Kilimanjaro Trek

8 Days - 7 nights 

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Overview
Start/End   Moshi
Total Time   8 Days
Dinners   6 Dinners
Hotel Overnights   7 Nights
Breakfast   7 Included breakfasts
 
Highlights  

Arusha, Moshi, Machame Camp, Shira Camp, Barranco Camp, peak Kibo, Barafu High Camp, Uhuru Peak, Mweka campsite

Accommodations  

Accommodation in Mountain lodges (Very simple and basic Tea Houses) run by local people during trekking. Two nights of accommodation in Moshi, with breakfast

A mountain rising majestically from the savannah plains of East Africa to an astounding height of 5895m, Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa. It also has a unique distinction of being the tallest free-standing mountain on the planet. Doing Kilimanjaro has been on the bucket list of every keen trekker.

Start - Moshi
Finish - Moshi
Itinerary
Day 1 - Arusha or Kilimanjaro Airport to Moshi

Arrive in Kilimanjaro and transfer to your Hotel in Moshi. In evening we have a brief on the trek and kit check ups.

Day 2 - Machame Camp | 3,026 m), 11 Km, 7 hours

An hours drive to the Machame gate and the trek begins through dense jungle to  Machame Camp.

Day 3 - Shira Camp | 3,766 m, 5km , 6 hours)

Today you see change of vegetation as you enter the  zones of giant heather and moorland. Optionally  you can take a short hike to the Shira Caves after reaching camp. 

Day 4 - Barranco Camp | 3,983 m, 10km, 8 hours

You climb to the peak Kibo, and you witness the  western glaciers across the high-altitude desert of volcanic boulders. You trek up the Lava Tower site (4600m)  and get down into Barranco Valley.

Day 5 - Barafu High Camp | 4,645 m, 9 km, 8 hours

You have a steep climb up the Barranco wall and then descend into the Karanga Valley.  You will continue after lunch to Barafu Hut, the highest camp. The attempt to summit will begin at 11pm.

Day 6 - Uhuru Peak Altitude | 5895 m, 5 km and 12 km descent, 16 hours

At midnight we push to the summit. It's a cold 6 hour hike to top rim up a steep climb. The summit rim is reached at about sunrise. It's a fairly level hike to Uhuru Peak the summit and highest point in Africa. We then get down to Mweka camp (3068m).

Day 7 - From Mweka campsite we walk down to Mweka gate and get on to the vehicle. Return to Moshi for the night.

From Mweka campsite we walk down to Mweka gate and get on to the vehicle. Return to Moshi for the night.

Day 8 - This day you return back home.
Inclusions
  • An 8 day adventure trek
  • On the trekking trail of 6 days all three meals are catered.?
  • Accommodation in Mountain lodges (Very simple and basic Tea Houses) run by local people during trekking
  • Two nights of accommodation in Moshi, with breakfast.?
  • Airport Pickup from Kilimanjaro Airport
  • All Ground Transfers
  • Camp Accommodation while trekking?
  • National Park Entry Fees
  • Fully-licensed, English-speaking guide
  • Porter service on the trek
  • First aid kit
Exclusions
  • International flights or visa etc
  • Any expenditures due to delays or unforeseen circumstances.
  • 5% GST
  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations are valid only when communicated in writing. Any changes due to inevitable weather or flight delays etc, will be charged additional, as those prices are not included in the current quote.

  • More than 30 days prior to departure: 25% of the total tour cost.
  • 29-15 days prior to departure: 50% of the total tour cost.
  • 14-07 days prior to departure: 70% of the total tour cost.
  • 06-0 days prior to departure: 100% of total tour cost.
  • Please note that there will be no refund either in part or in full for any unused part of the services provided in the package.
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