Mount Kilimanjaro Climb,Moshi Route: 6 nights/7 Days

Type of safari- Mountain Climbing Safaris, Destination - Tanzania

Tour Summary

The Western Breach route is more risky due to the potential for rock falls

Day 1
Leave Nairobi to Arusha by shuttle bus and on to Moshi. Overnight at Mountain Inn.

Day 2
Transfer to Marangu gate for climbing - Commence ascending walking through the rain forest to Mandara Hut - lying at 9000ft/2750m. Overnight at campsite.

Day 3
Leave the glades of forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to Horombo Hut - lying at 12000ft/3700m. Overnight at camp.

Day 4
Ascending you pass the "Last Water" walking on to the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi arriving at Kibo Hut at 15000ft/4700m. Spend your overnight at camp.

Day 5
Early start for the summit on steep and heavy scree up to Gilman's point at 18640ft/5681m, which is on the greater rim. Ascending up to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 19340ft/5896m. From here you descend going straight down to Horombo Hut. Stay overnight at hut.

Day 6
The day spent in descending down to the park gates. Drive to Moshi and stay overnight at Mountain Inn.

Day 7
After breakfast depart for Moshi and on to Nairobi via Arusha.

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