Nairobi – Arusha
After breakfast, we will pick you up from your Nairobi Hotel and thereafter, depart for Arusha Town arriving in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon acclimatizing and organizing any gear you require for the trek. Dinner and overnight is at your Arusha Hotel.
Arusha - Mandara
After breakfast, drive to Moshi then on to the Marangu Park Gate, the set off point for your three-hour hike covering about 9 km, lunch enroute, to Mandara Hut. Here, we are at 2,774M above the sea level on your first overnight on Kilimanjaro.
Mandara - Horombo
After breakfast, begin your trek to Horombo Hut in an average hiking time of 8 hours, lunch enroute. In clear weather Mawenzi and Kibo Peaks can be seen from here. Dinner and overnight is at the hut, which stands at an altitude of 3,761M.
Horombo - Kibo
After breakfast, hike 13 km to Kibo Hut, 4,732 m above sea level in an average hiking time of 6 hours. With lunch enroute, you will now encounter spectacular mountain vegetation like lobelia, giant cactus and groundsel. Dinner and overnight will spent at the Hut.
Kibo - Horombo via Gilman’s Point and Uhuru Peak.
Wake up at 02.00 am for a pre-down attempt of the summit. It takes 5 hours to Gilman’s Point standing at 5,681 m above the sea level. From Gilman’s it takes 1 extra hour to the summit - Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 5,896 m above the sea level. You then descend to Horombo Hut for your overnight stay.
Horombo - Arusha
After breakfast, descend to the Marangu Park Gate via Mandara. You will be transferred to your Arusha hotel for overnight.
Arusha - Nairobi
After breakfast depart for Nairobi on the morning or afternoon shuttle.
Park Entrance Fees
Transport and game drives
Accommodation in Campsite
All meals (full board basis)
Tribal Village Visits