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MKCTC 601: 06 DAYS MANYARA | SERENGETI | NGORONGORO SAFARI
Day 01: ARUSHA | MANYARA
Leave Arusha to Lake Manyara. Afternoon game drive. Dinner and overnight at campsite, L,D.
 
Day 02: MANYARA | SERENGETI
Depart after breakfast to Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge the site for Leakey’s family discoveries of fossils of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. Meals and overnight at campsite, B,L,D.
 
Day 03: SERENGETI
A full day in Serengeti, morning and afternoon game drives. Meals and overnight at campsite, B,L,D.
 
Day 04: SERENGETI | NGORONGORO
Morning game drive. After breakfast depart to one of the natural wonders of the world, Ngorongoro Crater. Dinner and overnight at campsite, B,L,D.
 
Day 05: NGORONGORO
After breakfast you will be taken 2000ft down the crater by a 4wheel drive vehicle for a full day crater tour, picnic lunch at crater. Explore the crater before ascending back to the camp for dinner and overnight, B,L,D.
 
Day 06: NGORONGORO | ARUSHA
After breakfast depart drive back to Arusha, B.

 

 


 
     

 
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Mt.Kenya

Mount Kenya is Africa’s second highest mountain at 5,199m (17,058 feet) and the highest of all Kenya Mountains. Mount Kenya is roughly circular, about 60km across at the 200mm contour, where the steep font hills rise out of the gentler slopes of the centered highlands. At the centre of the massif, the main peaks rise sharply from around 4,500m to the main summit of Batian 5,199m, Nelion 5,188m and point Lenana 4,985m. Other major summits on the mountain include Point Piggott 4,957m, Point Dutton 4,885 and Point John 4,883m. Of the three main peaks (Batian, Lenana and Nelion), only point Lenana can be reached by trekkers and the other two being only for technical climbers.

Africa's highest mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro stands on featureless part of the East African plateau, on the Tanzanian side of the Kenya border near Moshi, side by side with the smaller Mount Meru. These mountains are extinct volcanoes, with Kilimanjaro actually being the agglomeration of three distinct volcanoes, Kibo (5896m/ 19,340 ft), Mwenzi (5,149 / 16,896 ft) and Shira (3,962m / 13,000 ft). whose violent creation is geologically associated with the creation of the Great Rift Valley, 100km to the West.

Mount Meru is Mount Kilimanjaro's little sister, standing at 4,566m compared to 5,895m, but is still an impressive freestanding volcano, which makes a superb four day climb to the top. It last erupted in 1910 therefore can be classified as an active volcano. The first Mount Meru ascent was made by Dr. Fritz Jaeger, 1904. The town of Arusha lies at the base of Mount Meru Trekking, loads of trek companies do this trek. Wild animals are frequently found on this mountain therefore an armed ranger usually accompanies the trekkers.