:: 8 Days on Mt Kilimanjaro ::

8K : 8 Days on Mt Kilimanjaro

 
1,680 USD per person in a group of six people (8K BUDGET) Order
1,840 USD per person in a group of six people (8K CLASSIC) Order
2,010 USD per person in a group of six people (8K LUXURY) Order

Upon your arrival, at the port of entry for 8 days of Mt Kilimanjaro trekking, you will be met by our company representative, who will transfer you to the hotel for overnight stay. The following morning, after breakfast, the Mt Kilimanjaro trekking adventure will begin. In the next six following days, you will trek and attempt to conquer the mighty 'Uhuru Peak' of Kilimanjaro. The magnificent ice glaciers of Mt Kilimanjaro which are about three degrees south of equator at about 5895m above the sea level are one of the most attractive features of this roof of Africa.


Itinerary 8K
Day 01: Arriving in Tanzania
Upon arrival in Tanzania, you will be met by the company representatives who will transfer you to the hotel in Arusha or Moshi (depending on Safari or Mountain trekking starting point) for overnight stay.
Day 02: Machame Gate to Machame Camp
On the first day of Kilimanjaro trekking, after breakfast, drive to Machame gate (1800 m) for registration and briefing. After registration formality, the ascending begins by trekking through tropical forest to Machame camp(3100 m) with lunch break at a rest point. Upon arrival at machame camp, dinner will be served and overnight stay.
Distance: 18km; Time: 5-6 hours; Vegetation: Montane forest
Day 03: Machame Camp to Shira Camp
On the second day, after breakfast, ascending continues from Machame camp(3100 m) to Shira camp(3800 m) with lunch break at a rest point. Upon reaching Shira camp, dinner will be served and overnight stay.
Distance: 9km; Time: 4-6 hours; Vegetation: Moorland
Day 04: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
On the third day, after breakfast, ascending continues from Shira camp (3800 m) to Barranco camp (3840 m) with lunch break at a resting point. During the ascending, you will ascend up to (4620 m) before descending to Barranco camp (3840 m) as part of acclimatization preparation for summit attempt. Upon reaching the base camp, Barranco, dinner is served and overnight stay.
Distance: 15km; Time: 6-7 hours; Vegetation: Semi desert
Day 05: Barranco Camp to Barafu Camp
On the fourth day, after breakfast, you will continue to ascend Kilimanjaro from Barranco camp (3840 m) to Barafu camp (4900 m) with lunch break at the rest point. Upon arrival at Barafu camp, dinner will be served and overnight stay.
Distance: 13km; Time: 7-8 hours; Vegetation: Alpine desert
Day 06: Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Hut
On the fifth day, after breakfast, you will attempt to conquer the summit. At midnight, depart the base camp ascend toward Stella point (5685 m) where you will have a short rest to see the magnificent sun-raise. After the rest, you will continue to ascend for another one hour before reaching the summit Uhuru Peak (5895 m). From the summit, you will descend all the way to Mweka camp(3100 m) with a lunch break at Barafu camp. Upon reaching Mweka camp, dinner will be served and overnight stay.
Distance: 7km ascent, 23km descent; Time: 6-8 hours ascent, 7-8 hours descent; Vegetation: Ice cap
Day 07: Mweka Camp to Moshi
On the sixth and last day, after breakfast, you will continue to descend all the way to Mweka gate. At the Mweka gate, Certificates will be issued before proceeding to Mweka village where a transfer vehicle will be waiting to transfer you Lodge or Hotel.
Distance: 15km; Time: 4-5 hours; Vegetation: Tropical forest
Day 08: Departure from Tanzania
On the last day of the safari, after breakfast, you would be taken on a town tour and shopping. After lunch, transfer to the airport for departure.


8K package includes:
accommodation
8K BUDGET - towns: budget hotels or hostels, mountains: public campsite
8K CLASSIC - towns: *** hotels, mountains: public campsite
8K LUXURY - towns: **** luxury hotels, mountains: public campsite
meals
8K BUDGET - 7 x breakfast, 7 x lunch, 7 x dinner (Budget package full board plan is provided).
8K CLASSIC - 7 x breakfast, 7 x lunch, 7 x dinner (Classic package full board plan is provided).
8K LUXURY - 7 x breakfast, 7 x lunch, 7x dinner (Luxury package full board meal plan is provided).
drinks- drinking water during mountain climbing.
transfer- transfer to and from airport.
park fees- Mt Kilimanjaro parks fees and levy.
rescue fees- rescue fees for mountain climbers
guide- service of a professional English speaking guide.
cooker- cooker during safari in national parks and mountain climbing.
potters- two potters per person during mountain climbing.
gratuities- gratuities for guide, cooker and potters.


8K package does not include:
flight ticket- flight ticket to and from Afrika.
airport taxes- airport taxes and levy.
vaccination- vaccination for Yellow Fever and others diseases.
visa- visa fees 50USD to Tanzania, they can be obtained at major borders and airports.
insurance- travel or health insurance.
personal effects- all items of personal nature.
drinks - alcoholic beverages and soft drinks.


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