Day 1: Arrive at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, where we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel for overnight- Bed & breakfast.
Day 2: After breakfast, walking safari (approximately 3 hours)in the Rau National Forest (850 MASL), known for it's black and white colibus monkeys, then back to the hotel for a good rest and lunch. Later in the afternoon, wander around Moshi town taking in the local culture. If the skies permit, you can look at amazement at the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro looming upwards. The reality begins to really set in what you are about to undertake. In the evening, you return back to the hotel for a Kilimanjaro briefing and other leisure.
Day 3: Drive from Moshi (850 MASL) to the Machame gate (1750 MASL), about 45 minutes, then begin hiking to Machame Camp (3000 MASL), which will take around 7-8 hours.
Day 4: Continue climbing from Machame Camp (3000 MASL) to Shira Camp (3840 MASL), around 7-8 hours.
Day 5: From Shira camp (3840 MASL), to Barranco Camp (3950m), takes about a 4-5 hour trek. You climb high, descend and sleep at a lower elevation.
Day 6: From Barraco Camp to Barafu Camp, at the base of the summit (4600 MASL), takes a climb of approximately 5-6 hours.
Day 7: From Barafu (4600 MASL) to Uhuru Peak (5895 MASL), takes around 7-8 hours. You have made it to the roof of Africa! After taking in the amazing view and for the reality of a dream come true, you then head back to Mweka Camp (3100 MASL) via Barafu Camp. This is an additional 6-7 hour excursion. A long exhausting day, but one that you will savor forever.
Day 8: Mweka Camp (3100 MASL) to Mweka Gate (2000 MASL), requires about 3-4 hours of hiking. Then drive back to the hotel for overnight of a good shower and a well deserved rest. Readying your
mind for the great experiences still ahead.
Day 9: The drive from Moshi to Manyara National Park, for gate viewing of approximately 4 hours. Overnight at a comfortable but basic campsite-full Board.
Day 10: The half day game viewing at the Ngorongoro Crater, then in the late afternoon clients can have evening walk to the waterfalls at Karatu, walk to see elephant caves, bird watching and cultural toursm. Overnight at campsite-full board.
Day 11: After breakfast drive through the highlands to the rim of Empakai Crater. It is probably the most dramatic and beautiful treks. Overnight at Campsite - full board.
Day 12: Drive to the Tarangire National Park for the game viewing then in the mid-afternoon drive to the airport to catch the flight back home or to your hotel for overnight-Bed & Breakfast.
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