Active: Kilimanjaro - Lemosho Route & Zanzibar Adventure (DTOZ)
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Camping
Physical Demands Rating: 5 - These trips include serious high-altitude treks, cycling or other heavy exercise. For superhumans only. (Remember to pack your cape)
Group Size: Max 14, avg 10.
Meals Included: 13 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 7 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Marvel at the stunning scenery from Africas 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
Follow the path less travelled up Mt Kilimanjaros 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 continents highest peak with experienced guides and porters cheering you on. But theres plenty more that awaits closer to the Earths surface, like Zanzibars spice plantations and postcard-perfect beaches to rest sore muscles.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 12/31/2020
- 14 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Moshi||Day 1 Moshi|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Mti Mkubwa Camp||Day 2 Moshi/Mti Mkubwa Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Begin the Lemosho trail of Mt Kilimanjaro ending for the day at the Mti Mkubwa Campsite. Included Activities: Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp Transport: Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Shira Camp||Day 3 Mti Mkubwa Camp/Shira 1 Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Climb into the moorland over the Shira ridge and down to the plateau and the Shira 1 Camp. Included Activities: Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp
|Day 4||Shira Camp||Day 4 Shira 1 Camp/Shira 2 Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Because the hiking time is only about 3 hours today, use the free time to take a number of short acclimatization walks around and above the Shira 2 Camp. This camp is more exposed than the previous nights camp. It may be windier and colder, with temperatures dropping to below freezing. Included Activities: Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp
|Day 5||Barranco Camp||Day 5 Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Climb through rocky scree to the Lava Tower. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley to acclimatize and camp. Included Activities: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
|Day 6||Karanga Camp||Day 6 Barranco Camp/Karanga Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Tackle the Great Barranco Wall up into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley. Included Activities: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
|Day 7||Barafu Camp||Day 7 Karanga Camp/Barafu Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
In preparation for the final ascent the same night, you will familiarize yourself with the terrain before dark, and prepare your equipment and thermal clothing for the summit attempt. Sleep may be difficult, but lie down after dinner to try and rest for the 1295m final ascent. Included Activities: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
|Day 8||Mweka Camp||Day 8 Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp (1B, 1L, 1D)|
This stretch is the longest, and the most mentally and physically challenging of the trek. But the feeling of conquering Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever. Included Activities: Barafu Camp to Stella Point Stella Point to Summit Summit to Mweka Camp
|Day 9||Moshi||Day 9 Mweka Camp/Moshi (1B, 1L)|
Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. 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. Opt to pre-book the Moshi Mamas Massage by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance. Included Activities: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate Mweka Gate to Mweka Village Moshi Womens Cooperative Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
|Day 10||Stone Town||Day 10 Moshi/Stone Town (1B)|
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. Included Activities: Stone Town Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 40km) Plane (1.50 hour(s))
|Day 11||Jambiani||Day 11 Stone Town/Jambiani (1B)|
Visit a local spice plantation for a guided tour. Continue to the white-sand beaches and turquoise waters of Zanzibars beautiful coast. Included Activities: Spice Plantation Guided Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 60km)
|Day 12||Jambiani||Day 12 Jambiani (1B)|
Enjoy free time to lounge on the beach, snorkel, or tour the island.
|Day 14||Stone Town||Day 14 Jambiani/Stone Town (1B)|
Morning group transfer from Jambiani. Depart Stone Town upon arrival in the late morning. Included Activities: Departure Day (Activities) Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 60km)
Local Flights: All local flights are included in the cost of your tour unless otherwise noted. Internal flight tickets are issued locally and will be given to you prior to the flight departure.
* We recommend picking up a light lunch or snacks at Kilimanjaro Airport, as no meal is served on the flight, (and you will be hungry by the time you get to Stone Town).
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.