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6 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing – Rongai Route

Itinerary Overview This 6-day route begins at the remote, northern side of Kilimanjaro, near the Kenyan border. We hike through an unspoiled wilderness area towards the jagged Mawenzi Peak, then cross a barren desert saddle, before climbing up Kibo’s eastern crater wall. This route is a more gradual ascent, and is therefore preferred by those with little or no backpacking experience, but is equally enjoyable for even the most hardened trekkers. Itinerary Details Day 1: Arrive e at Kilimanjaro International Airport Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), Tanzania. You will meet us at the airport and pick up...

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9 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing – Shira Route

Climbing Summary This 8-day route approaches Kilimanjaro from the west. A 4×4 vehicle transports us through a rich, lush rainforest until we arrive at the ridge of the Shira Plateau, where our expedition begins. We trek across an alpine plateau and traverse the great Southern Icefield, before summiting from Barafu Hut. The Shira route is ideal for those with backpacking experience and those seeking a more challenging adventure. Climbing Details Day 1: Arrive at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort Arrive anytime at Kilimanjaro Mountain Resort. in Moshi Tanzania. With prior arrangement, airport pick up and private transfers to the hotel are...

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6 Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Via Marangu Route

Climbing Itinerary Summary Marangu Route has a moderate slope, making it less difficult to climb and it is the most popular way and frequently used by trekkers to Mountain Kilimanjaro. It is the only route with efficient emergency evacuation service because of its nature. Accommodations is in huts simple permanent structures for sleeping dormitories and simple dining rooms  Climbing Itinerary Details Day 1: Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport. Our customer Care staff will meet you at JRO, then followed by an introductory briefing upon and proceed with a transfer to Arusha, Depending on the arrival time, we may have a...

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7 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Via Umbwe Route

Trekking Overview The Umbwe Route provides the shortest route, and toughest, to the Southern Glaciers of Kilimanjaro and Western Breach of Kibo. An ascent of Kibo by Umbwe route is one of the finest non-technical mountaineering expeditions. It is a challenging route, unsuitable for the solitary or the inexperienced, and a route off the beaten track. Trekking Summary Day 1: Arrival in Moshi or Arusha. Meet and greet on arrival transfer to Arusha to a Hotel / Lodge, for an introductory briefing. Dinner and overnight in Arusha. Day 2: Umbwe gate to Umbwe Cave. At 7:30 a.m., we’ll transfer...

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Kilimanjaro Climbing 6 Days via Rongai Route

Climbing Overview Climb Kilimanjaro Mountain via Rongai route, 6 days Trek Kilimanjaro and  Safari This route retains a sense of unspoilt wilderness and offers a different perspective on Kilimanjaro by approaching it from the north. The topography of the route does not allow for the application of the climb high and sleep low principle and hikers generally suffer more from altitude sickness on the Rongai route compared to other routes (an additional acclimatization day is highly recommended on this route). The Rongai route use the scree sumiting path from Kibo hut to Gilman’s point and descend via the Marangu...

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6 Days 5 Nights Kilimanjaro Climb via Marangu Route

Itinerary Details The Marangu Route (also known at the ‘Coca-Cola’ route) is considered as the easiest route for kilimanjaro climbing. It crosses The Saddle, a 5 km wide, high-altitude, semi-desert that separates craggy Mawenzi from the main summit Kibo. Climbers sometimes spend an extra day to acclimate to the altitude at Horombo Hut. Also, climbers often start the final ascent to Uhuru Peak early from Kibo Hut, since the scree is easier to climb when frozen, and dawn views from the crater rim are often spectacular. Itinerary Details Day to day climbing Kilimanjaro schedule is below.  Day 1: Drive...

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