Mt. Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro

Climbing Kilimanjaro is the thrill of a lifetime. Don’t lose out on your opportunity to be on the highest peak in Africa this year!

See the very best that Africa has to offer with this thrilling Mt. Kilimanjaro expedition. For 9 days, explore this unique mountain and surrounding areas. Travel through various terrains and you may your way to the summit. Even if you are relatively new to expeditions, climbing Kilimanjaro is a less intense climb than some of the other peaks seen in the Seven Summits. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is a great way to start off your Seven Summits experience, warranting you are in decent physical condition. When you climb Kilimanjaro, you climb the highest mountain in Africa. While the continent may not be known for exceptional peaks, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro does take some physical prowess. Kilimanjaro is a 5895m peak, but getting there is the best part! Climbing Kilimanjaro is the thrill of a lifetime. Don’t lose out on your opportunity to be on the highest peak in Africa this year! Our first day of trekking takes 6 hours and gains 700 meters of altitude. We will hike through giant heather to moorlands and our first good view of snowcapped Kibo and Mawenzi. Our summit day is long and rewarding! We will walk up to 16 hours. Rising just after midnight, we climb Kibo for about 6 hours to Oilman’s point (5680m) on the rim of the volcanic crater for sunrise. If the day is clear there are spectacular views over the savannah plains with the possibility of seeing Mt Kenya some 360km away. final push to Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Africa’s highest point. Transport will be waiting at Marangu gate for the journey back to our hotel or for out bound flight. Those staying for the safari will spend 2 days in the Serengeti. People of the Maasai Tribe called it Siringitu – ‘the place where the land moves on forever.’ The park covers 14,763 sq km of endless rolling plains, which reach up to the Kenyan border and extends almost to Lake Victoria. The park is flourishing with magnificent wildlife, perfect for a safari. An estimated 3 million large animals roam the plains. The Serengeti is known as one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in the world. No technical ability is required to climb Mt Kilimanjaro, though a good level of fitness will give you a much better chance and allow you to enjoy the experience more. Climb Kilimanjaro with the help of International Sherpa Guides for your next adventure!

Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing – Brief Itinerary

Day 1 – Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut
Day 2 – Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
Day 3 – Horombo Hut – acclimatization days
Day 4 – Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
Day 5 – Kibo Hut – Uhuru Peak – Horombo Hut
Day 6 – Horombo to Marangu Gate
Day 7- Rest or fly home
Day 8- Safari day 1
Day 9 – Safari day 2

TRIP FACTS

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Africa