Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Machame Route – 6 Days

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Machame Route – 6 Days

The Machame route, also known as the “Whisky Route” is one of the most popular and recommended routes on Mount Kilimanjaro.  This popular route with paths through magnificent forests to gain a ridge leading through the moorland zones to the Shira Plateau. It then traverses beneath the glaciated precipices of the Southern Ice fields to join the Barafu Route to the summit. The total Machame route distance is approximately 62 kilometers from gate to gate.

One can complete the Machame route in 6 days. Although 7 days are recommended. Both options include a climb high, sleep low acclimatization day.

Duration: 6 Days on the Mountain and 2 Days Before and After the climb
Difficulty: Medium
Scenery: Excellent
Itinerary: Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Machame Route – 6 Days

Program Description

Arrive In Tanzania:

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met and transferred to Moshi or Arusha. Your head guide will meet you for your briefing, gear check, and arrange for you to hire any equipment you may need.
We will also confirm you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance.
Dinner and overnight at Moshi or Arusha. Bed, and Breakfast-included.

Day 1: Machame Gate (1,640 meters) – Machame Hut (2,835 meters)

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Machame Route – 6 Days, begins at Machame Gate (1,640 meters) Typically, you will drive from the town of Moshi or Arusha to the gate, we walk through the lush lower slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Slowly gaining altitude while enjoying the diverse flora and fauna of the rain forest, you will arrive at the first Machame Hut, situated at 3000m above sea level
It is a clear day we may get our first closer look at the glaciated dome of Kibo if the evening clouds. Machame Gate to Machame Hut (6-7 hours walking.

Day 2: Machame Hut (2,835 meters) – Shira Two Camp (3,850 meters)

A Shorter day climbing up a steep ridge to reach a small semicircular cliff known as a picnic site, and continue up a gentler ascent through the lower alpine moorland, which is known for beautiful wild alpine flowers. The most spectacular views of Kibo peak can be seen from Shira Camp. Machame Hut to Shira Camp (4-6 hours walking.

Day 3: Shira Two Camp(3,850m) Via Lover Tower (4,600m) -Barranco Camp (3,900m)

After breakfast, we walk on a gentle ascent and panoramic views. We traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach and after hot lunch the bottom of the Lava Tower (4,600 m.) we descend to the bottom of the Great Barranco valley (3,900 m.).
Shira Camp to Barranco valley: 5-7 hours walking.

Day 4: Barranco Camp (3,900m) – Barafu Camp (4,680m)

The steep climb up the eastern wall leads us just below the Heim Glacier, where we may have some spectacular views of Kilimanjaro. We then take a steep exit up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo, the trail continues down into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley. After a short break for a hot lunch, we take a steep climb out of Karanga, and an easy path on compacted scree with wide views through this empty and dry landscape up to Barafu Camp. Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp:  7-9 hours walking.

Day 5: Barafu Camp (4,680 m) to Uhuru Peak (5,895m) Down to Mweka Camp (3,100m)

Wake up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to the rim of the main crater, Stella Point, at 5,735m. We will rest there for a few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the two hour round trip from here along the crater rim to the main peak (5,895 m), which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we descend to Barafu is amazingly fast, and we stop at Barafu Camp for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Mweka Camp.
Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp: 13-15 hours walking.

Day 6: Mweka Camp (3,100m) – Mweka Gate (1,640m)

A gentle walk takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka gate successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. From the gate, a vehicle will meet you with packed Lunch at Mweka village to drive you back to your hotel in Moshi or Arusha, Enjoy a long overdue hot shower, dinner, and celebrations!! Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate: 3-5 hours walking.

Overnight Moshi – Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel or Arusha- Maasailand Safari Lodge B&B. before being transferred to your journey home, safari, or a relaxing trip to Zanzibar that we can discuss on arrival.

TREKKING KILIMANJARO FOR CHARITY CHALLENGE?
The above climb can be undertaken for your own personal charity or group charity.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Machame Route – 6 Days Includes:

• Airport Transfers
• Accommodations before and after trekking( double occupancy)
• All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits.
• Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team)
• Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summit aid)
• Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters, and cook
• Salaries for the mountain crew
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
• Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt
• Private Portable Chemical toilet

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Machame Route – 6 Days Excludes:

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine, and water purifying tablets

Safety
Success is what we want during our trip. We are prepared for any urgent situation and also have in place a complete evacuation procedure in case of altitude sickness. We carry first aid supplies, supplement summit oxygen, and Pulse Oximeters).
Travel insurance
all customers traveling with Kilipeak Adventure are required to have fully comprehensive travel insurance.
The policy needs to be valid from the date that the initial order is placed so as to provide cover for a cancellation prior to departure.
During travel, the insurance needs to provide comprehensive medical, evacuation, and repatriation cover.

 

6 Days Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari

6 Days Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari

Program Highlights

Duration:  6 Days
Itinerary:  6 Days Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari
Destinations:  Lake Manyara, Serengeti, and  Ngorongoro Crater
Major Attractions:

  • Spots of Wildebeest Migration in Serengeti
  • Be able to see a huge group of flamingoes in Ngorongoro
  • Five safaris including Elephants, Lions, leopards, Rhinos, and Buffaloes ( depending on luck)
  • Tree climbing Lion in Lake Manyara
  • The large number of birds found in Lake Manyara National Parks differs based on one habitat to another

Arrive in Tanzania.

Please let us know if you will need transfer & accommodation in Arusha before & after the safari to be included in this tour so we can arrange for you. Our safari manager will meet you at your lodge/hotel in Arusha a day before or in the morning for a short safari briefing.

Day 01: Lake Manyara National Park

After breakfast, our Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari will start at Lake Manyara National Park. The captivating park is situated at the foot of the Great Rift Valley escarpment. The park has an extensive amount of species due to the various distinctive habitats. The shores of Lake Manyara are obscured with the pink hues of the flamingo. The park is home to over three hundred and fifty bird species and exotic birds often migrate to this sanctuary. You can expect to see the Cape clawless otter, buffalo, elephants, Egyptian mongoose, hippos, giraffes, impalas, and Lake Manyara National Park has the largest concentration of baboons in the world. We will enjoy a picnic lunch inside the park and in the afternoon we will proceed to our Campsite,  comprehensive camping facilities are available.
Dinner and overnight at Nsiya Campsite: Meals: B, L, D

Day 02: Serengeti National Park.

Early morning depart to Serengeti National Park. The route we travel happens to pass the crater rim – there is a small prospect of spotting some game. The Serengeti is currently categorized as one of the seven natural wonders of Africa. We will stop for an enticing picnic lunch on a kopje (rock outcropping). After lunch, your game drive will venture further into the Serengeti to complete the tour for the day. The Serengeti Camp will ensure that you are provided with comprehensive camping facilities.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti Campsite: Meals: B, L, D

Day 03: Full day Serengeti National Park.

Spend a full day in Serengeti for game drives, return to the camp for hot lunch then relaxation before departing for an afternoon game drive/you can depart with a picnic lunch box for a full day game drive.
Dinner and overnight at Serengeti  Campsite: Meals: B, L, D

Day 04: Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

After breakfast, Serengeti National Park for game drives, with picnic lunch box en-route game drive to Ngorongoro Crater Rim for dinner and overnight at Simba Campsite.
Dinner and overnight at Ngorongoro Simba Campsite: Meals: B, L, D

Day 05: Ngorongoro Crater Tour

Drive to Ngorongoro Crater and descend inside the crater for game drives with picnic lunch boxes. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhinos, and leopards. The only animal you won’t see here is a giraffe, whose long legs are unable to cope with the steeps sides of the crater. In the late afternoon, we travel back to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at Hotel / Masai Camp: Meals: B, L, D

Day 06: Arusha to Kilimanjaro Airport

Anytime after breakfast or lunch, we will drive direct to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your international flight back home end of Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari or join another tour to Kilimanjaro or Zanzibar beach.

6 Days Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari includes:

• Accommodation before and After the safari BB
• Professional and English Speaking guides available for the safari
• Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
• Park fees/ Crater fees
• Camping equipment, Comfortable sleeping Tent with Mattress, Sleeping bag.
• All meals whilst on safari
• Lodges/camps on Full Board/cook for camping safari
• Tents and other camping gears{ for budget camping safaris}
• Government taxes.

6 Days Serengeti Budget Mobile Camping Safari excludes:

• Visa fees, Travel & Personal accident insurance
• Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
• Meals not listed above
• Visit to Masai Cultural Village
• Tips and any items of personal nature.

3 Days Snorkeling Excursion Tour In Zanzibar Beach

3 Days Snorkeling Excursion Tour In Zanzibar Beach

Program Highlights

3 Days Snorkeling Excursion Tour In Zanzibar Beach with Kilipeak Adventure  The original Safari Blue tour (make sure you are booking the right thing!) is one of the most popular day trips from Nungwi village (and a fair few other locations as well). Though not cheap it offers a full and fascinating day including all transport, snorkeling, food, and drink, etc. It also offers a far more nature-friendly way of possibly catching sight of some dolphins than the numerous ‘Swimming with Dolphins’ trips offered from Kizimkazi.

Day 1: Stone Town Tour:

Your program starts with a morning visit by the walk on our Historical Stone Town Tour. This tour takes you through fabled Stone Town, where history appears to stand still. With visits to the House of Wonders, the Palace Museum (People’s Palace), and the Arab Fort among others, it is a fascinating look at the essence of Zanzibar. You will see Zanzibar’s bustling market, winding alleyways, ornately carved and studded doors, two cathedrals, and countless mosques!
Dinner and overnight stay at Tembo House Hotel: Bed and Breakfast.

Day 2: Snorkeling Tour:

Snorkeling in Zanzibar is an experience of a lifetime. Unlike many other popular snorkeling destinations around the world, it is still possible to find places that have never been explored along the coast. The many varieties of coral provide a home to thousands of colorful and exotic creatures, including blue ribbon tail rays, firefish, and for the “Finding Nemo” fans, clownfish.
Dinner and overnight stay at Coral beach resort: Bed and Breakfast.

Day 3: Departure Day.

Depending on your flight schedule and departure point you will be transferred to the Zanzibar Airport to take a flight back home.

3 Days Snorkeling Excursion Tour In Zanzibar Beach Trip Includes:

• All transfers while in Zanzibar.
• All entries fees as listed in the itinerary
• All accommodations on bed, dinner & breakfast
• Pick up from the hotel to Airport for flight
• All tours & excursion
• Lunch during tours & excursion

3 Days Snorkeling Excursion Tour In Zanzibar Beach Trip Includes:

• International airfare & flights
• All items of a personal nature
• Airport departure tax
• Travel insurance
• Visa and Passport fees.

8 Days Special Couples Safari To Tanzania

8 Days Special Couples Safari To Tanzania

Couple’s Special Trip to Tanzania

8 Days Special Couple’s Safari to Tanzania is a fantastic destination for couples due to its huge range of safari parks and a wide choice of lodges. There is something for every budget and, with Lake Victoria and its surrounding in Mwanza city the choice of holidays is impressive. What’s better than traveling to Tanzania and see the beauty of this amazing country We can take you to see world-famous icons like Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru, Serengeti Animal Migration, Ngorongoro Crater, Zanzibar beaches for relaxation and visit Tanzania local people where you will learn local cultures,

Program Description

Day 1: Arrive in Tanzania.

Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met and greeted by our kilipeak Adventure guide at the arrival point with the signboard written your names, after you road transfer to Marangu located down on the slope of Mount Kilimanjaro for relaxing and prepare for the next day.
Tour Guide will gather at the hotel for a pre-safari briefing.
Accommodation at Kilimanjaro Resort: Bed and Breakfast

Day 2: Marangu Village Walking Tour.

After early morning breakfast we will proceed with the full day Marangu Village Tour-Today we have an opportunity to visit one of the highest mountains in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro, our activities include waterfalls, Kilimanjaro viewpoint, and Coffee plantations, Changa Museum, Underground Tunnel, Changa Traditional, Chaga Local Food, and Banana Beer Experience with the unique view of Mount Kilimanjaro later drive back to Arusha.
Accommodation at Karama Lodge and Spa: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 3: Lake Manyara National Park.

We depart from Marangu and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two-thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the groundwater forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands, and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions.
Accommodation at Eileen’s Tree Inn Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Tour.

Another day we heading to Ngorongoro Conservation Area. Ngorongoro is a special place in that it is a Conservation Area, not a National Park; this means that the whole area is managed for both the animals and the local Masai people who graze their cattle alongside the indigenous wildlife. Finally, we will descend into the crater. The crater walls provide a natural sanctuary for the animals, which means there is plenty to see: lions, elephants, buffalo, rhino, and leopards (if you are lucky).  afternoon we travel just outside of Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park.
Accommodation at Kirimu Tented Camp: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 5: Serengeti National Park.

Start a day with packed lunch, in Serengeti National Park enjoys early morning and afternoon game drives. The Serengeti is one of the oldest and most beautiful ecosystems in Africa and is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the world. The park boasts more than two million wildebeest, half a million Thomson’s gazelle, and a quarter of a million zebra. Animals that you can also watch out for are – lions, leopards, elephants, rhino, hippo, giraffes, baboons, and wild dogs. Later evening drive to our special tented camp
Accommodation at Kirimu Tented Camp: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 6: Another Day in Serengeti National Park.

We have another full day in this wonderful park, rising early to make the most of our time. Our guides will choose the best spotting locations for the time of year; we can spend time at the Hippo pool watching these majestic animals laze about in the cool water happily living alongside the crocodiles, watch a big pride of lions, be in the middle of the migration, sometimes surrounded by wildebeest, sometimes by zebras,
Accommodation at Kirimu Tented Camp: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 7: Serengeti to Mwanza Rock City.

After early breakfast check out and collect lunch boxes and leave for Mwanza there is an opportunity for en-route game viewing. The city of Mwanza is located on the southern shores of the second-largest freshwater lake in the world, Lake Victoria. With a population of more than 700,000, Mwanza has also considered the second-largest city in Tanzania, and thanks to its location it is a major port city.
Accommodation at Malaika Beach Resort: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 8: Departure Day

Morning breakfast at the hotel then drives to the airport from the hotel Mwanza to the Airport for your flight to Zanzibar or back home that we can discuss on briefing

8 Days Special Couples Safari To Tanzania Includes
-Hotel/lodge accommodation for the duration of the safari
-Animal tours according to your itinerary preferences
-Private 4 wheel drive vehicle with a roof hatch
-Private professional safari and tour guide/driver
-All Serengeti/Ngorongoro Crater/ Lake Manyara national park fees
-All meals as mention in the safari program
-All game viewing activities specified
-Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
-All activities in Kilimanjaro at Marangu Village waterfall fees
-Ngorongoro crater fees,
-Soft drinks and mineral water

8 Days Special Couples Safari To Tanzania Excludes.
-Tanzania Visa
-Serengeti balloon safari optional
-Items of personal nature
-International and local flights
-Travel insurance
-Tips and gratuities

6 Days Discover The Tanzania on Foot Safari

6 Days Discover The Tanzania on Foot Safari

Program Highlights

6 Days Discover The Tanzania on Foot Safari start with Walking safari in Arusha National Park, you can easily start viewing the populations of wildlife like the giraffe, buffalo, zebras, and black and white colobus monkeys just after 30 minutes drive from Arusha city.
In the morning clients will join the Hadzabe and interact with them, and learn so many stuff like how to make fire by using two dry sticks, the way which has been used for thousands of years. The Bushmen will teach them how to use their bow and arrows, collecting some tubers, roots, and fruits with the women or join the men on hunting. Hunting is done in the morning; clients will follow the hunters behind and see how the hunting is done. The honey gathering is part of it, but depending on the season as the honey gathering is done in the rainy season.

Itinerary Description.

Day 1: Walking Safari Arusha National Park.

Full-day walking tour in Arusha National Park, You can easily start viewing the populations of wildlife like the giraffe, buffalo, zebras, and black and white colobus monkeys just after 30 minutes drive from Arusha city.
The park has an incredible variety of fauna and flora, which cannot fail to impress. Hollywood also chose this region to film the movie “Hatari” in which Hardy Kruger starred alongside the legendary John Wayne. Your day trip will include a visit to the Ngurdoto Crater. Buffaloes, waterbucks, giraffes, warthogs, zebras, and baboons can be seen all year round as well as many different bird species. At the Momella Gate, an armed ranger will be waiting for you to accompany you on the walking safari that will give you the chance to experience the wildlife up-close. Only a few other national parks in Tanzania give you such an opportunity and it is something that should not be missed. Lunch will be taken at a picnic place and in the afternoon, you will continue your tour in the safari vehicle through the Arusha National Park. After plenty of time allocated for you to observe the wildlife, we will take you back to Arusha for accommodation.
Dinner and Overnight at Maasailand Safari Lodge: Bed and breakfast.

Day 2: Game Drive Tarangire National Park.

Today we drive to Tarangire National Park, for excellent game viewing. Tarangire is a small park that offers some excellent sights. Generally, in the dry seasons, Tarangire comes alive as wildlife and birdlife congregate on the Tarangire River, which is a permanent source of water. We spend the night in our lodge beautifully set outside the park with stunning views and a unique atmosphere later evening drive to Eileen’s Tree Inn at Karatu.
Dinner and Overnight at Eileen’s Trees Inn Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 3: Cultural Tour  Hadzabe and Datoga Tribes.

 Start off early with your bushman guide to meet a group of resident Hadzabe people. Enjoy the Hadzabe Tour walking into the bush with the only hunter-gatherers remaining in the East African region. The Hadzabe speak a click-based language and move their encampments with the seasonal movements of the wildlife. Your guide is a member of the group and teaches you more about how they hunt, track wildlife, make fire, and even take honey from bee’s nests before introducing you to his people and explaining a little more about the customs and the way of life. In the afternoon we travel to the Maasai market where you will have the opportunity to get the spectacular photos you want. In the evening we drive back to our hotel Eileen’s Tree Inn Karatu.
Dinner and Overnight at Eileen’s Trees Inn Lodge: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 4: Ngorongoro Crater Tour.

After breakfast, we drive to the Ngorongoro gate to visit the largest intact volcanic crater in the world, the magnificent Ngorongoro Crater. At more than 2,000 feet deep and 12 miles in diameter, the Ngorongoro Crater has one of the largest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. 30,000 animals make their home in this crater, making it an ideal place for sightings of the ‘big 5′ – lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, and leopard. We enjoy a game drive and picnic lunch in the crater, also known as the ’8th Wonder of the World.
In the afternoon we make a short journey from Ngorongoro Crater to Lake Manyara.
Dinner and Overnight at Nsya Tented Camp: Bed, Dinner, Breakfast, and Lunch.

Day 5: Lake Manyara National Park

We depart from your lodge at Mto wa Mbu and proceed to Lake Manyara National Park. Although small in size, this park is one of the most diverse reserves in the country. Lake Manyara covers two-thirds of the park. At the backdrop is the wall of the Great Rift Valley, before which lies the groundwater forest, areas of open grassland near the lake foreshore, and the Soda Lake. We enjoy a picnic lunch in this area, which consists of open grassy areas, hot springs, dense woodlands, and steep mountainsides. Lake Manyara National Park is a birding paradise that has more than 350 species of bird. The park is also famed for its unique and elusive tree-climbing lions. In the afternoon we drive back to Arusha.
Dinner and overnight at Masailand Safari Lodge: Bed, Dinner, and Breakfast.

Day 6: Departure.

Depending on your flight schedule and departure point you will be transferred to the airport to connect your flight for further travel.

6 Days Discover The Tanzania on Foot Safari Includes.

1. Full board accommodation whilst on safari.
2. Private safari guide
3. Bushmen and Datoga tribes tour in Lake Eyasi
4. Maasai Experience tour
5. Army Ranger Arusha National Park
6. Private 4 x 4 safari jeep with pop up roof for game viewing
7. Transfers in both directions between the International Airport
8. All Park fees,
9. All Crater fees
10. All meals while on safari
11. Unlimited game drives
12. On safari – Vehicles equipped with ice chest with mineral water, wildlife guidebooks
13. Government taxes.

6 Days Discover The Tanzania on Foot Safari Excludes.

1. Tanzania Visa:
2. Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
3. Meals not listed above
4. Tips and any items of personal nature.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Lemosho Route – 8 Days

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Lemosho Route – 8 Days

Program Highlights

Duration:  8 Days on the Mountain & 2 Days Before and After Trekking.
Category:  Kilimanjaro Trekking
Itinerary:  Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Lemosho Route – 8 Days
Major Attractions:  Vegetation zones, Wildlife, Mt Kilimanjaro

Lemosho route is considered the most beautiful and less traffic route on Mount Kilimanjaro and grants panoramic vistas on various sides of the mountain. This route is a favorite pick because it offers a great balance of low traffic, scenic views, and a high summit success rate.

Program Description

Arrive Tanzania

Participating guests will be picked up by the staff of Kilipeak Adventure from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO). They will be driven to their accommodation in Arusha,
Our Mountain guide will gather in the evening for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
Accommodation at Karama Lodge or Similar: Bed and Breakfast-included.

Day 2: Londrossi Gate– Mti Mkubwa Camp: Rainforest

Elevation: 2389m/7838ft to 2785m/9137ft
Altitude gained: 396m

After breakfast Arusha/ Moshi we depart approximately 2 hours through the rural countryside to the Londrossi Gate. For the necessary park registration formalities at the Londorossi National Park gate, we drive through varied farmland with open views over the plains to reach the Lemosho road head. We start our ascent along the forest trail we camp at Lemosho Mti Mkubwa Camp.
Londrossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp ( 3-4 hours walking.

Day 2: Mti Mkubwa Camp – Shira One Camp: | Moorland

Elevation: 2785m/9137ft to 3895m/12,779ft
Altitude gained: 1110m

After a good night’s sleep and a hearty breakfast, we leave the forest behind, the trail climbs steadily with wide views to reach the rim of the Shira Plateau. A full day trekking with a slow and steady pace up to Shira Camp.
Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira Camp: 6-7 hours walking.

Day 3: Shira One Camp –Shira Hut: | Moorland

Elevation: 3504m/11,496ft to 3895m/12,779ft
Altitude gained: 391m

We explore the Shira plateau for a full day. It is a gentle walk east toward Kibo’s glaciered peak, across the plateau which leads to Shira 2 camp on moorland meadows by a stream. Then we continue to Moir Hut, a little-used site on the base of Lent Hills. A variety of walks are available on Lent Hills making this an excellent acclimatization opportunity. Shira is one of the highest plateaus on earth.

Day 4: Shira Hut – Lava Tower – Barranco Camp: | Semi-Desert

Elevation: 3895m/12,779ft to 3986m/13,077ft
Altitude gained: 91m

Although you end the day around the same elevation as when you began, this day is very important for acclimatization. From Shira Plateau we continue east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the Kibo peak before we then continue, South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth” (elev. 4650m/15,250ft). Shortly after the tower, we come to a second junction, which leads to the Arrow Glacier. We then continue to descend to overnight at Barranco Camp.                                                                                      Shira Camp to Barranco valley: (5-7 hours walking)

Day 5: Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp: | Alpine Desert

Elevation: 3986m/13,077ft to 4034m/13,253ft
Altitude gained: 48m

A steep climb up the eastern wall leads us just below the Heim Glacier, where we may have some spectacular views of Kilimanjaro. We then take a steep exit up the Great Barranco Wall, which divides us from the southeastern slopes of Kibo, the trail continues down into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley, finally, we have a steep climb up to Karanga Camp.
Barranco Camp to Karanga camp: (4-5 hours walking).

Day 6: Karanga Camp – Barafu Camp: | Alpine Desert

Elevation: 4034m/13,253ft to 4662m/15,295ft
Altitude gained: 628m

Today we take the Traverse Route that takes up the Barafu Ridge, we walk up quite slowly to the final camp before your last ascent day to the summit.
The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night.
Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp: 3-4 hours walking.

Day 7: Barafu Camp – Summit – Mweka Camp: | Glaciers, Snow Capped Summit

Elevation: 4662m/15,295ft to 5895m/19,341ft
Altitude gained: 1233m
Descent to 3090m/10,150ft
Altitude lost: 2789m

Wake up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to the rim of the main crater, Stella Point, at 5,735m. We will rest there for a few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the two hour round trip from here along the crater rim to the main peak (5,895 m), which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we descend to Barafu is amazingly fast, and we stop at Barafu Camp for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Mweka Camp.
Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Camp: (13-15 hours walking).

Day 8: Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate: | Rainforest

Elevation: 3106m/10,190ft to 1633m/5358ft
Altitude lost: 1473m

After breakfast and a heartfelt ceremony of appreciation and team bonding with your crew, it’s time to say goodbye. We continue the descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. As the weather is drastically warmer, the terrain is wet, muddy and steep and we highly recommend Gaiters and trekking poles.

From the gate, a vehicle will meet you at Mweka village to drive you back to your hotel in Arusha (about 2Hours). Enjoy a long overdue hot shower, dinner and celebrations!!

Dinner and Overnight at Karama Lodge or Similar:

Departing Day.

Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight back home unless you have an option to have a safari, a relaxing trip to Zanzibar, or any other option we will discuss on arrival.
E-mail us at any time to discuss your trip and get an accurate quotation.

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Lemosho Route – 8 Days Includes:

• Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
• Airport transfers
• Accommodation before and after the trek
• Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
• All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits.
• Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees
• Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid)
• Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
• Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters, and cook
• Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain
• Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
• Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15kg / 32 lbs)
• Private Chemical Portable toilet
• Flying Doctor Service

Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking – Lemosho Route – 8 Days Excludes:

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook ( will provide tipping guidelines)
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – you can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine.

Safety
Success is what we want during our trip. We are prepared for any urgent situation and also have in place a complete evacuation procedure in case of altitude sickness. We carry first aid supplies, supplement summit oxygen, and Pulse Oximeters).
Travel insurance
all customers traveling with Kilipeak Adventure are required to have fully comprehensive travel insurance.
The policy needs to be valid from the date that the initial order is placed so as to provide cover for a cancellation prior to departure.
During travel, the insurance needs to provide comprehensive medical, evacuation, and repatriation cover

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COVID-19 SAFETY AND SANITARY MEASURES NOTICE

Due to the recent Covid 19 worldwide pandemic, to keep our guests and indeed our staff safe, we have made serious steps to cub the impact of the pandemic that we would like to make you aware.  We believe that with careful planning and consideration by our staff and guests we can continue to provide the best hospitality services on safari.  For now, this may be our new norm and routines.

The measures taken include the following:
  1. All our staff have received full vaccination approved by WHO
  2. All our staff have received full training in health and safety-related to the COVID-19 virus and are required to be extra vigilant with their personal hygiene and daily routines.
  3. Health condition of driver-guides will be monitored for not less than a week before being assigned to take clients on safari.
  4. City transfer and safari vehicles will be regularly disinfected before picking up clients, especially the high-touch surfaces and seats.
  5. While our vehicles are already cleaned between transfers, they will now also be disinfected between each use.
  6. To keep social distancing, safari vehicles with 4-window seats will be redesigned to take only 2 people in the passenger cabin.
  7. Safari vehicles with 6-window seats will still be available for families/group of friends wishing to travel together in one vehicle.
  8. The driver-guide will be at hand to oversee guests observe the recommended physical distancing at park entry gates, picnic sites, and while checking in at accommodation facilities.
  9. Each guest will receive their own adventure kit, which includes a Wildlife Guides' Journal, mini fan, mask and hand sanitizers, as well as a pair of binoculars – all in cleaned before each new set of guests.
  10. Guests are encouraged to come with their own masks;
  11. The driver-guide will take necessary personal protection precautions at all times which include wearing of masks and using sanitizer regularly after each physical contacts.
  12. Please be assured that all our selection of partner properties we work with have their strict COVID-19 hygiene policy in place.
  13. Tanzania wasn't Really affected by Covid 19 to the same extent as most other countries, especially those in Europe and South America. However, we will keep the above measures in place for your peace of mind.

Our meet and greet teams at airports will still be there to accompany guests into transfer vehicles.

Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to welcoming you to Tanzania for your African safari holiday of a lifetime.

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