Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is a mystical adventure through primitive equatorial jungles to the snow covered summit and it’s unparalleled panoramic.
“Up on the roof” Hiking Safari
All Inclusive Price = USD $1,200 – MINIMUM 4 Trekkers
Transfer to Marangu. Dinner and overnight at a Hotel.
MARANGU – MANDARA HUT (2,744 M)
Distance: 9 kms. Estimated duration: 4 hours.
Depart from your hotel, drive straight to Marangu National Park gate, where the climb begins (1860m) on the edge of the mountain forest. Walk through the semi flower covered tropical dense rain forest,while colourful birds sing and monkeys shake trees The walking takes Dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut.
MANDARA HUT – HOROMBO HUT (3,761 M)
Distance: 11kms. Estimated duration: 5 hours.
First thing in the morning we head out for Horombo Hut. We transverse dense rain forests, and grass covered moorlands in the midst of 9 m heather trees. The sun is warm on your face, the flowers profuse and the views of Kibo and Mawenzi Peaks are humbling before the landscape becomes more rugged as you close in on to windy Horombo Hut at 3761 m above sea level. Finally we settle in for Dinner and overnight.
HOROMBO HUT – KIBO HUT (4,700 M
Distance: 10kms. Estimated duration: 5 hours.
After breakfast, we continue on the rouht to Kibo Hut. The altitude causes difficulty in breathing and tiredness is felt as the path leading you to Kibo Hut passes the water streams and skirts MAWENZI before opening out into the barron lanscape of the saddle. It forms a “U” between MAWENZI and KIBO Peaks. You are now in a winter enviorment soronded by cold winds, frost and snow. Dinner and overnight at KIBO Hut.
UHURU PEAK – HOROMBO HUT (3,761 M)
Distance: 24kms. Estimated duration: 12-13 hours
Wake up soon after midnight for the final attempt to the summit. Walk for about 5 hours, the steepest and most difficult part of the route, to GILMAN’S POINT at 5681 m above sea level, on the Crater rim. If able trek the final 2 hours to reach UHURU Peak; the highest point in Africa. After signing the visitors book, descend to Horombo Hut, for dinner and overnight.
snow. Dinner and overnight at KIBO Hut.
HOROMBO HUT – MARANGU HOTEL
Descend to Marangu Gate then transfer to Marangu or Kibo Hotel for dinner and overnight snow. Dinner and overnight at KIBO Hut.
MARANGU – ARUSHA
After breakfast, return to Arusha by company transport.