Our 14-day Kilimanjaro Trek and Zanzibar Beach Holiday offers the perfect blend of exhilaration and serenity, providing an unforgettable experience and a once-in-a-lifetime adventure that combines the thrill of conquering Africa’s highest peak with the blissful relaxation of idyllic beaches. .
The journey begins with your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, where our experienced driver guide will warmly welcome you. From there, you’ll be whisked away to Iboru Lodge in Arusha, a comfortable haven where you can prepare for the upcoming adventure.
On Day 2, the real excitement commences as you embark on the Machame Route, renowned for its scenic beauty. With your guide and porters by your side, you’ll trek through diverse landscapes, including lush rainforests, savannahs, and semi-glacier areas. Each day brings new challenges and breathtaking vistas, as you steadily ascend towards the majestic summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
After conquering the Roof of Africa and celebrating your achievement at Uhuru Peak, it’s time to reward yourself with some well-deserved relaxation. On Day 9, you’ll bid farewell to the mountain and catch a flight to Zanzibar, the captivating island known for its pristine beaches and vibrant culture.
Upon arrival in Zanzibar, you’ll be greeted and transferred to your chosen hotel in Stone Town, where history and charm converge. The following days offer a delightful blend of exploration and leisure. Choose from a variety of tours, including spice excursions, visits to historical sites, forest explorations, and sunset cruises. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Zanzibar, and if you wish, embark on a dolphin tour to witness these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.
Afterward, the journey continues to the East Coast of Zanzibar, where you’ll find yourself in the lap of luxury at Breezes Beach Club. Unwind on pristine white sands, dip your toes into the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, and let your worries drift away. These days are devoted to pure relaxation, allowing you to rejuvenate your body and soul.
On the final day, you bid farewell to Zanzibar, carrying cherished memories of your Kilimanjaro conquest and the tranquility of the island’s beaches. You’ll be transferred to the airport, where you’ll catch your departure flight home, filled with a sense of accomplishment and a longing to return to this remarkable corner of the world.
Join us on this extraordinary journey, where adventure and relaxation intertwine to create an experience that will stay with you forever. Climb Kilimanjaro, immerse yourself in the wonders of Zanzibar, and create lifelong memories in the heart of Africa.
7 Days Machame Route + 6 Days Zanzibar Beach Highlights
- Conquer Mount Kilimanjaro: Embark on the exhilarating challenge of climbing Africa’s highest peak. Traverse the breathtaking landscapes of the Machame Route, from dense rainforests to semi-glacier areas, as you make your way toward the summit.
- Scenic Beauty: Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring natural beauty that surrounds Mount Kilimanjaro. From lush rainforests teeming with wildlife to sweeping savannahs and mesmerizing views of the glaciers, every step of the journey offers a visual feast.
- Experienced Guides and Porters: Benefit from the expertise of qualified, knowledgeable, and competent mountain guides and porters who will accompany you throughout the trek. Their support and guidance are crucial to ensuring a successful and safe climb.
- Rewarding Acclimatization: Take advantage of an extra day at Shira Camp (3800m) dedicated to acclimatization. This helps your body adjust to the altitude, increasing your chances of reaching the summit successfully.
- Summit Success: Experience an unparalleled sense of achievement as you reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Witness the breathtaking sunrise from Stella Point (5750m) and continue to Uhuru Peak (5895m), standing on the roof of Africa.
- Zanzibar’s Historical Stone Town: Explore the enchanting UNESCO World Heritage Site of Stone Town in Zanzibar. Wander through narrow alleys, visit ancient palaces, mosques, and bustling markets, immersing yourself in the island’s rich history and vibrant culture.
- Idyllic Beaches: Indulge in pure relaxation and soak up the sun on Zanzibar’s pristine white-sand beaches. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere, dip into the crystal-clear waters of the Indian Ocean, and unwind in paradise.
- Cultural Experiences: Choose from a range of cultural tours in Zanzibar, such as a spice tour where you can discover the island’s aromatic plantations or a visit to Jozani Forest to encounter its unique wildlife, including the endangered red colobus monkeys.
- Optional Dolphin Tour: Embark on an unforgettable dolphin tour, where you can witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, leaping and playing in the sparkling waters of the Indian Ocean.
- Luxury Accommodations: Stay in luxurious lodges throughout your journey, including Serena Inn in Stone Town and Breezes Beach Club on the East Coast of Zanzibar. Enjoy comfortable amenities and exceptional service, ensuring a relaxing and memorable stay.
- Unforgettable Memories: Create lifelong memories as you combine the thrill of conquering Kilimanjaro with the serenity of Zanzibar’s beaches. The contrast between the adventurous trek and the tranquil island getaway makes for a truly unforgettable experience.
Embark on this extraordinary itinerary, where you’ll challenge yourself, connect with nature, immerse in culture, and find serenity in the beautiful landscapes of Tanzania and Zanzibar.