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Utalii Travel & Safaris

Cultural Breaks in Meru and Kilimanjaro Mountains
Maundi Crater (Kilimanjaro) & Mkuru Village Camel Back-Riding

This program offers a wealth of culture in the surrounding areas. While staying at these places you could explore the local traditions, historical highlights, and physical nature of the land they live
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Arusha National Park - Lake Manyara National Park - Tarangire - Ngorongoro Crater - Serengeti National Park - Rubondo Island National Park



5 Days Meru Mountain Trekking

9 Days Serengeti Lake Natron Safari

5 Days Mkuru Camel Ride Culture Tour

4 Days Walking with Hadza

5 Days Marangu Route Trekking

5 Days Serengeti Fly-in Safari

8 Days Ngorongoro & Lengai Treks

Mkuru Masai Village
Maasai in Mkuru Village


Accommodation : Mobile Camping
Mode of Travel: Drive-in  from Arusha/Kilimanjaro
Group Size: Min. 2 PAX:
Tour style: Hiking & Game drive
Day 1: Marangu Gate to Maundi Crater (Kilimanjaro Mountain)
Pick up form the hotel, Drive to the Marangu Gate, after registration start walking safari towards Mandara Hut, where you can rest and have lunch, then proceed to Maundi Crater, which is famous for the flowers and scenery. After taking a view of the crater, descend to the gate, meet the driver and drive to Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort for dinner and overnight. 
It involves climbing through semi-tropical rain forest, and sometimes in wet circumstances.
Day 2: Culture Tour in Marangu Village
Half day cultural tour/interaction in Marangu Village, getting a great view of Mount Kilimanjaro, visiting the waterfalls and coffee farms, acquainted with people living around Kilimanjaro mountain, especially Chaga people. Late afternoon after lunch drive to Arusha, near Arusha National Park for dinner and overnight at Meru Mbega Lodge
Day 3: Arusha National Park Mkuru Village
Drive to Arusha National Park for game viewing and walking excursions with picnic lunch box; late afternoon drive direct to camel camp at the foot of Mount Meru in Mkuru Village. In the evening enjoy dancing, singing, eating and drinking under a roof of stars in the middle of the Maasai step. Dinner or overnight at the Mkuru Camel Camp
Day 4: Camel Back-Ride Safaris
Breakfast and then spending full day riding camels in the wilderness of Maasai Plains covering the area between Mount Meru and Longido Mountain; it will be guided by Maasai Warriors, well-trained and knowledgeable to the environment, and might take several hours in the before breaking for lunch; allows you to go deep into the heart of the bush where you can observe closely giraffes, zebras and many other animals, and get in touch with the local communities that are perfectly knowledgeable of their rich cultural and natural heritage dinner and overnight at the Mkuru Camel Camp
 Day 5: Return to Arusha Town/Kilimanjaro Airport
Breakfast and then drive to back to Arusha Town or transfer to Kilimanjaro Mountain for flight to Zanzibar for relaxation.
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