After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi hotel and thereafter, depart for Arusha arriving in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon organizing any gear you require for the trek.
Overnight at your Arusha hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Moshi then on to the Marangu Park Gate, the set-off point for your three-hour hike to Mandara Hut in which you cover 9 km. Here, we are at 2,774m above sea level on your first overnight on Kilimanjaro
Begin your trek to Horombo hut in an average hiking time of 8 hours, lunch en-route. In clear weather, Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be seen.
Dinner and overnight at the hut, altitude 3,761m.
After breakfast, hike 13 km to Kibo hut, 4,732 m above sea level in an average hiking time of 6 hours. You will now encounter spectacular mountain vegetation like Lobelia, giant cactus, and groundsel.
Wake up at 02.00 a.m. for a pre-dawn attempt at the summit. It takes 5 hours to Gilman’s Point 5,681 m above sea level. From Gilman’s, it takes 1 hour to the summit Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 5,896 m above sea level. Descend to Horombo hut for overnight.
After breakfast, descend to the Marangu Park Gate via Mandara. You will be transferred to your Arusha hotel for overnight.
After breakfast depart for Nairobi on the morning or afternoon shuttle.