ABOUT TREK

Starting From $1725

Group: Less than 15 persons

Difficulty: Moderate

Please note that we can arrange pre and post climb accommodation in Arusha or Moshi at varying standards and we can arrange transfers to and from Kilimanjaro International Airport. Please contact us should you want these arrangements included.

Route Map

DAY 1

  ARUSHA –       MACHAME GATE 1600M –MACHAME CAMP 3100M

Around 8h30 you will be picked up from your Hotel in Arusha and transfer to Machame gate where trekking formalities are done. Normally formalities and other logistics for climbing the mountain takes about 30minutes to 1 hour. From there you will start your easy track through a dense forest for the first hour. The path continues to follow the ridge rising steadily with several steep sections. The gradient eases slightly as the forest merges into the heather covered ground. A walk will be done for 7.5hours. Elevation change +1500m. The estimated distance to be covered is 10km Final elevation 3,100m and Dinner and Overnight Machame Camp FB.

DAY 2

MACHAME CAMP 3100M TO SHIRA CAMP 3,840M

Early after breakfast continue from Machame camp across the stream onto its west bank and follow the path up the steep rocky ridge rises – across a few times before reaching Shira Camp at the base of the semicircular wall of rocks. Hike time 5-6hours. Elevation change 740m. The estimated distance to be covered is 6km while the final elevation 3,840. Dinner and Overnight Shira Camp.

DAY 3

 SHIRA 3,850M TO BARRANCO CAMP 3,950M

From Karanga Camp hike to Lava Tower 4,700m and then proceed to Barranco 3,950m via the great Barranco Wall. This route offers panoramic views of Kibo through Karanga Valley as we hike high and sleep low, dropping back down from Barranco after lunch. Today’s hike will most of the day. Barranco Campsite is located on an elevation of 3,950m. Hike time 5hours. Elevation change 110m. Estimated distance 8km. Dinner and Overnight Barranco Campsite.

DAY 4

BARANCO TO KARANGA VALLEY. 3,950 TO 3930M    THEN KARANGA VALLEY 3,930M TO BARAFU CAMP 4,600M

Today involves gaining a little more elevation acclimatization and resting for the summit attempting the next morning. This day takes us 4hours of walking. Elevation change +650. Estimated distance 7km. Final elevation 4,600m. Dinner and Overnight Barafu Camp.

DAY 5

 BARAFU CAMP 4,600M TO THE SUMMIT 5,895M.

We will start trekking early before sunrise (1-2 am) as the walk will take 10- 14 hours. We will avoid the mist that sets in later in the day. The snow will still be safely frozen. The 1,100 m (3,600) ascent in just over 3km will take us about 6 – 8hours. After a brief stay at the summit of the highest point in Africa, Uhuru Peak at over5, 895 m we descent via the Mweka route is 12km in about 2hours to Mweka Camp. Dinner and Overnight at Mweka Camp.

DAY 6

 MWEKA CAMP 3,100M TO MWEKA GATE 1,600M

Today we descend about 1,500 meters through the forest on a jungle path for about 10km in 3 to 4 hours to reach Mweka gate where you will meet our driver for transfer you back to Arusha or Moshi.

THIS TRIP EXCLUDES

THIS TRIP INCLUDES

Accommodation before and after the climb

All Kilimanjaro National Park Fees

Transfers to/from Kilimanjaro Airport

Camping equipment’s (Tents)

International Air fares

Crew fees

Items of a Personal Nature

Rescue fees

Gratuities

Temporary flying Doctors Membership

Travel Insurance

All guides (WFR qualified) and porters

Excess baggage fees

All food on the mountain with services of dedicated cook,

Departure taxes and any other applicable airport taxes

Transfers to/from the starting point on the Mountain

Visa for Tanzania

All safety equipment (including oxygen)

Personal health insurance

Waterproof kit bags to carry client’s duffle bags

Bottled mineral water on the mountain (boiled spring water can be provided)

All Camp/hut fees

All other expenses resulting from early descend before the completion of the climb

All communication techniques (Radio Call/mobile phones)

Packed lunch on the first day and hot lunch on last day

THIS TRIP EXCLUDES

Accommodation before and after the climb

Transfers to/from Kilimanjaro Airport

International Air fares

Items of a Personal Nature

Gratuities

Travel Insurance

Excess baggage fees

Departure taxes and any other applicable airport taxes

Visa for Tanzania

Personal health insurance

Bottled mineral water on the mountain (boiled spring water can be provided)

All other expenses resulting from early descend before the completion of the climb

THIS TRIP INCLUDES

All Kilimanjaro National Park Fees

Camping equipment’s (Tents)

Crew fees

Rescue fees

Temporary flying Doctors Membership

All guides (WFR qualified) and porters

All food on the mountain with services of dedicated cook,

Transfers to/from the starting point on the Mountain

All safety equipment (including oxygen)

Waterproof kit bags to carry client’s duffle bags

All Camp/hut fees

All communication techniques (Radio Call/mobile phones)

Packed lunch on the first day and hot lunch on last day

GET IN TOUCH!

Our team is ready to answer all your questions about our Services, pricing or anything else.

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  • keshitours@gmail.com
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