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DAY 1: NAIROBI – ARUSHA
Meet our staff at Jomo Kenyatta or Nairobi hotel and be transferred to our Nairobi office for briefing. From Nairobi to Arusha you will either leave with a Morning shuttle bus or 1400hrs shuttle bus. Upon arrival Arusha pick up and be transferred to our Arusha guest House booked bed and breakfast only.

DAY 2: ARUSHA – MARANGU GATE – MANDARA HUTS.
Distance covered 7kms
Climbing Duration 4- 5 hours
Elevation 2740metres
Pick up from your Arusha  hotel, be introduced to the guide, Porters and cook then depart for Marangu gate for Registration. Start the 7kms from the gate through a rain forest where you will search for the Towering Eucalyptus, birdlife and the Columbus monkeys. Upon arrival at Mandara hut a walk to the Maundi Crater is recommended so that you can see the view of the Northern Tanzania and Kenya. Dinner and overnight at the Mandara Huts.

DAY 3: MANDARA HUTS – HOROMBO HUTS.
Distance covered 11kms
Climbing Duration 6 - 8 hours
Elevation 3700metres
Breakfast as the guide brief you about the day climbing, later start your day throught the rain forest again, after 1 hour or 1 hour 30minutes leave the forest and approach the moorlands all the way to Horombo escarpments. You will start feeling the effects of the attitude as you have a view of kibo summit and Mawenzi small peak view. Dinner and overnight at Horombo Huts.

DAY 4: HOROMBO HUTS – KIBO HUTS.
Distance covered 10kms
Climbing Duration 6 - 8 hours
Elevation 4700metres
Share breakfast with your guide, porters and the cook and commence your day to cover the 10kms from your day huts to Kibo Huts. Ascend and descend the peak of Mawenzi and Kibo Summit, the vegetations here begins with heathlands to moonscape. Arrive at Kibo Huts for Dinner and overnight as you prepare to reach summit the following day.

DAY 5: KIBO HUTS – UHURU PEAK – HOROMBO HUTS.
Distance covered 18kms { 4kms up and down 14kms}
Climbing Duration 12 - 15 hours
Elevation 5895metres
Early in the morning between 0200am to 0300am depending on your climbing speed start so that you can make it to Uhuru peak before sunrise. The path is steep and covered by snow, pass through Gilman’s Point located at the crater rim 5861metres and continue to Uhuru peak 5895mtres/19340 fts which is the highest peak in whole Africa. Have unbelievable views on all turns, take great photos and start to descend knowing that you have achieved your dream. Make a stopover at Kibo Huts for lunch and descend down to Horombo Huts for Dinner and overnight.

DAY 6: HOROMBO HUTS – MARANGU GATE – MOSHI/ARUSHA.
Distance covered 18kms
Climbing Duration 5- 6 hours
Elevation 3700metres – 1700metres
Breakfast at the Huts, get ready for the Final 18kms walk through the moorlands and the rain forest it will be wet and muddy therefore Guiters and trekking poles will help. Reach Marangu gate for your certificate of achievements, say bye bye to the porters and cook then be transferred either to Moshi or Arusha depending on your next day activity, either airport or safari.

RATE INCLUDES

  • Transport to & from the base of the mountain.
  • Guide, Porters and Cook entrance fee.
  • Three meals a day.
  • All huts and Camping fees.
  • All park entrance fees.
  • Certificate of Achievement.
  • Boiled water while in the mountain.
  • Oxygen chamber.
  • Shuttle bus from Nairobi to Arusha.
  • 1 night accommodation at Arusha  Hotel.

RATE EXCLUDES

  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Personal Travel insurance.
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Tipping to guide, Porters and cook.
  • Drinks .

MOUNTAIN GEAR CHECK-LIST

  • Rack sack for your Equipments.
  • Sleeping bag Mountain type.
  • Day pack for your personal items
  • Climbing boots/Camp shoes
  • Socks
  • High Gaiters.
  • Hiking/climbing cloths, 2 Underwears,1 hiking shirt long sleeve,1 Bandanna,1 warm Hat,1 Hiking Shorts, Pants, Balaclava,Fleece Neck warmer, Jacket or pullover, 1 Rain Parka.
  • Headlamp with bulb and batteries.
  • First aid kids, Pocket Knife, Sunglasses.
  • Snow goggles & water purification Tablets.
  • Toiletry item & walking stick etc.

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