro region.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 1 hour before the safari.|
Arrival in Tanzania - Arusha
- Arrival in Tanzania!
- Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our team will pick you up and transfer you to your accommodation in Arusha, a vibrant city at Mount Meru’s base.
- Take some time to relax and acclimate to the Tanzanian atmosphere.
Arusha - Tarangire National Park
- After breakfast, we depart for Tarangire National Park, known for its diverse wildlife and iconic baobab trees.
- Enjoy a game drive in this stunning landscape, where elephants, lions, giraffes, and various bird species roam freely.
- Witness the mesmerizing African sunset over the Tarangire River before returning to your lodge for dinner and rest.
Tarangire - Lake Manyara National Park
- On day 3 we head to Lake Manyara National Park, a true gem nestled between the Great Rift Valley’s walls.
- This park is renowned for its tree-climbing lions and vast flocks of pink flamingos adorning the lake’s shores.
- Enjoy a game drive, and keep your eyes peeled for the diverse wildlife that inhabits this beautiful reserve.
Lake Manyara - Serengeti National Park
- On day four, we visit Serengeti National Park, one of Africa’s most iconic wildlife sanctuaries.
- The vast plains of the Serengeti are home to the Great Migration, where millions of wildebeests and zebras journey in search of greener pastures.
- Witness this awe-inspiring spectacle and explore the savanna’s wildlife-rich ecosystem.
Full Day in Serengeti
- Spend a full day exploring the Serengeti.
- Embark on morning and afternoon game drives, guided by experienced safari experts who will lead you to prime wildlife viewing spots.
- From the majestic “Big Five” to graceful cheetahs and elusive leopards, the Serengeti offers a mesmerizing display of wildlife.
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
- On this day, we leave the Serengeti and head to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Enjoy a game drive en route to the crater’s rim, where you will be treated to breathtaking views of the Ngorongoro Crater, often called the “Africa’s Garden of Eden.”
Ngorongoro Crater - Arusha
- Descend into the Ngorongoro Crater for a thrilling game drive.
- The crater’s caldera is a natural haven for diverse wildlife, including rhinos, elephants, lions, and many bird species.
- After the game drive, return to Arusha, where you can explore local markets and experience Tanzanian culture.
Kilimanjaro Hills - Farewell
- On the final day of your safari, bid farewell to the Kilimanjaro Hills.
- Depending on your departure time, you may have the opportunity for one last exploration of Arusha before being transferred to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your journey home or onward adventures.
A safari to the Kilimanjaro Hills promises an extraordinary adventure, combining the thrill of wildlife encounters with the beauty of Africa’s highest peak. From the expansive plains of the Serengeti to the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, this itinerary offers a glimpse into Tanzania’s diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife. Prepare to be enchanted by the magic of the Kilimanjaro region and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime.