Day 1: Moshi, Tanzania
Today you will be picked up at your hotel in Nairobi and transferred by shuttle to Moshi via Arusha, going through the Tanzanian border for your Kilimanjaro tour. If the weather is favorable you might get your first glimpse of the worlds tallest freestanding mountain, Mount Kilimanjaro (5895 metres). Tonight you will be briefed by one of the guides about your up coming Kilimanjaro tour. Two people per room. Dinner.
Day 2, 3 & 4: Kilimanjaro National Park, Tanzania
After breakfast you depart for the Eastern side of Kilimanjaro to start your Kilimanjaro tour. You ascend up into the rainforest to Mandara Huts (2750 metres). After today’s hike you have the chance to go for a small walk to Maundi Crater where you can view Kenya and Northern Tanzania.
After a good night’s rest on the slopes, you head for your next destination, Horombo Huts (3720 metres). The vegetation today will be heath and small shrubs on your Tanzania safari tour. You will be stopping half way for lunch where you will get some amazing views of Mawenzi (5149 metres), one of Kilimanjaro peaks.
You get up at sunrise and after breakfast you set off for Kibo Huts (4703 metres). The first half of the hike traverses the upper heath land while the second half crosses the vast saddle that connects Mawenzi and Kibo. The saddle of Kilimanjaro is an alpine desert that resembles a lunar landscape. More great views of the peaks can be seen today during the Kilimanjaro tour. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 5: Uhuru Peak (Summit), Tanzania
Early morning you start your final trek to the summit of Kilimanjaro on your Tanzania safari tour. You advance upon steep and heavy screen reaching Gilman’s Point on the crater rim of the mountain located at 5,861 metres, and then on to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa located at 5,895 metres on your Kilimanjaro tour. After you leave Uhuru Peak, you will return to the Horombo encampment for the evening. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 6: Moshi, Tanzania
Your journey downwards takes the Kilimanjaro tour past the Mandara encampment and back to the entrance point of the Park. You will make your way back to the hotel in Moshi for a well-deserved rest. Two people per room. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Day 7: Nairobi, Kenya
After breakfast you will be transferred back to Nairobi where your Kilimanjaro Adventure ends! Breakfast.