CLIMBING KILIMANJARO (7 Days / 6 Nights)
Said to be one of the highest free standing mountains of the world at 5895 meters, Mount Kilimanjaro has also been designated as one of the seven natural wonders of Africa. The place has an enormous biodiversity with a huge variety of forest types that cover its slopes.
Day 1: Diani Moshi
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - Thursday, September 28, 2017
Pickup from the hotel at 6 am followed by a drive along the Taveta Border. After appropriate visa proceedings, proceed to the Land of Kilimanjaro Moshi, where you check into your hotel for lunch. Evening free for relaxation. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Kilimanjaro National Park
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - Friday, September 29, 2017
After breakfast, drive to Kilimanjaro National Park gate that denotes the start of the climb through the rain forest to the humble Mandara Hut that stands at 2750m above sea level. Overnight at the place.
Day 3: Horombo Hut
Friday, September 29, 2017 - Saturday, September 30, 2017
After the breakfast, leave behind the forest glades for ascending openmoorlands that follows right up to Horombo hut that stands at 3700m above sea level. Dinner and overnight stay at the hut.
Day 4: Kibo - Mawenzi
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Sunday, October 1, 2017
Following breakfast, keep on climbing to pass ‘The Last water’. Walk on the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi to arrive at Kibo Hut that stands at 4700m above sea level. Overnight stay at Kibo Hut.
Day 5: Uhuru Peak
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - Monday, October 2, 2017
Get an early start for the heavy and steep scree leading to Gilmans Point at 5681 m that lies at the crater rim. Climb up to the Uhuru Peak that is said to be the highest point in Africa at 5896 m. After getting some memorable shots of the place, start your downwards descent to Horombo hut. Overnight stay at Hut.
Day 6: Moshi
Monday, October 2, 2017 - Tuesday, October 3, 2017
The day is spent in your downwards descent to the park gates where you get a certificate of your climb. You are then driven back to your Moshi hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Moshi - Diani
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - Wednesday, October 4, 2017
After breakfast, depart to Voi Town for lunch. Later drive back to Diani to arrive in the evening to your hotel.End of the Trek.