Extend your stay with six days on the exotic island of Zanzibar, home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches. Swim, snorkel, dive and sea kayak in the warm turquoise waters, explore an underground coral cave, take a spice tour and visit ancient ruins.
Days 1-3: Mbahe Village - Shimba Farm. We transfer Mbahe Village, home of the Chagga people and Kili's gateway for over a century. As guests of our climbing leader we are welcomed by his entire village! Recover from your flight and prepare for the climb up the classic Shira Route. We leave early the third day for Shimba Farm, a huge plantation where we do a warm-up hike to a beautiful forested gorge.
Days 4-8: Big Tree Camp to Arrow Glacier Camp. Climb steadily through luxuriant tropical forest, enchanted moorlands and Kili's stunning alpine zone. As we get higher, sparkling glaciers and the spectacular Western Breach come into view. Our guides make sure we're comfortable and plenty of time to acclimatize is built into our climb.
Days 9-11: Kilimanjaro Summit - Mbahe Village. Ascend Kili's awesome Western Breach and arise early on Day 10 for our climb to the top of Africa - 19,344-feet Uhuru Peak! After tea and snacks, congratulations and photos, descend to Mweka High Camp, and the next day takes us down to Mweka Gate.
Days 12-13: Mbahe Village. Activities include nature walks, swimming, visiting with the local people, drumming, and sampling homemade banana beer! We gather for our celebration dinner and the following morning depart for the airport for flights home.
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