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6 Days Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro

kilimanjaroDay 1 Mandara

You start walking from Kilimanjaro National Park gate (1829m) with your guides and porters slowly (polepole) through Montane Forest Zone (rain forest) for 3hrs to Mandara Hut 2698M for dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Horombo

From Mandara Hut trail a short stretch of forest and skirts the base of Maundi Crater with a superb view of the mountain and its Moorland zones for 6hrs to Horombo Hut at 3719M for dinner and overnight.

Day 3 Kibo

Ascending past the “last water point” walking slowly for 6 hrs on the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi on the Alpine zone, you arrive at Kibo hut 4685M for dinner and overnight.

kilimanjaro 1Day 4 Summit

At about 8.00AM the guide will take you to the summit zone on steep and heavy scree for 5hrs up to Gillman’s point 5685M the highest point in Africa. Feeling tired but very happy you descend down to Horombo hut for overnight stay.

Day 5 Celebration

Descend down to Mandara hut for lunch then to the park gate. Your guide will collect your certificate while you relax in the victory mood at the base shop for drinks and souvenirs. Drive back to hotel/lodge or camp.

Day 6 Departure

After breakfast drive to Kilimanjaro Airport for your flight to Nairobi, you will be transferred to the Airport for your flight back home.