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Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route & Zanzibar Adventure

Tanzania

Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route & Zanzibar Adventure

Hiking·
Mountaineering·
Snorkeling
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Start: Moshi
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End: Stone Town

Summit the highest freestanding mountain on the globe, then enjoy your well-deserved rest.

Activity
LocationTanzania
Duration11 days
Start / EndMoshi / Stone Town
Tour operatorG Adventures

Tanzania

Kilimanjaro - Marangu Route & Zanzibar Adventure

Hiking·
Mountaineering·
Snorkeling·
11 days·G Adventures
Start: Moshi
·
End: Stone Town

Description

Challenging but efficient, the Marangu route up Mt Kilimanjaro affords you time afterwards to explore the many facets of Tanzania on an 11-day tour. With the help of your CEO and expert guides, you'll attempt to summit the highest freestanding mountain on the globe via its quickest route with overnights in mountain huts. Revel in your accomplishments on the island of Zanzibar, where you'll expl...

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Itinerary

Day 1Moshi
Arrive at any time. Arrive in Moshi and head to the hotel. Attend a pre-departure meeting with the local guide to go over last minute details of the trip.
Day 2Moshi/Mandara Huts
Hike through the forested, lower slopes to Mandara escarpment. Most days the hiking will begin early in the morning, with hikes of around 5 to 6 hours. The guides will set a moderate pace, so as to allow for time to acclimatize to the altitude changes. Guides will continually repeat the words, “pole pole” (po-ly, po-ly), which means “go slowly” in Swahili.
Day 3Mandara Huts/Horombo Huts
Hike through the heather and moorland zone to Horombo Hut.
Day 4Horombo Huts/Kibo Huts
Proceed onto the Kilimanjaro Saddle, through a desertlike alpine zone, to Kibo Hut.
Day 5Kibo Huts/Horombo Huts
Night hike to the summit via Stella Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise from the roof of Africa, then descend back to Horombo Hut.
Day 6Horombo Huts/Moshi
Descend the mountain, passing through villages and plantations on the slopes en route to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony. Transfer by shuttle bus to Moshi. 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.
Day 7Moshi/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.
Day 8Stone 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.
Day 9Jambiani
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Day 10Jambiani
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Day 11Jambiani/Stone Town
Morning group transfer from Jambiani. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.

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Accommodation

Simple hotels (6 nts), mountain huts (4 nts).

What's Included

Your G for Good Moment: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi. 5-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Marangu 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.

Meals Included

10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners

What to Take

KILIMANJRO As you will be trekking up Africa’s highest mountain, you will be passing through a number of different climate zones, and should pack to prepare for a number of extremes – hot and sunny, cool, cloudy, and misty, fog, rain (your first day you will ascending through a section of rain forest), wind, and lastly snow and cold. You may experience one or all of these conditions in the same... Read more
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€2,260.15per person
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