This year take a breath-taking trip to Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 4,900 m from its base to 5,895 meters above sea level. This will be a wonderful experience that you will never forget. Join the thousands who have scaled this mountain, concurred their fears and enjoyed what nature has to offer.
This package comes packed with options. Take your time and read through carefully.
Please note its based on 7 pax and payable in installments till 2 days to the start of the trip.
Rate 1450 USD PER PERSON COST IS BASED ON 7 PAX
- Transport from Nairobi to Moshi and back by 25 seater direct shuttle,
- Accommodation at Moshi with meals up on the mountain
- Park Entrance fee
- Accommodation on the mountain in Bandas Marangu route /tents Machame route
- 3 meals per day
- Porters, guide, chef, rescue fee but not evacuation cover, certificate for achievement,
- Hiking gears
- Evacuation cover
- Personal items (we hire out hiking gears)
KILIMANJARO 7 DAY’S PACKAGE (MARANGU AND MACHAME ROUTES)
1.MARANGU ROUTE ITINERARY
The Marangu route also known as coca cola route is the most popular thus a highs traffic route on Kilimanjaro. It is the only non camping route on Kilimanjaro where trekkers sleep in dormitory alike huts. Marangu is mistake ably considered as the easiest route and due to this
reputation, it is often selected by many unprepared and inexperienced trekkers. As a result, only a meagre 35% of climbers using this route actually make it to the summit at Uhuru peak. Scenically, Marangu route has great views of the rain forest, Mawenzi peak, and the landscape below as well as the magnificent vista from the summit. Marangu route is ideal for those who are not confident in their ability to hike over steeper paths and are not comfortable sleeping under a tent. The route takes five days minimum to complete, although six days is more practical and recommended .
Travel from Nairobi to Moshi by direct shuttle 8 hrs drive via Namanga boarder,Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet your climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. meal’s and Overnight in the hotel at Moshi
DAY 2: Moshi – Mandara hut (9,020 ft/2750 m)
Drive from the hotel to Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Marangu for entry registration Start the trek to Mandara hut through thick rain forest. Have packed lunch on the way. Dinner and retire for the day.
DAY 3: Mandara hut – Horombo hut (12,200 ft/3720 m)
Ascend through moorland with packed lunch on the way and end the day’s hiking at Horombo hut.
Note: An extra day for acclimatization can be added by staying another night at Horombo hut. The day is spent on a hike to Mawenzi hut and back in the evening.
DAY 4: Horombo hut – Kibo hut (15,420 ft/4700 m)
Walk up, across the saddle, to Kibo Hut. Dinner and rest till Midnight.
DAY 5: Kibo hut -Summit (19,340 ft/5895 m) – Horombo hut
Midnight trek to the summit via Gilman’s Point. After a short period of photo taking at Uhuru peak, descend to Kibo Hut for breakfast. Continue down to Horombo Hut for the day’s and night’s rest.
DAY 6: Horombo hut – Moshi
Walk down to the park gate then drive to the hotel in Moshi town.
DAY 7: Depart Moshi
Depart Moshi for onward travel or catch a flight back home.
2. MACHAME ROUTE 7 DAYS ITINERARY
The Machame route is argueably the most scenic and probably the most beautiful route
by which to ascend the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro. The trek begins in the southwest area of the mountain at Machame Gate and descends down Mweka, on the southeast side of the mountain thus offering climbers the most varied scenary of Kilimanjaro. Additionally, Machame visits stunning place such as Shira Plateau, Barranco, and Lava Tower.
Machame route is known as the “Whiskey Route” in comparison to Marangu because it is a more difficult route and trekkers sleep in camping tents as opposed to huts. Machame is the second most popular route on the mountain.
Nights are spent in ‘mountain tents’ sleeping two persons per tent (3 man tents, so there is space for your luggage). All your supplies and camping equipment are carried by porters and your meals are prepared.
Machame is ideal for those who want a more difficult climb, and are confident in their ability to hike for long periods of time over somewhat steep terrain. The route takes six days minimum to complete, although seven days is recommended to increase the chances of summiting. The descent is down Mweka, on the south-east side of the mountain.
DAY 1: Nairobi to Moshi
Travel from Nairobi to Moshi by direct shuttle 8 hrs drive via Namanga boarder,Upon arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Meet your climbing guide for briefing and final gear check. meal’s and Overnight in the hotel at Moshi.
DAY 2: Moshi – Machame hut (9,840 ft/3000 m)
Drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame for entry registration. Start the trek to Machame hut through thick rain forest. Have packed lunch on the way. Dinner and retire fourth day.
DAY 3: Machame hut – Shira hut (12,470 ft/3800 m)
Ascend to Shira Hut past the Shira plateau and through ridges and valleys. Stay here overnight.
DAY 4: Shira hut – Barranco camp (12,960 ft/3950 m)
Head eastward to a junction where we continue to Lava Tower Campsite (14,760ft/4500m), then descend to Barranco camp thus allowing your body to adjust to altitude change. Take the day’s rest here.
DAY 5: Barranco camp – Barafu camp (15,090 ft/4600 m)
Across the Karanga Valley and ascend to Barafu campsite. Have dinner and take the day’s rest ready for the hike to the summit.
Note: An extra day for acclimatization can be added by staying overnight at Karanga camp then proceed to Barafu camp the next day.
DAY 6: Barafu camp I summit (19,340 ft/5895 m)-Mweka
Start at mid-night for the Summit (Uhuru peak) arriving at sunrise. Descend back to Barafu for breakfast then further down to
Mweka Hut. Have lunch and spend the rest of the day relaxing.
DAY 7: Mweka hut – Moshi
After Breakfast, descend to the park gate where a vehicle awaits to transfer you to Moshi for onward travel or catch flight
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