Day 1 You will meet our driver at Kilimanjaro airport and drive you to our hotel,few minutes rest and meet your guide for gears checking and briefing about the mountain, Also our guide will go through our equpments and demonstrate the use and operation of all equipments especially emergence oxygen cylinder and pulse oximeter and explain signs and symptoms of various mountain sickness which might happen while trekking.
Day 2 to Mandara hut 2227m: We will start by driving from our hotel in Moshi and cross cultivation zone, Marangu village heading to Marangu Gate 1890m about 1 hour drive. We will do regstrations and meet our crew and we will start hiking to cover 8km about 3-4hours crosssing rain forest,picnic lunch and drinking water will be provided on the way.
Day 3 to Horombo hut 3727m: This is a bit long day about 10km walk and estimated time will be 5-6hours,Lunch and drinking water will be provided on the way also we will getting to moorland zone and we will be able to view Kibo and Mawenzi peak from far.
Day 4 to Kibo hut 4727m: Today we will getting to alpine desert and cross the saddle area between Kibo and Mawenzi, we will cover the distance of 9km for 4-6 hours, lunch and water will be provided. Also from this day is when some hikers start to experience some mountain sickness.
Day 5 to Uhuru peak 5895m: Arround mid night we will provided you some tea and snacks dress warm and starting hiking heading to the summit, it will take 6-8 hours about 6km to get to Uhuru peak. The first peak will get at Gilmans point 5685m which located at the crater rim and then Stella point 5756m, Then we will join other hikers from Machame and other route heading together to Uhuru peak and we will be able to see the sunrise as well, we recommend to stay at the peak for 10-15 minutes for view and pictures after we descend via the same trail to Kibo hut for resting. After resting for 1-2 hours we pack our stuff,brunch and start descend down to Horombo hut.
Day 6 to Marangu gate: Soon after breakfast you will meet your Kilimanjaro Eastland adventures crew for group pictures and Kilimanjaro songs after we will keep descending down to Mandara hut where we will stop for hot lunch and then descend to Marangu gate.nThe total distance to cover will be 18km and estimated time will be 6-8 hours. At Marangu get we will sing out to the Kilimanjaro national park log book collect our certificacte and drive back to our hotel in Moshi for long hot shower and Kilimanjaro beer.
Day 7 Drive you back to Kilimanjaro international Aiport for your flight or join for Safaris
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