Kilimanjaro Climb, Climbing Mt Kilimanjaro of East Africa
Highest peak.Mt Kilimanjaro one of the East Africa Mountains at
an altitude of 5895m ,the highest freestanding mountain in the world
and one of the seven summits.
Route (7 Days/6 Nights)
AB040:-Machame Route (8 days/7 nights)
DAYS MOUNT KILIMANJARO CLIMB -MARANGU TRAIL.
1: On arrival at Kilimanjaro airport
or Namanga/ Taveta, you will be met and transferred to Marangu or
Kibo Hut. You will meet local guides and make arrangements ready
for the following day's trekking.
Day 2: Begin climb. You will
climb up to Mandara Hut (2,742m) near a volcanic fossil. You will
arrive at the hut in time for lunch and rest the whole afternoon
at Mandara hut.
goal is Horombo Hut (3,700m) the route takes you through heavy forests
and then across open Savanna terrain. the giant lobelias begin
to appear at 3,350m. Overnight at Horombo Hut.
5: Rise early
and by about 0200 hrs start the final ascent to Gilman 5,685m
at the rim of the crater. You reach Gilman to witness the spectacular
and unforgettable rise of the sun over mawenzi. After signing the
book you can proceed to Uhuru peak (5,895m). If your stamina survives,
return to Horombo for the night.
6: This is
the last day of the climb and you will return to Marangu or Kibo
Hotel for a deserved comfortable night rest after your memorable
7: After beakfast
drive to Taveta, Kilimanjaro Airport or Namanga or to national parks
after lunch at Arusha.
DAYS KILIMANJARO CLIMB - MACHAME ROUTE
Depart Nairobi by morning shuttle to Moshi arriving late afternoon.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 2. Machame Hut
Drive to Machame Village. The climb begins at the end of the tarmac
road, walking for about 6 hrs gradually ascending through the forested
hills onwards to Machame Hut (3000m). Dinner and overnight.
Day 3. Shira Hut
Early in the morning, you will cross a valley and stream before
ascending a steep ridge. The path then drops into a river gorge
before you climb more gently onto the moorland of the Shira plateau
- 3,800m. Total climbing time is about 6hrs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 4. Barranco Hut
The path continues directly up the ridge towards Kibo, then turns
right and descends into Barranco gorge. Climb to Barranco hut at
3940m shortly after. Total climbing time is about 6 hrs. Dinner
Day 5. Barafu Hut
Crossing the Barranco Valley, climb the Barranco wall (not technical
climbing), then follow the Kibo South Circuit. You will then turn
left and climb up a ridge for about 2 hrs to Barafu hut at 4,600m
. Dinner and overnight.
Day 6. Mweka Hut
Very early start for the summit first to Stella Point and then Uhuru
Peak at 5895m. After sunrise, descend down to Mweka hut, which takes
about 6 hrs. Dinner and overnight.
Day 7. Mweka Gate
This is the last day of your climb. You will descend to Mweka Gate
where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for dinner and
Day 8. Arusha/Nairobi
Depart Moshi by morning shuttle back to Nairobi arriving approx