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10 Day Mt Kilimanjaro

10 Day Mt Kilimanjaro Trek the northern route will take you to the top of Kilimanjaro mountain (5895m) which is an opportunity for an adventure tourist to scale the world's most famous mountains.

Upon arrival in Tanzania, you will settle in a hotel in Moshi for the night and the trek will begin the following day following the northern circuit route.

This tour is offered by Simba Paka Safaris.

NightNights accommodation at Manyara National Park – Kirurumu Manyara Lodge
  • 2 Nights accommodation at Serengeti National Park – Serengeti Kati Kati Camp
  • 2 Nights accommodation at Ngorongoro C. Area – Ngorongoro Farm House
  • 1 Night accommodation at Tarangire National Park – Maramboi Tented Lodge
  • Half Day – Ngorongoro Crater Tour
  • Lake Manyara Game Drive
  • Tarangire Game Drive
  • Mountain park fees and meals as per itinerary
  • Transport in a transfer Van
  • Porters, mountain guides, cook.
  • All game drives as per the itinerary
  • All park fees and meals as per itinerary
  • Transport in 1 x 6 Seater 4 x 4 vehicle (Guaranteed Window Seat – 6 pax in vehicle)
  • Services of qualified English Speaking Drivers or Guides on Safari
  • 1 Litre of mineral water per person per day on Safari.
  • AAR (Africa Air Rescue) – evacuation only insurance.
  • Excludes
    • All International Flights + Taxes
    • Visas
    • Travel & Personal accident insurance
    Luggage Please be reminded to inform your clients that the luggage allowance on our scheduled flights is strictly 15kgs per person and that soft bags are highly recommended, if not essential. In light aircraft the baggage area and weight allowance are limited. Hard samsonite type suitcases do not fit into the cargo compartment easily, if at all also the compartment of our safari 4x4 vehicle. Due to limited space available for storage in safari vehicles, we strongly recommend using soft duffle bags rather than hard suitcases.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 : Arrive in Tanzania

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroUpon arrival in Tanzania, you will settle at your hotel in Moshi for your dinner and overnight to begin your trekking on the following day using the northern circuit route.

    Day 2 : londorossi gate – start point- mti Mkubwa camp

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroThe lemosho route departs from the far west side of Mount Kilimanjaro. Getting to Londorossi gate(2100m) takes approximately 2 hours from Moshi. You will register at Londorossi gate with the Kilimanjaro national park authorities before getting back to be transported to the starting point which is a 12km distance. You will have your lunch at this point before starting your trek to my Mkubwa camp for dinner.

    Day 3 : mti mkubwa camp(2820m) - shira camp 1(3500m)

    10-Day Mt Kilimanjaro Day three starts with a gradual hike through the final stretch of the rainforest zone which gets steeper as you approach the low alpine moorland zone. The trek is short which makes it easy to Shira Camp 1. It’s a 9km distance.

    Day 4 : shira camp1 (3500m) – moir hut (4200m)

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroFrom Shira One camp, you will proceed your trekking across and up the Shira plateau to Shira Camp two at 3850m. Here you will join trekkers from the Machame route whilst enjoying stunning views across the valley below and the western breach of Kilimanjaro above. You will proceed to Shira caldera and onto the off-the-beaten-path to Moir hut. You finish at a high altitude and you may feel altitude sickness symptoms.

    Day 5 : moir huts (4200m ) – buffalo camp (4020m)

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroBegin the morning trek heading out of the moorland and into the stark alpine desert, on a steep ridge off the main trail, beginning your venture on the northern circuit route. This section of the trail offers great views across the plains that lie north of Kilimanajro.

    Day 6 : Buffalo camp ( 4020m ) – Rongai third cave ( 3800m)

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroAs you head up buffalo ridge the terrain becomes increasingly sparse. The route is rarely traveled and we will enjoy its mountain wilderness feel. We trek through remote valleys on the northern slopes of Kilimanjaro until you arrive at the third cave.

    Day 7 : Third cave (3800m ) – school hut ( 4800m )

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroA steady ascent over the saddle which sits between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi peak. You continue southwest to school hut where you will be served an early dinner and go to rest as you will begin your summit bid just before midnight. The trekking distance is around 6 km.

    Day 8 : school hut (4800m ) – uhuru peak (5895m) – millennium camp (3950m)

    At around midnight, you begin your push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek.

    Day 9 : millennium camp (3950m )- mweka gate (1640m )

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroIt’s the final day of trekking and is a short hike through the dense montane rainforest from millennium camp to Mweka gate.

    Day 10

    10-Day Mt KilimanjaroDepart Tanzania

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