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Combo Tour 12 Days - Climbing and Safari Itinerary

Despite what you may find elsewhere, Combo tour do not need to break the bank. We offer exceptional value and standard price to meet your taste. Enjoy climbing & Safari both in one package. Enjoy the combination of Safari and climbing in different national park plus Zanzibar tour arranged by Pamoja Kilimanjaro & Safaris Ltd.

Departure & Return Location

Kilimanjaro(JRO)/ Arusha airport

Departure Time

8:30am After breakfast

What to Expect

The hike is led by expert guides, with years of experience climbing this majestic mountain, and you will also be assisted by a friendly crew of mountaineers to ensure your Kilimanjaro experience is truly unforgettable.

Tanzania is arguably the best safari destination in the world.

It’s the largest country in East Africa and is made up of amazing landscapes and diverse ecosystems.

Seeing African animals in the wild is an incredible experience, but it can also be an intimidating one.

There are so many unknowns for a first-time safari-goer. Pamoja Kilimanjaro & Safaris team will make sure your dreams become reality

Itinerary

Day 1Momella Gate to Miriakamba Huts

Elevation: 4,921 ft to 8,250 ft
Distance: 10 km
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi or Arusha for Momella Gate in Arusha National Park for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins in open grassland with an armed ranger as the possibility of seeing wildlife – giraffe, zebras, antelope, elephant and buffalo – is high. We climb steadily through the rain forest until the reach Miriakamba Huts, situated in a grassy glade.

Day 2Miriakamba Huts to Saddle Huts

Elevation: 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft
Distance: 8 km
Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Habitat: Heath

We continue climbing through the rain forest until we enter the heath zone accompanied by giant heather and other moorland vegetation. Along the ridge of the saddle, we have views of Mount Meru Crater and the Ash Tray. After arriving at Saddle Huts, there is an option to hike to the top of Little Mount Meru for superb views and to further aid acclimatization.

Day 3Saddle Huts to Summit back to Miriakamba Huts

Elevation: 11,712 ft to 14,977 ft
Distance: 16 km
Hiking Time: 9 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert

Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our climb to the summit. The trail is steep to Rhino Point and then Cobra Point. The path continues along the ridge of ash and rock to the summit – Socialist Peak. Here we enjoy magnificent views of Kilimanjaro and the sunrise before returning to Miriakamba Huts.

Day 4Miriakamba Huts to Momella Gate

Elevation: 11,712 ft to 4,921 ft
Distance: 10 km
Hiking Time: 2-4 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

On our last day, we descend quickly through the tropical rainforest to Momella Gate. At the base of the mountain, our vehicle will meet us and drive us back to the hotel in Moshi,

Day 5Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 6,046 ft to 8,858 ft
  • Distance: 8 km/5 miles
  • Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
  • Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi for Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, we have the opportunity to see blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until we reach Mandara Hut. Acclimatize at Maundi crater rim

Day 6Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 8,858 ft to 12,205 ft
  • Distance: 12 km/7 miles
  • Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
  • Habitat: Heath

We start the day continuing through the forest until the trail opens into high moorland. We may get our first views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks – two of the three volcanic peaks that make up the summit of Kilimanjaro.

Day 7Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 15,430 ft
  • Distance: 9 km/5 miles
  • Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
  • Habitat: Alpine Desert

We climb gradually, then cross the lunar desert of the “Saddle” between Mawenzi and Kibo. Our camp, Kibo Hut, sits at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. Once here we rest, enjoy an early dinner to prepare for the summit day.

Day 8Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut

  • Elevation (ft): 15,430 ft to 19,341 ft to  12,250 ft
  • Distance: 19 km
  • Hiking Time: 7-9 hours
  • Habitat: Arctic

Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. The wind and cold at this elevation and time of day can be extreme. We ascend in the darkness for several hours while taking frequent, but short, breaks. At Gilman’s point (18,600 ft), you will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see coming over Mawenzi Peak. Finally, we arrive at Uhuru Peak- the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa.

After spending a few moments taking in the plains of Africa and your accomplishment, we descend to Horombo Hut. Later in the evening, we enjoy our last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep.

Day 9Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

  • Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 6,046 ft
  • Distance: 21 km/12 miles
  • Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
  • Habitat: Rain Forest

On our last day, we have a long trek mostly downhill through the tropical rainforest. Once at the park headquarters at Marangu gate, we collect our summit certificates. A vehicle will meet us here and drive us back to the hotel in Moshi.

Day 10Tarangire National Park Game drive

After breakfast the tour departs. First stop is Arusha Town for any last minute purchases before we head off on safari. Afterwards we head towards the Tarangire National Park for a Game drive with picnic lunch at the park. Tarangire is well known for its huge elephant population and baobab trees. It forms the centre of an annual migratory cycle that includes up to 3000 elephants, 25,000 wildebeest and 30,000 zebras.

Dinner and overnight at Private or Public Campsite.

Day 11Ngorongoro Crater

After an early breakfast, you will descend over 600 meters into the crater to view wildlife. Supported by a year round water supply and fodder, the Ngorongoro conservation Area supports vast variety of animals, which include herds of wildebeest, zebra, buffalo, eland, warthog, hippo and giant African elephants. Another big draw card to this picturesque national park is its dense population of predators, which include lions, hyenas, jackals, cheetahs and the ever-elusive leopard, which sometimes requires a trained eye to spot. Dinner and overnight at Public or Private Campsite.

Day 12Lake Manyara National Park - Moshi – Airport

After breakfast we head to Lake Manyara. Lake Manyara National Park offers breathtaking views and a large variety of habitats, Acacia woodlands, water forests, baobab strewn cliffs, algae-streaked hot springs, swamps and the lake itself. And thanks to this the small Park is able to support a large number of animal species and incredible bird life. Manyara has the largest concentration of baboons anywhere in the world and the lions here are also renowned for their tree climbing, late afternoon transfer to Arusha/Moshi or airport drop off.

Combo Tour Price Comparison

BUDGET PRICE
STANDARD PRICE

Number Of Days 1 person 2-5 Persons 6 Persons 7+ Persons
8 days $ 360 USD $ 340 USD $ 328 USD Contact us
10 days $ 325 USD $ 312 USD $ 308 USD Contact us
12 days $ 310 USD $ 296 USD $290 USD Contact us
15 days $ 280 USD $ 260 USD $ 255 USD Contact us
BUDGET PRICE INCLUDED ;

» Transportation in 4WD safari vehicle, Toyota Land Cruiser with pop up roof- Full AC
» Professional, English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian  speaking guide, also  Chinese (Simplified)
» Meals :Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
» Mineral water
» Overnight stays in 3STARS Safari Lodges / Tented Lodges-Full board
» All national park fees

»All activities as mentioned on the itineraries

»Medical Kit and Binocular

 

Climbing
  • Kilimanjaro National Park permits, camping/hut fees.
  • Government tax (18% VAT ON TOUR FEE AND SERVICE)
  • Mobile toilet
  • Mountain climbing certificate
  • Team Kilimanjaro rescue fees
  • Fear Wages for the mountain crew as approved by Kilimanjaro national park Authority, and Kilimanjaro Association of Tour operator (KIATO)
  • 3-4 porters per climber, which includes porters to carry up to 30 lbs. of your personal gear.
  • 4-season mountain tents, double occupancy.
  • Mess tent, tables, chairs, double layer sleeping bag 3 inches thick and trekking poles.
  • All meals while on the climb + evening tea with popcorn or peanuts.
  • As much treated water you can drink while climbing.
  • Hot water for washing up daily.
BUDGET PRICE NOT INCLUDE

× Alcoholic
× Visa fees
× Tips
× Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
× Travel insurance.

Number Of Days 1 person 2-5 Persons 6 Persons 7+ Persons
8 days $510 $490 $478 Contact us
10 days $475 $462 $458 Contact us
12 days $310 $446 $440 Contact us
15 days $430 $410 $405 Contact us
STANDARD PRICE INCLUDE;

» Transportation in 4WD safari vehicle, Toyota Land Cruiser with pop up roof with full AC.
» Professional, English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian  speaking guide, also  Chinese (Simplified)

» Meals :Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
» Mineral water
» Overnight stays in Luxury Safari Lodges / Luxury Tented Lodges/ 4.8 STARS HOTEL-Full board
» All national park fees, 18% VAT and government tax

»All activities as mentioned on the itineraries

»Medical Kit and Binocular

Climbing

 

  • Kilimanjaro National Park permits, camping/hut fees.
  • Government tax (18% VAT ON TOUR FEE AND SERVICE)
  • Mobile toilet
  • Mountain climbing certificate
  • Team Kilimanjaro rescue fees
  • Fear Wages for the mountain crew as approved by Kilimanjaro national park Authority, and Kilimanjaro Association of Tour operator (KIATO)
  • 3-4 porters per climber, which includes porters to carry up to 30 lbs. of your personal gear.
  • 4-season mountain tents, double occupancy.
  • Mess tent, tables, chairs, double layer sleeping bag 3 inches thick and trekking poles.
  • All meals while on the climb + evening tea with popcorn or peanuts.
  • As much treated water you can drink while climbing.
  • Hot water for washing up daily.
STANDARD PRICE NOT INCLUDE

× Alcoholic
× Visa fees
× Tips
× Personal spending monies for souvenirs etc.
× Travel insurance.

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