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Day 1: Arrival – Pre-Climbing Briefing

Accommodation: Moshi Hotel

Arrive at Mountain Inn in time for an early evening pre-climb briefing on the trek, dinner and overnight stay.


Day 2: Kilimanjaro Gate – Mandara Hut

Accommodation: Mandara Hut     

Drive to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Marangu for the first section of the climb through the montane forest to Mandara Hut at 9000ft/ 2750m. taking 3 to 4 hours. Overnight Mandara hut


Day 3: Horombo Hut at 12000ft/3700m.

Accommodation: Horombo Hut     

Leaving the forest, you trek along a good path through open grassy moorland to reach Horombo Hut at 12000ft/3700m. taking 5 to 7 hours. Overnight Horombo hut


Day 4: Kibo Hut at 15000ft/4700m.

Accommodation: Kibo Hut     

Continue ascending past ‘the last water point’ traversing the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi to Kibo Hut at 15000ft/4700m. taking 5 to 7 hours. Overnight Kibo hut


Day 5: Gilman’s Point at 18640ft / 5681m. / Uhuru Peak – 19340ft / 5896m.

Accommodation: Horombo Hut     

An early start for the summit on steep and heavy scree up to Gilman’s Point at 18640ft / 5681m. on the crater rim to arrive in time for sunrise. Continue on to Uhuru Peak the highest point in Africa at 19340ft / 5896m. Descend to Horombo Hut for overnight taking 7 to 8 hours ascent and 4 to 7 hours descent. Overnight Horombo hut


Days 6: Descend to Kilimanjaro Gate

Accommodation: Mountain Inn     

Descend the mountain to the Park Gate taking 5 to 7 hours to be met and transferred to Mountain Inn for dinner and overnight stay


Days 7: Depart

Breakfast: Mountain Inn

Breakfast at Mountain Inn. End of tour.

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