18 days Mt Kilimanjaro/Machame Route & Lodge Safari & Beach Extension Zanzibar
01 Day ARRIVAL
On your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be welcomed by our tour guide who will transfer you to Mountain Village Lodge or Rivertrees country Inn located in Arusha for a brief safari Talk. Take note, If you arrive using some other airport rather than Kilimanjaro, we will organize a link flight to Arusha on arrival or next day. Keep in mind that costs will increase. By road from Nairobi, you may use private or public means.
02 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Arusha – Machame Camp.
Early morning, we will move to Machama park Gate that has an elevation of about 5,950ft and 1,815 mt. Registration is done with the Authorities of the park. After that, we proceed with our hiking through the beautiful forest. Climbers or Trekkers will enjoy the Beautiful sounds of the different species of birds in the canopy, other animals spotted out include the sykes monkeys, black and white colobus monkeys that jump from one tree to another. On our way out, we come across the heath land that takes about 6 to 7 hours strolling. The walk is long with a muddy floor. Overnight at a Machame Camp.
03 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Machame Camp to Shira Camp.
We start the day with climbing the gorgeous heath land along with the alpine moorland that offers beautiful scenery of Kilimanjaro summit. Tanzania safari Tracking involves going through the savannah grasslands as well as the huge Heather and Erica trees. Move around the big stones or rocks as you get in to the moorland zone, surrounded by Scenario plants, lobelia along with the Volcanic rocks that give support to the alpine flowers that grow along side its bottom. The walking may take about 12,600ft and approximately 5 to 7 hours stroll. Overnight at Shira Camp.
04 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Shira Camp to Barranco Camp
Our aim is to get closer to the summit as well as the Lava Tower. The hike ends up being so arduous as the path hardens on the move towards the Lava Tower. The Volcanic plug has about 300 ft tall and this signifies an open pass of close to 15,000 ft.In the afternoon, we move down to the Great Barranco Valley, the Barranco camp is positioned on a flat land surrounded with steep valley walls along with the Kibo massif. The suspended glaciers sparkle directly into the sun giving a perfect view of the landscape of pants such as lobelia and the giant groundsels. In that case, we leisurely move to our accommodation at Barranco Camp that takes about 12,950 ft and 5 to 7 hours of strolling. All meals catered for.
05 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Barranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp
The day is started with a move to the gorge, prior to hiking its eastern wall where we will delight in the beautiful scenery of Kilimanjaro glacier fields as well as the equatorial variance. We will have to first move until we get our camp in Karanga Valley of about 13,900ft and takes 4 to 5 hours of walking. All meals catered for.
06 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Karanga Valley Camp to Barafu Camp
We will continue to hike the Karanga valley although the path becomes steeper uphill towards the lava edge to the Barafu camp. The temperatures will become chilly as the landscape becomes bare getting close to the Barafu Camp.The camp is positioned on a tiny uncovered flat land on the edge, performing as the bottom camp to enable you make your summit hikes at night.Barafu camp is about 15,200 feet and takes about 6 to 7 hours stroll. All meals catered for.
07 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp
At midnight, we begin with a difficulty hike of about 12 to 17 hours trekking. You start hiking at 12:30 to 1 am, going through the Tarzel as well as Rebmann glaciers to the edge of Stella Point. The temperatures tends to range freezing at midnight amidst 10 deg,(- 23 deg.C),F( -12 deg.C).Prior to morning at the peak. As morning comes, we will peak at Uhuru peak, known to be the tallest point in Africa at approximately 19,340ft.Uhuru will be the conclusion as well as the remuneration of about 6 to 7 exhausting trekking. We will then move down to Barafu Camp, relaxing a bit prior to proceeding to Mweka Camp of about 9,840ft taking about 3 to 4 hours of walking on the fall. All meals catered.
08 Day Mt Kilimanjaro – Mweka Camp to Park Gate
We will conclude the move to the park Gate, a stroll that will take about 3 to 4 hours. After saying goodbye to our beloved guide and concierge. We will proceed to Arusha for Overnight at any of the lodges or hotels. The set of accommodation will depend on the design you want for instance eco friendly lodges or city hotels to enjoy the beauty of Arusha Town. All Meals catered.
09 Day Arusha – Ngorongoro Tanzania safari
The day starts with a drive from Arusha to Ngorongoro. On your arrival, you will move to the crater for gorgeous game drive with lunch en route. Due to the crater’s high wall of about 2000ft,there are less animals that migrate in and out and among these include lions, zebras, antelopes, hippos, flamingos, jackals, buffalos, Giraffes as well as different kinds of bird species. Overnight at Ngorongoro Sopa Lodge with all meals catered for.
10 Day Ngorongoro – Serengeti
Right after breakfast, we hit the road to Serengeti National park. Our first stop over is done at Olduvai Gorge a place where the great anthropologists Mary Leaky and Louis made important discoveries concerning the origin of human life in Africa. After have our lunch at Kopje known as rock outcropping in Serengeti. Furthermore proceed to the park and enjoy the game drives. Overnight at Mapito Tented Camp at Ikoma or Serengeti Sopa Lodge . All breakfast and dinner catered for.
11 Day Serengeti
The entire day is fully occupied with game drives within Serengeti. Just in case it’s the migration season, you will be glad to see wildebeests, zebras, monkeys, baboons, hippos, antelopes, elephants, lions, rhino and different kinds of bird species. Overnight at Serengeti Sopa Lodge or Mapito Tented Camp. All meals catered for.
12 Day Serengeti-Lake Manyara
After having breakfast, we proceed to Lake Manyara.positioned at the bottle of the Great Rift Valley landscape. The park is famous for its natural beauty. In this park, you expect to see animals for instance elephants, Giraffe, hippos, Impala,lions and many bird species. Overnight at Kirurumu Tented Camp at Lake Manyara or Serena lodge. Breakfast and Dinner included.
13 Day Lake Manyara-Arusha
Early morning we get back to Lake Manyara for some other game drive. In the afternoon we head to Arusha for our flight to Zanzibar. Overnight at Ocean Paradise Resort.
14 – 16 Day Beach Extension
The day is for relaxing and visiting all the beaches in zanzibar.Breakfast and Dinner included
17 Day Spice Tour & Zanzibar Town
Right after breakfast, we proceed to Stonetown.As we take on the journey, we will engage in the prominent Spice Tour. We actually have formed a unique spice tour with all the details regarding the spices, how they are grown, naturally and how best they can be used in the customary thus via cooking or herbs. After the beautiful tour, we head out for lunch served with the delicious spices as well as fruits. In the after, we continue with our tour to the traditional Stone Town and a look at the past still strong and beautiful. Other interesting places to visit include the palace museum, Arab Fort along with the House of Wonders. Zanzibar has a wonderful scenery enclosed with opulently carved doors,alleyways,cathedras,mosques and the full life markets. Overnight at Dhow palace Hotel or Zanzibar Coffee House. Breakfast and Dinner included.
18 Day Departure
We move to seaport or Zanzibar airport for departure. Take note, if you happen to use another airport rather than Zanzibar, we will organize a flight link to your airport. To Dar Es Salaam or ferry boats.
All accommodations Package to accessible
Airport moves in private cars
Private Kilimanjaro climb or Machame route takes 7 days
All the facilities for climbing will be catered for
Expert tour guides, with better services
All equipment including tents, chairs,tables,sleeping bags as well as mattresses.
Entry fees, certificates, rescue fees for all Wildlife reserve
Private safari takes 5 days
Wildlife drives in upgrades 4WD land Rover and cruiser with open roof for photo shooting.
An experienced and well trained safari guide
Entry fees for all the wildlife reserve
Packed mineral water during game drives
Zanzibar tours depending on the itinerary
01 x BB Dhow Palace Hotel Stonetownor Zanzibar Coffeehouse
04 x HB at Zanzibar Ocean Paradise Resort as well as Rivertrees country inn
The Package does not include
Beverages in lodges
Visa fees of about 50$ to 100$ and for Americans to be paid on spot
Renting a sleeping bag at 15$
Tips or rewards for safari guide
Airport tax of about 6$ domestic,30$ international on arrival