Trip Description

Below is the arrangement of the trip since day one

Day Trip Status
1
ARRIVAL
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro Airport, you will be greeted by our transfer driver and taken to the Key’s Hotel in Mosh or Arusha wait for another day of adventure.

2
Moshi – Machame gate (1,800 m) – Machame camp (3,000 m)

Begin:Machame Gate (1,800 m)

End:Machame camp(3,000 m)

Altitude: 12, 520ft

Walking Time:7h



3
Machame camp (3,000 m) – Shira Camp(3,800 m)

Begin: Machame camp (3,000 m)

End: Shira Camp (3,800 m)

Altitude: 15, 520ft

Walking Time: 5-6h


4
Shira camp (3,800 m) – Barranco (3,950 m)

Begin: Shira camp(3,800 m)

End: Horombo Hut (3,950 m)

Altitude: 740 m

Walking Time: 6h


5
Barranco camp (3,950 m) – Karanga valley camp(3,995 m) - Acclimitization day

Begin: Barranco Camp (3,960 m)

End: Karanga valley (3,995 m))

Altitude: 10k m

Walking Time: 4-5hrs

6
Karanga Valley (3995m) - Barafu Hut (4600m)

Begin: Karanga Hut (3,950 m)

End: Barafu hut (4,600 m)

Altitude: 4km

Walking Time: 4-5hrs

7
Barafu Hut (4600m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Mweka (3100m))

Begin: Barafu Hut (4,600 m)

End: Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) – Mweka Camp (3,080 m)

By torchlight you will start walking on the lava ash that is still frozen. After 5 to 7 hours you will arrive at Stella Point, the crater rim of Mt Kilimanjaro. Another 1 to 2 hours climb along the crater ridge will lead you to the summit of Uhuru Peak (5,895 m). From “Africa’s Roof”, you will be able to see the surrounding landscape being lit up by the rising sun – a truly liberating experience

Altitude: 1,255 m

Walking Time: 10-14h

7
Mweka Camp(3100) – Mweka Gate(1640m)

Begin: Mweka Camp (3,080 m)

End: Mweka Gate (1,630 m)

Altitude: ↓ 1,450 m

Walking Time: 2-3h

8
Moshi – Kilimanjaro Airport / Hotel

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport or alternatively you can extend your trip in Tanzania and go on safari.

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