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17 Days Kilimanjaro, Safari and Zanzibar

17 Days Kilimanjaro ,Safari  and Zanzibar package is comprised with  Climbing Mountain Kilimanjaro via the Lemosho route and following a five-day safari to the Serengeti National Park ,Tarangire National Park,Lake Manyara National Park and Ngorongoro Crater then spend  3 nights in Zanzibar beach.

This Kilimanjaro, safari  and Zanzibar package is specific for exploring Tanzania for 17 days with a climb, safari  and Beach experience.

  • Spend 3 nights at Moshi.
  • 7 Days Treks through the Kilimanjaro National Park via Lemosho Route.
  • A breathtaking view of Mawenzi peak.
  • A fabulous view of the moorland.
  • Spend 5 days on Safari.
  • Visit Serengeti National Park
  • Visit the Ngorongoro Conservation and Ngorongoro  Crater.
  • Visit the Lake Manyara National Park
  • Visit Tarangire National Park
  • Spend 3 nigths in Zanzibar Beach Hotel
  • Trip Length : 17 Days (7 Days Trekking + 2 nights  Hotel ( 1 night  before Climb and 1 nights After Climb) , 5 days  Safari and (1 night after Safari) and  3 nights in Zanzibar.
  • Small Group Tour
  • Minimum 2 people and Maximum 12 people

DAY 1: ARRIVE AT KILIMANJARO AIRPORT

Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport. You will be met by our guide at the Airport and transferred to the hotel in Moshi.

Accommodation: Panama Garden Resort
Room plan: Double Occupancy

 

DAY 2: LEMOSHO GATE – BIG TREE CAMP

The day begins with a long drive to Londrossi Park Gate (2100 m) for registration. Pass through village communities to the trailhead to start hiking on the route along a narrow forest path to reach Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) campsite (2800 m).

Trekking Time: 2-3 hours 
Distance: 5 km 
Altitude Gain: 411 m.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Big Tree
Room plan: Double Occupancy (2 people will share 1 tent)

 

DAY 3: BIG TREE CAMP - SHIRA HUT 1

Leaving the forest, the trail gets steeper as it enters the moorland zone towards the valley. A gentle grade walk takes you across the high altitude Shira Caldera past Shira Cave (views of Arrow glacier) at 3500 m and then gently downwards to Shira Hut 1 located near a stream on the Shira Plateau.

Trekking Time: 3 hours
Distance: 8 km
Altitude Gain: 719 m.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Shira Hut 1
Room plan: Double Occupancy (2 people will share 1 tent)

 

DAY 4: SHIRA HUT 1  TO LAVA TOWER THEN  BARRANCO CAMP

Walking now on high moorland, the landscape changes the entire character of the trek. Traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach to reach Barranco camp (3900 m). The day has been spent at altitude (up to 4600 m), but you will have followed the mountaineering code of ‘walk high, sleep low’ to avoid altitude sickness by aiding your bodies in acclimatization.

Trekking Time: 6-8 hours
Distance: 15 km
Altitude Gain: 382 m
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Barranco Camp
Room plan: Double Occupancy (2 people will share 1 tent)

 

DAY 5: BARRANCO CAMP- KARANGA VALLEY

Start the day by descending into the start of the Great Barranco, a huge ravine. Then exit steeply, up what has been termed the Breakfast Wall, which divides you from the southeastern slopes of Kibo. It is a climb over rocks, although not technical. Passing underneath the Heim and Kersten glaciers, head towards the Karanga Valley (4000 m) for overnight.

Trekking Time: 4-6 hours
Distance: 5 km
Altitude Gain: 100 m
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Karanga Valley
Room plan: Double Occupancy (2 people will share 1 tent)

 

DAY 6: KARANGA VALLEY - BARAFU CAMP

The day is characterized by a short hike on terrain formed by scree. Walk through arid land towards Barafu Camp (4600 m) where you have the entire afternoon to rest before ascending towards the summit.

Trekking Time: 2-4 hours
Distance: 4 km
Altitude Gain: 600 m.
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Barafu Camp
Room plan: Double Occupancy (2 people will share 1 tent)

 

DAY 7: BARAFU CAMP - UHURU PEAK - MILLENNIUM CAMP

We avoid walking too long in the heat of the sun today by starting around midnight, walking steeply upwards to the summit glaciers. You will be climbing scree for 5 to 6 hours but you gain incredible height over a short distance. The views are spectacular. You should be on the crater rim at Stella Point (5750 m) as the first rays of the sun emerge. Spectacular ice cliffs within the crater surround you and the views to Mawenzi peak and beyond are breathtaking. Another hour’s walk takes you to your goal, the summit of Uhuru (5896 m), the highest point; Uhuru means freedom in Swahili. Trekking Time: 6-8 hours ⎟Distance: 7 km⎟Altitude Gain: 1296 m After a quick celebration and photos at the top, you will begin the descent by returning to Stella Point and then descending on scree slope back to Barafu Camp for breakfast and a short rest before finally heading down to Millennium Camp (3000 m) for a well-earned rest. On the descent, you will have fabulous views of the plains and Mawenzi peak.

Trekking Time: 6-8 hours
Distance: 12 km
Altitude Loss: 2896 m
Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Camping at Millennium Camp
Room plan: Double Occupancy (2 people will share 1 tent)

 

DAY 8: MILLENNIUM CAMP – MOSHI

A gentle trek takes you down through the rainforest to the Mweka Gate (1640 m), where park formalities will be completed, you will be met by our vehicles, and receive your certificate of ascent courtesy of the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority. Thereafter, drive back to Moshi where you can treat yourself to a well-earned shower and a cold beer or two.

Trekking Time: 4-5 hours
Distance: 10 km
Altitude Loss: 1360 m.
Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch.
Accommodation: Panama Garden Resort

Room plan: Double Occupancy

 

DAY 9: LAKE MANYARA NATIONAL PARK 

Lake Manyara is a beautiful little park famous for its tree-climbing lions, elephants, and large troops of baboons. The park is home to a fantastic variety of birds and animals, considering its small size. A short visit to this serene park will significantly diversify your safari experience as the lush green jungle habitat starkly contrasts with the other parks you will visit during your safari. Later in the afternoon, we will drive to Karatu overnight.

Meal Plan: Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Eileen’s Tree Inn or a similar lodge in Karatu.

Room plan: Double Occupancy 

 

DAY 10: NGORONGORO CRATER TO SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast, you will drive to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, and after registration, you will descend to the Crater Floor. You will go down the Ngorongoro Crater walls to the Crater floor, where we will spend the better part of the day doing game drives in this 8th wonder of the world, also referred to as the Eden of Africa.Here we will get the chance to spot the animals; with a bit of luck, you can spot the Big 5, that is; Elephants, Lions, Leopards, Buffaloes, and Rhinos, in a single day’s game drive then in the late afternoon we will head to Serengeti for Overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Embalakai Authentic Camps or a similar Tented lodge in Serengeti.

Room plan: Double Occupancy 

 

DAY 11: SERENGETI  NATIONAL  PARK  FULLY DAY 

On this day, you will spend your time at the Serengeti plains doing game drives. Here you have the choice to do the early morning game drives if you so wish. This will give you the chance to see nocturnal species retire from a night out, as well as the daily majority waking up for a new day.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Embalakai Authentic Camps or a similar Tented lodge in Serengeti.

Room plan: Double Occupancy 

 

DAY 12: SERENGETI NATIONAL PARK TO KARATU 

Today we will do our last game drive at Serengeti National Park, so we will do an en-route game drive while checkout to Serengeti National Park, then passing through the Ngorongoro conservation, then heading to Karatu for overnight.

Meal Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Accommodation: Eileen’s Tree Inn or a similar lodge in Karatu.

Room plan: Double Occupancy 

 

DAY 13: TARANGIRE NATIONAL PARK TO MOSHI

After breakfast, we will register at the gate and continue with game drives for the rest of the day as we explore the African wilderness for the last day of our safari. This park is famous for its giant elephants and its gigantic age-old baobabs, but it has much more to offer regarding many animals and birds. We expect to see lions, cheetahs, warthogs, gazelles, dik-diks, the rare long-necked gerenuks, and many more. In the late afternoon, you drive to Moshi overnight, which will be the end of the safari.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Lunch

Accommodation: Panama Garden Resort

Room plan: Double Occupancy 

 

DAY 14: FLY TO ZANZIBAR 

We will transfer you from the hotel to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) , where you will fly to Zanzibar, and you will meet by our driver and transfer to the hotel for check-in.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Double Tree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi

Room plan: Double Occupancy - Garden View Room

 

DAY 15: RELAX IN ZANZIBAR BEACH 

Enjoy your time swimming and playing at the beach in front of the hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Double Tree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi

Room plan: Double Occupancy - Garden View Room

 

 

DAY 16: RELAX IN ZANZIBAR BEACH 

Enjoy your time swimming and playing at the beach in front of the hotel.

Meal Plan: Breakfast and Dinner

Accommodation: Double Tree Resort by Hilton Zanzibar - Nungwi

Room plan: Double Occupancy - Garden View Room

 

DAY 17: DEPARTURE DAY 

Pick up from hotel resort transfer to Zanzibar Airport for catch your flight to home.

Meal Plan: Breakfast

PRICE&DATES

PRICES

  • Price is the US  $6250  per person  sharing (Double Occupancy) when 2-12 people and above  travel together.
  • Single Supplement for  Kilimanjaro and Safari and Zanzibar  only costs $1200 per person extra

DATES FOR 2023

  • January 19th,2023 - Jan 31st, 2023
  • February 9th,2023 - Feb 21st,2023
  • March 9th,2023- Mar 21st,2023
  • April 9th,2023 - Apr 21st,2023
  • May 14th,2023 - May 26th,2023
  • May 28th,2023 - June 9th,2023
  • June 15th,2023 - Jun 27th,2023
  • July 12nd,2023 - Jul 24th,2023
  • August 15th,2023 - Aug 27th,2023
  • September 15th,2023 - Sep 27th,2023
  • October 13th,2023 -Oct 25th,2023
  • November 12nd ,2023 - Nov 24th ,2023
  • December 15th,2023 - Dec 27th,2023 

WHAT INCLUDE ON TREKKING

  • 2 ways transfer to and from Kilimanjaro airport.
  • Tanzania 18% VAT on tourism activities and park fees.
  • The Adequate and appropriate number of guides, porters, and cooks for your Trek.
  • Government taxes.
  • All park fees, camping fees, rescue fees, and team fees.
  • Transfers to and from the route gate(s) (2 transfers).
  • Sleeping mattress pad(s), dining tent(s), sleeping tent(s), and crew‟s equipment–Dining tent and sleeping tent for Kilimanjaro trek.
  • 2 nights in a hotel in Moshi on a Bed & Breakfast basis and Double Occupancy (1 night before trekking & 1 night after trekking).
  • 3 full fresh meals daily. We provide fresh food on the mountain in plentiful and well prepared by skilled professional cooker (we also
    consider your choice of food that you would prefer -Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian). Menu especially designed for climbers.
  • Hot drinks on the mountain and Hot water for washing will be provided every day on the mountain.
  • 3-4 liters of mineral (per Climber) provided daily during the climb.
  • Portable toilets for the trek with the tent for Kilimanjaro trek.
  • Emergency evacuation covers with Kilimanjaro SAR helicopter but the climber must have insurance which cover up to 6000 meters above the sea level.
  • Carbon Offset.
  • Hotel accommodation includes storage facilities for excess luggage during hikes.
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team).
  • Chief guide carries a Pulse Ox meter, used to take blood-oxygen level readings of clients twice a day.
  • Forest fee.
  • Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summit aid).
  • Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only).
  • Salaries for the mountain support crew, as per required by MINISTRY OF TOURISM AND NATURAL RESOURCES and KPAP.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain.
  • Porter to carry your duffel bag, with a maximum weight of 15kg / 32 lbs, from one camp to the next camp.
  • Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt.
 

WHAT NOT INCLUDED ON TREKKING

  • Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival).
  • Tips.
  • Drinks and beverages in Hotel.
  • Personal hiking/trekking gear – you could rent some of the gear in Tanzania.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Snacks
  • Personal medicine.
  • Water purifying tablets.
  • Meals and drinks not specified.
     
     

WHAT INCLUDE ON SAFARI

  • 5 days/4 nights  safari.
  • Transport and wildlife drives in modified 4 x 4 Land Cruiser with photographic roof hatch.
  • All meal per itinerary.
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Safari lodges and/or permanent tented camps as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 1 night at hotel in Moshi after Safari on bed and breakfast.
  • Services of a professional English speaking safari guide.
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees All game drives as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • 05 x 1.5 mineral water per person/day during game drives.
  • 04 x Full board basis at safari lodges or tented camps as per itinerary.
  • Value Added Tax by Tanzania Revenue Authority.
  • Carbon offsetting.

WHAT NOT INCLUDED ON SAFARI

  • International Flights
  • Any domestic connection flights on arrival or departure.
  • All items of a personal nature.
  • Gratuities for safari guide and lodge staff (please tip separately).
  • Travel insurance 
  • Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for American or Irish Passport holders – to be paid upon arrival).
  • Drinks and beverages in lodges
  • Tip for the Driver, whereby the recommended tip for Safari Driver/Guide is $30-50 per day per car.
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari at Serengeti National Park, including concession fees which cost $599 per person.

WHAT INCLUDE ON  ZANZIBAR 

  • 3 nights at a beach hotel in Zanzibar on Half Board basis.
  • Two ways Transport in Zanzibar upon Arrive and Departure.

WHAT NOT INCLUDED ON SAFARI

  • Airport taxes.
  • All items of a personal nature.
  • Activities or tours  in Zanzibar
  • Meals and drinks are not specified.
  • Zanzibar Infrastructure tax ($1 per person / per night) you will pay while checkout at the hotel in Zanzibar.
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 COST OF ADDITIONAL SERVICES

  • Sleeping bag rental, Mountain Hardware Lamina, synthetic -30F, per trip $50.
  • Extra porter(Personal porter), for excess gear, costs $30 per day.
  • Trekking poles rental, telescopic, cost $20 per trip.
  • Single Supplement for Kilimanjaro only costs $250 per person extra
  • Single Supplement for Safari  only  costs $550 per person extra
  • Single Supplement for Zanzibar only  costs $400 per person extra
  • Single Supplement for both Kilimanjaro and Safari  costs  $800 per person extra
  • Single Supplement for  Kilimanjaro,Safari and Zanzibar costs $1200 per person extra
  • Extra hotel in Zanzibar costs $400 per night per double room on Half board basis.
  • Extra night at the hotel in Moshi costs $90 for Double Occupancy, $70 for single occupancy  on the bed and breakfast basis.

TIPPING RECOMMENDATION

  • Guide - $15 to $20 per day.
  • Assistant Guide - $10 to $15 per day.
  • Cook - $10 to $15 per day.
  • Porters - $6 to $10 per day per porter.
  •  Safari Driver/Guide is $30-$50 per day per car.

ETHICAL KILIMANJARO CLIMBS
We are doing ethical climbs and responsible Trekking; we believe the tourism the industry has an obligation and a great opportunity to protect the world‟s natural
habitats, cultural heritage sites, and communities. We actively promote environmental sustainability and social responsibility.
We are not doing cheap Climb, cheap climb means we are doing tourism while exploiting our Porters who are the ones who make Kilimanjaro trek possible for the vast majority of climbers, and who do all the heavy lifting. Fair and ethical treatment of our porters (crew) is one of the important priorities of Eco-Africa Climbing when we do climb. We are proud to be a Partner of the Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP). Please contact ([email protected]) to confirm this.
KPAP raises public awareness regarding the proper treatment of porters on Kilimanjaro and assists climbing companies with implementing procedures that
ensure fair and ethical treatment of their porters. Every of our climb is audited by KPAP to ensure crewmembers are provided proper salaries, tips procedure, food, equipment and sleeping conditions.

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