DAY 1:– Pick clients from the lodge / hotel in Arusha / Moshi at 8:00am after breakfast and drive to Marangu gate. The climb starts at Marangu Gate (1829m); followed by a 3-4 hours walk through the festinating rainforest to reach Mandara Hut (2700m), close by Maundi Crater. Dinner and overnight at Mandara hut!
DAY 2:– Morning after breakfast, trekking while the last glades of the forest are left behind, when we follow the gently ascending path through the open Alpine Meadow. The altitude begins to make you trek slowly: “pole pole” is the order of the day while enjoying the flora and the magnificent view. Picnic lunch on the way. Horombo Hut (3720m) is reached within 5-7 hours walking. Dinner and overnight in the Horombo hut.
DAY 3:-After a good night’s rest, we continue, past the last giant Lobelias and Proteases, and move on the lunar landscape of the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi. Kibo Hut (4703m) is reached in 5-6 hours. Picnic lunch on the way. Dinner and overnight in Kibo hut.
DAY 4:-Very early at 2am, you begin the climb for the summit. For about 5 hours you will be climbing the steepest and most demanding part, the route to Gilman’s Point, and 5685m on the crater rim. Less than 2 hours is taken to reach Uhuru Peak which is 5895m, the highest point in Africa. Yes From here you descend going straight down to Horombo Hut, where you’ll spend the night.
DAY 5:-After breakfast, you start descending to Marangu Gate. A car will be there waiting, ready for transfer back to Arusha via Moshi town.
PRICE:– $1115 EACH PERSON.
WHAT IS INCLUSIVE IN THE PRICE:-
1- Night Accommodation in Arusha / Moshi at our Lodge with Bed & Breakfast after your Kilimanjaro trek, Professional Mountain Guide, Assistance Mountain Guide, Mountain Potters, Mountain Chef, Two person Tents, Mattress, Food-3 meals a day, Park Entry Fee, Huts Fee, Rescue Fee.
NOT INCLUSIVE: – Tip to the mountain guides, porters, chef, Personal Mountain Gears, sleeping bags and personal requirements.