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Kilimanjaro Marathon and Safari

 

Day 1, March. 2

 

Today you will be arriving at Kilimanjaro International Airport, meeting with Troaa representative and being transferred to the Planet Lodge for a night to rest up after your long flight.
Day 2, March. 3

 

Orientation day This day is designed to give you plenty of time to relax, pack and recoup from the long flight. We will meet you later in the afternoon for a short running orientation. We will give you a running briefing and answer any questions you have about the course. We will also do an equipment check with each person to be sure that you are fully prepared. Planet Lodge Plan (B.L.D).
Day 3, March. 4

 

Kilimanjaro Marathon RACE-DAY

 

Day 4, March. 5

 

Day 1 on Safari

After morning breakfast we will drive to Tarangire National Park for a full day game drive. This park has a diverse landscape, with nine vegetation zones. Ancient Baobab trees (the largest trees in Africa) dot the landscape dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. The Tarangire River that meanders through the park attracts an abundance of wildlife, from elephants, lions, leopards, buffalos, zebras, giraffes, antelopes to a variety of colorful birds. With a stop for a picnic lunch, continue game viewing later in the evening and then we will head to our overnight accommodations at Burudika Lodge Meal plan (B.L.D).

Day 5, March. 6 Cultural Tour

The Hadzabe are a small, but ancient community who live near Lake Eyasi in northwestern Tanzania, south of the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. They are one of the few remaining cultures still using a language containing clicks. Hadzabe men are excellent bow hunters, utilizing giraffe tendons and strong poison in their big game hunting. Known as hunter-gatherers, they live off roots, berries, fruits and the bounty of hunting animals such us dik dik, antelope and gazelle. And they are musical people, enjoying song and dance as a core part of their lives. Accommodations Eileen’s Trees Inn Meal Plan (B.L.D)

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Day 8, March. 9

After breakfast, we will head into the Serengeti National Park, picnicking at Nabi Hill Gate and visiting the Olduvai Gorge Center along the way. The Gorge is where the anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey discovered the earliest known human remains. Game viewing will be part of day as large herds of wildebeest, zebra and gazelle migrate and feed across the plains. Our (3) days in the Serengeti will be broken up into two game drives, one in the early morning, returning to our lodge for hot lunch and rest before heading back out in the late afternoon. There is a lot of land to cover and much to see in the Serengeti. The famous Serengeti is the largest National Park in Tanzania It covers an area of about 14800sq km at an altitude of 4200ft. Serengeti ecosystem which is multi habitat of Kopjes, Savannah scattered woodlands, hills, Lakes, Rivers, Ponds and the endless plain is a home to aggregation of many different birds and wild animals-Giraffes, Cape Buffalos, Elephants, Lions, Cheetah, tree hanging Leopards, Wildebeest, Zebras and many more roaming into the distance as far as the eye can see. Wildebeest and zebra migration makes Serengeti paradise and unique place for game viewing. Savannah Ndutu Camp.
 
Day 9, March. 10 You will enjoy morning breakfast then drive to the Ngorongoro National Park. Before we descend into the crater, we will stop at the Maasai Bomas (Huts) and learn about their traditional culture. You will see the unique attractions to this historical caldera where human and wildlife are living together without harming each other. One of the best places in Africa to spot the Big Five – elephants, leopards, lions, buffalo and the rare black rhinoceros – ancient Ngorongoro Crater is home to almost every species in Africa except the giraffe, who can’t negotiate the steep incline down. We will have a picnic lunch on the crater floor, after lunch we continue game viewing until later in the evening, then head back to our lodge for the evening at Eileen’s Trees Inn Meal plan (B.L.D).
Day 10, March. 11 After breakfast we depart for Lake Manyara National Park, Although the park is only 205 sq. miles in size this enchanting park is noted for its beauty and incredibly lush Acacia forest with giant fig and mahogany trees which are home to troops of baboons and blue monkeys. The park is also home to a large number of buffalo, giraffe, elephants, impalas and a Hippo lake, where large numbers of hippos usually gather. Lake Manyara is one of the few places where you’ll be able to see the Ground Hornbill and the Crested Eagle. Later in the afternoon we will start heading to Arusha for an overnight at the Planet Lodge Meal plan (B.L.D).
Day 11, March. 12 This morning, you will enjoy breakfast then head to Arusha. We will have lunch at a local restaurant, then take you shopping for souvenir and enjoy the local scene until being transferred to the airport for your departure home.
Day 12, March. 13 Arrive home.