18 days Kilimanjaro Wildlife Safari & Zanzibar Beach

18 days Kilimanjaro Wildlife Safari Zanzibar beach is the best combined tour, which will take you to the roof of Africa Mount Kilimanjaro to climb it for 7 days and 6 nights; and after in wildlife safari for Serengeti, Ngorongoro crater, and Lake Manyara, 6 days and 5 nights. Not only that but you will have also 5 days – 4 night in spice Island of Zanzibar. And you will stay in Arusha 2 night before trekking and after trekking to relax and discover the city!
About Accommodation in Kilimanjaro machame trail is tents Meal plan Full Board
Safari Accommodation, standard tented camp and Lodge Meal plan Full Board
Zanzibar accommodation in the resorts with view in ocean of Zanzibar Meal plan half board basis HB.

Tour’s Program

Day 1: Arrival in Kilimanjaro International Airport

You are welcomed by our representative who will usher you into a waiting vehicle and transfer you to out post lodge Hotel in Arusha. Our representative will have a short holiday briefing session with you at the hotel and leave you to relax at the hotel (BB.) bed and breakfast included.

Day 2: Drive from Arusha or Moshi to Machame park entrance

From here you trek through the lush forest to Machame Hut (10,000 ft / 3000 m) Camp. You will reach Machame Hut in late afternoon while mist and low clouds dominate the camp. Supper will be served into the mess tent. Already personal tent has been erected – let alone sleeping. Temperature at this camp drops below freezing point with possible frost in the morning.

Day 3: Machame Hut 3000 m to Shira Hut 3840 m

Breakfast is served early in the mess tent and, weather permits you to view the Western Breach of the Kilimanjaro. After lunch and limited rest you will continue with the trail up to Shira Hut at about 3 840m. The night at this exposed camp is really cold with temperature dropping to zero miner freezing point and full frost in the morning. By now the altitude will have affected most of climbers and sleeping in the tent becomes uncomfortable.

Day 4: Shira Hut 3840 m to Barranco Hut 3950 m

Now the trail turns east into a semi desert and rocky section where you reach an altitude of about 4600m at Lava Tower. Here also you have a chance to collect fresh water that running off streams supplied by melting snow and ice. It is here you will get a spectacular picture of the Kilimanjaro sunset.

Day 5: Barranco Hut 3950 m to Karanga Valley Camp 4200 m

The morning starts with a scramble up the almost vertical Barranco Wall to an altitude of about 4 200m. After lunch the climbers are advised to take a rest at this point. Dinner / Overnight.

Day 6:Karanga Valley (4200 m) to Barafu Hut (4600 m)

From here there is no water, so take care to stock them for there is no water at Barafu Hut. It is recommended that the climbers must familiarize with the camp before dark because of this camp is situated on an exposed and dangerous ridge.

Day 7: Barafu Hut 4600 m to Uhuru Peak 5895 m) to Mweka Hut 3100 m

At around midnight you will be awaken to start summit assault north-western direction up the south-east valley towards Stella Point on the Crater rim. It is very cold at this point and the footpath is unclear and steep in places. But careful, slowly you could encounter snow and ice from below Stella Point all the way to Uhuru Peak (5895 m). At this point expect to be rewarded a beautiful African sunrise ever. The spend time on the summit depends on weather conditions. The power of mountain is phenomena. You lose consciousness of your own detached reality and melt into the earth to become part of the universe. Therefore, such experience real enriches your life.

Day 8: Mweka Hut 3100 m to Mweka Village 1450 m

A health breakfast will be served before you descend through the rain forest to the park’s gate. On arriving at the gate you must enter your particulars again into park’s register. For climbers who reached Stella point is issued with green certificates and the one who reached Uhuru peak with gold certificates.

Day 9: Arusha to Lake Manyara

Our Tanzanian safari starts at 8:30 as we drive from Arusha to Lake Manyara with a picnic lunch en route. We enter the majestic Lake Manyara Game Park and embark on the first of the six Tanzanian safaris. This small park is sandwiched between the Rift Valley escarpment and the large sodiforous Lake Manyara. It is a pretty location, with a good range of game, including giraffe, elephant, baboon and the rarely seen tree-climbing lion. Overnight Migunga Tented camp

Day 10: Manyara – Serengeti

After breakfast depart 07:30 for Serengeti passing through Olduvai Gorge, the site of the Leakey family discovery of fossils 50 km long and in some places 90 metres deep. It drains the slopes of the nearby mountains plus of human and animal ancestors dating back to almost two million years. Olduvai Gorge is a canyon carved by water through the southern part of the Serengeti Plain. The gorge is about the Serengeti Plain. Its chief claim to fame is the rich treasure-trove of human and animal fossils that it has yielded. Meals and overnight at Ikoma bush tented camp

Day 11: Full day in Serengeti Park

this day after breakfast at 07:00 we will take your packed lunch for a full day game drives in the wilderness tracking the Great migration trails. Thorough explanation about this great world event that Tanzania proud of will be provided. And in the evening as the sun goes down, drive back to the Ikoma bush tented camp for dinner and overnight

Day 12: Serengeti to Ngorongoro Crater

After breakfast we will start at 08:00 drive to Ngorongoro Crater, after checking in to your Luxury Camp, perched high on the crater rim, and enjoying lunch, you will descend the crater walls and spend the afternoon and early evening viewing wildlife on the crater floor. Overnight at Rhino lodge, or Ngorongoro wildlife lodge meals included.

Day 13: Full day Ngorongoro Crater

this day we will start early morning at 07:00 for the game drive (with a picnic lunch) inside the Ngorongoro Crater. As very few animals migrate in and out of the crater with its 2000 ft. high walls, you can expect to see lions, elephants, zebras, hippos, flamingos, jackals, rhinos, antelopes, many birds and other species. Your Driver/Guide will be in contact with other safari drivers and will amaze you with his skill at locating the hidden animals. After great all exploration in crater the drive will drive back to your lodge. For overnight and dinner at Rhino lodge ,or Ngorongoro wildlife lodge

Day 14: Ngorongoro via Arusha

Day 14:-Ngorongoro via Arusha to Arusha air port for your flight to Zanzibar
After a full English breakfast we leave Ngorongoro and drive Masai village for traditional dancing which you will learn and discover the masai cultural after that drive to Kilimanjaro or Arusha air port for your flight to Zanzibar

DAY 15: Tour to Stone Town Hotel

DAY 15: Tour to Stone Town Hotel for check –in at 2:30pm have a tip to prison island tour home of giant tortoises. Flanged by an amazing beach of reef sanctuary, the island is ideal for swimming, snorkeling and beach relaxation return to stone town at 5:30pm for dinner and overnight.

DAY 16: Kilimanjaro Wildlife Safari Zanzibar beach

After breakfast, stone town tour takes around the historical culture and architectural important town of Zanzibar with a century history.

It includes a visit to former slave market site, now stands as Anglican church built in 1871, town market, visit the Zanzibar Memorial Museum, House of Wonder built in 1883 (Beit – Al-Ajab), old Arab Fort, Palace Museum, Old Indian Dispensary (cultural center) at 2:00pm transfer to North or East coast hotel via Maruhubi Palace ruins, Living Stone House and to the spice and botanical touron this tour you will see and taste the tropical fruits, spices plantation or plots in the island. A variety of spices plants used as ornament, medicines, fruits and another interesting flora can be seen during spice tour and visit to Kidichi bath built in 1850 by the first Sultan for his wife Sheharzad (grand daughter of Fateh Ali Shah of Persia), dinner and overnight at your hotel.

DAY 17:

Full day beach relax at the hotel, dinner and overnight.

Day 18: Departure to air port.

Rest and relax at leisure on the white sand beaches of the Coastal resort. latting afternoon drive to air port. Fly back home.

Accommodation options:

Luxury: Serena lodge, Wildlife Lodge, Escarpment luxury lodge, Sopa lodge

Midrange/Standard: Kudu lodge, Flamingo lodge Manyara wildlife camp

Budget/Basic: Migunga tented camp, Olea Africana lodge, Farm of Dream Lodge

Book this tour

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
  • 18days Kilimanjaro Wildlife Safari Zanzibar beach
  • Arrival and departure Airport Transfers
  • Park entrance fee, hut fees, rescue fees, Guide and porter’s fees,
  • Full board accommodation on the climb and Safari, FB. Half board in Zanzibar, BB
  • Service of an English speaking driver guide
  • Transport based on an excellent 4*4 Vehicle with open roof for game viewing
  • Driver’s Salary and allowances and park fees for vehicle and driver
  • Game drives as per the Itinerary
  • Complementary bottle of water the first and second day
  • Complementary of printed Safari hat and T-shirt
  • Complementary visit of Masai Village in Ngorongoro on the way to Serengeti
  • Government taxes

PACKAGE EXCLUDE:

  • Extras at the lodges i.e. drinks, telephone, laundry etc.
  • Flight
  • Departure tax
  • Tips to the Crew, drivers (highly recommended)
  • All Mountain Gears (available for hire)
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