Kilimanjaro & Zanzibar Honeymoon
Kilimanjaro  
Kilimanjaro  
 
Zanzibar Palace Hotel  
Zanzibar Beach  
Zanzibar Beach  
Zanzibar Beach  
Stone Town  
Matemwe pool  
15 day tour
Including flights and transfers
Prices from
£3180
I'm enquiring about: Kilimanjaro & Zanzibar Honeymoon
I'm enquiring about: Kilimanjaro & Zanzibar Honeymoon

Kilimanjaro & Zanzibar Honeymoon

Tanzania      Zanzibar

Snow-capped Kilimanjaro is one of the world’s most iconic peaks, and climbing it together is both tough and exhilarating. If you are looking for a challenge, this might be the honeymoon for you. Complete the experience with time to chill at a relaxed beach lodge in Zanzibar and a visit to the 'spice capital', Stone Town. 


Day 1
Depart from London on overnight flight to Kilimanjaro Airport via Nairobi
Day 2
Kilimanjaro
On arrival you will be met and transferred by road to Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort for a 1 night stay, breakfast and dinner included
Day 3
Day 3
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
Early morning breakfast at hotel, complete the necessary registration formalities at Marangu National Park gate and transfer by Landrover to Rongai.

A gentle start to the climb begins from Nale Moru (1,950 m), on a small, winding path through fields of maize and potatoes leading to a pine forest. Then the track starts gentle consistently climb through a forest which shelters a variety of wildlife including the black and white Kilimanjaro Colobus monkey.

As the forest thins out, the first camp, Rongai One is reached, at the edge of the moorland zone (2,600 m) with extensive views over the Kenyan plains.

Today’s walking duration is 3-4 hours.
Accommodation: Kilimanjaro Rongai Route
           
Day 4
Day 4
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
The day starts with a steady ascent up to the ‘Second Cave’ (3,450 m) which has superb views of Kibo and the Eastern ice fields on the crater rim. We leave the main trail after lunch and cross the moorland on a smaller path towards the jagged peaks of Mawenzi.

The day ends at Kikelewa campsite which is in a sheltered valley with giant senecios (genus of the daisy family) near Kikelewa Caves (3,600 m)

Today’s walking duration is 6-7 hours walking.
Day 5
Day 5
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
A short steep climb is rewarded by a 360 view and a tangible sense of wilderness. We enter the more desolate section of the climb, reaching the next camp at Mawenzi Tarn (4,330 m), situated in a cirque directly beneath the spires of Mawenzi. In order to aid acclimatisation, the afternoon will be at leisure to rest or explore the surrounding.

Today’s walking duration is 3-4 hours.
Day 6
Day 6
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
Cross the lunar desert of the ‘Saddle’ between Mawenzi and Kibo, to reach Kibo campsite (4,700 m) at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. The afternoon is spent in camp preparing for the ascent, getting in a very early night.

Today’s walking duration is 5-6 hours.
Day 7
Day 7
Kilimanjaro Climb - Rongai Route
At one am, start the final, steepest and most demanding part of the climb by torchlight. Treading very carefully in the darkness on a switchback trail through loose volcanic scree to reach the crater rim at Gillman’s Point (5,685 m). Short rest here to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi.

For the more energetic, make the three hour round trip to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m), passing close to the glaciers and ice cliffs that still occupy most of the summit area.

A quick descent to Kibo (4,700 m), time for some refreshment and continue the descent to reach Horombo Camp (3,720 m).

Today’s walking duration is 11-15 hours.
Day 8
Day 8
Kilimanjaro
Final steady descent down through moorland to Mandara Hut (2,700m), the first stop on the Marangu Route. Continue the descend through a lovely lush forest on a good path to the National Park gate at Marangu (1,830 m).

Today’s walking duration is 5-6 hours.

Day ends at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort for a 1 night stay, breakfast and dinner included.
Days 9 - 12
Day 9
Zanzibar Beach
Road transfer to Arusha for light aircraft flight to Zanzibar Airport. Road transfer to the north of the island for a 5 night stay at Matemwe Beach Village in a standard room with breakfast and dinner included.
Accommodation: Matemwe Beach Village
   
Day 13
Day 14
Day 14
Stone Town, Zanzibar
Transfer by road to Stone Town the capital of Zanzibar for a guided walking tour which ends at Zanzibar Palace hotel for a 1 night stay in a suite with breakfast included.
Accommodation: Zanzibar Palace Hotel
Day 15
Road transfer to Zanzibar Airport for Kenya Airways flight to Nairobi to connect with overnight flight to London.

Pricing Information & Dates

15 day tour, from £3180 per person
Price Includes:
  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Transfers
  • Guide
Price Notes
Inclusive of international flights, airport taxes, all internal transfers, 5 nights/6 days on the mountain, 1 night accommodation either side of the climb, Kilimanjaro park fees, all meals as indicated, camping equipment, guides and porters. 6 nights on Zanzibar Island as indicated.Excluded: visa fee, additional entrance fees, personal clothing and equipment, gratuities, comprehensive travel insurance, drinks, laundry, purchases of personal nature, telephone calls, additional activities and medical precautions.Please ask for Kit lists as we can provide information/advice on this.Luggage restriction of 15 kilograms per person in soft bags only

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