After your breakfast you will be picked from your hotel by Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris driver and transferred to the booking office for Arusha Shuttles. After which you will leave Nairobi for Arusha by shuttle bus arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon spent at leisure and shopping for the provisions needed for the mountain. Dinner and overnight in an Arusha Hotel.
Main destination: Arusha
Accommodation: The Charity Hotel - Mid Range Hotel in Arusha
Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
After breakfast, drive to the Londorossi Park Gate. After paper work at the gate continue driving up to Mto wa Simba campsite, stopping for lunch. Arrive at the campsite early evening. Then drive through the Shira plateau.
Day 3: Shira (1) to Shira (11) Camp
After breakfast, begin the short hike to Shira hut campsite. The west face of Kibo volcano (usually referred as Kilimanjaro) looms above the campsite. Have lunch, rest or take a day hike. This hike traverses the lower moorland where large shrubs and wildflowers dominate the landscape.
Day 4: Shira 11 to Baranco Camp
After breakfast, hike to Barranco (3950 m) skirting just below Lava Tower - you are now walking at approx altitude of 4000 m around the southern side of the Kibo.
Day 5 : Barranco camp to Barafu
Continue from Barranco across and up towards Barafu Hut (4600 m) Today you cross the Barranco Wall, ending up in the valley for the Heim Glacier view. The summit day starts early.
Day 6 : Summit Attempt
You will rise around 2330 hours, and after some tea and biscuits you shuffle off into the night. Uhuru peak (5895m). Weather conditions on the summit will determine how long you can spend, taking photographs. After a rest, descend back to Barafu hut campsite, break camp and descend to Mweka hut campsite at 9'850 ft elevation. Set up camp, eat dinner and get some well-deserved rest. A long day of hiking is approximately 12- 14 hours, depending on the fitness of the climber.
Day 7 : Mweka hut to Mweka Gate
Wake to breakfast, break camp, and begin the short hike won to the park gate to Mweka Park exit Gate. Drive from park gate back to Moshi hotel.
Day 8: Arusha - Nairobi
After breakfast, leave for Nairobi by morning or afternoon shuttle bus. Transfer to a Nairobi Hotel of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home
TOTAL COST PER PERSON IS USD$ 1684 (MINIMUM OF 2 PERSONS)
NOTE: SOLO TRAVELER PAYS EXTRA SINGLE SUPPLEMENT OF USD$ 624
INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography
Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
Bottled mineral water during game drives.
Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
All government taxes, levies and fees
Pick up and drop off transfers
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE
A minimum of US$ 5 per tourist per day Compulsory Tipping for driver/guide
International airfares and departures taxes.
Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided in the minivan while on game drives.)
Between meal snacks, parks, attractions, and events not included in your itinerary