Summary  Itineraries

Climb Kilimanjaro and see some of the best game drive we offer.
Price: USD $2,218 person

Detailed Itineraries

DAY 1: Arrival day
Pick up from Kilimanjaro International Airport and transfer to Arusha town for dinner and overnight.

DAY 2: Mandara Hut
1700m to 2740m
5500ft to 9000ft
7 km, 4-5 hours
Montane Forest

After breakfast and briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (45 minutes), register and commence the climb. Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara encampment located at 9000 ft / 2740 m. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya. In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colubus monkeys

DAY 3 To Horombo Camp
2700m to 3700m
9000ft to 12,100ft
11 km, 6-8 hours
Heathland

After about 1 hour, you will leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo encampment. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and grounsels. You will start to feel the affects of the altitude.
If you wish to extend you trek, here you can spend an extra day resting at Horombo or climbing the small peak of Mawenzi.

DAY 4 To Kibo Camp
3700m to 4700m
12,100ft to 15,400ft
10 km, 6-8 hours
Alpine Desert
Ascending, we now pass the last watering point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heathland but then disappears into “moonscape”. Dinner, rest, and prepare for summit climb