Kilimanjaro, Serengeti & Zanzibar

Classic, Moshi to Stone Town

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

From its highest peak to its animals to its fascinating culture and history, this 19-day tour leaves none of Tanzania's stones unturned. The challenge begins with a six-day trek up and down Mt Kilimanjaro's Machame route before you embark on a safari through the Serengeti to see your favourite nature documentaries unfold in real life. Complete the adventure in tropical style, snorkelling through the turquoise waters of Zanzibar, or by simply by lounging on the white-sand beaches nearby to revel in the incredible life experiences you've just had.

What’s included

  • Your G for Good Moment: Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit, Moshi Your G for Good Moment: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Mto wa Mbu Your G for Good Moment: Clean Cookstove Project Visit, Mto wa Mbu Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • 6-day guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Machame Route with local guides, cooks and porters
  • All permits and fees
  • Lake Manyara wildlife safari drive
  • Serengeti wildlife safari drives
  • Ngorongoro Crater wildlife safari drive
  • Scenic flight from Arusha to Zanzibar
  • Orientation walk in Stone Town
  • Spice plantation guided tour
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Conquer africa's highest peak
  • Trek past verdant forests and silent glaciers
  • Watch sunrise from uhuru peak
  • Enjoy wildlife drives in the serengeti
  • Savour traditional cuisine in a local village
  • Take in the views at ngorongoro crater
  • Meet local artisans on a village walk
  • Explore the unesco world heritage site of stone town
  • Take in the aromas of a spice plantation tour
  • Relax on a tropical beach.

Itinerary

Moshi Arrive at any time.
Moshi/Machame camp Hike the lower slopes of Mt Kilimanjaro to Machame Camp.
Machame camp/Shira 2 Camp Hike through lower alpine moorland to Shira 2 camp and observe the spectacular views of Kibo Peak.
Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp Hike to Barranco Camp via Lava Tower. Enjoy the fantastic view of Western Breach and the Breach Wall.
Barranco Camp/Barafu Camp View the Great Barranco Wall and climb up the eastern wall, passing below the Helm Glacier.
Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp Hike during the night to the Summit via Stella Point. Watch the sunrise before descending 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/Arusha En route to Arusha, enjoy an included stop at the G Adventures-supported Moshi Women’s Cooperative. Pick up any last-minute supplies in Arusha.
Arusha/Mto wa Mbu Experience the Mto wa Mbu village with a guided cultural walk and traditional lunch with a local family. Take a wildlife safari drive in Lake Manyara NP.
Mto wa Mbu/Serengeti National Park Enjoy a wildlife safari drive en route to the central Serengeti.
Serengeti National Park Rise early for a morning wildlife safari drive, returning in time for lunch. Continue the search for the "big five" in the afternoon while taking in the vastness of the Serengeti plains.
Serengeti National Park/Ngorongoro Take a morning wildlife safari drive as you depart the Serengeti, then continue wildlife viewing in the Ngorongoro Crater, before getting a spectacular view of the crater from your campsite on its rim.
Ngorongoro/Arusha Visit an authentic Maasai village and the G Adventures-supported Clean Cookstove Project, then return to Arusha for the night.
Arusha A free day to explore Arusha, or relax at the lodge.
Arusha/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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