10-Day Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar Package

The 10-day Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar package is a comprehensive travel plan that combines the thrill of mountain climbing with the relaxation of beach life. This package offers an opportunity to conquer the majestic Mount Kilimanjaro and unwind on the pristine beaches of Zanzibar. It's a perfect blend of adventure and leisure, designed for those who seek variety in their travel experiences.

Overview of the 10-Day Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar Package

The 10-day Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar package starts with a challenging trek up Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa. The climb, though strenuous, rewards you with breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment. After descending the mountain, the journey continues to the tropical paradise of Zanzibar. Here, one can indulge in various beach activities, explore historical sites, and enjoy the local cuisine. The package ensures a memorable experience filled with adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion.

Itinerary of the 10-Day Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar Package

Day 1: Machame Gate to Machame camp

The adventure begins at the Machame Gate, the starting point of the Machame route. The trek to Machame camp covers a distance of approximately 11 km and takes about 5-7 hours. The trail winds through the lush rainforest, offering a chance to spot wildlife and enjoy the serene environment. The Machame camp, located at an altitude of 2,835 meters, provides stunning views of the mountain.

Day 2: Machame camp to Shira camp

The second day involves a trek from Machame camp to Shira camp. This leg of the journey covers a distance of about 5 km and takes around 4–6 hours. The trail ascends through the moorland zone, offering panoramic views of the Shira plateau. The Shira camp, situated at an altitude of 3,810 meters, is known for its spectacular sunset views.

Day 3: Shira camp to Barranco camp

The third day's trek takes you from Shira camp to Barranco camp. This part of the journey covers a distance of approximately 10 km and takes about 6–8 hours. The trail traverses the alpine desert landscape with its unique flora and fauna. The Barranco camp, located at an altitude of 3,976 meters, is nestled in a valley below the imposing Barranco Wall.

Day 4: Barranco camp to Barafu camp

The fourth day involves a challenging trek from Barranco camp to Barafu camp. This leg of the journey covers a distance of about 9 km and takes around 8–10 hours. The trail includes the daunting task of climbing the Barranco Wall, followed by a traverse across the Karanga Valley. The Barafu camp, situated at an altitude of 4,673 meters, serves as the base camp for the summit attempt.

Day 5: Barafu camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka camp

The fifth day is the summit day. The trek from Barafu camp to Uhuru Peak covers a distance of about 5 km and takes around 7-8 hours. The trail leads through the Arctic zone to the highest point in Africa, Uhuru Peak, at an altitude of 5,895 meters. After spending some time at the summit, the descent to Mweka camp begins, covering a distance of about 12 km and taking approximately 5-7 hours.

Day 6: Mweka camp to Mweka gate back to Moshi/Arusha

The sixth day marks the end of the Kilimanjaro trek. The descent from Mweka camp to Mweka gate covers a distance of about 10 km and takes around 3–4 hours. The trail descends through the rainforest, offering a last chance to enjoy the mountain's diverse ecosystems. Upon reaching the Mweka gate, a vehicle awaits to transport you back to Moshi or Arusha.

Day 7: Fly from Moshi to Zanzibar (Hotel relaxing)

The seventh day involves a flight from Moshi to Zanzibar. Upon arrival, you can relax at the hotel and enjoy the island's tranquil ambiance.

Day 8: Hotel Relaxation and Beach Sports

The eighth day is dedicated to relaxation and beach activities. You can bask in the sun, swim in the clear waters, or try various water sports.

Day 9: Prison Island

The ninth day involves a visit to Prison Island, also known as Changuu Island. The island is home to giant tortoises and offers a glimpse into the region's history.

Day 10: Stone Town Tour, then Departure

The tenth and final day includes a tour of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its unique blend of Arab, Persian, Indian, and European architectural styles. After the tour, it's time to say goodbye to the beautiful island of Zanzibar and depart for your next destination.

We welcome you to experience the 10-day Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar holiday package, a journey that promises unforgettable adventures and serene relaxation. From the towering heights of Kilimanjaro to the azure waters of Zanzibar, this package offers a unique blend of experiences that cater to the adventurous and the leisure-seeking alike. We look forward to making your holiday a memorable one.