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Kilimanjaro Climbing

Kilimanjaro Climbing

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 5 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 8 people
Destination(s): Tanzania  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Birdwatching  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1250 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1350 US Dollar (USD)

The most beautiful, but Technical, climbing skills required, is now often booked by many - a bit more expensive but worth it for frequent climbers.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive to the Machame Gate in a 4WD vehicle, introduction to your guide and porters. Registration is done and thereafter start climb {Hiking/ Trekking} with picnic lunch through rain forest for approximately 4 to 5 hrs where you arrive to the Machame Hut. Later afternoon walk up to a little higher altitude is done for acclimatization. Return to Machame Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: After breakfast, start climb through short Savannah forest and other vegetation for approximately 4 to 5 hrs, with picnic lunch en route before arriving in the afternoon at the Shira Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 3: After breakfast a slow walk through semi-glacier and sandy areas with picnic lunch 3 to 4 hrs before arriving at the Barranco Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: After breakfast, with picnic lunch en route climb through glaciers for approximately 4 to 5 hours before arriving the Barafu Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: An early wake up call around 01.00hrs for preparation and light breakfast before starting final ascent to the summit i.e either the Stella Point reached in approximately 5 to 6 hrs and a further ascent to the Uhuru Peak reached in another approx 45minutes. After signing and short rest at barafu hut descend via the Gilmans Point down to Mweka hut for an hours rest with light breakfast then descent down for dinner and overnight at Mweka hut.

Day 6: After breakfast, final descent to Mweka gate,thereafter say Goodbye to your Guide/ Porters and connect a private transfers to Arusha.

Notes:
- Optional 7 days climb on Machame route can be arranged with an Extra night at Shira Hut - where a full day Excursion is done by hiking/ trekking around the Shira Plateau and the extra cost = USD 180 per person
- Self driving cars available: Suzuki Vitara, Land Rovers, Land Cruisers. Price varies from 130 to 170 USD per day, without fuel.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Park
- Camping and rescue fees
- Meals
- Guide and porters
- Tents
- 3rd party insurance.
- Comprehensive insurance on request.

Price Excludes:
- Drinks
- Medical, personal and luggage insurance
- Climbing gears
- Tipping to guide and porters
- Transfers to/ from the gates i.e USD 120 per car per transfer.

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