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Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing

Kilimanjaro huge snow caped summit dome, rising high above the surrounding savanna, is one of Africa's all-time classic images. At 5896m (19344ft), Kilimanjaro is the highest volcanic mountain in Africa and one of the highest volcanoes in the world. With the right preparation, you can walk all the way to the summit without the need of ropes or technical climbing experience.
 

6 DAYS RONGAI ROUTE

Route: NARU-MORU

DAY 1:

Leave Nairobi at 10a.m. and drive south to Loitoktok township. Dinner and overnight in a budget hotel

DAY 2:
Transfer to the Kenya-Tanzania border and then to Tarakea gate(1990m) where the trekking starts. Hike for 10kms to the first cave campsite(3380m) for dinner and overnight
DAY 3:
Hike for 5-6 hours to the second cave(3950m) for dinner and overnight
DAY 4:
Hike for 5-8 hoursto school hut(4620m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5:
Attempt Uhuru peak(5896m) at 1.30a.m. After sunrise, descend to kibo hut for breakfast. Descend further down to Horombo hut (3700m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6:
Leave the mountain via Marangu gate for a short drive to moshi town. Bed and breakfast in a budget Hotel.
DAY 7:
After breakfast connect the 11.30a.m. shuttle bus back to Nairobi arriving in the early evening where the tour ends.
 

7 DAYS UMBWE-MWEKA

Route: Sirimon - Chogoria
DAY 1:
Leave Nairobi at 8.00a.m. to Moshi via Namanga border arriving in the late afternoon. Bed and breakfast in a hotel
DAY 2:
Transfer to Umbwe gate(1900m) where the trekking starts. Hike for 12kms to the forest cave(2750m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3:
Hike for 10kms to Barranco hut(3900m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4:
Hike for 8kms to karanga valley camp site(4200m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5:
Hike for 8kms to Barafu hut(4700m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6:
Attempt Uhuru peak(5895m) at 1.30a.m. After sunrise, descend to Barefu hut(3000m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 7:

Leave the mountain via Mweka gate for a short drive to Moshi where the tour ends.

 

7 DAYS MACHAME-MWEKA (MT.KILIMANJARO)

Day 1:
Leave Nairobi at 8am. Drive to Moshi arriving in the late afternoon. Bed and breakfast in a hotel.
Day 2:
Transfer to Machame gate (2000m) where the trekking starts. Hike for 10kms to Machame hut(3000m) for dinner and overnight
Day 3:
Hike for 10kms to shira hut (3800m) for dinner and overnight.
Day 4:

Hike for 12kms to Barranco(3900m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 5:

hike for 12kms to Barafu hut(4700m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 6:
Attempt uhuru peak(5896m) at 1.30am. After sunrise descend to Barafu hut for breakfast. Descend further down to Mweka hut(3000m) for dinner and overnight.
Day 7:

Leave the mountain through Mweva gate for a short drive to Moshi where the tour ends having conquered the roof of Africa.

 
 
6 DAYS MARANGU
DAY 1:
Leave Nairobi at 8am. Drive to Moshi town via Namanga border arriving late in the afternoon. Bed and breakfast in a hotel.
DAY 2:
Transfer to Marangu gate(1900m) where the trekking starts, hike for 8kms to Mandara hut (2700m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3:
Hike for 11kmsto Horombo hut(3700m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 4:
Hike for 12kms to kibo hut(4700m) for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5:
Attempt uhuru peak(5895m) at 1.00am. After sunrise, descend to kibo hut for breakfast. Descend further to Horombo hut for bed and breakfast.
DAY 6:
Leave the mountain via Marangu gate to moshi where the tour ends.

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