:: Mt. Meru, L.Manyara NP, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro CA ::

11MP : 11 Days on Mt. Meru, L.Manyara NP, Serengeti NP, Ngorongoro CA

 
2,000 USD per person in a group of six people (11MP BUDGET) Order
2,780 USD per person in a group of six people (11MP CLASSIC) Order
3,580 USD per person in a group of six people (11MP LUXURY) Order

Upon your arrival, at the port of entry for 11 days safari, you will be met by our company representative who will transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay. Next morning, after breakfast, the adventure will begin with four days of Mt Meru trekking the fouth higest peak in Africa. Trekking Aftica's highest peak and taking a safari trip in African's famous national parks will give you a rare opportunity to capture the Africa imagination as described by earlier African explorer. The following national parks will be party of your safari adventure in Africa. Lake Manyara national park is perfectly set on back drop of the Great Rift valley, which is one of the most interesting feature in the area influencing the Africa great Lakes and highest Mountain. Serengeti national park derive it's named from masai language 'Siringeti' meaning 'Endless Plain'. Serengeti, has the biggest and fascinating annual migration of wild animal in the world. Ngorongoro crater was once a highest mountain in the area surpassing the mighty Kilimanjaro. It's inactive volcano collapse creating unbroken crater 610m deep covering 260 sq km. Today Ngorongoro crater is home to African big five and many other species including the endangered black Rhino.


Itinerary 11MP
Day 01: Arriving in Tanzania
Upon arrival in Tanzania, you will be met by the company representatives who will transfer you to the hotel in Arusha or Moshi (depending on Safari or Mountain trekking starting point) for overnight stay.
Day 02: Mt. Meru - Momella gate to Miriakamba hut
On the first day of Mt Meru trekking, after breakfast, you will be transferred to momella gate in Arusha national park for registration. Having completed park registration formalities, the trekking will begin under supervision of a Park ranger. The momella route will take you through open grassland which provides an opportunity to view wild life at close proximity. After lunch, you will continue trekking through dense forest to Miriakamba hut camp (2500 m) above the sea level. At Miriakamba dinner is served and overnight stay.
Distance: 10km; Time: 3-4 hours; Vegetation: Tropical forest
Day 03: Mt. Meru - Miriakamba hut to Saddle hut
On the second day, after breakfast, trekking continue. Ascending through the dense forest towards elephant ridge where you will have a lunch break. Trekking continues after Lunch break and upon reaching Saddle hut (3500 m) tea, coffee and bites will be served. After refreshments and short rest, you will be advised to conquer little Meru (3820 m) in that evening. Also it is an opportunity to acclimatize your self before the next day summit attempt. Dinner is saved upon returning to the base camp from little Meru and overnight stay.
Distance: 12km; Time: 4-5 hours; Vegetation: Tropical forest
Day 04: Mt. Meru - Saddle hut to Summit to Miriakamba
On the third day, you will leave the camp around 3 am after earlier breakfast. Trekking will continue all the way to Rhino point (3800 m). Having reached Rhino point, the trekking continues through the alpine desert of Mt. Meru toward the Big Meru Peak. At the peak, breathtaking scenery of Kilimanjaro on the east and the rift valley on west (on good weather conditions) could be seen easily. Having reached and conquered Mt Meru peak, you will begin to descending. Arriving at saddle hut from the Peak, a short break with tea, coffee and bites will be served. After the short break the descending will continue all the way to Miriakamba huts with a Lunch break. At Miriakamba you will have dinner and overnight stay.
Distance: 10km ascent, 20km descent; Time: 6-7 hours ascent, 10-11 hours descent; Vegetation: Alpine desert
Day 05: Mt. Meru - Miriakamba hut to Momella gate
On the fourth day, descending will continue toward Momella gate with a lunch break. At the gate, you will be transferred to the hotel or lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Distance: 10km; Time: 3-4 hours; Vegetation: Tropical forest
Day 06: Lake Manyara NP
On the first day of safari tour, after breakfast, you will be driven to Lake manyara for registration which will be followed by a game drive. After lunch, Manyara game Drive till evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp or lodge.
Day 07: Serengeti NP via Ngorongoro CA
On the second day of safari, after breakfast, you will be driven to Serengeti via Ngorongoro conservation area. En route, you will be able to view wild animal in their natural habitat and a possibility of visiting Massai village as part of cultural shock. Upon completion of registration formality, you will continue with game drive till lunch time. After lunch, Serengeti game drive until evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the comp lodge.
Day 08: Serengeti NP
On the third day of safari, after breakfast, full day of game drive with a lunch break in Serengeti. After lunch, Serengeti game drive until evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the camp or lodge.
Day 09: Ngorongoro CA
On the four day of safari, after breakfast, you will continue with game drive in Serengeti until lunch time. After lunch, game view en route toward Ngorongoro conservation area via Oldvai gorge archeology site. Dinner and overnight stay at a camp or lodge.
Day 10: Ngorongoro CA
On the fourth and last day of safari, after breakfast, you would be driven to famous Ngorongoro crater floor for half day of game drive. After lunch, drive toward Arusha town via Mto wa mbu. In Arusha town, dinner and overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 11: Departure from Tanzania
On the last day of the safari, after breakfast, you would be taken on a town tour and shopping. After lunch, transfer to the airport for departure.


11MP package includes:
accommodation
11MP BUDGET - towns: budget hotels or hostels, mountains: public campsite, national parks: public campsite
11MP CLASSIC - towns: *** hotels, mountains: public campsite, national parks: tented camps or *** lodges
11MP LUXURY - towns: **** luxury hotels, mountains: public campsite, national parks: **** luxury tented camps or luxury lodges
meals
11MP BUDGET - 10 x breakfast, 10 x lunch, 10 x dinner (Budget package full board plan is provided).
11MP CLASSIC - 10 x breakfast, 10 x lunch, 10 x dinner (Classic package full board plan is provided).
11MP LUXURY - 10 x breakfast, 10 x lunch, 10x dinner (Luxury package full board meal plan is provided).
drinks- drinking water during safari and mountain climbing.
transport- 4WD vehicle for safari in national parks.
transfer- transfer to and from airport.
park fees- Mt Meru and national parks fees and levy.
rescue fees- rescue fees for mountain climbers
guide- service of a professional English speaking guide.
cooker- cooker during safari in national parks and mountain climbing.
potters- two potters per person during mountain climbing.
gratuities- gratuities for guide, cooker and potters.


11MP package does not include:
flight ticket- flight ticket to and from Afrika
airport taxes- airport taxes and levy
vaccination- vaccination for Yellow Fever and others diseases
visa- visa fees 50USD to Tanzania, they can be obtained at major borders and airports
insurance- travel or health insurance
personal effects- all items of personal nature
drinks- alcoholic beverages, soft drinks and drinking water in Zanzibar.
baloon safari- baloon safari in Serengeti national park


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