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|Trip Highlights |
Depart USA, overnight transatlantic flight.
Arrive in Europe early in the morning. This evening, leave on overnight flight to JKIA Nairobi.
Upon arrival in the Morning, you are met by Ashford Tours & Travel Representative and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the morning is at leisure. In the afternoon you join on a City Tour of Nairobi that includes a visit to National Museum and the Snake Park. Then back to your hotel for overnight. Hotel: Nairobi Safari Club BB.
Morning drive to Amboseli Park at the foot of the snow –capped Mt. Kilimanjaro. Famous for its large population of Elephants, the park has wide variety of Wild animals. Apart from game viewing you can visit the Masai people in their traditional homes – the Manyatta. Lodge: -Amboseli Serena Lodge LDBB.
Morning and evening game viewing alongside the magnificent snow blanketed mountain. It provides a great background for herd of elephants, giraffes, gazelle and pride of lions. The lodge provides a good pool overlooking a watering hole where different animals and birds visit. Lodge: – Amboseli Serena Lodge. LDBB.
After breakfast you are transferred to Namanga border where you join the other Kilimanjaro Trekkers en-route to Arusha.
Your expedition starts today. Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park gate. Ascend, walking through the rain forest to MANDARA HUT lying at 9,000 ft/2750m. Stay overnight.
Leave the glades of forest and follow ascending path on the open moorlands to HOROMBO HUT (12,000 ft/ 3,700 m). Stay overnight.
Ascend past the “last water”, walking on to the saddle between the peak of Kibo and Mawenzi arriving at KIBO HUT at 15,000 ft / 4,700 m. Stay overnight.
Early start for the summit on steep and loose slopes up to Gillman's Point at 18,640 ft. 5869 m. The trek continues along the crater rim at Gillman's Point to UHURU PEAK, giving magnificent views over the vast plains below. The highest point in Africa at 19,340 ft / 5896 m. From here you descend going straight down to HOROMBO HUT. Stay overnight.
The day is spent in descending down to the park gates. Drive to Arusha for an overnight stay at Mountain Inn DBB.
After breakfast, you are transferred to the Airport for your flight to Zanzibar. You are then transferred to your Beach hotel. Hotel: Karafuu Beach Club DBB.
Two days at leisure in the beach club. Hotel: –Karafuu Beach Club, DBB.
Transfer to the Airport for your flight to Nairobi. Connect your overnight flight to Europe.
Arrive in Europe early in the morning. Connect to USA bound flight, arrive later this day.
Excerpt: The majestic, snow capped Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa dominates the landscape of the East African savannah. It beckons every trekker and mountaineer to rise to the challenge of scaling its lofty, towering summit. Before you ascend in this trip you will first safari in Amboseli National Park. After your descent you will spend two relaxing days in Zanzibar in this 17 day (16 night) trek.
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