The Best of Tanzania Tour

What could be better than Climbing the highest mountain in Africa, Safaris and sandy beaches of Zanzibar, ? If you’re looking to combine a beach getaway with once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters, then this all-encompassing African adventure will suit you more than a pith hat suits a park ranger. Relax on tropical island Zanzibar beaches.

¿Qué está incluido?

• Safari vehicle-AWD landcruizer, between 4-7 seater, with an open roof for game viewing
• All game entrance fees, includes $295 ngorongoro crater
• Fulboard accommodation in lodge as per the itinerary
• Use of our professional English speaking guide
• All Government taxes
• 3 meals a day
• 1.5 litter of water a day
• Driver’s allowances
• Summit-trails complimentary t-shirt

Duración

21 días

Cubierto de destino

Tanzania
Day 1:
During your arrival, I/our representer will meet you at the airport and transferred to your , Accommodatio: (Mount Meru ) (Kibopalacehotel) (Ilboru lodge) (Palace hotel)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 2:
Day at leisure and final packing day, and every last questions to be asked.
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3:
Arusha (1400m) – Londorossi Gate (2100m) – Mti Mkubwa camp (2750m)
Accommodations: Four seasons tents
Distance: 6 km
Hiking Time:3-4 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

After breakfast, we drive to Londorosi gate which takes about 3hours from Arusha. Registration will take place and other formalities. The 4WD will take you further up to Lemosho glades, thereafter you can walk for about 2-3hrs to Mti Mkubwa Campsite (9,200ft) Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 4:
Mti Mkubwa Camp (2750m) – Shira 1 Camp (3540m)
Accommodation: Four season tent
Distance: 8 km
Hiking Time 5-6 hours
Habitat: Moorland

After breakfast, we continue on the trail leading out of the forest and into a savannah of tall grasses, heather, and volcanic rock draped with lichen beards. As we ascend through the lush rolling hills and cross several streams, we reach the Shira Ridge before dropping gently down to Shira 1 camp.

Day 5:
Shira 1 Camp (3508m) – Shira 2 camp(3840m)
Accommodation: Four season tent
Distance: 7 km
Hiking Time: 3-5hours
Habitat: Moorland

We explore the Shira plateau for a full day. It is a gentle walk east toward Kibo’s glaciered peak, across the plate which leads to Shira 2 camp on moorland meadows by a stream. A little used site on the base of Lent Hills. A variety of walks are available on Lent Hills making this an excellent acclimatization opportunity. Shira is one of the highest plateaus on earth.

Day 6:
Shira 2(3840m) –VIA Lava Tower (4630m) – Barranco Camp (3950m)
Accommodation: Four season tent
Distance: 13 km
Hiking Time: 7-9 hours
Habitat: Semi Desert
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From the Shira Plateau, we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth.” Shortly after the tower, we come to the second junction which brings us up to the Arrow Glacier at an altitude of 16,000ft. We now continue down to the Barranco camp .

Day 7:
Barranco Camp (3950m) – Karanga Camp (3950m)
Accommodation: Four season tent
Distance: 6 km
Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert
Jumping For Joy

After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge passing the Barranco Wall, to the Karanga Valley campsite. This is a short day meant for acclimatization. Hot Lunch is served and spend the rest of the afternoon resting. Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 8:
Karanga Camp (3959m) – Barafu Hut (4600)
Accommodation:Four season tent
Distance: 5 km
Hiking Time: 3-5 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert
On Top of Africa
Jumping For Joy On Top Of Africa

After breakfast, we leave Karanga and hit the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. We continue up to the Barafu camp. At this point, you have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here hot lunch is served, and rest while waiting for dinner, and prepare for the summit day. The two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this position. Dinner and overnight at the camp

Day 9:
Summit attempt Barafu Camp (4600m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka (3100m)
Distance: 6 km ascent and 6 km descent-12km total
Accommodation: Four season tents
Hiking Time: 5-8 hours ascent
2-4 hours descent
Habitat: Arctic
Successful Climb Up To 5896M
Walking Tall At 5896M

Very early in the morning, we continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. At Stella Point (18,600 ft.) 5657M), you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise and view you are ever likely to see (weather permitting). From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all the way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. At Uhuru Peak, you have reached the highest point in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. From the summit, we now make our descent continuing straight down to the Previous camp site, Barafu for lunch. You will want trekking poles going down to Mweka Camp which is situated in the upper forest and mist or rain can be expected in the late afternoon. Later in the evening, we enjoy our last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep.

Day 10:
Mweka Camp (3100m) – Mweka Gate (1980m)
Accommodation: See below….
Distance: 9 km
Hiking Time: 3 hrs
Habitat: Rain Forest
Becci Thanking The Team
Bocci Thanking The Team At Mweka Gate.

After breakfast, we continue the descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy sometime. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy). A vehicle will meet you at Mweka gate to drive you back to hotel in Moshi/Arusha. Dinner and celebrations at..

Day 11:
After breakfast, visit Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park is the best kept secret of Northern circuit situated south of Arusha; it renowned for its very diverse bird population and wonderful panoramas of wide savanah grassland. Later in the afternoon continue to Karatu high lands overnight.

Accommodation: (Karatu farm house) (Ngorongoro farm house) (Kitela lodge)
Meals: (Breakfast) (Lunch) (Dinner)

Day 12:
After breakfast, drive back to Ngorongoro Crater floor, or “The garden of Eden” and take in your final safari experience. The crater is the largest un broken caldera in the world, this 2000 feet deep and 264 sq mile natural amphitheater is the host to an astonishing array of wildlife, universally acclaimed to be one of the natural wonders of the world

Accommodation:(Sopa Lodge) (Lake Masek)
Meals: (Breakfast) (Lunch) (Dinner)

Day 13:
Journey to Serengeti via the archeological site of Olduvai Gorge, “The Cradle of Mankind”. Enjoy the multitude of animal and bird life while cruising through the acacia-spotted savannah of the Serengeti plains. Overnight at…

Accommodation:(Sopa Lodge) (Kubu kudu tented camp) (Mara under Canvas) (North under Canvas)
Meals: (Breakfast) (Lunch) (Dinner)

Day 14:
All day is spent in Game Park with morning and afternoon game viewing; later on return to your previous

Accommodations: (Sopa Lodge) (Kubu kudu tented camp) (Mara under Canvas) (North under Canvas)
Meals: (Breakfast) (Lunch) (Dinner)


Day 15:
One last visit the Ngorongoro crater on your way out. This activity should take about 3-4hrs and then we head back to Arusha and fly to Zanzibar.

Accommodation: (Flame Tree Cottage)
Meals: (Breakfast) (Lunch)
Airport pickup and drop off included:

Day 16:
Activity: Relaxing at the beach
Accommodations; (Flame Tree Cottage)
Meal-Breakfast

Day 17:
4 hrs-snorkling at mnemba island/spice farm tours or a visit to Stone town
Accommodations; (Flame Tree Cottage)
Meal-Breakfast

Day 18:
Spice farm tour, to Unguja or Pemba island, (this tour is worth it
Accommodations; (Flame Tree Cottage)
Meal-Breakfast

Day 19:
Relaxing at the beach
Accommodations; (Flame Tree Cottage)
Meal-Breakfast


Day 20:
One last day at the beach
Accommodations; (Flame Tree Cottage)
Meal-Breakfast

Day 21:
Accommodations, ????
Meal-Breakfast
Flying Back Home In the Afternoon/Evening.
Excludes:
• Tips for guide/driver
• Airport departure taxes
• Travel insurance
• Visa
• Drinks

Note:
The group should tip the guide around $25 a day, this will depends on number of clients on safari. You will be taken to your hotel/airport, which ends our safari services.

It is possible to have an additional half/full day game drive at Ngorongoro conservation area or other parks if you are not restricted to an early departure time from Arusha/KIA/JRO, please note that additional cost will apply.
Please note this itinerary is subject to change with or without prior notice according to local conditions or national park rules.
The order of places visited could also be changed according to the guide/driver’s decision.

DEPARTURE DATES AND TIME
The departure dates for all of our east African safaris, tours and travel and other trekking packages are totally flexible according to your own personal needs. Please contact us for further and more detailed information, as well as information on all our safaris tours, travel and trekking Kilimanjaro packages into Tanzania and east African in general.
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Referencias

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