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

Our journey includes vehicle based excursions that return each night to superb permanent tented camps and lodges. From Nairobi we explore Nakuru National Park known for its myriads of pink flamingos, among other wildlife, before making our way to the renowned Masai Mara. We journey to Tanzania and visit Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara, before travelling to the rim of the remarkable Ngorongoro Crater. 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. The undoubted highlight of the journey is our time in the rainforest of Rwanda where we trek following remote trails in the mist shrouded forests of the 'Volcanoes National Park', near Musanze (previously named Ruhengeri), in search of the famous mountain gorillas. This is a truly unforgettable experience.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Nairobi
DAY 2 Transfer to Nakuru National Park
DAYS 3/4 Masai Mara
DAY 5 Return to Nairobi
DAY 6 To Arusha
DAY 7 Tarangire National Park
DAY 8 To Lake Manyara, then to edge of Ngorongoro Conservation Area
DAY 9 Ngorongoro Crater safari and wildlife walk
DAY 10 To Serengeti via Olduvai Gorge
DAYS 11/12 In Serengeti
DAY 13 Fly to Kigali
DAY 14 Kigali city tour, drive to Musanze (previously named Ruhengeri)
DAY 15 Gorilla trek
DAY 16 Golden Monkey tracking, return to Kigali
DAY 17 Trip concludes

traveller reviews

A seamless and unforgettable trip....

J Meggitt Sydney, NSW

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Trip Code: BOA
Trip Grading: Adventure Touring
Duration:  17 days
Activities:  Adventure Touring Wildlife Safari Day Walking
Next Trip:  12 December 2015
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