Summary of The Day: Today we'll begin our journey to the peak of Kilimanjaro!
After picking you up from your hotel, we'll head to Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort, which is beautifully located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro and is a perfect place to prepare for your adventure.
In the evening we'll gather together at 5:30pm for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
Summary of The Day: After an early breakfast in Arusha, you will drive to the Rongai (Nalemoru) Gate near the Kenya border.
Here we'll begin our climb on this unspoiled wilderness route. We'll steadily but gently move up through the stunning forest that shelters a variety of wildlife. As the forest begins to thin out we'll stop at the first camp, located at the edge of the moorland zone (2600 m.) with extensive views over the Kenyan plains.
Summary of The Day: In the morning we'll continue our journey, steadily ascenting to the Second Cave (3,450m) while enjoy amazing views ofKibo and the Eastern ice fields on the crater rim. After a hot lunch we'll have a free time to rest at the camp or in the afternoon we can explore the surrounding area and climatize for our walk to the Third Cave.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll gradually rise through beautiful open moorland towards the jagged pinnacles of Mawenzi and finally the Kikelewa Camp (3679m). We'll arrive at the Kikelewa Caves in the late afternoon, just in time for dinner.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll follow a short but steep ascent. We'll leave the vegetation behind shortly before reaching the next camp at Mawenzi Tarn. The afternoon is free to help your acclimatization and enjoy the amazing views.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll cross the lunar desert that rests between Mawenzi and KiboHut (4700m), at the bottom of the Kibo Crater wall by early afternoon. Please be away there is no running water at Kibo Hut. The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent, which will begin early in the morning on day 7, so please get a good nights rest.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll awake just before midnight and begin our final ascent. The climb will be steep and under the cover of darkness over loose loose volcanic scree. There will be well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace that will take us to rim of the main crater, Gillman’s 5,685m.
We will rest there for few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the three hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru peak 5,895 m. which is the highest point in Africa.
Congratulations! We did it!
After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we'll descend to Kiko Hut, which will go quick and smoothly, and we'll stop at Kibo Hut for some refreshment. From here we'll continue down to Horrombo Hut.
Summary of The Day: Today we will descend past Mandara hut to Marangu Gate, where all successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. From here you will be transferred to Arusha for dinner and your final night.
Summary of The Day: Today we'll transfer you to the airport for your flight home.
* Adult: 16 and older.|
* Child: 6-15.
* Free for children under 6.
*Adult: $1500.00/person(2-5 persons), $1400.00/person(6-10 persons), $1350.00/person(11-15 persons).
*Children's rate for over 6 years is 50% of adult rate. If there are children over 6 booking the tour, please include their birth date and contact our service team at firstname.lastname@example.org to adjust price for you.
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