Day 0: Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport at 20.00 pm or other time. After immigration and custom procedures you will meet with our representative who will drive you to Lodge for overnight.
Londorosi Gate (7381ft/2250m) to Shira 1 Camp (/12,600 ft/ 3840 m) 18 km, 5-7 hours
After breakfast at the hotel we will drive by 4WD to Londorosi Gate, for registration and you will meet the crews. After the registration we keep drive to Moram Hill 3395m, where we get drop and start hiking, which is a very short hiking probably one hour to Shira 1 Camp. After arrives at Shira 1 Camp, you get a rest, dinner and sleep.
Shira 1 Camp (12,600 ft/3840m) to Moir Camp (13697ft/4175m) 4 to 5hours moorland
Wake up, get breakfast and start hiking where you will pass through the moorland where you will get the best view of Kibo Peak and Shira Cathedral, therefore we will walk in the shira plateau, a half on the way we will have lunch and then continue to Moir Camp, getting rest and later at evening walk for acclimatization and get back for dinner.
Moir Camp (13697ft/4175m) to Barranco Camp (/12,800 ft/3900m)
Getting breakfast, pack and start hiking, so this day will be a very wonderful because of big time for acclimatization, where we will hike straight to Lava Tower which is 14930ft/4600m, here we will have our lunch for the aim of getting time to gain altitude, and starting ascent to Barranco Camp, rest and waiting for dinner.
Barranco Camp (12,960ft / 3,950m/) to Karanga Valley (13,780ft / 4,035m) 7 Kilometers
Leave Barranco Camp after breakfast starting climbing Barranco wall, nicknamed as Breakfast wall because after breakfast you have to climb the wall (not technical climbing). Climbing Barranco wall it takes 45 minutes to 1 hour. From there we hike up and down to Karanga camp 13780ft/4035m probably it will take 2 hours also is another short hiking day where we can get a hot lunch, rest and doing acclimatization by the time you will be given from guide.
Karanga Camp (/13,780ft / 4,035m) to Barafu Camp (15,100ft / 4,600m/) 6 kilometers
After breakfast, begin the hike to Barafu Camp. On the way to Barafu, you view several Kibo's glaciers, Mawenzi Peak as well as the junction that connects the descent route which is Mweka route. Although the trail to Barafu passes through alpine desert with little vegetation, Barafu Camp offers stunning views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. Try to sleep as soon as you finish dinner as you will awake before midnight for your summit hike, and take all your warm gears for hiking to the summit.
Barafu Camp (15,100ft /4,600m) to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft / 5,895m) to Mweka Camp (10,170ft / 3,100m) 18 kilometers
At the mid night we wake up at 11:30pm and get a light breakfast before we start hiking to the summit. We should start at 12:00am and it will take 5 hours to reach to the Stella point 14000ft/ 5730m which is at the rim of the crater. And from Stella point to UHURU Peak the highest peak of Kilimanjaro mountain which it will take one hour hiking through the rim of the crater.
Approximately we will be at the Summit at the sunrise time 6:00am to 7:00am, where you will get time to enjoy and taking pictures. Afterward you will start to descent back to Barafu Camp where we will have lunch packing and keep descending to Mweka camp where you will have dinner and rest.
Mweka Camp (10,170ft / 3,100m/) to Mweka Gate (4,920ft / 1500m/) 10 kilometers
After camping and overnight at Mweka camp you will start descent to Mweka gate crossing the rainforest again. Watch your steps because the trail can be slippery. Our vehicles will be waiting at the lower station of Mweka Gate to take you back to the hotel, where you can get a hot shower and small part time with your crews and guides.
1.All government taxes
3.Professional, experienced porters & cook
6.All meals while on the Mountain
7.Arrival and Departure transfers
8.Guides, Porters, cook salaries
9.Mess tents with table and chairs
10.Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food:
11.Clean, purified drinking water
12.Crisis management and safety procedures
13.Insurance and ethical treatment of porters
14.Transfers from/to hotel to/from the starting point
1 Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
2.Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
3.Optional Tours (short/long safari after your climb etc)
3.Tips and any items of personal nature