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Kilimanjaro airport transfers to Seronera Serengeti

Kilimanjaro airport transfers to Seronera Serengeti

Kilimanjaro Airport transfers to Seronera Serengeti – WhatsApp/Call:  +255 759 694 668

We offer taxi, mini-bus and Safari Vehicles – executive transfers throughout Arusha,  Hotels transfers, Transfers to National Parks and much more. For individuals, groups and companies looking for transfers to or from the Kilimanjaro International airport

All of our cars and mini-buses are comfortable and fully air-conditioned.When you travel with us you will be assured of a reliable and professional service and to arrive at your destination relaxed and on time.


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Serengeti National Park Map

Serengeti FAQ

The quickest way to get from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) to Seronera is to taxi and fly which costs $180 – $230 and takes 1h 33m. How far is it from Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) to Seronera? The distance between Kilimanjaro Airport (JRO) and Seronera is 272 km. The road distance is 353.3 km.

The recommended point of entry is Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) which lies between the towns of Moshi and Arusha. The airport is located about 200 miles / 320 kilometers from the park’s southern entrance.

The best option to get to Serengeti Natinal Park is to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) which is situated about 46km/29mi from Arusha. It is also possible to fly into Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), just outside of Dar es Salaam, and fly on to Arusha Airport (ARK) or Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

Four days. Serengeti is a huge national park so we would recommend minimum four days in order to properly explore it and find the wildlife. Being so large, you do need to spend time driving around looking for the Big Five, which takes time. Plus in four days you’ll experience different weather and a variety of safari experiences.
Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) which is situated between Arusha and Moshi, this is the most common entry point into the country for those exploring the Northern Safari Circuit that includes the Serengeti, the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire National Park and Lake Manyara.

The best times to visit Serengeti National Park are from January to February or from June through September, although you should plan your trip around the movement of The Great Migration.

Getting to Serengeti National Park by road

Serengeti drive-in safaris

The most popular way to travel to Serengeti National Park by road is by booking a drive-in safari. In general the drive-in safaris start from the town of Arusha. As it will take approximately eight hours to travel from Arusha to the Serengeti National Park, an overnight stay at one or more wildlife sites en route is usually part of your safari itinerary.

Serengeti self-drive safaris

Although not recommended, the Serengeti National Park is accessible when travelling by (rental) vehicle. Please keep in mind that careful planning is necessary when driving by yourself through the Serengeti National Park. A 4×4 vehicle is required to be able to access all roads throughout the year. Petrol is sold at Seronera in the Southern Serenget.

Kilimanjaro International Airport provides a convenient way for visitors to fly in and out of Tanzania for their climb and safari trips. The airport is located just 40 minutes from the gateway towns of Moshi and Arusha by vehicle, making it easy to begin your adventure soon after you arrive.

We describe the entry process to obtain a visa and clear immigration on our site here. Once you are through security, grab your checked baggage and head for the exit. You will be required to scan your baggage before leaving.

There is usually a crowd of drivers just outside the airport who are waiting to pick up their passengers. Ultimate Kilimanjaro provides pick up and drop off services to our clients. These must be pre-booked ahead of time. If you have transfers booked with us, look for the friendly driver wearing a blue Ultimate Kilimanjaro shirt and holding a sign with your name on it. He will help you carry your bags to the vehicle and then drive you to your hotel.

When you are departing Tanzania, it is recommended that you arrive at the airport two hours before your flight time. Note that you will not be able to get your boarding pass from the airline booth until it is within three hours of your departure. So do not come to the airport more than three hours beforehand or you will have to wait until the airline booth is open for your flight.

With your boarding pass and passport, you clear security and enter the common waiting area. There are six gates at Kilimanjaro airport. The seating at the gate faces outdoors through large windows so you can see your plane as it arrives.

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Staying overnight at an airport hotel is ideal for travellers that are jet-lagged or for travellers that want to be early for their next flight home after climbing Mount Kilimanjaro or going on a safari. Kilimanjaro International Airport, are among the busiest in, with hundreds of thousands of passengers and thousands of aircraft passing through each year. The main reason for a large amount of traffic is that the Kilimanjaro area draws hundreds of thousands of visitors and business travellers each year due to its world-class tourist attractions and commercial prospects. In addition, London has a great number of various types and classifications of hotels to accommodate all types of guests. Because of the numerous benefits that staying in lodges or hotels near Kilimanjaro International Airport provides, a huge number of these travelers opt to do so

There are various hotels of different categories near the Kilimanjaro International Airport:

Kilimanjaro Planet Lodge

The Airport Planet Lodge, located between Moshi and Arusha and just 5 minutes from the Kilimanjaro International Airport, is one of the best places to see Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru. The Lodge is located in a safe, secure environment with a variety of fruit trees, plants, and flowers for nature lovers to enjoy. This Lodge offers complimentary shuttle services.

Kaliwa Lodge

Kaliwa Lodge is conveniently located approximately 38 kilometers from Kilimanjaro International Airport, 25 km from Moshi town, and a few minutes from the Machame entrance gate to the Kilimanjaro National Park,There is a private bathroom with a shower in each room, as well as views of the wonderful garden. As part of their stay, guests will enjoy complimentary amenities.

Kia Lodge

KIA Lodge is merely a 5-minute drive from Kilimanjaro International Airport, making it one of Tanzania’s most popular entrance points. The resort is situated on a remote mountaintop in the heart of East Africa’s breathtaking savannah landscape. The limitless views of the African scenery, as well as the spectacular Kilimanjaro Mountain, are available to guests in the morning.

When you stay at one of the hotels near Kilimanjaro International Airport, you can get to your hotel in a matter of minutes after a long, stressful, and hard journey without having to deal with rush-hour traffic, allowing you to relax in the luxury of your hotel room without delay. Similarly, if you have an onward flight, you may stay in your accommodation until the very last minute before leaving for the airport because you know it will only take a few minutes to get there.

When you land at Kilimanjaro Airport

You will be instructed to get your hand luggage when your aircraft lands at Kilimanjaro International Airport and to go down some steps to the runway’s asphalt. While many flights land at the airport without stopping in Europe and North America, most airports in East Africa lack the infrastructure to allow passengers to depart through a ramp and land at the airport. You will depart the aircraft straight outside, a few hundred meters away from the airport building, using a stairway on wheels that will be linked to the exits. Ask the flight attendants if you need help bringing your hand luggage into the airport; they will be pleased to assist.

You will be taken to immigration together with the rest of the passengers on your aircraft, where multiple immigration agents are waiting to stamp your passport and provide a warm welcome to Tanzania Simply have the printed page available to show the officers if you have previously obtained your visa through the electronic service, and choose the visa line

You may then pick up your checked luggage in the baggage claim area, which is just after immigration. Customs could ask to see your baggage once you have them all. Customs officials frequently just check for contraband or attempt to transport goods in large quantities for resale. You;re done now! To reach the arrival area, which is outside, keep going through the exit doors.

Most safaris to the Serengeti start from the town of Arusha. The best option to get there is to fly into Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) which is situated about 46km/29mi from Arusha. It is also possible to fly into Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR), just outside of Dar es Salaam, and fly on to Arusha Airport (ARK) or Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO).

There are regular flights from Arusha to several airstrips inside the park.

It’s also possible to drive; the trip is about 325km/202mi and will take about eight hours. It is a bumpy ride but it’s scenic and you’ll see some wildlife on the way.

As the trip takes you through the Ngorongoro Conservation area, a popular option is to fly one way, and drive the other way taking in an overnight stop to visit the Ngorongoro Crater. Coming from the crater, the distance to the Seronera area in the Serengeti is about 140km/90mi, and the driving time is about three hours.

Arusha town to Serengeti

Distance from Kilimanjaro Airport to Serengeti

Kilimanjaro international airport to Serengeti national park is about 420 kilometres. It takes about 8 hours to drive from the airport to the gates of Serengeti national park during safaris. Another option of getting to Serengeti national park Tanzania safarisis by taking a domestic flight from Arusha airport to the airstrips around the national park such as Seronera airstrip, Kogatende airstrip, Ndutu airstrip, Lobo airstrip, Grumeti airstrip, Sasakwa airstrip and also Kirawira airstrip.

Some of the airlines which offer domestic flights to Serengeti national park include Coastal aviation, Regional air, Flight link Tanzania among others. The flight from Arusha to Serengeti national park takes about 2 to 3 hours.

Alternatively after spending the first night of the safari in Arusha after landing Kilimanjaro international airportyou can be driven to Serengeti national park and this drive can take about 7 hours, Distance from Kilimanjaro International airport. safari vehicles are used during these drives and they can be rented for use during self-drives around the national park or a tour operator provides the safari vehicles to be used for driving the tourists as they explore Serengeti national park during their safaris

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Safari to Serengeti national park, one can either choose to fly to Serengeti or to drive to the national park. Due to the long driving distance and time spent on the road, longer safaris in Serengeti national park are recommended and for those who have a short time for safari, they can choose flights to Serengeti national park during their Tanzania safaris. Serengeti national park can be by also driving from the wildlife viewing destinationswhich are found close to the park such accessed as the Ngorongoro crater, Tarangire national park, Lake Manyara national park and also Arusha national park.

After getting to Serengeti national park for safaris, there is so much to explore including the vast savannah plains where numerous wildlife species like the big five (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffalos) can be seen during a safari. The national park covers over 14750 square kilometers, drives are among the activities which are carried out during safaris in Serengeti national park  and they can be done in the morning or afternoon and during the evening time while enjoying the sunset over the endless savannah plains of Serengeti national park. wildlife species which can be spotted during game drives around the national park include elephants, lions, leopards, cheetahs, kudu, waterbucks, impalas, zebras, wildebeests, hyenas, hartebeests, dik dik among others

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The Gateway of Africa Wildlife 

The famed game reserves of Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Tarangire, Lake Manyara, and Mount Kilimanjaro in northern Tanzania are all accessible from Kilimanjaro International Airport. Living up to its intended role as ;The Gateway of Africa’s Wildlife Heritage; at the inauguration ceremony in December 1971, Kilimanjaro International Airport is now served by a number of international airlines, including KLM, Ethiopian Airlines, Condor Air, Qatar Airways, Turkish Airlines, Kenya Airways, as well as a number of domestic and regional airlines, making it the busiest airport in Tanzania after Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam

Popular Lodges and Tented Camps in Serengeti

 Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti,  Meliá Serengeti Lodge,  Serengeti Serena Safari LodgeMbalageti SerengetiKenzan Tented Camp IkomaMbali Mbali Soroi Serengeti LodgeandBeyond Serengeti Under CanvasKisura Serengeti CampSerengeti Simba LodgeSingita Serengeti HouseSerengeti Bushtops Luxury Camp , Serengeti Tanzania Bush CampOle Serai Luxury CampsMoru KopjesOle Serai Luxury CampsTurner Springs , Serengeti Mawe Tented CampMelia Serengeti Lodge Member of Melia , One Nature Nyaruswiga SerengetiSerengeti Simba LodgeOsero Serengeti Tented CampSoroi Serengeti LodgeCherero Camp Thorn TreeKirawira Serena CampKenzan Tented Camp, Serengeti River CampKon Tiki Serengeti CampSeronera Wildlife LodgeSerengeti Savannah CampsLobo Wildlife Lodge, Serengeti Wildbeest Camp , Pumzika Luxury Safari Camp , Serengeti Kifaru Tented Camp , Gnu Mara River Camp , One Nature Narusigwa Serengeti, Briston Serengeti Hotel , Serengeti Kamwene Tented Camp , Serengeti Budget Campsite & Safari, Kananga Special Tented Camp, Serengeti Sametu Camp , Yellow Barbet Tented Camp, Serengeti Pioneer Camp, Aurari Camp, Serengeti Woodlands Camp , Cherero CampSerengeti Wild Camp, Little Okavango Camp Serengeti , Grumeti Migration Camp , Serengeti Safari Lodge , Serengeti Migration Camp,   Africa Safari Maasai Boma Zawadi Camp Serengeti , Asanja Moru , Africa Safari Maasai Boma Camping , Mbuzi Mawe Serena Camp,   Africa Safari Serengeti  Ikoma

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