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DAY-1 ARRIVAL (KILIMANJARO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT)

On your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport you will be received by our ground handling team at Kilimanjaro International Airport with board that has your name, then you will be picked up from the airport to the hotel where you will spend the night at Babylon Lodge Marangu.

However, along the way to Moshi you may get to see some fascinating features such as the local houses along the road, locals grazing cattle such as goats and cows. You may also get to see locals involved in different economic activities such as gardeners, shop owners and even construction workers.

DAY 2 MANDARA HUTS

 

We meet our guide and porters and drive to Marangu gate the entrance to Kilimanjaro National Park at 1860m/6000ft. After signing in it is around a four-hour hike through sometimes dense rain-forest to Mandara hut.
En-route we pass Maundi Crater.
Overnight at Mandara Hut. 2725m/9000ft.

                                 

DAY 3 MANDARA HUTS TO HOROMBO HUTS
Today we shall cover around 12km/8 miles in five to six hours, passing out of the rain-forest into alpine meadows dotted with giant heather trees.
Overnight at Horombo Hut. 3780m/12,000ft.

DAY 4 HOROMBO HUTS TO KIBO HUT
Today the landscape becomes gradually more rugged and rocky. Lobelias and giant Groundsels appear in the sparse moorland. The trail skirts Mawenzi Peak across the stark landscape of the Saddle.
It takes five to six hours to reach Kibo Hut where we take an early night at 4740m/15,450ft.

                       

DAY 5 KIBO HUT TO UHURU PEAK
we will wake up very early and start out in the darkness towards Gilmans Point, 5685m/18,640ft. Zig-Zaging our way up the scree slope, it takes about five or six hours to reach Gilmans Point. From there it takes about two hours to walk along the rim to Uhuru Peak 5895m/19,340ft.
After a brief celebration we descend back down past Kibo Hut to Horombo Huts and overnight.

DAY 6 HOROMBO HUT TO THE PARK GATE
At the park gate, we can admire the certificates issued by Kilimanjaro National Parks.
We will return by vehicle to Kilimanjaro International Airport ready for your flight back home.

Kindly send our warm greeting back home to family and friends and welcome again