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 – Marangu Gate (1,860 m) – Mandara hut (2,700 m)

Begin:Marangu Gate (1,860 m)

End:Mandara Hut (2,700 m))

Altitude:840 m

Walking Time:3-4h



3
Mandara Hut (2,700 m) – Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

Begin: Mandara Hut (2,700 m))

End: Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

Altitude: 1,000 m

Walking Time: 5-6h


4
Horombo Hut (3,700 m) – Zebra Rocks (3,980 m) – Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

Begin: Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

End: Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

Today’s purpose is getting your body to acclimatise to the altitude. Acclimatisation should not be underestimated as it greatly improves your chances of reaching the summit. After a relaxing breakfast, you will set off on a 2 to 4 hour trek to Zebra Rocks (3,980 m).

Walking Time: 4-5h


5
Horombo Hut (3,700 m) – Kibo Hut (4,700 m)

Begin: Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

End: Kibo Hut (4,700 m)

Altitude: 1,000 m

Walking Time: 5-6h

6
Kibo Hut (4,700 m) – Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) – Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

Begin: Kibo Hut (4,700 m)

End: Uhuru Peak (5,895 m) – Horombo Hut (3,700 m))

Altitude: 1,195 m

Walking Time: 12-14h

7
Horombo Hut (3,700 m) – Marangu Gate (1,860 m) – Moshi

Begin: Horombo Hut (3,700 m)

End: Marangu Gate (1,860 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: 1,840 m

Walking Time: 6-7h

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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