Trip Itinerary Overview;
Day 1: Travel Day. Flight Departs U.S. to Kilimanjaro
Day 2: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Airport in Tanzania. Welcome to Tanzania by YL Africa staff & leaders, town tour of Arusha, Check-in to hotel in Arusha for overnight. Dinner together, trip orientation, get settled and rest.
Day 3: Community Outreach Project with YL Africa Staff & Volunteer Leaders. Participate in Local YL Clubs in Arusha
Day 4: Community Outreach Project with YL Africa Staff & Volunteer Leaders. Participate in Local YL Clubs in Arusha
Day 5: Community Outreach Project with YL Africa Staff & Volunteer Leaders. Visit Homes of YL Leaders, Experience life in a different culture
Day 6: Packing & Preparations for Kilimanjaro or Safari, Hangout with Team. Final Gear Check & Mountain Safety Briefing with Guides. Dinner Together, Rest & Relax, Praise & Worship Together.
Day 7. Early Morning Departure for both Kilimanjaro Climb and Safari.
Day 7 (Kilimanjaro): Drive to base of the Mountain to begin Trek @ 6,000 ft. Overnight Machame Camp @ 10,000 ft.
Day 7 (Safari): Depart Arusha to Ngorongoro Crater Lodge Overnight
Day 8 (Kilimanjaro): Overnight Shira Camp @ 12,500 ft.
Day 8 (Safari): Serengeti Lodge Overnight
Day 9 (Kilimanjaro): Overnight Baranco Camp @ 13,100 ft.
Day 9 (Safari): Serengeti Lodge Overnight
Day 10 (Kilimanjaro): Overnight Karanga Camp @ 13,500 ft.
Day 10 (Safari): Safari - Bush Charter Flight returns from Serengeti to Arusha
Day 11 (Kilimanjaro): Overnight Barafu Camp @ 15,400 ft.
Day 11 (Safari): Hosted by YL Staff & Leaders in Arusha
Day 12 (Kilimanjaro): Summit Climb begins at Midnight. Reach the Crater Rim and Peak at Sunrise @ 19,340 ft. Overnight Mweka Camp @ 10,000 ft.
Day 12 (Safari): Hosted by YL Staff & Leaders in Arusha
Day 13: Kilimanjaro group finish Climb around 12:00pm, Hot Lunch at Mweka Gate. Return to Hotel in Arusha for Warm Showers & Naps, & be reunited with Safari Group. Special Trip Banquet Dinner Say-So with YL Team in Arusha. Hotel Overnight in Arusha
Day 14: Morning Shopping & Farewell Lunch at Maasai Pizza Café with YL Team. Evening Flight Departure from Kilimanjaro Airport
Day 15: Arrive Home in U.S.
Cost: $5200* + International airfare
*Cost includes all ground transportation, meals, lodging, project supplies, Kilimanjaro 7-day trek OR 4-day Safari, park fees, and VAT tax. Cost is per person estimate and can change up until the deposit deadline.
**Does NOT include: Airfare to Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO), visas, hiking gear, guide tips for Kilimanjaro or Safari, and incidentals
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