Its often said that Kilimanjaro is the biggest free-standing mountain in the world us well is the Roof of Africa and one of the largest extinct volcanoes it stand ( 5895M) 19341 feet)
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Private Room Accommodations in Self-Tented Camp
Park Entry Fees
Mount Kenya is steep, craggy and with twin summit us well you can do Technical Climbing to the highest Summit,Its the kind of peak mountaineers might conjure up when they dream of serious climbing adventures,Mt Kenya is also second highest than MT Kilimanjaro (5199m)17059feet)
MT Kenya peak are: Batian 5199m, Nelion 5186m, Lenana 4985m
N/B For both Batian and Nelion you must do the technical climbing to get at really summit
But Lenana is called tourist peak because everyone who comes forces on it.
GOOD SEASONS FOR CLIMBING MT KILIMANJARO AND MT KENYA
There are two climbing seasons in East Africa Mid-December through Mid-March and Early June through Mid-October for even those who do Mt Kenya technical, Both of these periods are considered dry season.
THE EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING FOR TREKKING MOUNTAIN
- Hiking boots
- Warm clothes
- Rain gears
- Warm sleeping bag
- Back pack
- Warm huts
- Sun glass
- Walking poles
- Camel bag
- Warm pair of socks
- Head light
- Rain cover for your back pack
- Pair of T shirts
7 Days Marangu route
DAY 1: Nairobi -Arusha
After breakfast catch the shuttle bus transfers around 8am and drive to Arusha via Manana boarder arriving in afternoon for Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 2: Mandara Hut
After breakfast Drive from Arusha to Marangu Gate. Start trek to Mandara Hut which is about 2770m (5 hours) A trek through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at Mandara hut. The frame Mandara Huts during meal time, can accommodate up to seventy people and consist of several sleeping huts and a dining area. All Marangu huts have beds with mattresses and pillows. During high season, the huts can be crowded and you may have to wait your turn to eat dinner in the dining hall.
DAY 3: Horombo Hut
Trek from Mandara to stay at Horombo Hut 3750m. (7 hours).
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine-meadow. The altitude begins to change, slow down your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo Hut 12km from Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. Although extremely busy, the Horombo Huts are considered to be the nicest lodging on Kilimanjaro. The small, frame buildings can accommodate up to eight people each, provide lodging for ascending , descending and acclimatizing trekkers. Horombo can accommodate up to one hundred trekkers and many more porters, cooks and guides. There is only one dining hut at Horombo, making meal times a bit hectic.
DAY 4: Kibo Hut
Trek Horombo to Kibo Hut 4725m. (7 hours) After breakfast, resume the trek, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. Meals and overnight at the hut.
The Kibo huts are made of stone and are not very warm. Make sure you have a four-season sleeping bag or a three-season bag with an extra sleep sheet. Here most trekkers experience some effects of altitude sickness. Be sure you are aware of altitude sickness symptoms, and if you feel, please tell your guide.
DAY 5: Horombo Hut
Trek Kibo hut to the Summit at about 5895m and down to Horombo Hut 3750m.(14 hrs)
The beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hours of the morning while the scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to GILMANS’ POINT (most difficult and tiring part). UHURU PEAK is reached within an hour’s walk along the crater rim. (19,344ft) after sunrise photo start descending down to kibo hut for lunch after proceeds further down to Horombo hut for Dinner and overnight.
DAY 6: Arusha
After breakfast descend from Horombo via Madera Hut for your hot lunch to Marangu gate, for your certificate and after catch your transportion to Arusha town for your hot shower dinner and overnight in the hotel.
DAY 7: Nairobi
After breakfast leave with shuttle bus around 8am in the morning via Namanga boarder to Nairobi,
Arriving in afternoon.
The packages include
1.All the Transfers to the gate two ways
2. 3meals a day (breakfast,lunch and dinner)
6.All cooking and eating pots
7.Hot water (coffee,tea,chocolate)
8.Park entry fees
2.Tips for crews
For more questions you are so much welcome