19 Day Tanzania Adventure : Peak to Paradise

Comfort
Small Group

Tour Details

Tour Style Comfort Small Group
Length 19 days
Countries Visited Tanzania
Starts Moshi
Ends Zanzibar
Group Size Max 12
Age Range 18 years +
Tour SKU CAM2619
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What You'll Experience

  • Moshi
  • Machame Camp
  • Shira Camp
  • Barranco Camp
  • Barafu Camp
  • Mweka Capmp
  • Moshi
  • Arusha
  • Mto wa Mbu
  • Serengeti National Park
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Stone Town
  • Zanzibar

Why You'll Love this Tour

Scale Tanzania's Roof, Witness Serengeti Spectacle & Unwind in Zanzibar Bliss in 19 Days! This epic 19 day odyssey unlocks Tanzania's wonders! Ascend Africa's highest peak, Mt. Kilimanjaro, via the Machame route. Then, embark on a thrilling Serengeti safari, where nature documentaries come alive! Finally, unwind in tropical paradise – snorkel Zanzibar's turquoise waters or relax on pristine beaches. This unforgettable adventure awaits!

Tour Price

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Included

  • Meals - 18 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches, 8 Dinners
  • Accommodation - 9 Nights Simple Hotels, 5 Nights Full-Service alpine camping, 4 Nights Full Service camping
  • Experienced crew
  • Transport - Private minibus, trekking, 7-seat 4x4 safari vehicle, plane, walking.
  • Welcome Moment - Meet Your Guide and Group
  • Machame Gate to Machame Camp
  • Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
  • Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower
  • Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
  • Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
  • Barafu Camp to Stella Point
  • Stella Point to Summit
  • Summit to Mweka Camp
  • Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
  • Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit
  • Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch
  • Lake Manyara National Park Safari
  • Serengeti National Park Safari
  • Ngorongoro Crater Afternoon Wildlife Safari Drive
  • Clean Cookstove Project Visit
  • Flights from Kilimanjaro International Airport – Stone Town
  • Stone Town Orientation Walk
  • Spice Plantation Guided Tour

Excluded

  • International Airfares
  • Travel insurance (Get Adventure Travel Insurance)
  • Personal spending money
  • Visa costs
  • Border taxes
  • Passports
  • Vaccinations
  • Personal taxes (including departure and border taxes)
  • All optional activities
  • Unscheduled or optional national / game parks and other activities
  • Gratuities
  • Meals (other than those listed as included)
  • All drinks
  • Tips
  • Laundry
  • Other items of a personal nature

Activities

Some of the activities you can take part in on this tour.

Included in Tour Price

  • Welcome Moment - Meet Your Guide and Group
  • Machame Gate to Machame Camp
  • Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
  • Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower
  • Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
  • Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
  • Barafu Camp to Stella Point
  • Stella Point to Summit
  • Summit to Mweka Camp
  • Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
  • Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit
  • Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch
  • Lake Manyara National Park Safari
  • Serengeti National Park Safari
  • Ngorongoro Crater Afternoon Wildlife Safari Drive
  • Clean Cookstove Project Visit
  • Flights from Kilimanjaro International Airport – Stone Town
  • Stone Town Orientation Walk
  • Spice Plantation Guided Tour


Other Activities

Moshi

  • Moshi Mamas Massage ZAR 751
Serengeti National Park
  • Serengeti Balloon Safari ZAR 10510
Stone Town
  • Stone Town Walking Tour (20-40USD per person)
  • Christ Church Cathedral & Old Slave Market (5USD per person)
  • Sultan's Palace Museum (3USD per person)
Jambiani
  • Swimming
  • Snorkelling (35-60USD per person)
  • Swahili Cultural Tour (70-200USD per person)
Nungwi
  • Scuba Diving (65USD per person)
Jozani Forest
  • Jozani Forest Tour (35-150USD per person)
Optional Activities available on this tour at your own expense

Itinerary

Day 1: Moshi, Tanzania

Arrive at your own pace and get ready to connect! Mingle with your guide and fellow adventurers during a warm welcome. Learn about your exciting itinerary and consider joining the group for a delicious local meal (optional). Let the Tanzanian adventure begin!

Accommodation: Stella Maris Lodge (or similar)
Included Highlights: Welcome Moment – Meet Your guide and Group

Day 2: Moshi – Machame Camp, Tanzania

Traverse the lower slopes, enveloped by the mountain’s lush rainforest. This captivating zone abounds with exotic birds and playful black & white colobus monkeys. The well-maintained trail offers a gradual ascent, though prepare for potential mud depending on the weather. Reach Machame Camp by nightfall, nestled amidst the rainforest canopy for a truly immersive experience.

Register at Machame Gate and begin your trek through the lush rainforest slopes. Watch for playful black & white colobus monkeys and exotic birds! This scenic first day offers a gradual climb and ends at Machame Camp, nestled above the rainforest canopy. Prepare for breathtaking views and unforgettable encounters!

Accommodation: Machame Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

Day 3: Machame Camp –  Shira 2 Camp, Tanzania

Hike through Kilimanjaro’s diverse landscapes! Traverse lower alpine moorland, transitioning from lush rainforests. Witness the awe-inspiring Kibo Peak, Africa’s highest summit, gaining spectacular altitude as you reach Shira 2 Camp. Prepare to be captivated by Kilimanjaro’s breathtaking beauty!

Ascend from Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp! Tackle a steeper climb, emerging from the rainforest onto a scenic ridge. Take a well-deserved break before continuing towards Shira Cathedral, a dramatic rock formation. Witness the majestic Kibo Peak emerge as you reach the Shira Plateau, your base for the night.

Accommodation: Shira Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp

Day 4: Shira 2 Camp – Barranco Camp, Tanzania

Challenge yourself on the trek to Barranco Camp! Ascend through dramatic landscapes, reaching the iconic Lava Tower (4,600m) for panoramic views of the Western Breach and Breach Wall. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley, surrounded by awe-inspiring glaciers. This diverse terrain prepares you for Kilimanjaro’s majesty and rewards you with breathtaking scenery.

Ascend Kilimanjaro’s dramatic slopes! Tackle a challenging climb through rocky terrain, reaching the iconic Lava Tower (4,600m). Embrace the local wisdom of “pole pole” (slowly, slowly) as you adjust to the altitude. Reward yourself with breathtaking panoramic views of the Western Breach and Breach Wall before continuing your Kilimanjaro adventure.

Descend from the Lava Tower, entering the dramatic Great Barranco Valley (2,133ft drop!). Hike for about 2 hours, acclimatizing to the altitude and soaking in the awe-inspiring views of the Western Breach and Breach Wall. Reach your scenic base for the night, Barranco Camp, surrounded by majestic glaciers and the mighty Kibo massif. This challenging yet rewarding trek prepares you for Kilimanjaro’s next chapter!

Accommodation: Barranco Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower, Lava Tower to Barranco Camp

Day 5: Barranco Camp –  Barafu Camp, Tanzania

Challenge yourself on the ascent of the Great Barranco Wall! Navigate the eastern face, traversing below the awe-inspiring Helm Glacier. This dramatic climb will test your endurance but reward you with breathtaking panoramas. Prepare for tomorrow’s summit push from your base camp!

Witness the grandeur of the Great Barranco Wall from your camp. Then, conquer its eastern face on a challenging, yet rewarding climb. Traverse below the majestic Helm Glacier, soaking in panoramic vistas. This ascent prepares you for tomorrow’s summit push. Reach Barafu Camp, a high-altitude haven on a narrow, rocky ridge. Prepare your gear for the early morning ascent – headlamps, poles, and thermal wear will be essential for your Kilimanjaro summit attempt!

Accommodation: Barafu Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp

Day 6: Barafu Camp – Mweka Camp, Tanzania

Embark on the ultimate Kilimanjaro challenge: a pre-dawn hike to the summit via Stella Point! This mentally and physically demanding ascent is the culmination of your trek. Witness a breathtaking sunrise from the “Roof of Africa,” experiencing unparalleled views and a sense of accomplishment that will stay with you forever. Descend to Mweka Camp for a well-deserved rest.

Rise to the challenge on Kilimanjaro’s summit night! A wake-up call at 11 pm sets the stage for your pre-dawn trek to Stella Point (5,756m). Witness a spectacular sunrise, the reward for your perseverance, from the “Roof of Africa.” Traverse challenging scree slopes and glaciers, taking in the awe-inspiring scenery. Reach Stella Point and prepare for the final push to the summit!

A gradual one-hour trek along snow-covered slopes leads you to Uhuru Peak (5,895m), Africa’s highest point. Frigid temperatures (down to -23°C) test your resolve, but the summit beckons! Celebrate your incredible achievement at the pinnacle, and witness a breathtaking sunrise from the “Roof of Africa.” This unforgettable memory, a testament to your perseverance and rewarded by awe-inspiring beauty, will stay with you forever!

Descend from Uhuru Peak, savoring the memories of your incredible accomplishment. Retrace your steps via the challenging scree slopes and moorland, returning to Barafu Camp for a well-deserved rest. Enjoy a celebratory atmosphere with your fellow trekkers before continuing the descent through diverse terrain. Reach Mweka Camp in the late afternoon, ready to unwind and reflect on your unforgettable Kilimanjaro adventure!

Accommodation: Mwaka Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Barafu Camp to Stella Point, Stella Point to Summit, Summit to Mweka Camp

Day 7: Mweka Camp – Moshi, Tanzania

Descend through lush forests, returning to Moshi in the afternoon. Relax, unwind, and raise a toast to your incredible achievement! Later, be welcomed and celebrated by the inspiring Moshi Women’s Cooperative. Receive a gift and certificate commemorating your triumph, a lasting reminder of your unforgettable Kilimanjaro adventure!

Opt to unwind with a post-climb Moshi Mamas Massage.

Descend lush slopes, savoring the lower altitude and panoramic views. Enjoy a celebratory lunch in Mweka village (approx. 1hr). Reach Moshi in the afternoon – unwind, indulge in a refreshing shower, and raise a toast to your incredible achievement!

Empower Women, Support Local Businesses: Shop the Moshi Women’s Cooperative! This project, backed by Planeterra empowers women in Moshi. Facing education barriers, these women receive free business training. Shop for unique souvenirs and chat with the inspiring artisans – their success story is a testament to the project’s impact in building a brighter future!

Accommodation: Stella Maris Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlights
: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate, Moshi Women’s Cooperative Visit
Optional Activities: Moshi Mamas Massage (Pamper yourself after conquering Kilimanjaro with a 30-minute massage! )

Day 8: Moshi –  Arusha, Tanzania

En route to Arusha, support local women with a stop at Moshi Women’s Cooperative. Browse unique souvenirs and learn about their empowering project. Continue to Arusha, a charming town ideal for last-minute safari supplies. In the evening, connect with fellow travelers at a welcome meeting (around 6pm) – perfect for pre-safari prep!

Visit the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, backed by Planeterra. This initiative empowers local women with free business education. Shop for beautiful souvenirs, chat with the inspiring artisans, and discover how your purchase contributes to a brighter future!

Accommodation: Outpost Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlights
: Moshi Women’s Cooperative Visit

Day 9: Arusha – Mto wa Mbu, Tanzania

Explore Mto wa Mbu village on a guided walk, learning about daily life and meeting inspiring local women. Savor a delicious traditional lunch with a family. In the afternoon, embark on a wildlife safari through Lake Manyara National Park. Search for tree-climbing lions, elephants, and more amidst lush forests and stunning Rift Valley views. This unforgettable day offers a taste of Tanzania’s diverse wonders!

Embark on a cultural walking tour, encountering locals from 120 tribes. Explore the bustling market, witness traditional hut construction, and meet artisans showcasing their crafts. Afterward, connect with your newfound friends over a delicious lunch of local meat and plantains. This immersive experience offers a glimpse into Tanzanian life and a taste of its rich cultural heritage!

Accommodation: Twiga Campsite (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlights
: Mto wa Mbu Village Visit and Lunch, Lake Manyara National Park Safari

Day 10: Mto wa Mbu – Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Embark on a thrilling safari drive en route to the central Serengeti! Traverse the vast Ngorongoro Conservation Area, marveling at the diverse landscapes. Keep your eyes peeled for abundant wildlife – acacia-dotted savannas teeming with animals and birds await! This exciting journey sets the stage for your unforgettable Serengeti adventure!

Accommodation: Seronera Campsite (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Serengeti National Park Safari

Day 11: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Rise early for a full-day safari extravaganza. Enjoy a picnic lunch amidst the wilderness and continue your quest for the “big five” across the sprawling Serengeti plains. Prepare for an unforgettable wildlife experience!

Take your Serengeti adventure to new heights with an optional pre-booked balloon safari! Witness breathtaking aerial views of the vast plains and witness wildlife from a unique perspective. This unforgettable experience is available for pre-booking – don’t miss out! Ask your travel agent for assistance. (The morning game drive will be missed if you choose this thrilling add-on.)

Accommodation: Seronera Campsite (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Serengeti National Park Safari
Optional Activities: Serengeti Balloon Safari

Day 12: Serengeti National Park, Tanzania

Depart the Serengeti with a final morning game drive, cherishing memories of this wildlife haven. Continue your safari adventure in the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater, teeming with over 25,000 large mammals. Reach your campsite perched on the crater rim for breathtaking panoramic views – the perfect end to an unforgettable day!

As your campsite enjoys stunning crater views thanks to its high altitude, nighttime temperatures can dip. Pack extra layers to ensure cozy evenings and comfortable mornings – essential for maximizing your Ngorongoro Crater experience

Accommodation: Simba Campsite (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Highlights
: Serengeti National Park Safari, Ngorongoro Crater Afternoon Wildlife Safari Drive

Day 13: Ngorongoro – Arusha, Tanzania

Visit an authentic Maasai village and witness their fascinating traditions. Learn about the impactful Clean Cookstove Project, improving lives and the environment. Return to Arusha for a memorable night, carrying the day’s unique experiences with you!

Accommodation: The Outpost Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Included Highlights
: Clean Cookstove Project Visit

Day 14: Arusha, Tanzania

Enjoy a free day in Arusha! Explore the vibrant city, delve into local markets, or unwind at the lodge.

Accommodation: The Outpost Lodge (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast

Day 15: Arusha – Stone Town, Tanzania

Soar to Zanzibar, a dazzling island paradise! After a scenic flight, transfer to your hotel in Stone Town. Join your guide for an orientation walk through this historic town. Unveil hidden gems and vibrant markets. Opt for a longer tour, including the Old Slave Market and Palace Museum (entrance fees extra). This captivating day sets the stage for your unforgettable Zanzibar adventure!

Accommodation: Spice Palace Hotel (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlights: Flight from Kilimanjaro International Airport – Stone Town, Stone Town Orientation Walk
Optional Activities: Christ Church Cathedral & Old Slave Market, Sultan’s Palace Museum, Stone Town Walking Tour

Day 16: Zanzibar Beach Day, Tanzania

Immerse yourself in Zanzibar’s aromatic delights with a guided tour of a local spice plantation. Uncover the secrets of nutmeg, cloves, and cinnamon! Then, swap lush greenery for paradise – unwind on Zanzibar’s famed coastline, where pristine white sands meet turquoise waters. This day offers a taste of Zanzibar’s diverse treasures!

Accommodation: Spice Island Hotel and Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Highlights: Spice Plantation Guided Tour
Optional Activities: Swimming

Day 17 – 18: Zanzibar Beach Day, Tanzania

Unwind on Zanzibar’s idyllic beaches, bask in the sunshine, and let crystal-clear waters lap at your toes. Embark on a thrilling snorkeling adventure, exploring vibrant coral reefs teeming with marine life. Alternatively, venture out on an island tour, uncovering Zanzibar’s hidden gems and rich cultural tapestry. This free day is yours to customize – create unforgettable memories in your own tropical paradise!

Accommodation: Spice Island Hotel and Resort (or similar)
Meals: Breakfast
Optional Activities: Scuba Diving, Swahili Cultural Tour, Snorkelling, Jozani Forest Tour, Swimming

Day 19: Stone Town, Tanzania

Cherish unforgettable memories as you soak up the sun on Zanzibar’s idyllic beaches one last time. Relax and unwind until your morning group transfer whisks you back to Stone Town for a late-morning departure. Book your onward travel for no earlier than 2:30pm, ensuring a stress-free transition and maximizing your time in paradise!

Meals: Breakfast

Onward Travel Plans

Due to circumstances beyond our control while on tour (such as border crossings, traffic, breakdowns and delays, etc), the end time on the last day cannot be guaranteed. Therefore we strongly recommend you stay the night and fly out the next day. Please consult with your booking consultant.

FROM

Original price was: R123,399.Current price is: R98,719.

+ Single Supplement 9199

Price Disclaimer: Tour is Priced ZAR 123399 - ZAR 134399 (Price Fluctuates base on the seats available. For more information please speak to your travel consultant). Currency fluctuations may occur

Currency estimated. Base currency is South African Rand (ZAR)

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