8 Days Kilimanjaro Treks

8 Days Kilimanjaro Treks is relatively new route, is preferred by reputable operators due to its beauty, remoteness and success rate. In short, it maximizes the chances that a climber will reach the summit, and enjoy the experience overall.8 Days Kilimanjaro Treks

Day 0: Arrival
You are collected by one of your drivers at the airport(preferred Kilimanjaro international Airport – JRO) and drive to your hotel for rest and overnight
-BB Included

Day 1: Hotel – Londorossi Gate (2360m) – Mti Mkubwa Camp (2810m)

Your day starts early with a breakfast from the hotel, followed by a briefing by your head guide and then a 2-hour drive from the hotel (910m) to Londorossi Park Gate (2100m). The guides and porters prepare and pack the supplies and your equipment at the park’s gate and registration. You start trekking through the rainforest until completes this day by entering to our first camp where your tent is setup with your personal belongings inside
-Walking distance: 6km, 3-4hrs
all meals are included


Day 2: Mti Mkubwa camp (2810m) – Shira 2 camp (3505m)
You depart from Mti mkubwa to the second camp through heath and Moorland zone, following the shira ridge we enter vast high attitude desert plateau where the first view of Mount Kilimanjaro unfold one the horizon
-Walking Distance: 8km, 6-8hrs
All meals are included


Day 3: Shira camp 2 (3505m)-Moir Camp(4160m)
The route now turns east into a semi desert and rocky landscape surrounding Lava Tower. We leave from Shira to Moir camp which is nested near enormous beds of volcanic rock and surrounded by rocky hills and cliffs. At the arrival of camp you enter your tent which is already set with your belongings inside
-Walking Distance: 9km, 6-8hrs
all meals are included


Day 4: Moir Camp(4160m) – Barranco camp(3950m)- Acclimatization Day
After spending a night at the Moir camp today we test our acclimatization with a trek to the base of Lava tower at 4500m, following our rest we descent through senecio forest passing waterfalls that usher us in to the Barranco camp. The camp is set in the shadow of the massive Barranco wall with easterly breezes often carrying misty clouds from the Barranco Valley.
-Walking distance: 5-7hrs, 7km
All meals are included

Day 5: Barranco camp (3950m) – Karanga camp(39950m)
Today’s task will be the 150m face of the Barranco wall. Realization of how hard the porter’s works will be realized as this challenging scramble provides quiet the balancing act for our crew. We arrive at the camp for a well-deserved dinner and overnight
-Walking distance: 3-5hrs, 5km
all meals are included
Day 6: Karanga Camp(3995m) – Barafu Camp(4600m)
After breakfast with picnic lunch en route, the morning trek is slow and steady uphill hike as we enters the Arctic zone, The temperatures becomes noticieably cooler, however excitement fills our camp as we take final preparations for the summit day ahead.
-Walking distance: 3-5hrs, 4km
all meals are included

Day 7: Summit attempts, Barafu camp (4600m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka Camp(3100m) 
Today we face our greatest challenge, and meet the most rewarding point, An early wakeup call for preparation and light breakfast before starting the summit around 01.00hrs. Spectacular view coupled with the sunrise will warm the soul and strengthen the spirit as the iconic Uhuru peak is now on sight. After the elation of a well-earned summit, we descend back to Barafu camp for a nice break and celebration before continuing to Mweka camp
-Walking Distance: 12-14hrs, 21km
all meals are included

Day 8: Mweka Camp (3100m) – Mweka gate 
Descend from Mweka camp to the park gate where you are transferred back to your hotel for a well-deserved shower.
-Walking Distance: 3-4hrs, 10hrs.

Package Includes:

  • 2 nights’ accommodation at Peace Hotel in Arusha.
  • All nights’ accommodation in Tents.
  • Professional, experienced, mountain.
  •  All Park fees and Rescue fees.
  •  All meals while on the Mountain.
  • Arrival and Departure transfers.
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees.
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food.
  • Clean, purified drinking water.
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters.

Excludes:

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.
  • Optional Tours
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.
  • International and Local Flights.
  • Yellow fever vaccinations.

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