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Our expert guides and professional crew ensure that there is the maximum possible acclimatisation and flexibility to enjoy the magnificent mountain scenery that extends from the volcanic summit to the vast African plains.

  • 1 Night at Hotel in Arusha
  • 6 Day Kilimanjaro Climb
  • 1 Night at Hotel in Arusha
INCLUDED
Accommodation Professional Guides
Entrance Fees Most Meals

Accommodation

NOT INCLUDED
Flights
Guide gratuity

 

Additional information

Minimum Persons:4
Available Spaces June 1 Trip4
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Day 1: Arusha

During your arrival, I/our representer will meet you at the airport and transferred to your , Accommodation:  (Mount Meru ) (Kibopalacehotel)  (Ilboru lodge)  (Palace hotel)

Meals: Breakfast

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Day 2: Arusha to Kilimanjaro

  • Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara Hut (2700m)
  • Accommodation: hut/cabin
  • Hiking time: 3-5 hours
  • Distance: Approximately 12 km
  • Habitat: Montane forest

Mandara Hut (Full board) After having your breakfast we will make a short journey from your Hotel in Arusha/Moshi to National Park gate for the necessary formalities at the gate. We start the climbs through fascinating tropical rain forest; we reach the first hut at Mandara for dinner and overnight. An alternative is to simply rest and relax the beautiful forest around the camp.

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Day 3: Kilimanjaro

  • Mandara Hut (2700m) – Horombo Hut (3720m)
  • Accommodation: hut/cabin
  • Hiking time: 5-6 hours
  • Distance: Approximately 14 km
  • Habitat: Moorland

Horrombo Hut (Full board) Today the first part of the walk is a steep ascent through forest, but the path soon opens out into moorland and, in clear weather, there are great views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. We arrive at Horombo Hut mid-afternoon, where you can relax and enjoy the stunning scenery around the camp.

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Day 4: Kilimanjaro

  • Horombo hut (3720m) to further improve our acclimatization day. 2 hours hike.

Horrombo Hut (Full board) Today we will have the option of doing a 2-3hrs hike to Mawenzi Hut (4600m), passing the Zebra Rocks, this extra day and night at Horombo is for additional acclimatization. We recommend drinking enough water and walking slowly! All meals for the day are provided at the Horrombo hut.

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Day 5: Kilimanjaro

  • Horombo Hut (3720m) – Kibo Hut (4700m)
  • Accommodation: hut/cabin
  • Hiking time: 5-6 hours
  • Distance: Approximately 15 km
  • Habitat: Alpine desert

Kibo Hut (Full board) Today we climb very gradually towards the lunar desert of the Saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo. These 6-7 hours walking will be taken at a slow pace until we reach Kibo Hut (4,700m), where we will spend the night in a comfortable hut.

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Day 6: Kilimanjaro

  • Kibo hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Horombo Hut (3720m)
  • Hiking time: 5-8 hours to Uhuru Peak
  • Distance: Approximately 6 km
  • Discent back to Kibo (4700m)
  • Distance: Approximately 6 km
  • Hiking time: 2-3 hours to Kibo
  • Accommodation: hut/cabin
  • Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit

Kibo Hut to Summit to Horrombo Hut (Full board) Wake  up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to rim of the main crater, Gillman’s 5,685 m. continue slowly to make the three hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru peak 5,895 M. which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we descend to Kibo Hut is amazingly fast, and we stop at Kibo Hut for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Horrombo Hut.

After eating, you will continue descending down to Horombo Hut (3720m). You will have a dinner, wash, and sleep soundly at the hut after a strenuous day.

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Day 7: Kilimanjaro

  • Hiking time: 6 hours
  • Habitat: Moorland and forest
  • Distance: Approximately 26 km

Horrombo Hut (Full board) Today we will descend past Mandara hut to Marangu National Park, successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. From here you will be transferred to Arusha/Moshi for dinner and celebrations.

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Day 8: Arusha

END OF TOUR-Flying  Back Home In the Afternoon/Evening.

    • Meal-Breakfast

TRIP EXTENSION: Continue to uncovering the secrets of Africa on one of our exciting optional extensions.

Balloon safari.
Horseback safari.
Walking safari
Motorcycle safari, Mountain biking safari.
Magic Ireland of Zanzibar.
Culture Tour.
Maasai boma visit.

Upon arrival in Arusha/Moshi you will have Dinner and then we will end our climb. The group should tip the guides and porters, around $250-400 (Per clients) per trip, this will depends on number of climbers.

Please note this itinerary is subject to change with or without prior notice according to local conditions or national park rules.

INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Airport pickup & drop off
  • Accommodation
  • Mountain Guide, Cook, Porters
  • Park Fees
  • Hut Fees
  • Rescue Fee
  • Air rescue fees, in case of an evacuation. AMREF flying doctor.
  • All food and Catering equipment’s, breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • Free storage of excess baggage not required on the Mountain
  • Fully equipped High Altitude and Wilderness First Aid Kit/S
  • Oxygen tanks
  • Summit-Trails Complimentary T-shirt

EXCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Drinks and Laundry at hotel
  • Personal Mountain Gears
  • Sleeping bags/Available for rent
  • Sleeping matt/Available for rent
  • Gratuities/ Tipping for team/crew
  • Medical and personal Luggage Insurance
  • Visas
  • Any excess luggage more than 15 KG per client
  • Inoculations
  • Any amendments to the above itinerary
  • Value Added Tax (VAT)

DEPARTURE DATES AND TIME

The departure dates for all of our east African safaris, treks, tours, and other adventure packages are totally flexible according to your own personal needs. Please contact (us) for further and more detailed information, as well as information on all our adventure packages into Tanzania and east African in general.

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