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!.

Price: USD $3,418 /person

TRIP INFO:

The most adventurous, but technical, climbing skills required. This trip is popular – a bit more expensive but worth it for frequent climbers. The climb crossing the rain forest gives you an open view of the glacier when you reach the Shira Plateau situated in the middle of the moorlands.

We have extremely qualified, knowledgeable and competent mountain guides/porters with whom the success of your climb will be greatly enhanced.

There are standard to luxurious lodges in Zanzibar. We have chosen the Serena Inn in Stone Town on Zanzibar and Breezes Beach on the East Coast of Zanzibar where we are sure you will enjoy and experience the natural surroundings.

Detailed Itineraries

00: Your ARRIVAL DAY
We will meet you at the Airport and transfer you 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 {3800}
This extra day is needed for acclimatization purposes FB

DAY 4: SHIRA CAMP {3800m} – BARRANCO CAMP {3950m}
After breakfast a slow walk through semiglacier 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 enroute climb through glaciers for approximately 4 to 5 hours before arriving the Barafu Camp 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 (Precission Air) departs Arusha at 11:00hrs and arrive in Zanzibar at 12:15hrs, 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 Tour, 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 transfer you to hotels at the East Coast (Breezes Beach 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 (Jomokenyata Airport) in connection to your departure flight back home.

End of Trip

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

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)
** Tansport, 4WD vehicle or minibus.
** Return flights, Arusha/Zanzibar/Arusha or Dar es-Salaam
** Drivers/guide/porters allowances and salaries

NOT INCLUDED:
** International flights
**The first night on your arrival and last night after safari (book with us)
**Airport transfers (book with us for 60$ per transfer)
** 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

NOTE THAT:
If you can let us know the nearest destinations of International airlines as we can arrange for your flight tickets then we will update you on the price of the airfare.