DAY 1: NAIROBI-ARUSHA
Leave Nairobi for Arusha by shuttle bus arriving in time for lunch.
Afternoon is spent at leisure and shopping for the provisions needed for the Mountain.
Dinner and overnight at Arusha hotel.
DAY 2: ARUSHA- LAVA CAVES
After breakfast, transfer to Marangu gate and then to Umbwe Village to start the climb. Climb for four hours through the rainforest to camp at the caves 2,800m above the sea level.
DAY 3: LAVA CAVES-BARRANCO HUT
After breakfast, continue ascending along a sharp ridge, giving a distinct high mountain feeling, then onto the Moorland Camp and arrive my mid afternoon. Stay at Barranco hut 3,900m.
DAY 4: BARRANCO HUT-ARROW GLACIER
A four-hour walk past enormous breach walls to camp at the foot of the Arrow Glacier. A leisurely afternoon and evening, acclimatizing at around 4900m and watching the sunset behind Mount Meru.
DAY 5: ARROW GLACIER-KILIMANJARO CRATER RIM
Climbing the same seep walls and scrambling up the screen and across the frozen lava on the tottering wall. We camp on the stunning crater rim of Kilimanjaro.
DAY 6: KILIMANJARO CRATER RIM-HOROMBO HUTA
You trek up the highest point in Africa, uhuru peak 5896m descend via Gilman’s point and Kobe hut for dinner and overnight.
DAY 7: HOROMBO-ARUSHA
After breakfast, descent to the Marangu Park Gate via Mandara. You will be transferred to Arusha for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 8: ARUSHA-NAIROBI
After breakfast, depart for Nairobi by morning or afternoon shuttle, where the tour ends.
After breakfast, leave for Nairobi by morning or afternoon shuttle, where the tour ends.