8 Days Kilimanjaro Hikes trip is challenging and adventures done in 8 days but including one day for acclimatization on the mountain. It connect with machame route and hence combine the best experience of route on the mountain.
Day 1: Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport
Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport where you will be met at the airport and be transferred to the Hotel in Moshi/Arusha for overnight.
Day 2: Arusha – Londorossi Gate – Mti Mkubwa Camp (2810m).
Your day starts early with a breakfast from the hotel, followed by a briefing by your head guide and then a 2-hour drive from the hotel (910m) to Londorossi Park Gate (2100m) for normal registration. Your t treks starts in the rainforest to our first camp where you can have dinner and overnight
Day 3: Mti Mkubwa camp- Shira 2 camp.
You depart from Mti Mkubwa to the second camp through heath and Moorland zone, following the Shira ridge we enter vast high attitude desert plateau where the first view of Mount Kilimanjaro unfold one the horizon. All meals are included.
Day 4: Shira camp 2 (3505m)-Moir Camp (4160m).
After breakfast you will depart on the way to Moir camp. The route now turns east into a semi desert and rocky landscape surrounding Lava Tower. We leave from Shira to Moir camp which is nested near enormous beds of volcanic rock and surrounded by rocky hills and cliffs. All meals are included
Day 5: Moir Camp(4160m) – Barranco camp(3950m)- Acclimatization Day
After spending a night at Moir camp today we test our acclimatization with a trek to the base of Lava tower at 4500m, following our rest we descent through scenario forest passing waterfalls that usher us in to the Barranco camp. The camp is set in the shadow of the massive Barranco wall with easterly breezes often carrying misty clouds from the Barranco Valley. All meals are included.
Day 6: Barranco camp (3950m) – Karanga camp (39950m).
Today’s task will be the 150m face of the Barranco wall. We arrive at the camp for a well-deserved dinner and overnight. All meals are included.
Day 7: Karanga Camp (3995m) – Barafu Camp (4600m).
After breakfast with picnic lunch en route, the morning trek is slow and steady uphill hike as we enters the Arctic zone, The temperatures becomes noticeably cooler, however excitement fills our camp as we take final preparations for the summit day ahead. All meals are included.
Day 8: Summit attempts, Barafu camp (4600m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka Camp (3100m).
Today we face our greatest challenge, and meet the most rewarding point. An early wakeup we will call for preparation and light breakfast before starting the summit around 01.00hrs. we descend back to Barafu camp for a nice break and celebration before continuing to Mweka camp. All meals are included.
Day 9: Mweka camp to Mweka gate to Arusha
Descend from Mweka camp to the park gate where you are transferred back to your hotel for a well-deserved shower.