7 days mount kilimanjaro trekking
DAY 1: NAIROBI –MOSHI;
Arrive Namanga border town at 10.00hrs, continue to Arusha for lunch after immigration formalities. Drive to Moshi where the afternoon is spent organizing climbing gear. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in Arusha or Moshi.
DAY 2: MOSHI-MANDARA HUT.
After breakfast, drive 45kms to marangu gate an altitude of 1860m walk to mandara hut 2,744m (9,000ft) through dense semi-tropical rain forest for your first overnight on Kilimanjaro, meals and overnight at the hut.
DAY 3: MANDARA –HOROMBO HUT.
Start early morning for ten hours walk towards horombo. The landscapes becomes ,more rugged and rocky but superb, both mawenzi and kibo peaks in view .you spend your second night at the mountain at horombo hut an altitude of 3,761m (12,335ft).
DAY 4: HOROMBO- KIBO HUT.
Take a tiring 13km which takes 6hrs to kibo hut 4132m (15,520ft) above sea level spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactus, grounds well and lobelia appear. Meals and overnight at the hut.
DAY 5: KOBO –UHURU PEAK-HOROMBO HUT.
The final attempt to the summit is made in the early hours of the morning at 2:00am .it takes about five hours to climb the steepest and the most difficult part of the route to oilman’s point (5,681m) 18,630ft. From oilman’s it take 12 hours to uhuru peak 8,896m (19,344ft) descend to horombo for dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: HOROMBO –MOSHI.
Descend is rapid. After breakfast, drive to Arusha, for lunch then to Nairobi via namantfa border town arriving early in the evening.
DAY 7: MOSHI- NAIROBI.
After breakfast leave by morning shuttle to arrive Nairobi early afternoon.
- Transport in 4by4 safari van with a pop view.
- Accommodation and meals.
- Park entry fees and government taxes.
- Professional driver guide.
- Mineral water.
- Airport transfers.