12-Days Kilimanjaro Trekking and Zanzibar Tour.
12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar is combination safari takes you to Tanzania Family Tour trip in Low budget Price Cost for Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on 7 days machame route and Zanzibar beach in 5 days.
12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar Tour – Full Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival from Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport to Start 12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar tour. You will meet our team and transfer to the hotel in Arusha for short rest from long flight hours. Later have a little talk as pre briefing of next safari check all the necessary things that will be required during safari. you have dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Day 2: Drive to Machame Gate & treks to First Camp (3,000m).
This will be the first day of your 12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar tour. Early in the morning you will drive to Machame gate after breakfast ready for registration by park authorities. After completion, you will start hiking on the way to the first camp on the mountain; it is almost 10 kilometers long. You will reach at the first camp (Machame camp) were you will have long resting before dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Treks to second camp (3,840m).
Today we will start our hiking early morning on the way to second camp(shira camp) it will take us to about seven kilometers to reach there with abruptly change in Elevation difference from first camp of 840 meters.
the land scape are characterized by rising and falling pattern, the vegetation continue to change due to elevation aspects, large amount of time being exposed to clear cloudless atmosphere. the view of Kibo and Mawenzi will be seen clearly. You will reach to your camp in the evening time were you can have long resting before overnight.
Day 4: Treks to third camps (3,950m).
Our trekking will be comprised with up and down on the way to third camp (Barranco Camp), the elevation around 690 meters different from former camp. The trails distance is about 10 kilometers with constant characterized by bare rocky surface. Your trek is on the way to shira highland which link to Lemosho route on the way to the camp. Spend some time resting in the camp before dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Treks to forth camps (4,200m).
Today you will hike from little elevation gain of about 250 meters, with the total distance of 7 Kilometers to reach the forth camp (Karanga Valley). This is the hardest part of the day and in some places you will have to use your hands to pull your body up. After reaching the top make a short descent into the greener Karanga Valley. We generally camp on the ridge above the valley to allow for greater acclimatization.
Day 6: Treks to firth camps (4,600m).
After breakfast, begin the treks to firth camp (Barafu Camp).the elevation gain is 400 meters with travelling distance 6 kilometers. The landscape is up hill with little or no vegetation at all. Although the trail to Barafu passes through hilly desert with little vegetation, Barafu Camp offers magnificent views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. Try to sleep as soon as you finish dinner as you will awake before midnight for your summit hike.
Day 7: Treks to Uhuru peak (5895m) later descend to Mweka camps (3100m).
In the mid-night you will start ascending the hill to the summit of Kilimanjaro (Uhuru peak). In this case elevation gain will be 1295meters. The total distance will be 18 kilometers including the distance to Mweka camp. The route is very sharp on the way to Uhuru peak via Stella point. Hence experience highly exhaustion on the way up. Upon reaching Uhuru, enjoy the scenery and have some photos later beginning the descent to Barafu Camp for breakfast short rest. Final continue descending down to Mweka camp were you can have you last meal on mountain.
Day 8: Descend to Mweka Gate (1,500m).
After breakfast of this 12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar tour, it will take us 10 kilometers through dense forest to reach Mweka gate. at instant of reaching there you will receive your certificate to show you have reach the summit of Kilimanjaro, later transfer on the way to the lodge at Arusha for long resting and shower before dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Safari from Hotel to Kilimanjaro Airport.
In the morning of this tour, 12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar tour, You will continue with total relaxation in the hotel to recover the exhaustion from the mountain. Later transfer on time to the airport ready for flight to Zanzibar. After reaching there you will meet our team and taken to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Days 10 -11: Zanzibar beach tour exploration.
The 12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar tour will finalize to the island of Zanzibar. You will spend these two days in Zanzibar for good leisure after safari to rough road during wildlife tour. Relax and enjoy the endless beaches of Zanzibar at the same time staying in your beach side hotel. There are a wide range of water sport activities you can take part in, such as snorkeling, scuba diving, boat trips and more. You will have option to have historical tour, spice tour or safari to stone town.
Day 12: Departure day from Zanzibar.
Depending on your flight schedule, you will stay in the morning until your time for transfer to airport reach. Later you will depart to airport for your flight back home or extension of your holiday. This will mark the end of 12 Days Trekking and Zanzibar tour. The End of 12-Days Kilimanjaro Trekking and Zanzibar Tour.