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Arusha,
Tanzania,
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Group Discounts - RA Safaris - Tanzania

RA Safaris organise group trips where any traveler can join on scheduled itineraries. Below you will find a few itineraries for a real adventure safari of your life in Tanzania. Traveles can organise the group themselves or register for the shown dates. If traveles likes the itinerary and wants to invite their friends to make their own group of which you can even suggest the dates you want to travel. Come and join the trip for a great adventure safari in Tanzania. Travelers are welcome to discuss with us whenever they have any questions or need for clarifications. Feel free to call or email us.

 

RAS-001G 6 Days – 5 Nights Kilimanjaro Trek, Machame Route

Departure:

12 July, 2017 - 18 July, 2017 (01 customer confirmed already)

                                                         

Indicative Price per Person: USD 1,795

  • Acclimitization (Extra day on the mountain): USD 255 per person

Day 00:                                        

Arrival and transfer to McElly's Hotel or similar (this can be upgraded on extra cost). Briefing and gear inspection .

Day 01:                                                  

Arusha – Machame Gate – Machame Camp:                                                             

Accommodation                          : Machame Camp

Meal Plan                                      : Full Board Basis (tent, breakfast lunch and dinner) 

Breakfast and thereafter Kilimanjaro briefing, afterward you will be picked up and transfer to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate where you will register, commence the climb with your guide and porters. Your first day takes you through the rain forest to the Machame Camp located at an altitude of 9,350 feet (2850 meters).  After resting you will enjoy a relaxing dinner.

Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest Mountain in Africa and one of the highest volcanoes in the World.  It rises to 15,000 feet above the surrounding plains and savannah.  In climbing it you will pass from a tropical to an arctic climate in a few days.  The surrounding rain forest ensures the fertility of the lush, lower-lying Shamba (country), where the Chagga people cultivate their coffee, maize and bananas.

Day 02:                                                

Machame Camp – Shira 2 Camp:                           

Accommodation                          : Shira Camp

Meal Plan                                      : Full Board Basis (tent, breakfast lunch and dinner) 

After breakfast you will leave the glades of the rain forest and follow an ascending path for about 3 hours on the open moorlands to the Shira camp located at an altitude of 12,500 feet (3800m). Enjoy views of the summit cone and the remains of the Shira volcano and plateau.

Day 03:                                                

Shira 2 – Baranco Camp:                                  

Accommodation                          : Barranco Camp

Meal Plan                                      : Full Board Basis (tent, breakfast lunch and dinner) 

After leisurely breakfast at Lava Tower you get to the screen slope at the foot of the arrow glacier turn right and descend the Barranco valley to the Baranco Camp for dinner and overnight. (13,044 feet (3,976m).

 Day 04:                                         

Baranco Camp – Barafu Camp):

Accommodation                          : Barafu Camp

Meal Plan                                      : Full Board Basis (tent, breakfast lunch and dinner) 

After breakfast at Baranco Camp, proceed ascending to Barafu Camp via Karanga Valley. Picnic lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at Barafu Camp. (15,331 feet (4673m).

Day 05:                                                       

Summit - Stella Point - Uhuru Peak and descent to Millennium Camp:    (10 – 12 total hours walking):

Accommodation                          : Millennium Camp

Meal Plan                                      : Full Board Basis (tent, breakfast lunch and dinner) 

After the breakfast start for trekking to the summit. On reaching the Summit (Uhuru Peak) (5,895 m/19,340 ft) make photos and later descend down for dinner and overnight at Millennium Camp (3820 m/12530 ft).

Day 06:                                         

Millennium Camp – Mweka Gate – Arusha:                                                                           

Accommodation                          : McElly's Hotel or similar (This can be upgraded on extra cost)

Meal Plan                                   : Half Board Basis (room, breakfast and dinner)                       Breakfast and continue your descend to Mweka Gate (1,500m) and collect your certificates for successful trek.  You will then be transferred to Arusha for dinner and overnight McElly's Hotel or similar (This can be upgraded on extra cost).

Package includes:                                                                                       

Meet and Greet

  • Trip Briefing
  • AMREF: Emergency Medical Evacuation
  • Full Board Basic Campsites on   Kilimanjaro trekking
  • Half Board Lodge accommodation in Arusha before and after trek
  • Professional mountain Guides, Chef and porters for the trek
  • Camping and Catering equipments on trek
  • Three meals per day
  • All Park fees
  • All government taxes for indicated services
  • 1.5 liters of bottled water per person on the first day and boiled water during the  trek
  • Transfers to and from Kilimanjaro Gates; Machame and Mweka
  • Rescue Fees

Package excludes:

Internal and International flights

  • International airport  departure taxes
  • Tips and Gratitude to the guides, chef and porters (Tipping is common in Tanzania): http://www.rasafaris.com/faq.html
  • Drinks
  • Laundry
  • Visas and travel insurance
  • Vaccinations and malaria medication
  • Any add-on tours or activities not mentioned in the program
  • Sleeping Bags and flat mattress (can be provided on extra cost)
  • Oxygen Cylinder (can be provided on extra cost)
  • Gamow Bag (can be provided on extra cost)
  • Airport Transfers

Booking Conditions:

Validity: 2017

  • Quote based on minimum of 1  Pax
  • In order to guarantee these prices, at least 40% on acceptance of the quote/itinerary and 60% 60 days prior arrival.  For last minute bookings 100% may be required on confirmation.

Cancellations prior to departure:

For cancellations received by us in writing:

  • 35 days prior                                       30% of Tour cost
  • 34 – 15 days prior                                 50% of Tour cost
  • 14  - 7 days prior                                 75% of Tour cost
  • 6 days or less prior or no show             100% of Tour cost
  • We suggest you contact your insurance broker to discuss any cancellations possibility.

Additional Information:

A 15kg weight restriction in soft baggage is applicable for all internal flights.

  • We strongly recommend travel insurance for all travelers as airlines have extremely high cancellation or date change penalties.
  • All bookings during Christmas and New Year season payment should be made by 1st November.

For proposed packing list go here: http://www.rasafaris.com/packing_list.html

For frequently asked questions go here: http://www.rasafaris.com/faq.html

Groups of above 6 persons attracts discounts when booked at same time.

This itinerary can be customised to add wildlife tours and beach excursions.

Please contact us for more information, or in case you need a more customised itinerary. We are flexible and can adjust depending on your requirements. Its a real adventure.

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