DAY-01 KILIMANJARO -MOSHI
You will be met at the International Airport of Kilimanjaro by our representative. After short introduction you will be offered bottle of mineral water then be transferred direct to Arusha city for dinner and Overnight.
DAY 02- MARANGU GATE - MANDARA
After breakfast and a short tour briefing from the guide, we will depart to Marangu gate of Kilimanjaro National Park . Upon registering with park authorities, our climb will officially commence with a four-hour walk to the Mandala encampment. We will pass through a thick rainforest will officially commence with a four-hour walk to the Mandala encampment. We will pass through a thick rainforest zone, where there is a high chance of rain in the afternoon. We will spend the night at Mandala Hut (2,750m), an attractive collection of buildings. Bathrooms are available with running water.
DAY 03- MANADARA TO HOROMBO HUT
Today we will continue our ascent through the forest for a short time, before reaching the heather and moorland zone at roughly 3,000m. Enjoy stunning views of the mountain peaks at this altitude. We will spend the night at Horombo Hut (3,720m), which lies in a valley surrounded by giant lobelia and groundsel, flora which are characteristic of this semi-alpine zone. Bathrooms are available with running water.
DAY 04- HOROMBO TO KIBO HUT
Continues past the final watering point, and ascends onto the sale of Kilimanjaro, between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. The vegetation thins out as we enter the desert-line alpine zone (approximately 4,000m) and, once we cross the saddle, Kibo peak comes into view. The saddle is an alpine desert that resembles a lunar landscape. Be careful to notice signs of altitude sickness. This seven-hour walk will be taken at a slow pace. We will landscape. Be careful to notice signs of altitude sickness. This seven-hour walk will be taken at a slow pace. We will spend the night at Kibo Hut (4,703m), a comfortable stone construction (no running water at Kibo Hut). This semi-desert zone receives an annual rainfall of under 250mm; the ground often freezes at night, but ground temperatures soar to above 30 degrees Celsius by day. Few plants other than lichens and grasses survive in these conditions.
DAY 05- SUMMIT TO HOROMBO
Shortly after midnight, we will commence our climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro, since it is easier to climb the scree slope to Gillman’s Point (5,861m) on the crater rim when it is frozen and an early start for the six-hour hike improves our chances of reaching the summit in time for sunrise. From Gilman’s Point, it is a further two-hour round trip long the crater’s edge to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa. From the summit, it is downhill all the way to Horombo Hut where we will spend our last night on the mountain.
DAY 06- HOROMBO TO MOSHI
Today’s descent continues past the Mandara encampment to the bottom of the mountain, where each hiker will receive a well-earned certificate. From here, you will be transferred to Moshi for overnight
Breakfast at leisure; afterwards transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for outbound flight