18-Days Kilimanjaro, Safari and Zanzibar.
18 Days Tanzania Safari, Kilimanjaro Climb And Zanzibar – Full Itinerary
Day 1: Drive to park Gate, Trek to Mti Mkubwa Camp.
This is beginning of 18 Days Tanzania Safari. Today in the morning you will drive to the main gate, and after registration our safari will take us to mti Mkubwa camp. Our vehicle will take us to Lemosho glades, were the trek now start. It will take us to about 3 hours to reach the camp which is almost 6 km distance. The trail will pass through tropical Montane forest with little elevation gain of 820 meters. At the camp you will have the total resting before overnight.
Day 2: Treks to Shira 1 Camp (3500m).
After breakfast our 18 Days Tanzania Safari will commence, we continue as the trail on the way to the second camp situated at elevation of 3500 meters. The trail passes through several streams on the way to the giant heather moorland zone. We reach shira ridge with short walk distance reach the camp. The total distance trek is 8 km from previous camp with walking time around 5 hours. You will have overnight at the camp.
Day 3: Treks to Shira 2 Camp (3850m).
After breakfast, we start trek on the gently hike across the plateau leads to Shira 2 camp. it will take us to about 5 hours to reach there with total distance of 8 km. today elevation is almost little, so it provide best time for acclimatization of the mountain. Here you can have variety of treks to adopt mountain attitude.
Day 4: treks to Barranco Camp (4000m).
Our trail today will take us to east side toward the Kibo peak on the way to lava Tower. This will finally lead the path to Arrow glacier. And for short time walk we will reach to our camp. You will experience semi desert biome due to the change of vegetation pattern associated with change in attitude. The distance of our trial today is 8 km with high elevation gain and hence will take us to about 6 hours to reach the camp.
Day 5: Treks to Karanga Camp (4050m).
After breakfast, we continue with our trail on the way to the very steep and vertical cliff to the Barranco Wall. It will take few hours to reach the Karanga Valley where our camp is located and the junction which connecting the Mweka route. The total distance is 5 km and total time to reach the main camp is around 4 hour.
Day 6: trek to Barafu Camp (4700m).
We continue up to the Barafu Camp. Here you will be able to see summit in different side without constrained. The trail today is on the Alpine desert without any vegetation cover. There is also strong wind which blows in either direction. you will reach to our camp in 4 hours after walking the distance of 4 km. in the camp you will have long resting, dinner ready for summit at the mid night.
Day 7: Treks to Summit, descend to Mweka Camp.
In the midnight you will be awaken by your guide ready for summiting. Take your head lump later commence the climbing. Due to extreme cold and treks at very steep slope, we recommend to increase layers on your skin and trek slowly with highly sensitive to the instruction provided by your guide. You will reach to the summit 6 hour treks. This is highest point peak in the Africa. You will have your nicely photos and enjoy sun rise. Later descend to Mweka camp via Barafu camp. Here you will have rest and lunch, later continue with the trail to Mweka, you will have overnight at this camp.
Day 8: Descend to Mweka Gate, drive to Arusha.
After breakfast we continue the descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. Later you will continue with the celebration together with our crew, but don’t forget to tip them. The transfer to Arusha will follows after completing procedure at the gate to the lodge were you can have long resting and shower before overnight. this is the end point of first package of 18 Days Tanzania Safari
Day 9: Safari from Arusha to Lake Manyara.
The trip will start in the early morning after your breakfast at your hotel; the trip will take us to about two hours’ drive to be at the main gate. The park is found at the base of great East Africa rift valley, it has two habitat, aquatic (soda Lake Manyara) and terrestrial, this help to have large diversity of animals. The game drive will continue up to the evening were you will be transferred to the lodge for overnight.
Day 8: Safari from Lake Manyara to Serengeti national park.
We’ll have breakfast then depart to Serengeti national park via Olduvai Gorge, this is important place where you can have history of early human ancestors dated many years back. You will at Serengeti main gate were you will have lunch later followed by evening game drive before transfer to the lodge for overnight.
Day 10 – 11: Full day in Serengeti National Park.
our 18 Days Tanzania Safari, Also include Zanzibar package, Today you will have Full day game drive in the wilderness while tracking the Great wildebeest migration. This is unusual event which occur in this park each year, and also make this park to be well known worldwide. Stop for lunch in one of picnic site later proceed with game safari until evening were you will be taken to the lodge for overnight.
Day 12: Safari from Serengeti National to Ngorongoro Crater.
We’ll wake up early in the morning for breakfast. Then start our safari to the largest crater, The Ngorongoro Crater. We will have one stop to Masai Boma, here you will experience their cultural way of life. Later proceed to Ngorongoro lodge for long resting before overnight.
Day 13: Safari from Ngorongoro Crater to Tarangire national park.
The Safari starts early morning at 07:00 am were we will have a game drive in the crater rim with our lunch box. This is important area which harbors large diversity of animals including the endangered black rhino. Here very few animals migrate in and out of the crater walls together with variety of wild animal’s species. Later drive to Tarangire national park. This is for evening game drive, before overnight.
Day 14:-Safari from Tarangire national park to Arusha Airport.
We’ll have breakfast in the morning. Then leave in the jungle for game drive, the best place where you can see large group of elephants browsing together with other animals species along Tarangire River. Later drive out to the park and proceed to Arusha ready for flight to Zanzibar. You will meet our team there, were they will take you to the hotel for an overnight.
Day 15 – 17: Zanzibar beach exploration.
our 18 Days Tanzania Safari also include Zanzibar tour. you will spend these days being in Zanzibar island, depending on your schedule, you will be take n to stone town trip for spice tour, later to historical sites. Some other times, will be spend on the hot sand beach for snorkeling, scuba diving and other personal activities including leisure while enjoy the wind blowing along the coastal breeze.
Day 18: Departure to airport.
Today is your departure back home mark the end of our our 18 Days Tanzania Safari, Kilimanjaro Climb And Zanzibar package. In the morning you will spend sometimes on the beach, later transfer on time the airport ready for flight back to another safari destination. this mark the end of 18-Days Kilimanjaro, Safari and Zanzibar.