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Kilimanjaro - Machame Route & Zanzibar Adventure
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Cross another item off your travel to-do list and do it in style with this 12-day Kilimanjaro combo tour. After you conquer African's highest point with the help of your CEO and trusted guides (with tons of incredible views and vistas captured along the way), you'll head to Zanzibar and learn about local flavours at a spice plantation. There's plenty of free time at the paradisiacal beaches of Zanzibar, with options to scuba dive, snorkel, or simply enjoy some hard-earned R&R.

  • Duration: 12 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Challenging
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
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  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Supplier Tour ID: DTKZ/239899
  • Starts: Moshi, Tanzania
  • Finishes: Stone Town, Tanzania
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Moshi
  • Machame camp
  • Shira 2 Camp
  • Barranco Camp
  • Barafu Camp
  • Mweka Camp
  • Stone Town
  • Jambiani

Itinerary

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Day 1: Moshi

Arrive at any time.

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Day 2: Moshi/Machame camp

Hike the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.
Most of the day is spent in the gorgeous and fascinating, forested slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro, most of which is considered to be rainforest zone.

Depending on the weather, the trail will be soggy and possibly muddy if it rains.

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Day 3: Machame camp/Shira 2 Camp

Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak.

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Day 4: Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp

Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.

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Day 5: Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp

View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier.

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Day 6: Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp

Hike during the night to the Summit via Stella Point. Watch the sunrise before descending to Mweka Camp.
The route from Barafu Camp to the summit is mentally and physically, the longest, most challenging day of the entire trek. Despite the difficulty, the memory of conquering Mt Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever.

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Day 7: Mweka Camp/Moshi

Continue descent through the forested, lower slopes to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women's Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.
Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women's Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain.

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Day 8: Moshi/Stone Town

Fly to the beautiful island of Zanzibar and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy an orientation walk with your CEO in historic Stone Town, and opt to continue on for a longer walking tour, or explore on your own.
Transfer to the airport for a short, but scenic flight to this island paradise. Arrive in Stone Town in time for lunch and an orientation walk. If you opt to continue on for a longer tour of Stone Town, you will be visiting the Old Slave Market, House of Wonders, Palace Museum; entrance to these sites are optional and are to be purchased on site.

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Day 9: Stone Town/Jambiani

Visit a local spice plantation for a guided tour. Continue to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Zanzibar's beautiful coast.

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Day 10: Jambiani

Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.

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Day 11: Jambiani

Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.

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Day 12: Jambiani/Stone Town

Morning group transfer from Jambiani. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • G Adventures for Good: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi
    • 6-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Machame Route with local guides, cooks and porters
    • All permits and fees
    • Scenic flight from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar
    • Orientation walk in Stone Town
    • Spice plantation guided tour
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (6 nts), full-service alpine camping (5 nts)
    • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
    Transport
    • Private minibus, trekking, plane, walking
    Group Leader
    • Kilimanjaro portion: Certified mountain guide throughout (CEO), local representative, cook, porters. Zanzibar portion: Chief Experience Officer (CEO), local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Conquer Africa's highest peak
  • Trek past verdant forests and silent glaciers
  • Watch sunrise from Stella Point
  • Explore Stone Town — a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Take in the aromas on a spice plantation tour
  • Relax on a tropical beach.