Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route & Zanzibar Adventure

Active, Moshi to Stone Town

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Follow the path less travelled up Mt Kilimanjaro's longer — but arguably more scenic — Lemosho route, with time afterwards to explore another side of Tanzania. This 14-day tour takes you along incredible landscapes and up challenging terrain to the continent's highest peak with experienced guides and porters cheering you on. But there's plenty more that awaits closer to the Earth's surface, like Zanzibar's spice plantations and postcard-perfect beaches to rest sore muscles.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • 8-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Lemosho Route with local guides, cooks and porters
  • Additional "acclimatization day" during ascent
  • 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

Highlights

  • Marvel at the stunning scenery from africa's highest mountain
  • Camp along the trail
  • More time for acclimatization increases summit success rates
  • Explore stone town — a unesco world heritage site
  • Take in the aromas on a spice plantation tour
  • Relax on a tropical beach

Itinerary

Moshi Arrive at any time.
Moshi/Mti Mkubwa Camp Begin the Lemosho trail of Mt Kilimanjaro ending for the day at the Mti Mkubwa Campsite.
Mti Mkubwa Camp/Shira 1 Camp Climb into the moorland over the Shira ridge and down to the plateau and the Shira 1 Camp.
Shira 1 Camp/Shira 2 Camp Travel across the Shira plateau, with time for short acclimatization walks.
Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp Climb through rocky scree to the Lava Tower. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley to acclimatize and camp.
Barranco Camp/Karanga Camp Tackle the Great Barranco Wall up into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley.
Karanga Camp/Barafu Camp Trek through the alpine desert up to Barafu Camp. Prepare for the midnight start of the summit attempt.
Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp At midnight, begin the summit trek. Conquer the rim of the main crater, then cross the scree and snow to Uhuru Peak. Descend to Mweka Camp.
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.
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.
Zanzibar Beach Resort Visit a local spice plantation for a guided tour. Continue to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Zanzibar's beautiful coast.
Zanzibar Beach Resort Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Zanzibar Beach Resort Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
Stone Town Morning group transfer from the beach. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning.
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