9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Group Join Climb

9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Group Join Climb

9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Group Join Climb, is the most amazing journey on Kilimanjaro. This is a relatively new route. is one of the best routes on Kilimanjaro, offering nearly 360 degrees of beautiful scenery including the quiet, rarely visited northern slopes. Starting from the west, this is the only route that travels north around Mt. Kilimanjaro. the Northern Circuit allows for the best acclimatization time and the highest summit success rate, therefore this route is highly recommended. This is absolutely the most scenic path available and has almost no traffic on its northern face.

Program Description

Arrival In Tanzania

Arrive anytime from Kilimanjaro Airport, pick up and drive at your lodging in Arusha, Tanzania. With prior arrangements,
Mountain Guide will gather in for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
Dinner and overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge: Bed and Breakfast.

Day 1: Lemosho – Lemosho Forest camp:| Rainforest

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

After completing the necessary registration formalities at Londorossi National Park gate, we drive through varied farmland with open views over the plains to reach the Lemosho gate road head. We often have our lunch in the glades before starting to walk. It is an easy day of walking up a small path through the beautiful and lush forest. This area has a variety of game, including buffalo. We camp at Lemosho Forest camp. (3-4 hrs Walking)

Day 2: Lemosho Forest camp – Shira I Camp:| Moorland

Elevation: 2785m/9137ft to 3504m/11,496ft
Altitude gained: 719m

We soon leave the forest behind and enter the moorland zone of giant heather. The trail climbs steadily with wide views to reach the rim of the Shira Plateau. There is a tangible sense of wilderness, especially if afternoon mists come in! We camp in the center of the plateau at Shira One. (4-6hrs Walking)

Day 3: Shira I Camp – Shira II Camp:| Low Alpine

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

Today we explore the grassy moorland and volcanic rock formations of the plateau. We walk to the summit of Shira Cathedral (12,800 ft), a huge buttress of rock surrounded by steep spires and pinnacles. There is a tangible sense of wilderness here, especially when the afternoon mists roll in. From our camp near Shira Hut (12,600 ft), we take in the unforgettable views of Mt. Meru as she floats among the clouds. (3-4hrs Walking)

Day 4: Shira II Camp – Lava Tower – Moir Camp: | High Alpine

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

In the morning we follow the main trail up to Lava Tower (15,150 ft), and for those feeling strong, there is a possibility to climb up to the ruined hut at Arrow Glacier (15,700 ft). We then continue from Lava Tower to reach our campsite at Moir Hut.(6-7hrs Walking)

Day 5: Moir Camp – Buffalo Camp: | High Alpine Zone

Elevation: 4155m/13,632ft to 4033m/13,232ft
Altitude loss: 122m

We climb out of the Moir Valley and take a short detour to reach the summit of Lent Hills (15,400 ft). After admiring the views we return to the trail and head eastwards around the northern circuit trail. Here the trail passes through a field of rock slabs that clink as they are walked on. The final section of today’s walk undulates until reaching the location of Buffalo Camp. At the camp, there is a huge feeling of space as the Kenyan plains stretch out far below to the north. (5-7hrs Walking)

Day 6: Buffalo Camp – Rongai 3rd Cave: | Alpine Desert

Elevation: 4033m/13,232ft to 3936m/12,193ft
Altitude lost: 97m

From Buffalo Camp, we climb to the top of ‘Buffalo Ridge’ cross numerous ridges and gullies. The trail continues eastwards through a landscape that has increasingly sparse vegetation to eventually reach Third Cave Camp in the middle afternoon. (5-6hrs Walking)

Day 7: Rongai 3rd Cave – School Hut: | Glacial Zone

Elevation: 3936m/12,913ft to 4717m/15,476ft
Altitude gained: 781m

There is a steady ascent to reach the saddle, a lunar landscape between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. From here we continue upwards and reach School Hut in the early afternoon. The remainder of the afternoon is spent resting and preparing for the summit day. (4-6hrs Walking)

Day 8: School Hut – Summt– Mweka Camp: / Glaciers, Snow Capped Summit

Elevation: 4717m/15,476ft to 5895m/19,341ft
Altitude gained: 1178m
Descent to 3106m/10,190ft
Altitude lost:2789m

We start the final and most demanding part of the climb by headlamp around 1 a.m. We plod very slowly in the darkness on a switchback trail through loose volcanic scree to reach the crater rim at Gilman’s Point (18,600 ft). We rest here for a short time to enjoy the spectacular sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling strong can make the three-hour round trip to Uhuru Peak (19,345 ft), passing close to the spectacular glaciers and ice cliffs that still occupy most of the summit area. We leave the summit heading northwest, down steep switchbacks for a short distance to Crater Camp (18,900 ft), where the rest of the crew will join us to set up camp. There is an option to hike Reusch Crater and the Ash Pit (19,140), or stay in the area and explore Furtwangler Glacier. Sleeping at this high altitude can be dangerous. Serious AMS can develop if adequate altitude acclimatization has not been achieved so the guides will monitor you very closely later descend to Mweka Camp. [10-13 hours walking]

Day 9: Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate | Rainforest

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

A sustained descent on a well-constructed path takes us through a lovely tropical forest alive with birdsong and boasting lush undergrowth with considerable botanical interest. Our route winds down to the Kilimanjaro National Park gate at Mweka (5,400 ft); and on through coffee and banana farms to Mweka village, where we are transferred to your lodge in Arusha.(3-4hrs Walking)
Dinner and overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge: Bed, Dinner, and Breakfast included.

Departure Day:

Depending on your flight schedule and departure point you will be transferred to the Airport for your journey home, safari, or a relaxing trip to Zanzibar Beach.

9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Group Join Climb Includes:

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the starting point and return after your climb.

Entry fees:

  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees

Accommodation:

  • Accommodation before and after trek  (double occupancy)
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water).
  • Water for washing up daily

Hiking and safety equipment

  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  •  Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid) and oximeters;
  • Complete medical kits.
  • Private Chemical Portable toilet

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 5+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guide, porters, cooks, etc.).

9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Group Join Climb 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.
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.

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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Mount Kilimanjaro Private and Small Group Climbs

Private and small group climb allow you to choose to hike Kilimanjaro or Meru to tailor your trip according to your personal needs and preferences. You choose the dates, route, and options and only travel with your private group of friends or family...

8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Shira Route Group Join Climb

8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Shira Route Group Join Climb

8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Shira Route Group Join Climb, Shira route is approaching Mt. Kilimanjaro from the western side and a little longer trail. The route is very remote and receives quite fewer trekkers. As the route is considered identical to Lemosho the scenery is quite captivating.

Program Description

Arrive In Tanzania:

We pick you up from Kilimanjaro Airport to Arusha for Accommodation
Mountin guide witll gather at the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
Dinner and overnight at Arusha: BB

Day 1: Shira One Camp.

After breakfast at Arusha we drive 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 a short distance on a steep track through farmland and plantations to the starting of Shira Route. We start our ascent along with the shrub forests the trail climbs steadily with wide views of Kibo Icefield to reach the rim of the Shira Plateau.
Londrossi Gate to Shira One Camp (3550 m): 4-5 hours walking.

Day 2: Shira Camp.

Today we follow an easy path to the summit of Shira Cathedral before reaching the next camp at Shira Hut.
As this camp is quite exposed, it can be substantially colder than the previous night, with temperatures dropping to well below freezing.
Shira Camp One to Shira Hut (3,840 m): 4-5 hours walking.

Day 3: Moir Hut.

In the morning we cross-part of the plateau through lush of heather and moorland then into expensive high Savannah desert before reaching Moir hut in the alpine zone. For extra acclimatization one can take walk around for the higher lands around the camp; views are superb. Lunch will be served at the Fisher camp.
The afternoon will be the acclimatization walk up onto the Lent Hills, the summit of which is at 4,700 meters.
Shira Hut to Moir Hut (4,200m): 3-4 hours walking.

Day 4: Barranco Valley.

Today 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.).
Moir Hut to Barranco valley (3,900 m.): 5-7 hours walking.

Day 5: Karanga Camp.

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 Valley to Karanga camp (4,000 m): 4-5 hours walking.

Day 6: Karanga Camp

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 (4,600 m): 3-4 hours walking.

Day 7: Summit – Mweka Camp.

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 (3100 m): 13-15 hours walking.

Day 8: Mweka Gate – Arusha

A gentle walk takes us down through the rainforest to Mweka gate successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. After lunch, we drive back to Arusha at Karama Lodge and Spa.
Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate: 3-5 hours walking.
Dinner and overnight at Karama Lodge and Spa: Bed, dinner, and Breakfast-included.

Departing Day:

After saying bye to our team of guides then you need a private departure transfer which is included from Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight unless you have an option to have a short safari or any other option we will discuss.
E-mail us at any time to discuss your trip and get an accurate quotation.

8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Shira Route Group Join Climb Includes:

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the starting point and return after your climb.

Entry fees:

  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees

Accommodation:

  • Accommodation before and after trek  (double occupancy)
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water).
  • Water for washing up daily

Hiking and safety equipment

  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  •  Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid) and oximeters;
  • Complete medical kits.
  • Private Chemical Portable toilet

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 5+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guide, porters, cooks, etc.).

8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Shira Route Group Join Climb Excludes:

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook ( will provide tipping guideline)
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if traveling to Tanzania recommended)
• 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.
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.

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.


CHECK AVAILABILITY FOR "THIS GROUP TREKKING PROGRAM"


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Mount Kilimanjaro Private and Small Group Climbs

Private and small group climb allow you to choose to hike Kilimanjaro or Meru to tailor your trip according to your personal needs and preferences. You choose the dates, route, and options and only travel with your private group of friends or family...

5 Days Kilimanjaro Marangu Route Group Join Climb

5 Days Kilimanjaro Marangu Route Group Join Climb

5 Days Kilimanjaro Marangu Route Group Join Climb – The Marangu route, also known as the “Coca-Cola” route, is the oldest, most well-established route on Mount Kilimanjaro. This is the only route that offers sleeping huts in dormitory-style, Accommodation is in shared huts with bunk beds and the ascent is via Gilman’s point on the rim of the Kibo Volcano. This Marangu route descends the same way it ascends.

Program Description

Arrive In Tanzania

Meet anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport by a staff of Kilipeak Adventure driven to Arusha or Marangu for accommodation
Our Kilimanjaro Expert will gather in the hotel for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
Dinner and overnight at Arusha or Marangu/ Moshi:

Day 1: Marangu Gate – Mandara Hut: | Rainforest

Elevation: 1830m/6000ft to 2740m/9000ft

We depart from Hotel to the National Park gate for the necessary formalities at gate before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, we have the opportunity to see blue colobus monkeys. later afternoon we reach the first camp at Mandara for dinner and overnight.
Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut: 4-5 hours walking.

Day 2: Mandara Huts – Horombo Huts: | Mooreland

Elevation: 2740m/9000ft to 3690m/12,100ft

The first part of the walk is a steep ascent through the forest, but the path soon opens out into moorland, and, in clear weather, there are great views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks.
We arrive at Horombo Hut in mid-afternoon, where you can relax and enjoy the stunning scenery around the camp.
Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut: 4-6 hours walking.

Day 3: Horombo Huts – Kibo Huts: | Semi-Desert

Elevation: 3690m/12,100ft to 4695m/15,400ft

We climb very gradually towards the lunar desert of the Saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo. Walking will be taken at a slow pace until we reach Kibo Hut (4,700m), where we will spend the night in a comfortable hut.
The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night.
Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut; 4-6 hours walking.

Day 4: Kibo Huts – Summit – Horombo Huts: | Glaciers, Snow Capped Summit

Elevation: 4695m/15,400ft to 5895m/19,340ft
Descent to 3690m/12,100ft

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, Gillman’s 5,685 m. 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 three-hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru peak 5,895 m. which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment we descend to Kiko Hut is amazingly fast, and we stop at Kibo Hut for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Horrombo Hut.
Kibo Hut to Summit to Horombo Hut: 13-15 hours walking.

Day 5: Horombo Huts – Marangu Gate: / Rainforest

Elevation: 3690m/12,100 to 1830m/6000ft

The descending will pass Mandara hut to Marangu National Park, successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. From here you will be transferred to the hotel overnight.
Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate. (6-7 hours of walking).
Dinner and overnight at Arusha or Marangu:

5 Days Kilimanjaro Marangu Route Group Join Climb Includes:

Transfers:

  • Transfer to the starting point and return after your climb.

Entry fees:

  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, Hut fees, and climbing permits
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees

Accommodation:

  • Hut accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water).

Hiking and safety equipment

  • All group equipment
  •  Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid) and oximeters;
  • Complete medical kits.
  • Private Chemical Portable toilet

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are holders of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 5+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guide, porters, cooks, etc.).

5 Days Kilimanjaro Marangu Route Group Join Climb Excludes;

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
•Visa
• Airport transfers
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine, and water purifying tablets
• accommodation before and after trek
• Tips and any items of personal nature.


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Mount Kilimanjaro Private and Small Group Climbs

Private and small group climb allow you to choose to hike Kilimanjaro or Meru to tailor your trip according to your personal needs and preferences. You choose the dates, route, and options and only travel with your private group of friends or family...

8 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Group Join Climb

8 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Group Join Climb

Group Program Description

Duration:  8 Days
Category:  Kilimanjaro group Join
Itinerary: 8 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Group Join Climb
Major Attractions:  Vegetation zones, Wildlife, Mt Kilimanjaro

Program Description

Arrive in 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 Maasailand Safari Lodge or Similar: Bed and Breakfast-included.

Day 1: 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 I 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 I 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 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 Maasailand Safari Lodge or Similar:

Departing Tanzania

Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight back home unless you have an option to have a short safari, a relaxing trip to Zanzibar, or any other option we will discuss on arrival.

8 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Group Join Climb Includes:

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the starting point and return after your climb.

Entry fees:

  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees

Accommodation:

  • Accommodation before and after trek  (double occupancy)
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water).
  • Water for washing up daily

Hiking and safety equipment

  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  •  Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid) and oximeters;
  • Complete medical kits.
  • Private Chemical Portable toilet

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 5+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guide, porters, cooks, etc.).

8 Days Kilimanjaro Lemosho Route Group Join Climb Excludes:

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook ( will provide tipping guidelines)
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if traveling to Tanzania recommended)
• 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.
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.

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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Mount Kilimanjaro Private and Small Group Climbs

Private and small group climb allow you to choose to hike Kilimanjaro or Meru to tailor your trip according to your personal needs and preferences. You choose the dates, route, and options and only travel with your private group of friends or family...

7 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route Group Join Climb

7 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route Group Join Climb

7 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route Group Join Climb- The Machame route, also known as the Whisky Route is one of the most scenic and recommended routes on 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. Because it can be done over longer periods and the incline is more manageable it has a much higher success rate of the summit.

Though 6 and 7-day programs are both available, the 7-day option is recommended for a better acclimatization transition.

Group Program Description

 Arrive in Tanzania

Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), You will be picked up by the staff of Kilipeak Adventure from Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) and driven to your accommodation in Arusha. Participants will be given a short briefing for the Kilimanjaro Machame Route climb for the next day. Kits and the necessary equipment will be checked as well.
Dinner and overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge or Similar: B&B

Day 1: Machame Gate – Machame Hut: | Rain forest

Elevation: 1811m/5942ft to 3021m/9911ft
Altitude gained: 1210m

After breakfast we will drive to Machame gate then completing the necessary registration formalities at Machame National Park gate ready to start our Kilimanjaro Machame Route Climb, we begin to trek through a beautiful and lush forest. At these lower elevations, the trail can be muddy and quite slippery. We highly recommend gaiters and trekking poles here. We have a picnic lunch en route before we arrive at Machame Camp. [5-6 hours walking]

Day 2: Machame Hut – Shira Camp: | Moorland

Elevation: 3021m/9911ft to 3839m/12,595ft
Altitude gained: 818m

We soon leave the forest behind and enter the moorland zone of giant heather. The trail climbs steadily through rocky hills with wide views of the Shira Plateau. From our camp near Shira Hut, we take in the unforgettable views of Mt. Meru as she floats among the clouds. [4-5 hours walking]

Day 3: Shira Camp – Lava Tower – Barranco Camp: | Semi-Desert

Elevation: 3839m/12,595ft to 3986m/13,077ft
Altitude gained: 147m

A morning of sustained ascent and panoramic views brings us to lunch near Lava Tower. The trail then descends to the bottom of the Barranco Valley, where we stay in the spectacular Barranco Camp sheltered by towering cliffs and with extensive views of the plains far below. [7-9 hours walking]

Day 4: Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp: | Alpine Desert

Elevation: 3986m/13,077ft to 4034m/13,235ft
Altitude gained: 48m

A steep climb up the Barranco Wall leads us to an undulating trail on the south-eastern flank of Kibo, with superb vistas of the Southern Ice fields. The terrain changes to scree, with pockets of lush vegetation in sheltered hollows, and there is only a short distance to our camp at Karanga Camp, the last water point on the approach to the summit. [5-7 hours walking]

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

Elevation: 4034m/13,235ft to 4662m/15,295ft
Altitude gained: 628m

We follow an easy path on compacted scree with wide views that gains altitude unrelentingly to reach Barafu Hut for lunch. There is a short acclimatization hike to the plateau at the bottom of the southeast valley. The remainder of the day is spent resting in preparation for the early morning final ascent. [3-5 hours walking]

Day 6: Barafu Camp – Summit:  up| – Mweka Camp down | Glaciers, Snow Capped Summit

Elevation: 4662m/15,295ft to 5895m/19,341ft
Altitude gained: 1233m
Descent to 3106m/10,190ft
Altitude lost: 2789m

We start our ascent by torchlight about 1 a.m. so that we can be up on the crater rim by sunrise. The steep climb over loose volcanic scree has some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will take us to Stella Point (18,800 ft), in about five or six hours. We will rest there for a short time to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling strong can make the two-hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak (19,345 ft), passing close to the spectacular glaciers and ice cliffs that still occupy most of the summit area. The descent to Barafu is surprisingly fast, and after some refreshments, we continue to descend to reach, Millennium Camp (12,500 ft) then to our final camp Mweka camp. [11-15 hours walking]

Day 7: Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate: 9.1km/6mi | Rain forest

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. Enjoy a long overdue hot shower, dinner, and celebrations!![4-6 hours walking]
Dinner and overnight at Ilboru Safari Lodge or Similar: B&B

 Departing Day.

Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight back home, safari, or a relaxing trip to Zanzibar we can discuss on arrival day.

7 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route Group Join Climb Includes:

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the starting point and return after your climb.

Entry fees:

  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees

Accommodation:

  • Accommodation before and after trek  (double occupancy)
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water).
  • Water for washing up daily

Hiking and safety equipment

  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  •  Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid) and oximeters;
  • Complete medical kits.
  • Private Chemical Portable toilet

Climbing crew:

  • Professional guides, licensed by Kilimanjaro National Park. All our guides are the holder of Wilderness First Responder or Wilderness First Aid certifications. All our guides have 5+years of successful mountaineering experience;
  • Dedicated support crew (assistant guide, porters, cooks, etc.).

7 Days Kilimanjaro Machame Route Group Join Climb Excludes;

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
•Visa
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if traveling to Tanzania recommended)
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine, and water purifying tablets
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks
• Tips and any items of personal nature.


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Mount Kilimanjaro Private and Small Group Climbs

Private and small group climb allow you to choose to hike Kilimanjaro or Meru to tailor your trip according to your personal needs and preferences. You choose the dates, route, and options and only travel with your private group of friends or family...

6 Days Kilimanjaro Rongai Route Group Join Climb

6 Days Kilimanjaro Rongai Route Group Join Climb

Route Description

Kilipeak Adventure leads treks up the unique Rongai route, The only route that enables climbers to trek Mount Kilimanjaro from the north, close to the Kenyan border. The route is characterized by a low crowd and with a gradual slope enables most climbers to reach the top easily. Rongai Route also experiences low precipitation during the rainy season and is hence suitable for climbers who must climb during this time of the season.

The descent of Rongai climbers is made via the Marangu route and hence Marangu Gate.

Program Description

Arrival Tanzania.

Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport to Moshi/ Marangu Babylon Lodge,  which is a beautiful place located on the lower slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro.
Our Mountain Guide will gather for a pre-climb briefing and an equipment check.
Overnight and Dinner at Babylon Lodge Marangu:

Day 1: Nale Moru Gate – SimbaCamp: Rainforest

Elevation: 1996m/6552ft to 2625m/8645ft
Altitude gained: 638meters (20,66ft)

After an early breakfast in Babylon Lodge 6 Days Kilimanjaro Rongai Route Group Join Climb starting, you will drive to the Rongai -Nalemoru) Gate near the Kenya border. We begin our climb on this unspoiled wilderness route. The walk then starts to climb consistently, but gently through an attractive forest that shelters a variety of wildlife. The forest begins to thin out and the first camp is at the edge of the moorland zone with extensive views over the Kenyan plains. [3-4 hours walking]

Day 2: Simba Camp – Kikelewa Camp: | Moorland Zone

Elevation: 2,626m/8,615ft to 3675m/12057ft
Altitude gained: 1057meter

The morning walk is a steady ascent up to the ‘Second Cave’ (3,450 m.) with superb views of Kibo and the Eastern icefields on the crater rim. After lunch, we leave the main trail and strike out across the moorland on a smaller path towards the jagged peaks of Mawenzi. Our “Upper Kikelelwa” campsite is on a small plateau above a sheltered valley with giant scenarios past Kikelelwa Caves [7-8 hours walking]

Day 3: Kikelewa – Mawenzi Turn | Semi Desert

Elevation: 3675m/12057ft to 4302m/14114ft
Altitude gained: 627m

A short but steep climb up grassy slopes is rewarded by superb all-around views and a tangible sense of wilderness. We leave vegetation behind shortly before reaching the next camp at “Mawenzi” (4,300 m.), spectacularly situated beneath the towering spires of Mawenzi. The afternoon will be free to rest or explore the surrounding area as an aid to acclimatization. [3-4 hours walking]

Day 4: Mawenzi Tarn – Kibo Hut: | Alpine Desert

Elevation: 4302m/14,114ft to 4714m/15,466ft
Altitude gained: 412m

Cross the lunar desert of the ‘Saddle’ between Mawenzi and Kibo to reach the Kibo campsite at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. The remainder of the day is spent resting in preparation for the final ascent on Summit Night. [5-6 hours walking]

Day 5: Kibo Huts – Summit: up – Horombo Huts: down | Glaciers, Snow Capped Summit

Elevation: 4302m/14,114ft to 5895m/19,341ft
Altitude gained: 721m
Descent to 3721m/12,208ft
Altitude lost: 2174m

We will start the final and by far the steepest and most demanding, part of the climb by torchlight around 1 a.m. We plod very slowly in the darkness on a switchback trail through loose volcanic scree to reach the crater rim at Gillman’s Point (5,685 m.) We will rest there for a short time to enjoy the spectacular sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling strong can make the three-hour round trip to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m.), passing close to the spectacular glaciers and ice cliffs that still occupy most of the summit area. The descent to Kibo Hut is surprisingly fast and, after some refreshment, we continue the descent to reach our final campsite at Horombo [11-15 hours of walking].

Day 6: Horombo Huts – Marangu Gate: 20km/12.5mi |Rainforest

Elevation: 3721m/12,208 to 1905m/6250ft
Altitude lost: 1816m

A steady descent takes us down through moorland to Mandara Hut (2,700m.), the first stopping place at the Marangu route. We then continue descending through the lovely lush forest on a good path to the National Park gate at Marangu (1,830 m.). [5-6 hours of walking].
Accommodation at Babylon Lodge Marangu:

Departing Day.

Moshi Marangu to Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) for your flight unless you have an option to have a short safari or any other option we will discuss.

6 Days Kilimanjaro Rongai Route Group Join Climb Includes:

Transfers:

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Kilimanjaro International Airport;
  • Transfer to the starting point and return after your climb.

Entry fees:

  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees

Accommodation:

  • Accommodation before and after trek  (double occupancy)
  • Tented accommodation on Mount Kilimanjaro.

Please note:

All accommodation is on sharing basis (i.e. you will be sharing with your travel companion a twin/double room in the hotel and a tent during the hike. If you travel alone, we will match you with a same-sex adventurer).

Meals:

  • Breakfast in the hotel before and after the hike;
  • All meals on the hike. Our Kilimanjaro diet includes energy-rich and highly nutritious meals prepared by our professional high-altitude cooks.
  • All drinks on the hike (coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and water).
  • Water for washing up daily

Hiking and safety equipment

  • All group equipment (spacious and comfortable dining tent, camping table and chairs, crockery and cutlery);
  •  Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summing aid) and oximeters;
  • Complete medical kits.
  • Private Chemical Portable toilet

Climbing crew:

6 Days Kilimanjaro Rongai Route Group Join Climb Excludes:

• Flights and airport taxes
• Items of a personal nature
• Compulsory tips for guides, porters, and cook
• Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if traveling to Tanzania recommended)
• Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
• Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
• Snacks, personal medicine.
• Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.


CHECK AVAILABILITY FOR "THIS GROUP TREKKING PROGRAM"


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Mount Kilimanjaro Private and Small Group Climbs

Private and small group climb allow you to choose to hike Kilimanjaro or Meru to tailor your trip according to your personal needs and preferences. You choose the dates, route, and options and only travel with your private group of friends or family...

Send us Required Booking Details

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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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