Mountain Kilimanjaro

Marangu Route
   
         

Marangu Route - Mountain Kilimanjaro 6 Days - 5 Nights

Day 1: Transfer from Kilimanjaro International Airport to the hotel in Moshi town. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.

Day 2: After breakfast we will drive to the Marangu gate (about 1500m), headquarters of the Kilimanjaro National Park, for registration and payment of park fees. Then we will start the climb through the fascinating rain forest to the first hut Mandara about 3-4 hours walking and (2744m). Meals and overnight at the hut.

Day 3: After breakfast, we will follow the ascending path through the alpine meadow. The altitude and geological structure begins to change while enjoying the flora and the view of Kibo peak. Arrive at the Horombo hut after 56 hours at about 3761m. Dinner and overnight at the hut.

Day 4: After breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky and groundsels and lobelias appear. We will reach the Kibo hut after 56 hours hiking. At an altitude of 4732m.

Day 5: After reaching the Kibo hut hikers will take a nap until 1:00 a.m before starting climbing to the highest peak in Africa. We will reach the first point GILMAN'S POINT then another hour to the top (Uhuru Peak) at an altitude of about 5896m. Early in the morning around 7:00 a.m we will start descending to Horombo hut. Dinner and overnight at the hut.

Day 6: Early morning after breakfast we will descend from Horombo hut to the Marangu gate and then transfer from the gate to the hotel for rest, swimming, or massage. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

An extra day is recommended for acclimatization.

 

Machame Route - Mountain Kilimanjaro 6 Days - 5 Nights

Day 1: Transfer from your hotel in Moshi (910m) to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Machame (1490m) for registration and payment of park fees. From here we trek through the lush rain forest with our picnic lunch to the Machame camp 3048m for dinner and overnight. The duration is about 57 hours trek.

Day 2: After hot chocolate, coffee or tea early in the morning we leave the forest. The path follows a steep ridge, passing through heather and open moorlands, and crossing a large gorge to reach Shira camp (3658m) for dinner and overnight. Picnic lunch is taken half way at a designated area, where the views become stunning as your gain altitude. The duration is about 56 hours trek.

Day 3: The hike continues from Shira camp towards the lava tower (4,600m) through dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco camp (3964m). Picnic lunch is taken at a designated area. The duration is about 56 hours trek.

Day 4: After breakfast we will take the path that climbs steeply out of the Barranco valley, crosses the up and down Karanga valley, with our picnic lunch then turns north to reach Barafu camp (4740m) for dinner and a nap. The duration is about 89 hours trek.

Day 5: After a cup of tea around 1:00 am, starts off from barafu campsite crossing through boulder strew ridges and a gap between Rebman and Ratzels glaciers. Arriving at Stella point about 5,700m hopefully just in time for the sunrise photo and then proceed for another 1 - 1:30 hours to the UHURU Peak- 5896m taking 5-6 hours.

Day 6: From Mweka campsite to the gates you will now take at least 3 hrs. Our vehicles will be waiting to drive you to your base camp / lodge in Moshi for your dinner and comfortable bed.

An extra day is recommended for acclimatization.

 

Rongai Route - Mountain Kilimanjaro 6 Days - 5 Nights

Day 1: Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Rongai. Trek through the forest with picnic lunch about 56 hours, reaching the 1 st cave at 2,500m. Dinner and overnight at Simba camp.

Day 2: After breakfast the trail continues for about 5-6 hours to cave # II - 3,480m arriving by lunch time ascending about 980 m. Relax dinner overnight at cave II.

Day 3: After breakfast continue ascending for about 3 hours covering about 400m in altitude to cave III for dinner & overnight about 3,875m.

Day 4: After the breakfast the trek continues for about 34 hours taking a lunch break half way to Kibo Huts for dinner and overnight about 4,703m.

Day 5: An early rise at 1:00 a.m a cup of coffee or chocolate then start trek on a steep sandy path up to Gilman's Point at 5,685m then further for an hour to Uhuru Peak 5,896m. Taking some photo then around 7:00 a.m start the descent to Kibo hut for breakfast then down to Horombo hut for lunch, dinner and overnight.

Day 6: After breakfast descend from Horombo hut to Mandara hut with our picnic lunch box to Marangu gate. Transfer from the gate to the hotel for resting. Dinner and overnight.

An extra day is recommended for acclimatization.

 

Umbwe Route - Mountain Kilimanjaro 6 Days - 5 Nights

Day 1: Transfer the client from Kilimanjaro International Airport to a designated hotel in Moshi town. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: After breakfast at your hotel then drive to Umbwe gate at Lyamungo village. Start treking along a narrow ridge between the Lonzo and Umbwe rivers with picnic lunch box to reach Bivouac I at an altitude of 2865m. The trek takes about 5-6 hours, dinner and overnight at Umbwe cave camp.

Day 3: Morning rise after breakfast leaving the forest with picnic lunch box, the path continues to follow the ridge, passing through heather and open moorlands, to reach Barranco hut hiking for 4-5 hours. The altitude is about 3962m, dinner and overnight at Barranco camp.

Day 4: The path climbs steeply out of the Barranco valley after the morning breakfast, crosses the Karanga valley, with picnic lunch taken at a designated place, then turns north to reach Barafu hut the hiking of about 4-5 hours. The altitude is about 4740m, Dinner and overnight at camp.

Day 5: An early rise, getting a hot cup of coffee, tea or chocolate ready to start to reach the crater rim at Stella Point during the sunrise. Then to Uhuru Peak 5896m the highest point in Africa. Take sometime to take some pictures and then descend to Mweka hut. Dinner and overnight.

Day 6: After breakfast start descend to Mweka gate; get a transfer from the gate to the hotel in Moshi town. Lunch, dinner and overnight.

An extra day is recommended for acclimatization.

 

MOUNTAIN MERU

3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS

Day 1: 9:00 a.m Depart from Arusha for Momella gate where trek begins. On the way, stop over for game watching at Serengeti Ndogo. From Momella gate (1,500m) ascent to Miriakamba Hut (2,500m, approximately 3 hours).

Day 2: From Miriakamba Hut, ascend to Saddle Hut (3,500m, approximately 4 hours). Afternoon trek to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m, about 45 minutes), then down to the rhino point. Dinner and overnight stay at Saddle Hut.

Day 3: 3:00 a.m From Saddle Hut, ascend to the summit of Mount Meru (4,565m) and walk around the rim of Meru Crater. Then return to Saddle Hut for breakfast. After lunch, return to Momella gate, and you will find a car waiting for the drive back to Arusha.

 

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

DAY 1: Depart from Arusha for Momella gate where the trek begins. From Momella gate (1500m) ascend to Miriakamba Hut (2500m, approximately 3 hours).

DAY 2: From Miriakamba Hut, ascend hut (3500m, approximately 4hours). Afternoon trek to the summit of Little Meru (3820m, about 45 minutes). 1.00 a.m from saddle hut, ascent to the summit of mount Meru (4565m) and walk around the rim of Meru crater. Then return to Saddle hut for break fast.

DAY 3: Afternoon trek from Saddle hut to Miriakamba hut (3 hours). Dinner and Overnight. Miriakamba Hut.

DAY 4: After breakfast at Miriakamba hut. Return to Momella gate to find vehicle waiting for the drive back to Arusha.

 

MOUNTAIN OL'DOINYO LENGAI

3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS

Day 1: Depart Moshi or Arusha at 7:00 a.m and drive to Ngaresero village (Lake Natron) with packed lunch. This is about 8 hours driving. Dinner and overnight at Kamakia camp.

Day 2: At very early morning 1:00 a.m. drive to the base of the Ol'doinyo Lengai Mountain to start the climb. Reach at the summit at sunrise and spend few minutes there before coming down to the base of the mountain. From there clients will be transfered by jeep to Kamakia camp for shower and rest. Dinner and overnight at Kamakia camp.

Day 3: Breakfast. Drive back to Moshi/ Arusha.

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