Kilimanjaro via the Marangu Path plus a few days in Zanzibar - 16-28 July 2004

Travel by Explore Worldwide Ltd

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'Kili' - Marangu Trek + Zanzibar - Ref: KJZ

Day 1 Fly London/ Kilimanjaro. 2 Arrive Kilimanjaro; drive Moshi (900m) at the base of Kilimanjaro. 3 Hike through rainforest to Mandara Hut (2745m). 4 Trek to Horombo Hut (3750m). 5 Acclimatisation day at Horombo; optional walks. 6 Trek to Kibo Hut (4705m), lying between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo. 7 Pre-dawn start up scree slopes to Gilman's Point (5660m); afternoon return Horombo Hut. 8 Trek then drive Moshi. 9 Optional Arusha National Park excursion; fly Zanzibar Town; transfer to Nungwi. 10 Free day for optional beach activities. 11 Afternoon transfer to Stone Town; optional tour of Old Town. 12 Free day; optional 'Spice Tour' of the island. 13 Transfer to Dar es Salaam airport, get ill, visit hospital for two extra days; fly London.


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Mike Peel

Our first sight of Kilimanjaro Just coming into land
One night at the Mountain Inn... and it's off to the National Park
All fit & healthy and raring to go... and we're off into the rain forest
A short pause prior to reaching... Mandara Huts - where we stay overnight
Then it's off again into the damp cloud... reach Horombo Huts where we stay for two nights
Alex fills us in on what lies ahead As dawn breaks we get a fantastic view of our goal
On the acclimatisation day we visit Zebra Rocks... ... and peak at The Saddle
Drawn breaks again and we break camp.. ... heading ever upward and nearer
That's what we have all come for... ...the landscape turns to desert...
...we quench our thirst and keep hydrated... ...and we reach Kibo Hut
No, we weren't in the tents... Tea & popcorn

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