Mt. Kilimajaro – 8 Days – Shira Route
Probably no other mountain in the world has the same mystique and appeal of Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa at 19,340 ft. (5,900m). It is also the highest mountain on earth that is not part of a mountain range and its snow-capped peak hovers majestically over the African plain. This is a very challenging but rewarding trek!
Day 1: Arriving from Nairobi. Dinner and overnight at Moshi Hotel.
Day 2: After breakfast drive to Londorosi Gate for registration. Ascend to Shira
hut 3,840m above sea level. Picnic Lunch and Dinner and overnight at Shira Hut.
Day 3: After breakfast, proceed with your picnic lunch to Barranco hut 3,950 above sea level. Dinner and overnight at Barranco hut.
Day 4: Breakfast and the whole day is spend acclimatizing at the Barranco hut.
Day 5: After breakfast Ascend to Barafu Hut 4,600m above sea level with Picnic Lunch. Dinner and overnight at Barafu Hut.
Day 6: Ascend early in the morning to Uhuru Peak ( summit) 5,896m above sea level. Afterward descend to Mweka hut (3,100m) with Picnic lunch.
Dinner and overnight at Mweka Hut.
Day 7: After breakfast, take picnic lunch with you and decend to Mweka gate where the driver will take you to Moshi for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: After breakfast depart to your next destination.