19-Days Kilimanjaro, Safari and Zanzibar
Our 19 Days Tanzania Safari make combination of three destinations after trekking Kilimanjaro, dust safari in wildlife area and finishing to Zanzibar were you can relax on beach before your flight back home. It involve Trekking to Rongai route 8 days, Serengeti migration tour 7 days & 4 days Zanzibar beach.
19 Days Tanzania Safari, Kilimanjaro Climb & Zanzibar – Full Itinerary
1: Drive to Rongai Gate, Trek to Simba Camp (2650 m).
In the morning at your lodge in Moshi is the beginning of our 19 Days Tanzania Safari to Kilimanjaro, you will depart on the way to Rongai Gate, including on stop for permit at Marangu. The trekking will start on the way to the first camp. The trail is almost 6 kilometers near to the Kenya borders. It will take us to 4 hours to reach the camp. The trail is within evergreen montane forest and muddy slippery gentle rise scenery.
Day 2: Trek to Second Cave (3450 m).
The second day of 19 Days Tanzania Safari, In the morning after breakfast you ascend with our trail to the next camp. The route today is about 6 kilometer long and walking distance to around 4 hours. You will be able to see the peak of Kibo at very close and its amazing attractiveness together with some ice sheet in the eastern side. Overnight will be at the camp.
Day 3: Treks to Third Cave (3880m).
Our trail today is 9 kilometer long with total distance walking 3 hours to reach the next camp. There is little elevation gain and hence provide best time for acclimatization. The trail also is within semi-desert due to attitude effects and change of climate pattern.
Day 4: trek to Kibo Hut (4750m).
The trail take us to Kibo Hut, it will take to 4 hours with travel distance of 5 km. this is special day for acclimatization prepared for summit.
Day 5: Trek to Summit, Descend to Horombo Hut.
In the midnight you will start climbing on the way to the summit. The trail is very steep takes to Uhuru peak via Gilman’s Point located on the crater rim. Because of extreme cold we advise to increase much layer on your skin to prevent heat loss, you will trek with your headlamp until you reach the highest point in Africa “Uhuru peak”. You will enjoy a nice sun rise and have some pictures while congratulate each for full fill their dreams to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro. Later descend to Kibo for lunch, later proceed to Horombo. Here you will have dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Descend to Marangu Gate, drive to Arusha.
After breakfast, continue to descend on the way to Marangu gate. You will receive your certificate later celebrating with crews. By tipping them will this celebration become more enjoyable. A vehicle will meet you and drive you back to your hotel in Arusha. The end of first package of
Day 7: Safari from Arusha to Tarangire.
This is the beginning of wildlife safari within 19 Days Tanzania Safari. After breakfast at the hotel you will have a two hour drive to reach the Tarangire national park. After registration at the gate you will have a game drive searching for the amazing things that the park has to offer, example large herd of elephants and other interesting creatures. Dinner and oversleep will be given at the lodge.
Day 8: Tarangire National park full day game drive.
In the morning after tea, a full game drive will follow visit all the astonishing areas of the park. While moving you will see the huge elephant family, some predators also are found in the park. You will have lunch at a picnic site, after you will proceed with the game until in the evening were you will head to the lodge for dinner and bed.
Day 9: Safari from Tarangire Park to Lake Manyara national.
The sunny morning breakfast with sounds of birds, will be followed by a morning game drive around the park. in the afternoon, after lunch you will drive to the lake Manyara national park were you will have a total resting at the lodge before overnight.
Day 10: safaris from Lake Manyara to Serengeti.
After having breakfast you will drive to Serengeti national park. on your way you will stop at Olduvai Gorge there you will have a chance to see the remains and history of the early man ancestors discovered by Dr Leakey and his wife marry dated many years ago. You will drive to the lodge at Serengeti for an overnight and dinner.
Day 11-12: full day game drive in Serengeti National park.
Today at the Serengeti you will have a full day game drive. So after breakfast and a packed lunch you will see the greenish color that surround the park, with animals and birds all around. lunch will be taken at a settled picnic site and a short rest later wards continue with the game depending with the season of the year you may able to witness the migration of thousands of wildebeests searching for food and grass. Dinner and overnight will be given at the lodge.
Day 13: Safari from Serengeti to Ngorongoro via Maasai Boma.
After a breakfast at the camp you will drive to the plain of Serengeti for game drive until afternoon. Your safari to Ngorongoro conservation area will start. En route you will stop to the Maasai bomas, were you will have a great opportunity to meet the traditional and culture of the Maasai people. Later proceed with safari to lodge found in this conservation area. You will have an overnight ready for morning game view to the caldera. This caldera consists of large number of animals and human beings.
Day 14: Safari from Ngorongoro crater to Arusha airport.
In the morning you will have a game drive at the crater rims, after lunch in the afternoon you will drive to Arusha passing by a small tourist town of mto wa mbu, the town has different cultural stuffs. You will continue your drive to the Arusha airport for departure or other destinations (Zanzibar beach safari).
Day 15-16: Guided tour in Stone town:
our 19 Days Tanzania Safari package also include Zanzibar beach tour. Your program starts with a morning visit by walk on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace) and the Arab Fort amongst others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals and countless mosques! Dinner and overnight stay at Swahili House in Stone town.
Day 17: Spice tour & Jozani Forest:
Today you go on an excursion to the spice and fruit plantations close to Stone town for the famous Spice Tour. We have developed a special Spice Tour with in depth information not only about spices, but also organically grown herbs and a detailed description about their traditional uses in medicine cosmetics and cooking. After the tour we invite for an opulent lunch at our guides’ home, where you can taste the spices and fruits. After lunch we take you to your beach resort.
Day 18: Dolphin Trip:
One day you go to an excursion to Kizimkazi. Situated on the southern point of the island, Kizimkazi fishing village is home to several schools of bottle-nosed dolphins and Humpback dolphins, which can often be sighted following a short boat trip from the village. If you are lucky, you may be able to swim quite close to the dolphins, which can be a very rewarding experience. We are doing this trip in the afternoon to avoid the crowds of tourists in the morning, which in big numbers disturbing the dolphins.
Day 19: Departing day.
This is the end of 19-Days Kilimanjaro, Safari and Zanzibar. Depending on your flight schedule and departure point you will be transferred to the Zanzibar Airport to take a flight back home.