Day 1 : Arusha – Mandara
Pick Up from your hotel in Arusha at 8.00 am drive to Moshi then on the Marangu Park Gate the set of point for your three hour hike to Mandara Hut in which you cover 9 km. Here we are at 2,774m above sea level on your first overnight on Kilimanjaro.
Day 2: Mandara – Horombo
Begin your trek to Horombo Hut in an average hiking time of 8 hours, lunch enroute. In clear weather Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be seen.
Dinner and overnight at the hut, 3,761m.
Day 3: Horombo – Kibo
After breakfast, hike 13 km to Kibo hut, 4,732 m above sea level in an average hiking time of 6 hours. You will now encounter spectacular mountain vegetation like Lobelia, giant cactus and groundsel.
Day 4: Kibo – Horombo via Gilman’s Point and Uhuru Peak.
Wake up at 02.00 a.m. for a pre-down attempt of the summit. It takes 5 hours to Gilman’s Point 5,681 m above sea level. From Gilman’s it takes 1 hour to summit Uhuru Peak, the highest point in African at 5,896 m above sea level. Descend to Horombo hut for overnight.
Day 5: Horombo – Arusha
After breakfast, descend to the Marangu Park Gate via Mandara.You will be transferred to your Arusha or Moshi to connect our bus to back to Nairobi arriving early evening where your climbing safari ends with sweet memories.
Park entrance fee
Full board accommodation on the mountain in tents or huts
Service of our English speaking mountain guide Return transport to the mountain
Any applicable taxes
All mountain rescue fees
Sleeping bag where applicable
Visa entry into Kenya or Tanzania
Tips to /cooks porters and guides
All your climbing gears
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