Kilimanjaro Shira Route

Just got back from Mt. Kilimanjaro with my son (we both made it to the peak) and the experience exceeded my expectations in every regard. It was better that I had hoped for and I want to thank you very much for all the assistance, hand holding, and help before the trip. I had never done anything like this, but I can't wait to try it again.

Kurt Welton | USA

Best of East Africa

This remarkable journey is truly all encompassing, including the best safari and wildlife viewing in Kenya and Tanzania whilst returning at night to superb permanent tented camps and lodges. Including all the areas frequented by the migration on their annual route, you will have the best opportunity to witness one of the most spectacular wildlife sightings in the world. From Arusha we visit Tarangire and Lake Manyara National Parks, before experiencing the cultural heritage of the various tribal groups who live nearby. We spend a day exploring the Ngorongoro Crater then continue west to the world famous Serengeti National Park where we have a chance to view vast herds of grazing animals and the magnificent predators that follow them. Crossing the border into Kenya, we enjoy fantastic game viewing in the renowned Masai Mara National Reserve and Amboseli National Park. The undoubted highlight of the journey is our time in the rainforest of Rwanda where we follow remote trails in the mist shrouded forests of the 'Volcanoes National Park', near Musanze (previously named Ruhengeri), in search of the famous mountain gorillas and endangered golden monkeys. With a wonderful variety of wildlife, culture and adventure, this is a truly unforgettable experience.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Arusha
DAY 2 Lake Manyara National Park
DAY 3 Cultural experience, day walk and Masai village visit
DAY 4 Tarangire National Park
DAY 5 Ngorongoro Crater game drive, drive to Serengeti
DAYS 6/7 Serengeti
DAY 8 Speke Bay on Lake Victoria
DAY 9 To Masai Mara National Reserve (Kenya)
DAY 10 Masai Mara game drive
DAY 11 To Nairobi
DAY 12 To Amboseli National Park
DAY 13 Amboseli game drive
DAY 14 Drive to Arusha
DAY 15 Fly from Arusha to Kigali Rwanda
DAY 16 Kigali city tour, drive to Musanze
DAY 17 Gorilla trek
DAY 18 Golden Monkey trek, to Kigali
DAY 19 In Kigali, trip concludes (This trip also starts in Nairobi)

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Trip Code: HKT
Trip Grading: Adventure Touring
Duration:  19 days
Activities:  Adventure Touring Wildlife Safari Day Walking Trekking
Next Trip:  01 June 2017
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price: £5,390.00 GBP

Per Person

Your trip price includes:
Park & entry fees valued at: $1844 USD
No local payments required
Options & Supplements*
Gorilla Permit £ 1300

*Prices listed are per person

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