Mount Kilimanjaro climb and safari in Tanzania

Description

A 10-day trek to the top of Africa for trekking enthusiasts who are looking for a
are looking for a unique ascent in every sense of the word. The Machame Route is considered one of
the most beautiful climbs of Mount Kilimanjaro. This route allows the traveller to acclimatise well,
very important in ascents of this style. The entire ascent is done in tents.
An adventure that will take you through different areas and landscapes with different temperatures and climates.
that only happen on ascents as unique as this one.

Itinerary

Ascent of Kilimanjaro

DAY 1 / Kilimanjaro International Airport – Transfer to Moshi:
Welcome to Tanzania. On arrival, pick-up at the airport and transfer to your accommodation for
recover from the trip. Briefing, dinner and overnight in Moshi.
“Night 1: half-board at Moshi Guesthouse

DAY 2 / Moshi – start Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro:
Pick up from your accommodation at 8 am and drive to Machame Gate. This transfer takes about
50 minutes. After completing the formalities to gain access to the park, we will begin our tour of the park.
climb through a spectacular forested area, arriving at Machame Camp after a short
walking from 6 to 7 h. On arrival, dinner and overnight at Machame Camp at 3,000m. Distance: 10km.
Difference in altitude: 1,200 m. Meal plan included: lunch and dinner.

DAY 3 / Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro:
At around 8.30am, we will start walking towards the Shira plateau. A ridge will follow with
a beautiful view before passing a magnificent cave, just before reaching Shira Camp at 3,800m,
where we will have dinner and spend the night. Today’s climb is approximately 5-6 hours.
Distance: 5km. Difference in altitude: 800 m. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 4 / Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro:
Trek from Shira Camp to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. We will start at around 8
a.m. to about 1:30 p.m. Today we will be at approximately 4,600 m, and then
We will descend to 3,950 m to have dinner and spend the night in Barranco Camp. Distance: 7km uphill /
4km downhill. Difference in altitude: 800 ascent/ 600 descent. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 5/ Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro:
We will leave Barranco Camp around 8:30 a.m. and start our way to Karanga.
Valley, at 4,000 m. This day is more about acclimatisation. We estimate our arrival around 11:30
a.m. Distance: 4km. Elevation gain: 300m ascent / 300m descent. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 6 / Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro:
At around 9 a.m. we will start our hike again towards Barafu Camp, at 4,600 m, arriving at the camp.
at approximately 12h and where we will rest until the next day for the ascent of the
summit at midnight. Distance: 3km. Climb: 600m, including breakfast, lunch and dinner.

DAY 7 / Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro
Shortly after midnight we will set off to begin our ascent further up the mountain.
to Uhuru Peak at 5,896 m to reach the summit at sunrise and enjoy the best views of the
views of Africa.
On the way back we will have a break at Barafu Camp and have lunch. We will descend
to Mweka Camp at 3,100 m. Distance: 5km uphill/ 10km downhill. Altitude: + 1200 m / – 2800 m.
It would have been about 8 hours uphill and about 5 hours downhill. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 8 / Trekking Mount Kilimanjaro – Moshi:
The final descent to the Mweka Gate takes about 4 hours. On arrival delivery of your
deserved Summit Certificate. Distance: 8km. Altitude: 1,400m descent.
Return to the lodge in Moshi to rest.
On arrival in Moshi, if the afternoon and the desire permit, we will stroll through the city to get into the city.
a bit into the local culture.
*This hostel is part of a social project for the empowerment of adolescent women in situations of poverty.
extreme vulnerability. 100% of the profits of this hostel go to this schooling project.
“Night 8: half board at http://bnb.morethanadrop.org/

With our Kilimanjaro climb and safari, we will have supported a kindergarten in Moshi, as well as several community development projects in Moshi.

DAY 9/ Moshi – Kilimanjaro International Airport
“Night 9: On board

Local culture outreach and safari in northern Tanzania
DAY 9 / Moshi and local culture
In the morning we will leave for Moshi, a bustling African city that we will visit in the afternoon.
will show its most traditional and chaotic bond.
At midday we will visit the local market in Moshi and later on we will have a workshop of
kitchen to put our culinary skills into practice. At the end of the workshop we will have lunch with
a local Moshi family.
“Night 9: half board at http://bnb.morethanadrop.org/

DAY 10 / Moshi – Tarangire National Park:
Breakfast and leave Moshi to start our safari in the national parks of northern Moshi.
Tanzania. Our first stop for today will be Tarangire National Park.
The journey will take about four hours.
Tarangire National Park is home to one of the largest elephant populations in Tanzania.
This is the place to listen to the sounds of these majestic giants and meet them in great
family groups strolling through beautiful and flourishing landscapes that are considered “the smallest
Serengueti». In these wide, open, grassy plains, the landscape is flooded with beautiful
baobabs and acacias.
The park owes its name to the Tarangire River, which crosses the area longitudinally and which during the
In the dry season it becomes one of the few sources of water that attracts thousands of herbivores. Wildebeests,
zebras, giraffes, elephants, kudus, elands, oryx, impalas and many more are easily spotted in this
park. It is also home to more than 300 species of birds.
“Night 10: full board at https://africa-safari.com/es/africa-safari-lake-manyara/

DAY 11 / Mto Wa Mbu – Manyara National Park
Today we will dedicate the day to Lake Manyara National Park, which is also a Biosphere Reserve,
which, as the name suggests, is a park where the central spectacle is Lake Manyara.
After breakfast, we will leave the lodge and in about 15 minutes we will be at the entrance to the
park. The main characteristic of this park is that it has different habitats, which brings together a wide range of habitats.
great variety of fauna and flora in a small area. It is well known for its lion-climbing lions from
trees and we will have the opportunity to spot elephants, zebras, wildebeest, buffalo, giraffes, baboons and large
variety of bird species.
“Night 11 : full board at https://africa-safari.com/es/africa-safari-lake-manyara/

DAY 12 / Ngorongoro Crater – Arusha
Early in the morning we will drive down to the Ngorongoro Crater, a natural wonder of the world. At
the Ngorongoro Crater we will try to observe the endangered and endangered Black Rhinoceros in the Ngorongoro Crater.
coexistence with more than 25,000 mammals. Lots and lots of animals will cross our path and
will be a unique and exciting day. Picnic lunch inside the crater and midday departure from the crater.
Crater towards Arusha.

“Night 12 : half board at https://bananafarm.eco/
Banana Farm Eco Hostel is a charming family-run hostel, Banana Eco Farm, at the foot of Mt.
Meru, where they will delight us with their delicious breakfast made entirely by them.
Even the honey will be freshly harvested.
★ By staying in family accommodation like this one, we contribute directly to the local economy of the families.
tanzanian.

DAY 13 / Arusha – Kilimanjaro International Airport
“Night 13: on board

Details

“Including:
● All park entrance fees, camp and rescue fees
● Transport between Arusha/Moshi – Puertas inicio/final ruta – Arusha/Moshi
● Licensed, experienced, English-speaking mountain guiding services
● Assistant guide, porters and cook
● 3 meals a day, varied and designed to satisfy the body during this experience.
● Camping equipment

● Transfers and travel as described
● Tented accommodation for 2 persons for Kilimanjaro trekking + ● Tented accommodation for 2 persons for Kilimanjaro trek + ● Tented accommodation for 2 persons for Kilimanjaro trek +
double rooms in the rest of the accommodation
● Meals as described in the itinerary: BB, HB or PC
● Accommodation and meals as detailed above.
● Entrance fees to National Parks and reserves
● Safari car and specialised English/Spanish speaking guide for Kilimanjaro and safari
● 2L of water per person per day on safari
● Fly Doctor evacuation insurance for Kilimanjaro trekking and safari. It is not
travel assistance insurance.

» NOT included:
● Mineral water to drink, except on the first day. On the remaining days, water will be purified from the
mountain. Water purification tablets are not included.
● canteens, hiking clothes, sleeping bag, sun cream or any personal items. Clothing
available for rent in the attached listing.
● Transfers back to the hotel if you alight earlier than planned
● Delayed baggage delivery
● Gratuities: 5 -10$ per porter per day
● Approximately 3 porters per person + cook + guide
● Mountain equipment and clothing can be rented if preferred. Confirm prices with us
if this option is chosen.

● Visa fees ($50) online
(* www.immigration.go.tz/index.php/en/services/visa-information)
● International flights to and from Tanzania
● Travel assistance or cancellation insurance
● Shopping
● Alcoholic beverages
● Tips to guides: recommended $20 per day (for the total number of occupants in the car).
● Zanzibar tourist tax is $1.00 per person/day, not included,
and is payable at each accommodation

» RECOMMENDED MATERIAL :
● Headlamp with various battery replacements
● Waterproof trousers and jacket and warm clothes
● Cap covering ears and face. Gloves, warm socks and hiking boots.
● Lip balm, sunscreen, sunglasses as the glare from the snow can cause serious damage to the eyes.
sunburn.
● Crampons, gaiters and poles may be needed, especially for the descent.
● Just carry a backpack with your camera, valuables, water, sunscreen, etc.
● Maximum weight of the backpack for climbing Kilimanjaro, 20kg as this is the maximum weight of the backpack.

To be taken into account:
– The government can make changes to ticket prices and these will be passed on.
in the final price of the trip.
– Oxygen equipment is available at an additional cost of $80 per group and is recommended at
case of sleeping in the crater.

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