Kuwa Huru Tanzania Adventure, Provide 16 Days Itinerary to Africa, Our Team will make sure you’ll get a chance to spend your time wisely, to visit Very Hot and unique Places, Like Serengeti national Park, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Eyasi, Kilimanjaro National Park and Lake manyara National Park.
All the parks are home to small and large animals including birds and reptiles. Apart from that, it is your chance to learn more and experience nature, wildlife, and the habitat of the fauna and flora in the natural areas, as well as the peoples of Tanzania and their culture.
Detailed Safari Itinerary:
Day 1: Leave Arusha Tour to Serengeti national park
On your arrival at Arusha airport our representative will be waiting for you, holding a sign with your name on it, the soon as you see him the adventure begins ,you’ll depart to Serengeti national park via the beautiful high lying farmland of Manyara ,Karatu Ngorongoro conservation area while having a game viewing on route to Serengeti National park. Leaving the highlands behind, we descend into the heart of wild Africa – the Serengeti National Park – with its endless plains, rolling into the distance as far as the eye can see.
We head to the central park area, known as the Seronera area, one of the richest wildlife habitats in the park, featuring the Seronera River, which provides a valuable water source to this area and therefore attracts wildlife well representative of most of the Serengeti’s species, will arrive late afternoon for evening game view about two hours of the game after that the driver will drive slowly to lodge for dinner and overnight at Tanzania bush luxury tented camp ,Seven Hrs Drive From Arusha To Serengeti.
Day 2: full Game drive to Serengeti National Park
We have another full day in this wonderful park, marking the second night of our itinerary, Wakeup call at 0600 am, have just a cup of hot coffee then proceed for the early morning game drive, this morning game drive is very important as you will be able to witness the early morning kills from the big five.
After the game drive, drive back to the Lodge at 0930 am for the main breakfast, there after proceed with your game drive, our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of the year. We can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the fresh water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras, which travel with the wildebeest.
We journey from the wide open plains to the kopjes. These volcanic rocky outcrops provide protection and shelter for a wide variety of animals and from the top we can look out across the vast grasslands of the Serengeti. This diverse and interesting landscape will provide us with the ultimate in game viewing, we will hopefully see all of the plain games; elephants, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lions and it you are lucky the elusive leopard and cheetah, as well as huge amounts of interesting bird life, from the elegant secretary birds to the flightless ostrich. We return to our special tented camp or Lodge for the overnight.
Day 3: Tour to Serengeti National Park to Ngorongoro Crater.
We start the day with an early morning game drive before heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife.
During the drive in Ngorongoro we have a chance to glimpse something of the Masai way of life. After stopping at the entrance gate, where there is a chance to learn more about this fascinating volcanic landscape, we will drive around the rim of the Crater itself, and from here we can look down and see the herd of wildebeest or buffalos. This truly world-class attraction is also known as the ’8th Wonder of the World’. Our dinner and overnight at Green hills Lodge Karatu
Day 4: Tour to Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Eyasi
After breakfast, finally we descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino and leopard (if you are lucky). The only animal you won’t see in here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. In the late afternoon we travel just outside of Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Karatu town, overnight at Green hills Lodge Karatu
Day 5: Lake Eyasi to Arusha Town
Departure early in the morning to visit Hadzabe Tribe and Datoga Tribe
Lake Eyasi, located south of the Serengeti National Park and immediately southwest of the Ngorongoro Crater in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania, is one of several lakes on the floor of the Great Rift Valley. The southwest flank of Ngorongoro Volcano drains into the northeast end of the lake.
The lake is generally rectangular, except the indented southeast side, which appears to be shallower because sediment has filled in the shore. Most of the former shoreline can be identified by the colour change around the fairly steep embanked perimeter of the lake. Seasonal water level fluctuations in the lake are dramatic, perhaps indicating that Lake Eyasi is relatively shallow even during periods of maximum water
The Bushman Tribe
The Bushman (also known as the Wahadzabe tribe) still maintains their traditional hunter-gatherer way of life.
A visit to the village will be led by a local guide who will describe their lifestyle. The Bushman will make fire from sticks and will show you their very few belongings. They will take you on a simulated hunt in the area with their bows and arrows, and visitors can try a little target practice. The visit concludes with a traditional singing and dancing.
In the rainy season, they live in caves, and in the dry season, they live in the trees and bushes. Homes are marked by upright sticks in a semicircle. Beds and floor mats are hides from kudu and impala.
The men hunt for wild animals and birds with bows and arrows. There are different arrows for different types of animals. Poisoned arrows are used for large animals. They also eat honey, tubers out of the ground, and fruits from the Baobab tree. In the dry season, they must dig down in the dry river bed to find water.
Men and women socialize in very separate groups. Small children and babies stay with the women and boys of 7 and older group with the men.
The Bushman is monogamous; the dowry to get married to a woman is 2 big baboons and many liters of honey. monogamous.
Men wear shorts and animal hides. Women wear colorful cloths wrapped around them. Jewelry is made from beads, porcupine quills, fur, and hide.
Arrows and jewelry can be purchased from them with TZ shillings or traded (baseball hats, etc.).
After enjoying the all the activities with Hadzabe Tribe, we will return buck to Arusha or to catch your flight to Zanzibar
A trip to Zanzibar is a great way to relax after climbing Kilimanjaro or after your adventure safari. Kuwa Huru Adventure Tanzania provides an all-inclusive 3 days Zanzibar getaway package with four different levels of lodging to choose from.
Arrive in Zanzibar- Spice Farms and Stone Town Tour
Arrive anytime you will meet us at the airport and pick up with a private transfer to Stone town. On arrival at the Airport you will drive to your lodge for check in and an afternoon at leisure with exploratory options, or you can start your tour to spice farm where you can see different types of spice and how they grow up plus tasting the seasonal fruits then will have lunch at spice farm ,
Then will do stone town tour where you can see historical site ,slave market ,daily market, narrow streets and later shopping, But this option depend on what time you arrive in this island. Dinner and overnight at Dhow palace hotel .
Spend the day at the Island with a variety of optional activities. These will include the spice tour, Jahazi forest, Stone town tour, Scuba diving, and snorkeling and Prison Island. the most popular dolphin spotting location in Zanzibar is in Kizimkazi village, located on the Southern coast of Zanzibar Island where you can see both bottle-nose and humpback dolphins.
Dolphin tour is best very early in the morning, because in the afternoon as the sun rises sea water tends to become warm, therefore dolphins dive deep down the sea bottom to escape heat, Early At 06:00 in the morning you’ll be picked up to south coast of Zanzibar for dolphin tour, Although dolphin-spotting is a popular activity, sightings aren’t guaranteed 100%, and actually managing to swim with dolphins is a rare occurrence, like with other wild animals spotting dolphins require time and patience as they are not confined in a cage or a zoo, they are in their natural environment.
Dolphin tour last for two to three hours. Kizimkazi is also the site of a 12th century mosque, the earliest evidence of Islam in East Africa, and is thus worth a visit for both cultural and historical reasons. The dolphin trip can be combined with Jozani Forest, as the forest is on the way to Kizimkazi we pass through the forest on the way back from dolphin tour. We will stop for Lunch in one that beach restaurants. Where by later you will continue with your itinerary. It is full day, back to hotel around 18:30. Dinner and overnight stay at Dhow palace hotel Half board.
Day 8: Departure Day.
Depending on your flight schedule and departure time, it’s possible to do other event before departure time, then you will be transferred to the Zanzibar Airport to take a flight. If you are flying out from Dar es Salaam or Nairobi, we will arrange a connection, to catch your flight buck home, don’t forget to Come Buck. The Rest of the Group will continue to climb Kilimanjaro.
Well known as the “Coca-Cola” route. As the only route that has the luxury of sleeping huts along the way, the Marangu route is popular among those who want a bit more comfort while undertaking this classic trek. It has a gentle slope for the first several days, before the tough summit attempt from Kibo Hut. Regarded as the least difficult of routes, Marangu is the most popular route on Kilimanjaro.
The Best Months To Climb Kilimanjaro.
Normally March, April and May are the months with long rains and should be avoided. November is usually short rains but it is not often rains all the days so Climbing is possible. The best Months for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are January, February and also August and September. July can be colder and November to December can be wet. January to February is the warmest months, almost clear of clouds each evening and morning. The success rates with our guides are outstanding compared to the overall success rates for all climbers who attempt to reach the top .
Summit Success Rates: Gilman’s Point (99%). Uhuru Peak (97%).
Climbing Details by Day
Day 9: Arrive in Marangu:
We stay at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort, which is a beautiful Hotel located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and is a perfect place to prepare you for adventure. We will gather in the evening at 5:30 pm for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check. We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Day 10: Climb to Camp at Mandara Hut [3-5 hours walking]
After completing the entrance formalities at the National Park gate (1,830 m.) we climb up through attractive and unspoilt forest to reach the clearing containing (2,700 m.). The volcanic remains of Maundi Crater are nearby, and make a good afternoon excursion. An alternative is to simply rest and enjoy the beautiful forest around you. Camp at Mandara Hut [3-5 hours walking]
Day 11: Climb to Horombo Hut (3,720 m.) [4-6 hours walking]
The first part of the walk is a steep ascent through forest, but the path soon opens out into grassy moorland and, in clear weather, there are good views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. We climb steadily through the moorland zone, containing giant heather and occasional stands of groundsel, to eventually reach the hut complex at Horombo (3,720 m.). Sunrises and sunsets here are often very spectacular, the site is close to the glaciated dome of Kibo, and there is a real sense of being above the clouds. [4-6 hours walking]
Day 12: Climb to Mawenzi Peak -Horombo Hut [4-5 hours walking]
The day is spent making an excursion towards the base of the seldom visited Mawenzi peak, which affords excellent views of Kibo and our route up to the crater rim at Gillman’s Point. Today we walk towards the Mawenzi hut, passing the Zebra Rocks, this extra day and night at Horombo is for additional acclimatization, Mawenzi is an older volcano than Kibo and so has eroded further into a very jagged ridge with dramatic pinnacles. The landscape feels more alpine and there is a greater sense of peacefulness than in other locations on this route. We spend a second night at Horombo Hut to further improve our acclimatization. [4-5 hours walking]
Day 13: Climb up to Kibo Hut (4,700 m.) [4-6 hours]
We climb very gradually towards the lunar desert of the Saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo. The terrain changes to scree and there is a palpable sense of high altitude wilderness. We usually reach Kibo Hut (4,700 m.) at the bottom of the crater wall by midday and the afternoon is free (to contemplate the summit ascent!!). The remainder of the day is spent resting and eating in preparation for the final climb before a very early night! [4-6 hours]
Day 14: Climb up to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m.)
We will start our ascent by torchlight at about 1 a.m. so that we can be up at Gillman’s Point by sunrise. The initial climb is steep over loose volcanic scree, but there are some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will have us up to Gillman’s (5,685 m.) in about five or six hours. We will rest there and spend some time taking in the sunrise. Those who are still feeling strong can make the three hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m.), passing close to the spectacular glaciers that still occupy most of the summit area. The descent is surprisingly fast and we return to Horombo Hut for the night. [11-15 hours walking]
Day 15: Retrace to Mandara and Then a walk to the National Park gate
We retrace our steps with a pleasant moorland walk to Mandara and then a lovely forest walk to the National Park gates. The greenness and lushness of the forest is quite a stunning contrast to the summit day, and it really makes you realize how varied the scenery on Kilimanjaro really is. [5-6 hours walking]
Day 16: Departure day:
After the thrills and excitement of your Trip, you will say goodbye to our team, then you need a Private departure transfer which is included from Marangu to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight, unless you have an option to have Safari or any other option we will discuss, Don’t forget to come buck.
The above climb can be undertaken for your own personal charity or group charity.
Success is what we want during our trip. We are prepared for any urgent situation and also have in place a complete evacuation procedure in case of altitude sickness. We carry first aid supplies, supplement summit oxygen and Pulse Oximeters).
all customers travelling with Kuwa Huru Tanzania Adventure are required to have fully comprehensive travel insurance.
The policy needs to be valid from the date that the initial order is placed so as to provide cover for a cancellation prior to departure.
During travel the insurance needs to provide comprehensive medical, evacuation and repatriation cover.
Trip Price: 5 Days safari Serengeti-Ngorongoro crater: Include
- Full board accommodation whilst on safari in the above mentioned lodges
- Private safari guide
- Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
- Transfers in both directions between the Arusha Airport
- Park fees
- Ngorongoro Crater fees
- All meals whist on safari
- Game drives
- Drinking water
- All government taxes Â including VAT
- 3 liter water on a daily basis
- Emergence evacuation covers 4days
Price Excludes: 5 Days safari Serengeti-Ngorongoro crater
- International airfares and departure taxes
- Walking Tour in the Ngorongoro Highland $30
- All items of person nature such as telephone call, fax, email etc
- Tips for your service providers and gratuities to hotel, lodges, porters, camp staff and driver – guide (recommended)
- Strong drinks
- Laundry services
- All transfers while in Zanzibar.
- All entries fees as listed in the itinerary
- All accommodations on bed, dinner & breakfast
- Pick up from hotel to Airport for flight
- All tours & excursion
- Lunch during tours & excursion
- International airfare & flights
- All items of a personal nature
- Airport departure tax
- Travel insurance
- Visa and Passport fees
Kilimanjaro Climb Includes:
- TanzaniaVAT on tourism activities and park fees
- Return transfers Kilimanjaro airport to Arushaand Arusha to Kilimanjaro airport
- Hotel Lodging the night before and the night after the climb, with dinner and breakfast included (double occupancy) with bed dinner and breakfast
- Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb, and return to your hotel after your climb
- Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
- All Kilimanjaro National Park Gates fees, camping fees and climbing permits.
- Kilimanjaro National Parkrescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team)
- Emergency oxygen(for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
- Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
- Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cook
- Salaries for mountain crew as per guidelines set by Kilimanjaro National Park
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain
- Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
- Water for washing up daily
- Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15 kg / 32 lbs) from one camp to the next camp.
- Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt
- A comprehensive Climbing Kilimanjaro travel info packege
Kilimanjaro Climb Excludes:
- Flights and airport taxes
- Items of a personal nature
- Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US $ 230 to US $ 300 per hiker – depending on number of days / how many hikers in the group and route chosen)
- South African passport holders do NOT require a visa for Tanzania, however most other Nationalities require a visa for Tanzania
- Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if travelling to Tanzania recommended)
- Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
- Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
- Optional but highly recommended Portable toilet
- Snacks, personal medicine and water purifying tablets
- Meals & drinks not specified and snacks