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Wed, Feb 20, 2019

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Afri Expedition Guides invites you to join us on our upcoming popular safari:

12 days Trekking and Safari – Kilimanjaro (Machame Route), Ngorongoro, Tarangire

Day1:
Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Kamao lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 2:
Briefing and preparation day for Kilimanjaro trekking Machame route by Kilimanjaro Mountain guide.

Day 3:
An early start with a drive to Machame gate. Begin trekking through the rain forests on a winding trail, for 5-7 hrs past the first Unipart hut to the Machame hut campsite (3100m). Overnight.

Day 4:
After breakfast, leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing a little valley and walking along a steep rocky ridge covered with heather until the end of the ridge. The route now turns west onto a river gorge at 3658m (5-7 hours). Overnight at the Shira hut campsite (3800m).

Day 5:
On this day after breakfast, continue to the nearby Shira Plateau, the Shira needles and cathedral. From the Shira Plateau continue trekking to the east towards the lava tower called the sharks tooth. Shortly after the tower you come to a junction leading to the arrow glacier. Continue to Barranco hut campsite (3900m) for overnight. (5-7 hours).

Day 6:
Leaving Barranco and ascend the Barranco Wall with some wonderful views for the top. Then descend through the Karanga Valley to your next camp site for the night (about 3-4 hours).

Day 7:
In the morning an easy day continues trekking to the Barafu hut campsite (4600m) for overnight. (3-4 hours). The two peaks, Mawenzi and Kibo can be seen from this point.

Day 8:
An early start for Stella point (5745m) on the way to the Summit, Uhuru peak. This part of the climb takes about 8hrs. You have now reached the highest point in Africa (5895m)!! From the summit descend back to Barafu, (about 3 hours) then continue to Mweka hut campsite (3100m) for overnight (5 hours).

Day 9:
The day is spent descending to the Mweka gates, (5 hours), where you will be met & transferred to Arusha at Kamao lodge for dinner and overnight.
This day we will have congratulation party.

Day 10:
Morning after early breakfast drive to Ngorongoro  conservation area, descend to the crater for the full day crater tour with picnic lunch box. Evening ascend from crater to the Lodge.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Rhino Lodge.

Day 11:
After breakfast drive to Tarangire national park game drive in the park  with lunch boxes evening drive to tented luxury camp.
Dinner and overnight at Maramboi tented camp.

Day 12:
Early morning game drive at Tarangire national park with picnic breakfast(chances of seen cats acting) until afternoon. Lunch at the lodge late afternoon drive to Kilimanjaro airport for the flight back.

The safari is scheduled to start 6th July 2017.
Next group is scheduled for 30th August.

All are welcome to join us.

Ideal season for climbing Kilimanjaro

Conditions of hiking Kilimanjaro are quite variable. Generally, the only poor period is the late spring to late autumn. Exact conditions are difficult to predict, but as a rough guide, the following conditions apply:
In mid- January to late February: Perfect
At the beginning of March to the end of March: OK
In mid-April to mid-June: Poor
July: Perfect
At the end of July to end of August: Good
At the beginning of September to mid-October: Perfect
Mid-October to end of October: Good
At the beginning of November until just before Christmas: Poor
Christmas / New Year - mid January: OK / Good

Special Offer for January – March 2017

Special Offer for June – October 2017

Welcome to Afri Expedition Guides

Whatever your Tanzania safari dream, AFRI EXPEDITION GUIDES can make it all happen at an affordable price.

From the breathtaking views of Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and the highest free standing mountain in the world (Kilimanjaro is nominated candidate for one of the seven natural wonders of the world), to the mighty Serengeti where you can witness the spectacular annual migration, to the Ngorongoro Crater or to any of Tanzania’s vast array of National Parks and beach resorts.

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The East African Safari Ecosystem is exceptionally rich in wildlife. It encompass a wide variety of different ecosystems, from open plain savanna to woodlands and riverine forests, and include some of the most notable natural parks and wildlife reserves in Africa. In particular the Serengeti National Park and the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, in Tanzania, and the Masai Mara National Reserve in Kenya. Tanzania's Lake Manyara is world renowned for its abundance of exotic birds. Read more

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a demanding, challenging feat. But despite the immense height, Mount Kilimanjaro can be successfully climbed by any reasonably fit person. No technical skills are necessary, making Kilimanjaro the highest, most accessible, "walkable" mountain on the planet. The single most important factor in determining the success of your climb is choosing a quality guide service. Read more

Our Cultural tourism is a pro-poor/ community based form of tourism initiative in Tanzania that gives a chance to local people to organize excursions/tours in their present natural environment where the real culture of the people is explored by tourists. The programme aims to engage local communities in Tanzania in income generating tourism activities. Read more

We pride ourselves on offering the most diverse range of Historical Tours in the market; from the Nile Valley Settlements to the settlements on Mount Kilimanjaro and from the Bantu Migration to the origins  of local traditions and customs. We are proud of our pioneering reputation and we endeavour to ensure our offering is fresh and exciting. 

We have experienced and University educated lecturers who are experts in their field. They come from diverse range of educational backgrounds - Cultural Historians, Authors and Archaeologists. As well as their academic credentials, they are all lively and entertaining speakers with a passion and infectious enthusiasm for their subject.

All our tours mix lectures and on-site talks with more informal conversations over refreshments and dinner. Read more

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