On the northernmost peninsula of Zanzibar, Ras Nungwi Beach Hotel is a cluster of whitewashed, palm-thatched cottages in rich tropical gardens overlooking the sparkling Indian Ocean. This is the place to relax and enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings without forsaking first-class comforts. All 32 rooms are tastefully furnished, with hand-crafted four-poster beds and indigenous decor, balconies, air-conditioning and de luxe bathrooms. One of the most unspoilt beaches on the island, fringed by a wide and thriving coral reef, is ideal for walking, swimming and all forms of watersport. The sounds of the ocean round off your relaxing day in paradise.
Spend time with these amazing creatures, watching the daily lives of the chimpanzee. You will become aware of the subtleties of different relationships through gesture, sound and expression. Read more ...
Go on safari in East Africa with A&K, the company that pioneered the modern safari adventure. Visit to Ilboru Primary School, one of the few area schools to service special-needs children. Read more ...
After breakfast, drive approximately three hours from your lodge to the Lemosho Glades at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. Here your team registers for your climb at the Londorossi Gate. Read more ...
Kilimanjaro (for Northern Tanzania), Dar es Salaam via Nairobi (for Selous, Ruaha, Zanzibar)
11 hours 30 minutes including transit stop
GMT +3 hours
Required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required
Best time to travel
December - March, July - October
Due to Tanzania's proximity to the equator the climate is generally warm year round ranging between 25°C to 32°C, there are however regional variations. With two rain seasons, the long rains fall in April and May (into early June) and the short rains falls in October and November. The best times to travel are December, January, February or late June to early October.
I can't say enough good things about Noah. He did everything right, everything a guide should do and more. Our safety and enjoyment were always his most important concern. Hiking Kilimanjaro with Noah, was a safe, rewarding, and memorable experience that I will cherish for a lifetime!
Kilimanjaro Porters Assistance Project (KPAP)
Improving the working conditions of the porters on Mount Kilimanjaro.
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