Mount Kilimanjaro Climb Expedition!
Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights Destination: Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
Day 1: Arrival in Moshi
Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and transfer you to your hotel in Moshi, the starting point of your Mount Kilimanjaro climb. Meet your experienced mountain guide who will provide a briefing on the upcoming expedition. Rest and prepare for the climb ahead.
Day 2: Machame Gate to Machame Camp
After breakfast, transfer to the Machame Gate, the starting point of your climb. Begin your trek through the lush rainforest, witnessing exotic flora and fauna along the way. Reach Machame Camp, situated at an elevation of 3,010 meters (9,875 feet), and settle in for the night, enjoying a hearty dinner prepared by our experienced mountain crew.
Day 3: Machame Camp to Shira Camp
Wake up to breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Today's trek takes you through a transition zone, from the rainforest to the heather moorland. Ascend to Shira Camp, located at an altitude of 3,840 meters (12,600 feet), where you'll have panoramic views of Mount Kilimanjaro. Rest, acclimatize, and enjoy dinner before retiring for the night.
Day 4: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp
Continue your ascent through the alpine desert terrain. Pass the Lava Tower at 4,630 meters (15,190 feet), a prominent volcanic formation, before descending to Barranco Camp at 3,950 meters (12,960 feet). The camp is nestled in a picturesque valley, surrounded by towering cliffs. Enjoy a well-deserved rest and soak in the stunning mountain scenery.
Day 5: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
This trek takes you up the Barranco Wall, a challenging yet exhilarating scramble. Traverse through breathtaking landscapes, including alpine meadows and rocky ridges. Reach Karanga Camp, located at 4,035 meters (13,200 feet), and take in the panoramic views of the surrounding glaciers. Rest and prepare for the final push to the summit.
Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
Continue your ascent to Barafu Camp, situated at an altitude of 4,680 meters (15,350 feet). The camp is located on a barren ridge, offering stunning views of the surrounding glaciers. Rest and prepare for the summit attempt, ensuring you are well-hydrated and mentally prepared.
Day 7: Summit Day - Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
After a midnight wake-up call, begin the challenging summit attempt under the starry sky. Trek through the steep scree slopes, enduring the freezing temperatures and thin air. Reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak, standing at an impressive 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level, and savor the incredible accomplishment. Descend to Mweka Camp, located at 3,100 meters (10,170 feet), where you'll spend the night.
Day 8: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate and Departure
On the final day of your expedition, descend through the lush rainforest to Mweka Gate. Receive your well-deserved certificate of achievement and bid farewell to your mountain crew. Our representative will transfer you back to your hotel in Moshi, where you can rest, reflect on your remarkable journey, and depart the following day.