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Private 8-Day Kilimanjaro Climbing Adventure

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What to Expect
Starting Point: Londorossi Gate (2100 m/6900 ft)

Day 1 - Londorossi Gate/Lemosho trail head - Big Tree Camp (Mti Mkubwa) (2650 m/8695 ft)

Walking distance: 6 km/3.7 miles

Walking time: 2-3 hours

Altitude gain: 550 m/1795 ft

Day 2 - Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) Camp - Shira I (3480 m/11420 ft)

Walking distance: 8 km/5 miles

Walking time: 4-5 hours

Altitude gain: 830 m/2725 ft

Day 3 - Shira I - Shira Huts (3850 m/12630 ft) via Shira Cathedral

Walking distance: 11 km/6.8 miles

Walking time: 6-8 hours

Altitude gain: 370 m/1210 ft

Day 4 - Shira Huts - via Lava Tower (4640 m/15220 ft) - Barranco Huts (3985 m/13070 ft)

Walking distance: 9 km/5.6 miles

Walking time: 6-8 hours

Altitude gain: 135 m/440 ft (790 m/2590 ft to Lava Tower)

Day 5 - Barranco Huts - Karanga Camp (4040 m/13255 ft)

Walking distance: 5.5 km/3.5 miles

Walking time: 4-5 hours

Altitude gain: 55 m/185 ft

Day 6 - Karanga Camp - Barafu Huts (4680 m/15360 ft)

Walking distance: 3.5 km/ 2.2 miles

Walking time: 4-5 hours

Altitude gain: 640 m/2105 ft

Day 7 - Summit attempt via Stella Point (5752 m/18871 ft) to Uhuru Peak (5895 m/19340 ft) and descent to Millenium Camp (3820 m/12530 ft) (or to Mweka Hut)

Walking distance: 5 km/3 miles ascent + 10 km/6.2 miles descent

Walking time: 5-6 hrs + 1-2 hours up, 5-6 hours down (the overall walking time may vary from 10 - 16 hours)

Altitude gain: 1072 m/ 3511 ft (Stella Point) or 1215 m/3980 ft (Uhuru Peak)

Descent: 2075 m/6810 ft

Day 8 - Millenium Camp - Lemosho Gate

Walking distance: 20 km/12.5 miles

Walking time: 5 hours

Descent: 1990 m/6530 ft

Mode of transport: Mini bus from the airport to Hotel and from hotel to Kilimanjaro gate also from Kilimanjaro gate to Hotel at the end of trip , then picked from hotel to the airport

Tour Guide: They be 3 guides and 20 porters but also depend on the group 
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Important Information
Departure Point
Moshi, Tanzania
Departure Time
8:00 AM
8 days
Return Details
Moshi, Tanzania
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • TripAdvisor Experiences brokerage fee
  • Afternoon tea
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Dinner - Buffet dinner
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Breakfast - Continental breakfast
  • Food tasting
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Tour escort/host
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Tips
  • Personal items
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • A minimum of 1 people per booking is required
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Duration: 8 days
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