Kilimanjaro Climb and Zanzibar Beach Holiday

Summary  Itineraries

Our itinerary gives you both Adventure & Relaxation: Climb Kilimanjaro – Machame Route and afterwards take in the history and culture of Zanzibar whilst relaxing by the Indian Ocean!

·         Customize: This package can be customized

·         Starting in: Tanzania

·         On-Route: Zanzibar

·         Ending in: Tanzania

·         Duration: 14 days

·         Accommodation: Camping

·         Game Parks: Kilimanjaro (Tanzania)

·         Activities: Mountain Climbing, Water sports, Hiking, Cultural Tours, Historical Tours

The most adventurous, but technical, climbing skills required. This trip is booked by many – a bit more expensive but worth it for frequent climbers. The climb crossing the breath rain forest gives you an open view of the glacier when you reach the Shira Plateau situated in the middle of the moorlands. There are standard to luxurious lodges in Zanzibar. We have chosen Serena Inn in Zanzibar at Stone Tone and Breezes Beach at East Cost of Zanzibar. You will enjoy and experience nature. We have our extremely qualified, knowledgeable and competent mountain guides/porters, whom the success of your climb will depend greatly on.

Detailed Itineraries
 

Your ARRIVAL DAY

We will meet you at the Airport and transfer to your Hotel for your overnight, BB.

DAY 1: MACHAME GATE – (1800m) MACHAME CAMP (3000m)

After breakfast drive from Arusha to the Machame Gate with your lunch box in a 4WD vehicle, introduction to your guide and porters.. Registration is done and thereafter start climb {Hiking /Trekking} with picnic lunch through rain forest for approximately 4 to 5 hrs where you arrive to the Machame Hut. Later afternoon walk up to a little higher altitude is done for acclimatization. Return to Machame Hut for dinner and overnight.. FB

DAY 2: MACHAME CAMP – (3000m) SHIRA CAMP (3800m)

After breakfast, start climb through short Savannah forest and other vegetation for approximately 4 to 5 hrs, with picnic lunch en route before arriving in the afternoon at the Shira Hut for dinner and overnight. FB

DAY 3: SHIRA CAMP (3800m)

This extra day is needed for acclimatization purposes FB

DAY 4: SHIRA CAMP – (3800m) BARRANCO CAMP (3950m)

After breakfast a slow walk through semi glacier and sandy areas with picnic lunch 3 to 4 hrs before arriving at the Barranco Hut for dinner and overnight. FB

DAY 5: BARRANCO CAMP – (3950m) BARAFU CAMP (4600m)

After breakfast, with picnic lunch en route climb through glaciers for approximately 4 to 5 hours before arriving the Barafu Hut for dinner and overnight. FB

DAY 6: BARAFU CAMP (4600m) STELLA POINT (5750m) UHURU PEAK (5895m)

An early wake up call around 01.00hrs for preparation and light breakfast before starting final ascent to the summit i.e. either the Stella Point reached in approximately 5 to 6 hrs and a further ascent to the Uhuru Peak reached in another approx 45minutes. After signing and short rest at Barafu Camp descend via the Gilmans Point down to Mweka Camp for an hours rest with light breakfast then descent down for dinner and overnight at Mweka hut. FB

DAY 7: MWEKA CAMP (3100) MWEKA GATE-ARUSHA

After breakfast, final descent to Mweka gate, thereafter say Goodbye to your Guide/Porters and connect a private transfers to Arusha for overnight at Olmotonyi Forest Plantation Rest House. FB

ZANZIBAR BEACH HOLIDAY

 

Day 8: ARUSHA to ZANZIBAR

By Flight (Precision Air) departs Arusha at 1100hrs and arrive in Zanzibar at 1215hrs, meet & greet at the airport and transfer to your chosen hotel in town (Serena Inn) for overnight. HB

Day 9: EXCURSION in ZANZIBAR

After breakfast, pickup from your hotel for any two tours mentioned (Spice, Historical stone town, Jozani forest, Prison Island or Sunset cruise), Dolphin tour on request. HB

Day 10: R & R (rest & relax)

At leisure and overnight at your hotel in town. HB

Day 11: STONE TOWN to EAST COAST

After breakfast transfers you to hotels at the East Coast (Breezes Brach Club) for overnight. HB

Day 12 & 13: R & R

At leisure and overnight at your hotel. HB

Day 14: ZANZIBAR to DAR or ARUSHA or NAIROBI to HOME

Pickup from your East Coast hotel and transfer to Zanzibar airport for your flight to Dar-Es-Salaam or Arusha (Kilimanjaro Airport or Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta Airport) in connection to your departure flight back home.

End of Trip

Note:

1.      PRICES are based on: TENT (camping ) on KILI LODGE in ZANZIBAR

2.      Minimum 2-3 people US$ 3346 P/Person per TRIP

3.      Serena and Breezes are luxury lodges in Zanzibar, Single supplement  US$ 40.

PRICE INCLUDES:

·         All Park entrance fees

·         Rescue fees, transfers to and from Kili gate

·         3 meals a day on Kili (FB) and 2 meals in Zanzibar, HB

·         Town hotel transfers (if airport, 50$ per Van)

·         Transport, 4 WD vehicle or Minibus.

·         Return flights, Arusha/Zanzibar/Arusha or Dar es-Salaam

·         Drivers/guide/porter¢s allowances and salaries

NOT INCLUDED:

·         International Flights

·         The first night on your arrival (book with us)

·         Hot and cold drinks including pure water

·         Cigarettes, Tips and, Sleeping bags (if camping)

·         Mountain gears( we can arrange hire of this)

·         And all not mentioned on the plan

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