8 days holiday
Day 1: Arrive in Arusha
Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). We will arrange a private transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) to Arusha at Mount Meru Hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure. We will gather in the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check. Dinner and stay overnight at Mount Meru Hotel in BB basis.
Day 2: Meriakamba Hut (Full board)
We drive from Mount Meru Hotel in Arusha to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe , monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.
Momela Gate to Miriakamba Hut (2500 m.): 5-7 hours walking.
Day 3: Saddle Hut (Full board)
The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone. After hot lunch at Saddle Hut we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset. Dinner and overnight night at Saddle Hut
Miriakamba Hut to Saddle Hut (3500 m.): 3-5 hours walking.
Day 4: Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut (Full board)
We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) on time for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridge line between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Meriakamba Hut.
Saddle Hut to the summit to Miriakamba Hut: 10-12 hours walking.
Day 5: Meriakamba Hut to Momella Gate to Arusha (Full board)
We take a short and fast descent way through open grassland and mixed forest, with possibility of seeing wildlife before reaching Momella Gate in the late morning. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to Arusha Airport or Kilimanjaro Airport.
Miriakamba Hut Momella Gate: 2-3 hours walking.
Arrival at Zanzibar International Airport, meet and greet road transfer to Mapenzi Beach Club which is located in North East cost of zanzibar island. This is one of the finest four star Hotel on the spice island of Zanzibar. Check in, have a welcome drink and relax. Dinner and stay overnight in all inclusive basis.
Day 06: Beach Leisure
This is your day to relax on the beach. By your own you can go on diving, snorkeling, explore the village, go swimming on the Indian Ocean Waters or just relax beside the hotel swimming pool reading your novels. Dinner and stay overnight in all inclusive basis.
Day 07: A combination of City + Spice tours.
At 08h30 hrs after breakfast we drive to the spice plantations for the spice tour. Guaranteed to awaken your senses, we will visit the spice plantations where you will have the opportunity to pick, smell, and savour fruits and spices which you have probably never seen on the supermarket shelf, Cloves, star fruit, tangerine trees, lemon grass, mangos teen, ‘lipstick trees’, to name but a few what you can expect to see! This is the cheapest place to buy locally made perfumes and oils. After the tour we take a locally prepared lunch if we are interested before we drive to Zanzibar Stone Town for the city tour.
This three hours tour begins with a visit to Zanzibar’s colorful market, alive with the buzz of locals bartering fresh vegetables and baskets of tropical fruit, amongst the heady aroma of herbs and spices, we continue onto the site of a cathedral built in 1874 then to Tippu Tip’s House, the former British Club, the Old Fort and the House of Wonders ( National Museum ). Your tour ends with a stroll through the narrow streets of Stone Town. After the tour and shopping we drive back to the Hotel for dinner and stay overnight. Remember, this is your best day for shopping. Dinner and stay overnight in all inclusive basis.
Day 08: Transfer from Mapenzi Beach Club to the Airport.
Depending on your flight time we will come to pick you up from Mapenzi Beach Club to Zanzibar International Airport to catch your flight back home. End of tour.