09 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREKING AND ZANZIBAR BEACH.
DAY 00: ARRIVAL AT KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO ARUSHA.
Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport, you will be warmly greeted by your driver guide, after short introduction you will be offered bottles of mineral water followed by a private transfer to Green Mountain hotel or any other Similar in Arusha for an Overnight. Depending on your arrival time, you will have good opportunity to explore the hotel`s surroundings. Bed and Breakfast Included.
DAY 01: DRIVE FROM ARUSHA TO MARANGU GATE AND TREK TO MANDARA HUT
After breakfast and a short tour briefing from the guide, we will depart to Marangu gate of Kilimanjaro National Park (it is a 01hr30 drive from Arusha to the Marangu Gate). Upon registering with park authorities, our climb will officially commence with a four-hour walk to the Mandala encampment. We will pass through a thick rainforest will officially commence with a four-hour walk to the Mandala encampment. We will pass through a thick rainforest zone, where there is a high chance of rain in the afternoon. We will spend the night at Mandala Hut (2,750m), an attractive collection of buildings. Bathrooms are available with running water.
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 02; MANDARA HUT TO HOROMBO HUT (3,720M)
Today we will continue our ascent through the forest for a short time, before reaching the heather and moorland zone at roughly 3,000m (approximately a six-hour walk). Enjoy stunning views of the mountain peaks at this altitude. We will spend the night at Horombo Hut (3,720m), which lies in a valley surrounded by giant lobelia and groundsel, flora which are characteristic of this semi-alpine zone. Bathrooms are available with running water. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 03: HOROMBO HUT TO KIBO HUT (4,703M)
Continues past the final watering point, and ascends onto the sale of Kilimanjaro, between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. The vegetation thins out as we enter the desert-line alpine zone (approximately 4,000m) and, once we cross the saddle, Kibo peak comes into view. The saddle is an alpine desert that resembles a lunar landscape. Be careful to notice signs of altitude sickness. This seven-hour walk will be taken at a slow pace. We will landscape. Be careful to notice signs of altitude sickness. This seven-hour walk will be taken at a slow pace. We will spend the night at Kibo Hut (4,703m), a comfortable stone construction (no running water at Kibo Hut). This semi-desert zone receives an annual rainfall of under 250mm; the ground often freezes at night, but ground temperatures soar to above 30 degrees Celsius by day. Few plants other than lichens and grasses survive in these conditions. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 04: SUMMIT TO HOROMBO HUT (5,861M)
Shortly after midnight, we will commence our climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro, since it is easier to climb the scree slope to Gillman’s Point (5,861m) on the crater rim when it is frozen and an early start for the six-hour hike improves our chances of reaching the summit in time for sunrise. From Gilman’s Point, it is a further two-hour round trip long the crater’s edge to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa. From the summit, it is downhill all the way to Horombo Hut where we will spend our last night on the mountain. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 05: HOROMBO HUT TO MARANGU GATE TO ARUSHA
Today’s descent continues past the Mandara encampment to the bottom of the mountain, where each hiker will receive a well-earned certificate. From here, you will be transferred to Arusha for overnight Green Mountain Hotel or any other similar. Bed and Breakfast Included.
DAY 06: ARUSHA TO TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK FOR GAME DRIVE
In the morning after super breakfast from the kitchen of professional Cooks, you will embark to Tarangire national park for game drives and game viewings. Tarangire is Tanzania's third largest national park and sanctuary for an unusually large elephant population. Majestic baobab trees are also an interesting feature of the park, dwarfing the animals that feed beneath them. Your game drives may reveal lions, giraffes, wildebeest, elephants, Zebras, wildebeests and much more. Lunchboxes shall be served to you by your driver guide at the picnic site inside the park with some rest before proceeding with further game drives. Later after amazing hours of exploration, you will exit the park and drive to Fanaka Campsites for Dinner and Overnight. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 07: TARANGIRE TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK VIA NGORONGORO CONSERVATION
After rewarding breakfast, leave the camp with your packed lunches and drive to Serengeti national park via Ngorongoro Conservation area. Your driver guide shall be stopping in some of the beautiful views overlooking the crater floor for sightseeing. Animals like Giraffes, Elephants, Wildebeests, Gazelles, Zebras, Lions and Buffaloes may be revealed in Ngorongoro. On your way, you can opt to visit one of the Masai Boma for a short but authentic cultural tour with the Masai People. On crossing the border, picnic lunches will be served to you followed by game drives en route to Seronera Public Campsite for dinner and Overnight. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 08: GAME DRIVES IN SERENGETI EN ROUTE TO NGORONGORO CONSERVATION AREA
Early morning game drive to see also nocturnal predators returning from hunting and animals waking up. The Serengeti national park derived its name from Maasai Language meaning endless plain. This massive plain (14763sq km) is home to many animals including Lions, Elephants, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Zebra, Leopard, and Cheetah, warthogs, Hyena plus a lots and lots of bird life. In many cases migration is taking place around Serengeti and at that particular time millions of wildebeest and zebra mingle together followed by predators. Our professional guide will lead you into the right path making sure you have the best time to enjoy this great phenomenon. Lunchboxes Included. Later you will drive further to Ngorongoro area for dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included.
DAY 09: GAME DRIVES INSIDE THE NGORONGORO CRATER TO ARUSHA
Early in morning and after breakfast, leave the camp with your packed lunches ready for another exciting day. Today your expert safari guide will lead you into the Ngorongoro crater for a wonderful game drives. The Ngorongoro crater is the 8th wonder of the Natural World, spreading over 102 sq. miles and has 2.000 ft high walls, making it virtually a Noah's ark like, it is inhabited by almost every species of wildlife that is indigenous to East Africa including the rare and endangered black rhinos, other animals that can be revealed on your game drives are Elands, Lions, Waterbucks, Wildebeests, Hyenas, jackals, African Elephants, Buffaloes, Secretive leopards, Cheetahs, hippos and many more alongside hundreds of bird species eg. Maasai Ostrich, Kori bustard, Ibis, Starlings etc. Lunchboxes shall be served to you at the picnic point inside the crater. Later ascend the crater walls and drive back to Green Mountain Hotel or any other Similar in Arusha for an Overnight. Bed and Breakfast Included.
DAY 00: AIRPORT DEPARTURE
Morning at leisure until departure time, transfer to the Airport for your flight back home.
PRICES USD 2850 PER PERSON
PRICE FOR THIS SAFARI INCLUDE
• Airport Transfers in Private Car
• Accommodation and Meals on the mountain and during safari as per Itinerary
• All entry fees on the mountain and during safari
• Certified Mountain and Safari guides
• Mountain Porters and Chef
• Mountain Rescue Fees
• Transport to and from the mountain
• Transport in modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with photographic roof during wildlife safari
• All safari camping gears (please come with your own sleeping bag/s).
• All game drives as mentioned
• 1.5 mineral water per person / day during game drives
• Lunch Boxes
PRICE FOR THIS SAFARI EXCLUDE
• International airfare & flights
• Visa Fee
• All items of a personal nature
• Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff
• Travel insurance
• Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and beverages at the camp/Hotel.