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  1. Machame route is one of Kilimanjaro trails which raise to be most famous after Marangu route. Reason why Machame become best choice is due to success rate summiting achieved by climbers. Trekking Kilimanjaro through machame route offers best way to acclimatize and hence safety journey to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro. Mount Kilimanjaro crew include Professional Guides, Cook, Porters, in addition to Mountain rangers make your climb comfort and safety. Kilimanjaro trekking 6 days affordable travel package fit to most people budget, Contact Leisure Travel Holidays Co.Ltd Email: inquiry@leisuretravelholidays.com WhatsApp: +255784559111 Machame route is best choice among other Kilimanjaro routes because it is scenic beauty with many varied plants, wildlife, volcanic and snow features. read more about Tanzania safari talk and Kilimanjaro tours Climbing Kilimanjaro - 6 days Machame route itinerary is below: Day 1.Machame Gate (1634 m/5,363 ft) to Machame camp (2834 m/9,300 ft) Drive to machame gate after registration begins your climb. The first day is a nice leisurely hike through the tropical rain forest. As you pass through the rainforest, you are most likely to spot Colobus monkeys and wild birds. Have dinner and overnight at Machame Camp. Day 2. Machame camp (2834 m/9,300 ft) to Shira camp (3749 m/12,300 ft) From the Machame camp, you cross the stream onto its west bank and follow the path up the steep rocky ridge - criss-crossing a few times before reaching Shira camp, at the base of a semi-circular wall of rocks. Have dinner and overnight at Shira camp. Day 3.Shira camp (3749 m/12,300 ft) to Barranco camp (3901 m/12,800 ft) From Shira Hut, you hike to Lava Tower (15,000’) to acclimatize and then proceed down to Barranco Camp via the Great Barranco Wall. This night’s camp is one of the best on the mountain. Have dinner and overnight at Barranco camp. Day 4.Barranco camp (3900 m/12,800 ft) to Barafu camp (4,600 m/15,091 ft) Today is a long and tough hike than the past few days, hiking up to the final camp before your last ascent day to the summit. From Barranco Hut, you climb up through the edge of great Barranco Wall. It's a tough morning climb on a steep trail, but once you reach the top, the views are wonderful. Today is the best day to get lots of rest. Have dinner and over night at Barafu camp. Day 5 .Barafu Camp (4,600m/15,091 ft) to the Summit (5896 m/19,343 ft) and then to Mweka Camp (3100 m/10,170 ft) You will start trekking early before sunrise (1-2 am), as the walk today will take 10 - 14 + hours. The 1,100-meter (3,600’) ascent in just over 3 km (1.86 miles) will take you about 6-8 hours. As you try to reach the summit t watch the sunrise over the Great Rift Valley. After watching the sunrise and taking pictures, descend down back to Barafu camp for lunch then proceed to Mweka camp. Have dinner and overnight at Mweka camp. Day 6.Mweka camp (3100 m/10,170 ft) to Mweka Gate (1828 m/6,000 ft) On the final day, you will have a short three hour hike out, walking through the lush forest. you meet our driver with the vehicle at the Mweka park gate to drive back to Moshi . Have overnight at the Hotel. THE prices include all services: Airport transfers from Kilimanjaro Airport, Transport from Hotel to Kilimanjaro Machame gate, all park fees, salaries of guides/porters/cook, all meals on the mountain, clean safe drinking water, accommodation equipment, and Government tax, AMREF Flying doctors evacuation insurance, certificate of climbing, first aid, rescue and transfer to/from Arusha or Moshi. Services not included: Flight to Tanzania, Entry VISA, hotel, Climbing gears (available for rent), tips to guides, porters, coordinator and items of a personal nature. Note: Hotel in Moshi on Arrival is not included so that you can have chance to choose best suitable option. A – Budget Category: Zebra Hotel/Hibiscus Hotel = 40 $ Double or Twin room on B/B B - Medium Class Tourist Hotel = Kilimanjaro Bristol Cottage – 80 US $ on B/B (Double/Twin) C- Luxury hotel Sali Salnero Hotel/Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel = Double room – 120 US $ Double/Twin room on B/B More information and Travel tips are: More details we can discuss as we go ahead. - Exercises and training - Diamoz use
  2. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro through Lemosho route provides a climber an opportunity for adventure and wildlife viewing tours Londorrosi forest. Big game wildlife animals like Zebra, Giraffes, Elephants, Buffaloes can be seen during your first day Kilimanjaro trek and usually you escorted by Armed ranger. You may choose for ride of 4WD safari car up to first trail to begin trekking. Kilimanjaro Trekking on beautiful scenery natural trail Lemosho The 7 day Lemosho route is remote and very natural Kilimanjaro route with few tourists on this trail hence provides real private adventure travel and ecotourism. In Lemosho route there are more wildlife including big game like giraffe, buffalo, elephants e.t.c. Plants are diverse and wonderful flowers seen. Lemosho route Outline daily hike plan is as follows: DAY 01:- Drive from Moshi or Arusha to Londorossi Park Gate (2250 m, 2 hours). From here a forest track requiring a 4WD vehicle leads to Lemosho Glades (2100 m, 11 km, 45 minutes) and a possible campsite (park fees are not paid to camp here). Walk along forest trails to Mti Mkubwa (big tree) campsite, (2750 m, 3 hours). DAY 02:- The trail gradually steepens and enters the giant heather moorland zone. Several streams are crossed then it gains the Shira Ridge at about 3600 m and drops gently down to Shira 1 camp located by a stream on the Shira Plateau (3500 m, 5 hours). This campsite could be omitted. DAY 03:-A gentle walk across the plateau leads to Shira 2 camp on moorland meadows by a stream (3850 m, 1.5 hours). A variety of walks are available on the Plateau making this an excellent acclimatization day. DAY 04:- Continue east towards Kibo passing the junction, then east towards the Lava Tower. Shortly after this, you descend to Barranco hut (3940 m, 4 hours). DAY 05:-A short scramble to the top of the Great Barranco and then a traverse over scree and ridges to the Karanga Valley (4000 m, 3 hours), beneath the icefalls of the Heim, Kersten and Decken Glaciers. After climbing out of the Karanga Valley the trail ascends a ridge to the Barafu Hut, a bleak location with little vegetation at 4600 m, (3 hours walking). DAY 06:-An early start for the ascent to the rim of the Kibo Crater between the Rebmann and Ratzel Glaciers, (4 hours); the last section before the rim can sometimes be snow-covered and an ice-axe or ski stick is useful for balance. From here a further hour leads to Uhuru Peak, from where there are often fine views of Meru to the west and the jagged peak of Mawenzi to the east. Descend to the Barafu Hut for a rest and lunch before continuing on down to camp at Mweka Hut in the giant heather zone on the forest edge. Those with energy on the summit may wish to descend to the Reutsh Crater and visit the dramatic ice pinnacles of the Eastern Icefields. DAY 07:- A 3-4 hour descent through beautiful forest brings you to the Park gate and your waiting transport. ----ALL SERVICES ARE INCLUDED ….. PRICE COST IS 1670 US $ PER PERSON Group of 5 people or more get discount price quote, ask now: inquiry@leisuretravelholidays.com THE prices include all services: Airport transfers from Kilimanjaro Airport, all park fees, salaries of guides/porters/cook, all meals on the mountain, clean safe drinking water, accommodation equipment, and Government tax, certificate of climbing, first aid, AMREF FLYING DOCTOR AIR RESCUE INSURANCE, Ranges rescue and transfer to/from Arusha or Moshi. Services not included: Flight to Tanzania, Entry VISA, Climbing gears (available for rent), tips to guides, porters, coordinator and items of a personal nature. Note: Hotel in Moshi on Arrival is not included so that you can have chance to choose best suitable option. A – Budget Category: Zebra Hotel = 40 $ Double or Twin room on B/B B - Medium Class Tourist Hotel = Kilimanjaro Bristol Cottage – 70 US $ on B/B (Double/Twin) C- Sali Salnero Hotel = Double room – 85 US $ Double/Twin room on B/B More Kilimanjaro routes details are Lemosho route 8 days, Machame route, Rongai, Umbwe and Marangu
  3. Special offers Tanzania safaris vary between seasons and accommodation standards Safari Lodges vary from standard lodges, medium luxury Lodges vacation and Luxurious leisure safaris. Tented camps vary from medium luxury tents to luxury camping safaris Most budget Tanzania safari is budget camping safaris Famous travel deals are safari wildebeest migration in Ndutu Ngorongoro and Southern Serengeti December, January, February to March are best time to go for African safaris and see wildebeest migration in Tanzania. Weather is warm, No rain and animals can be seen easily. There is potential to spot many wildlife animal species at this period including big 5 Africa like Lions, leopards etc Safari itinerary can be as follows: 4 Days Tanzania wildlife safaris to Ndutu Area and overnight at Ndutu Safari Lodge, Sopa Ngorongoro, Rhino Lodge, Ngorongoro Wildlife Lodge or Serena Hotels, two nights in Ngorongoro and One night at Kati Kati Tented Camp or Seronera Wildlife Lodge. Email: inquiry@leisuretravelholidays.com Safari bookings trip of 5 days include Tarangire, Serengeti and Ngorongoro and Go to overnight at Bougainvillea Safari Lodge Karatu, Second night Ndutu Safari Lodge or Sopa Lodge, third night Kati kati tented camp and 4th at Seronera Wildlife Lodge. You can choose 6 days safari adding more time to explore beauty nature and see many wildlife. Look at 6 days Tanzania safari itineraries Accommodation options are affordable and varies in Price depend on Lodges or tente camp choice Standard safari Lodges and tented camps en suite moderate in price and economical for low travel costs. Budget camping safari is nature camping so that to cut travel cost down and enjoy nature.
  4. Congratulations KingFisher Safaris You provide safari ideas and information to holiday goers Keep it up!
  5. More success rate for summiting comes from several factors A = Body preparation and mind set ready B = proper gears C= Best time to climb, when there is favorite weather D = First time climbers or beginners need to book longer time, example Machame route need to be 7 days 7 days Machame route Kilimanjaro climb package detailed itinerary, see when to acclimatize E- People who originate or live low altitude, need more days to acclimatize more F - Sufficient water drink (3 to 5 litres of water) per day G - Don't rush, climb slowly slowly, pole pole Alternative to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, there more attractions to see near or at lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Every person can see some Kilimanjaro attractions without challenging ascent to summit. ----These attractions are Kikuletwa Hot spring, Enduimet west Kilimanjaro wildlife tours, Volcano Lake challa, Materuni waterfall, Shira trek 2 days, Marangu day trek or 2 days hike. These are useful activities you can do after your Tanzania safari or beach vacation in Zanzibar How ever, there is economic Kilimanjaro climb packages and there is deluxe travel Kilimanjaro trekking Deluxe package have extra things like Chemical toilet, bath tent etc Economic climb on Machame route 6 days, check http://www.leisuretravelholidays.com/index.html
  6. Dear Game Warden, this is useful platform for safari goers to find low cost safaris, quality and sure nature wildlife safaris. Tanzania safari booking details are below Cost PPPN: -- Price is 199 US $ per person per night (day) Country:--Tanzania Itinerary if possible:--it apply to 5 days safari itinerary, 6 days and 7 days Tanzania safari itinerary, Look at details itinerary Park/s: Tarangire, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara Type of accommodation: Basic tented camps pitched inside national park public campsite or outside park, nearby Camp...Budget camping Company name, website and contacts: Leisure Travel Holidays Co.Ltd, Website safari: http://www.leisuretravelholidays.com/index.html Contacts: Email- inquiry@leisuretravelholidays.com Telephone number and WhatsApp: +255784559111 If a tour, what the minimum number of pax the tour can run with, and if a tailor made itinerary, what the costs are based on the number of travelers. THE PRICE FOR THE TOUR IS FOR MINIMUM NUMBER OF 4 PEOPLE. TAILOR MADE SAFARI ITINERARY FOR 2 PEOPLE IS 260 US $ PER PERON PER NIGHT (DAY) Any other relevant details: eg whether single supplements are applicable, whether ground transport is included, if meals are additional and so forth. (Note, at this cost, air transfers won't be included, and likely neither ground transfer. IF YOU ARE ONE PERSON WHO WANT PRIVATE SAFARI, SINGLE SUPPLEMENT APPLY All meals during safari are provided Services are INCLUDED are: Transport of 4WD safari car, Safari Guide, all park entry fees, Crater service fees, Olduvai Gorge, full board accommodation on safari lodges or Luxury Camps, Our special 4 x4 car, Fuel, Our Driver/Guide, and will get mineral bottled water in the Car while on game drives and transfers to Kilimanjaro Airport. Services NOT INCLUDED are: International flight, Airport transfer (50 US $ one way)Hotel in Arusha (from 25 US $ per person on B/B), any liquor like beer, wine or whisky, any entry fees to the Masai Boma or, Tip's to your kindly driver/Guide.
  7. Holiday goers need travel advise and vacation tips for budgeting plans Basic fees paid at the Government gates for entry permit for Tanzania safari or climbing vary between park to park Wildlife safari itinerary can go to 2 or more parks while Kilimanjaro trek vary number of days between routes Unfortunately, in 2017 Government has introduced concession fee for accommodation properties such as safari lodges if you sleep overnight inside National park or Ngorongoro. The best way to get cheap Tanzania safari travel package is to use Luxury tented camp en suite or budget camping safari Tanzania National parks is authority which manages 16 National parks like Serengeti, Tarangire, Manyara, Ruaha, Gombe etc. Please check on Government fee needed by each National park to get entry permit See attached Picture, wildebeest migration at Southern Serengeti Ndutu
  8. Yes, Best time to go are December to March and June to September Day hike, wildlife tours and cultural tourism From One day trip to 3 days safari are great If you want to do travel package including climbing Kilimanjaro to summit, then 8 -9 days is great
  9. West Kilimanjaro savanna is nomadic destination for wildlife safaris and Nature trekking West Kilimanjaro and Savanna nearby Amboseli This is exclusive Nomadic destination which includes Volcano Mountain, Forest, wildlife and savanna. Enduimet is Wildlife Management Area (WMA) which is part of Mount Kilimanjaro Conservation and local people Masai plus chagga. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and safari bookings Tanzania information portal. Nomad adventure destination Enduimet is near Engarusai Open Area to the west and the Kenyan border to the north, Amboseli. Tourists who do not want to make full climbing package to summit, can do partly trekking Kilimanjaro exploring beauty of Shira route and watching wildlife animals at place. Enduimet is a wildlife corridor at Kilimanjaro foothill via Kitanden and Irikaswa. These are ancient natural corridor occupied by elephant that climb its hidden valleys, gorges and high grasslands into the dense, secret forests of Kilimanjaro VS Amboseli browsing for food and salt lick. West Kilimanjaro and wildlife Wildlife safaris options are 4 x 4 game drives and walking safaris escorted by Maasai warriors to see many elephants with biggest tusks as well as popular With shy leopard, miniature dikdik antelope, and the tall, beautiful Lesser Kudu with its twisted horns etc. 2 days One Night at West Kilimanjaro Day 01: Drive to West Kilimanjaro to the Luxury tented Camp en suite near Shira. Tented camp a private concession of about 600 square km, bordering Kenya at Amboseli National Park, offers spectacular landscapes with Magnificent views of Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Ol Doinyo Longido and Ol Doinyo Orok. Maasai “bomas” are sparsely scattered in Sinya, with a total population of no more than 2.000 people living in a huge area. These Maasai are still living the traditional way and are not used to the commercial relationship with tourists that is common in more visited areas. They are spectacularly dressed and follow all the traditional ceremonies. They are very friendly and we have been able o developed a privileged relationship with them. This is a Community Conservation Project benefiting the maasai of Sinya. Second Day, Go to trek Shira Plateau Kilimanjaro road Kilimanjaro View and drive back to Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport. More reading and booking Vacation Trips
  10. Apart from climbing Kilimanjaro as an adventure, leisure Kilimanjaro tours is wildlife safaris. Shira route west Kilimanjaro is wildlife safari and trekking which is easier and not tough. A day trip is enough to see Elephants, Giraffes, Zebra, wildebeest, antelopes, Impala etc Magnificent Kilimanjaro views and Overnight at one of Luxury tented camps are amazing chance. If you choose one night at wilderness Kilimanjaro camps with en suite, you will see sunset Kilimanjaro and a lot of birds, resident wildlife animals and even leopard and lions. Kilimanjaro Safari Holidays Co.Ltd is Tour Operator and one of main functions is to provide update information about destinations, wonderful things to do and much more. Migration Serengeti trend need advise on which Lodges and tented wilderness camps to overnight. Tanzania safaris travel deals are available. Travel tips about Kilimanjaro routes and safari itineraries are here.
  11. Hello New properties in Northern circuit safaris Tanzania Kilimanjaro Safari Holidays Co.Ltd are Safari Professional Tour Operators, and Kilimanjaro climbing Outfitter in Moshi Tanzania. Below is best quality and low cost prices safari accommodation Name: Ngorongoro Oldean Mountain Lodge Type: Lodge Location - Tanzania, at Karatu Operator/owners: Wellworth properties Website and contact details: http://www.wellworthcollection.co.tz/lodge/ngorongoro-oldeani-mountain-lodge Photos/video if available. (If they are your not your photos, please obtain copyright holder's express written permission to post on ST and include a credit line.) Pricing details if known: Deluxe room price in High Season (275 US $ per person) and In peak Season, Price is 365 US $ per person Full board (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) are included.
  12. Congratulations Dianne, We appreciate your interest to consider Africa destinations especially East Africa. Your photos are Wonderful Tanzania is among East African countries and luckily Tanzania has 3 Natural Wonders among New 7 natural Wonders Africa. Competition to pick up New 7 natural Wonder Africa was run by USA based Natural Wonders Organization. Your clients who book Tanzania tours will be happy with your plans especially safari to Serengeti, Ngorongoro and Kilimanjaro climbing trips, More about New 7 natural Wonders Africa... Serengeti Migration. Ngorongoro Crater. Mount Kilimanjaro. The Nile River. The Red Sea Reef. Sahara Desert. ... Okavango Delta.
  13. Safari booking tour offers include Serengeti migration to see wildebeest, Thompson gazelle, Zebra, Lions, Leopards and even Black Rhinos in Ngorongoro conservation area. Tanzania safari discount price is possible when safari consultant choose best quality safari lodges or wilderness camps on en suite tent room. Wildebeest migration is unique African safaris apart from big 5 wildlife animals watching. Giraffes and birds are more animals to see while on Tanzania safaris. Tanzania safari itineraries can be 4 days wildlife safaris, 7 days budget camping safaris, wonderful safari experience lodge safari, Kilimanjaro tours and nature trekking. New Safari properties for accommodation have added new taste to Safari goers. Ngorongoro Oldean Mountain Lodge, Kilima Moja safari Lodge Lake Manyara and Ole Serai luxury camp are modern lodges which blend culture and environment conservation. All these comes with discount tour offers for group of 4 people or more booking Tanzania safari. Cheap Tanzania safari is possible with expert research and choice of accommodation like camps and lodges. Ask for safari quotes and get cheap safaris travel deals Tanzania tour offers, safari itineraries, Kilimanjaro climbing, beach Holidays Zanzibar and price quotes
  14. @@Botswanadreams Thanks for comments and recommendation. Lake Chala Tented Lodge is affordable basecamp for preparing Kilimanjaro climbing trip like hiking gears and acclimatization. This is base camp place which is friendly and easily accessible from Kilimanjaro International Airport, IATA code JRO and to Kilimanjaro gate of any Kilimanjaro route. That Conservation fee was put to make sure the ecotourism status is protected and enhance responsible travel standards. How ever, this may be obstacle to many tourists, hence we will send them request to consider review the prices and then reduce the price of Conservation fee. Your question about Our connection to Lake Chala, is business partnership. Usually all Tour Operators do business with accommodation providers at particular destinations, usually not necessary to add webpage to Tour operator.How ever for benefit of tourists, I provide Lake Chala website here. LAKE CHALA WEBPAGE - Lodge and Campsite at base of Kilimanjaro Machame route 6 days Kilimanjaro climbing trip is one of affordable travel packages. Machame route 6 days Kilimanjaro trip climbing to summit, is easily accessible and planning is simple. Usually 6 days Kilimanjaro tour is time taken to ascend up to summit and descend down, so traveler should consider travel schedule with air flight from their country to Kilimanjaro International Airport, JRO, usually takes a day to fly from Europe to East Africa and if fly from USA, it takes 2 days or less. So plan 8 days travel time. Booking online 6 days Machame route Kilimanjaro tours begin here.
  15. @@Botswanadreams Thank you for nice pictures and detailed report tourism review which will help more people across the world to know more about Mount Kilimanjaro short tour option. Some tourist think that Mount Kilimanjaro tour is need 6 or more days, but you have shown a real travel experience of day trip Shira hike adventure. I did know about House of West Kili, am one of many people who didn't know. Now, am aware of this nice place to base your Kilimanjaro trek and comfort accommodation at House of West Kili Can you share Price of room rates at House of West Kili?.......

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