Pick up from the Airport or from your hotel after the breakfast, the departure is normally 0800am, then proceed to Kenya and Tanzania border by the name Namanga, the drive from Nairobi to the border normally takes about 2-3 hrs, on arrival visit the migration department, those who do not have the visa obtain one and this process normally takes about 30min depending with the people applying. The visa cost 50usd for Non Americans and 100usd for American citizens, after the migration proceed to Arusha and this will take you about 1.5-2hrs.
After breakfast, drive 45kms to Marangu Gate (1860m). Walk 9 kms through dense semi-tropical Rain Forest to Mandara Hut (2744m). Dinner and overnight.
Depart early morning for a 10hr walk up to Horombo Hut (3761m). The landscape becomes more rigged and rocky but superb, with mawenzi and Kibo peaks in view. Dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, proceed on a 6hr walk through spectacular mountain vegetation to Kibo Hut (4732m). Dinner and overnight.
The final attempt to the summit is made in the early hours of the morning at 2:00 am. It takes about 5 hrs to the most difficult steep part of the route to Gil man Point(5681m). From Gil mans, it takes one hour thirty minutes to Uhuru Peak (5895m.) Descend to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.
Descent is rapid. After breakfast, walk down to Marangu Gate for transfer to Moshi. Dinner and overnight in Moshi or Arusha
Depart for the airport or other destinations in Tanzania or Kenya. A trip to the beaches at Mombasa, Malindi, Lamu and Zanzibar is a good way to recuperate. We can arrange many reasonably priced trips and safaris around Moshi and the Kilimanjaro region.
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INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE PRICE:
1. Pick-up from the airport upon arrival Airport
2. Moshi hotel accommodation at day of arrival on BB
3. Accommodation while on expeditions
4. All park fees
6. Three meals per day
7. Bottled water
8. Guide, cook & porter fees
9. English speaking and knowledgeable lead guides, cooks & porters