Kilimanjaro Marathon & Tanzania Safari

Safari Overview
Situated just south of the equator, in the quintessential African safari country of Tanzania, at 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level, Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa’s highest mountain and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. An icon in Africa and across the globe, “Kili“ as she is affectionately known, is one of the sights every person should see at least once in his or her life.

Every year a marathon is held in the shadow of this geological masterpiece. The route passes through many smallholding farms, villages, parts of town, banana and coffee plantations and patches of forest, providing great excitement to the residents who give ample vocal support. A marathon in this dramatic setting, catering for amateurs above all else, is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Our specialised, guided, 7-day Tanzanian running and safari combination is perfect for wildlife lovers and those with a sense of adventure; it combines the “Kili” marathon with three of Tanzania’s world-famous national parks. We will meet up in the town of Moshi before the run and then afterwards we head west to Tarangire National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Manyara National Park.Get ready for an amazing African running and wildlife safari!
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Tour info:
Safari starts and ends at Kilimanjaro International Airport, Arusha, Tanzania
Duration: 8 days/7 nights
Type of accommodation: Comfortable / Mid-range
Next Race date: To be confirmed – Estimated Early March 2021
Private running and wildlife safaris can be customised to suit your needs
MAIN ATTRACTIONS:
• Running in the shadow of iconic Mount Kilimanjaro
• Tarangire National Park-
Wonderfully quiet, and home to awesome Baobabs and elephants
• Ngorongoro Crater-
UNESCO World Heritage Site and the “eighth wonder of the world
• Lake Manyara National Park-
Birds galore (but so much more) in this stunning little park

Top Mammals:
African Elephant
African Buffalo
Black Rhinoceros
Lion
Leopard
African Wild Dog
Cheetah

Top Birds:
Rufous-tailed Weaver
D’Arnaud’s Barbet
Yellow-collared Lovebird
Ashy and Superb Starling
Red-throated Tit

ITINERARY OVERVIEW
Day 1 Arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport
Transfer to Moshi
Day 2 Kilimanjaro Marathon, return to Moshi
Day 3 Moshi to Tarangire National Park
Day 4 Tarangire National Park
Day 5 Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Crater
Day 6 Ngorongoro Crater
Day 7 Manyara National Park
Day 8 Lake Manyara to Kilimanjaro International Airport and Departure

Keep in mind that all our tours can be customised according to your specific requirements.

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