Highlights Mount Kilimanjaro

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Trip Highlights for Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340′) Africa’s highest peak .Soaring above the rippling tea plantations and low hills of northeastern Tanzania.

Trip Highlights

  • Mountaineering the tallest free-standing mountain in this world in addition to spend night on its crater floor.
  • Discover rain forests, heather moors, lava formations, plus glaciers.
  • Gain knowledge of the exceptional ecology of the Mount Kilimanjaro with local naturalists.
  • Enjoy four days on safari, mark huge herds of zebra and wildebeest, lions and leopards, and much much extra.
Arusha, Tanzania/ Arusha National Park :

Reach your destination at Kilimanjaro International Airport, also drive into Arusha National Park to our luxurious campsite located at the bottom of Mount Meru, a 14,980-foot volcano. The campsite is at an altitude of about 6,200 feet, which will assist our adaptation.

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Mount Meru

Get together for an orientation, make sure your gears, plus get started on a warm-up trek the length of the abundant slopes of Mount Meru, the fifth-highest peak in Africa. maintain your eye out for the typical black-and-white colobus monkey of the area, on top of bushbuck, duiker, buffalo, giraffe, rare birds, plus if we are blessed, elephant and leopard.

Shira Plateau

Daily starts with morning tea and hot water delivered to your tent by our guides. After breakfast, our hike continues through the forest before crossing into the subalpine hagenia zone. We will take our time, drenched in the stunning landscape as acclimating to the height. Altitude: 11,300′, 7-9 hrs hiking.

Summit: Uhuru Peak

Rise in the company of the sun along with head for the summit, mountaineering 1,000 feet and arriving by 9:00 a.m. From our lofty perch 19,340 feet above Africa, take in the superb sweep up of sky as well as peaks. We will relish the moment, and then go down sharply through the Mweka Route. Stop for lunch plus time to rest at Barafu, before ongoing to our camp anywhere a well-earned banquet waits for. Summit: Altitude: 19,340′, 1-2 hours hiking. Descent: 10,500′, 8-10 hours mountaineering

End Trek/Arusha

trek into the rain forest along with downward to the Mweka Gate, a quick fall of 4,500 feet. Drive back to Arusha for a festive dinner .Time3-5 hours hiking


Kilimanjaro ToursIf you would like more information, or have any questions, please contact info@kilimanjarotours.co.uk or call Kilimanjaro Tours on 0800 081 9014

 

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