Upon arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to Arusha.Settle into your accommodation, ready to start your safari journey proper in the morning.Overnight at Planet Lodge.
Trek Day 2.
Begin Trek to Machame Camp
Begin your journey on narrow rainforest trails, where you’ll set out with many other groups on this popular trail.
Overnight: Machame Camp (9,850′)
Hours trekking: 5-7
Trek Day 3.
Machame Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Vegetation gets sparser as you ascend into the heath, where alien-looking giant groundsels tower over the rocky slopes.
Overnight: Shira 2 Camp (12,795′)
Hours trekking: 4-5
Trek Day 4
Shira 2 to Barranco Camp
Enjoy expansive views of the Barranco Valley from your camp at the base of the Barranco Wall.
Overnight: Barranco Camp (13,004′)
Hours trekking: 6-7
Trek Day 5.
Barranco Camp to Karanga
A challenging scramble up the Barranco Wall is rewarded with breathtaking views from the top. Continue over ridges and valleys before a steep hike to camp.
Overnight: Karanga Camp (13,231′)
Hours trekking: 4-5
Trek Day 6.
Karanga to Barafu Camp
As you near the summit, the landscape starts to resemble the surface of the moon. Keep an eye out for towering lava formations, remnants of Kili’s fiery past.
Overnight: Barafu Camp (15,331′)
Hours trekking: 3-4
Trek Day 7.
Barafu to Summit/ Mweka Millennium Camp
Headlamps snaking up the mountain light your way during an overnight summit bid. Celebrate your success with a few quick pictures at the top before trekking much of the way back down the mountain.
Overnight: Mweka Millennium Camp (12,500′)
Hours trekking: 8-10 to Summit/ 4-7 to Mweka Millennium Camp
Trek Day 8 / Departure Day
Complete your descent through the rainforest to Mweka Gate at 5,364 feet. Transfer driver will be waiting to take you back into town for a shower and some rest before your transfer to the airport this evening.
Day room: Planet Lodge
Hours trekking: 4-6
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