Mt. Kilimanjaro-Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

15209


Categories

First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Local Experience, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. up to 8 years

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 1

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent)

Hike the tallest mountain in Africa: Mt. Kilimanjaro with a Private guide


Crowned by an eternal snow-cap, Mt. Kilimanjaro is situated inside the Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania; it is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. Challenge yourself: come to climb it with me!

Many travellers are attracted to the highest point in Africa - Uhuru Peak on Kibo - which can be reached by several easy walking or scrambling routes. The two main summits of Kilimanjaro: craggy Mawenzi, 5149m, and 'flat-topped', Kibo, 5896m are separated by The Saddle, a 5km wide, high-altitude, semi-desert. From the summit glaciers, screes, cliffs, Afro-alpine moorland then forests lead down to the cultivated foothills.

The Marangu Route offers walking on gentle forest and moorland paths up to 4700m. Above, screen leads to Gillman's Point on the often snowy crater rim which is followed to Uhuru Peak. Accommodation is in huts.
The Machame and Umbwe Routes are tougher.

NB:
Booking confirmation should be made early enough, in time as one month before.

Itinerary

1. Arrive Nairobi Airport, transfer to Your Hotel.

2. Nairobi to Moshi, Hotel in Moshi ( B&B)8 hrs drive

3. Drive to Machame village, Walk to the Machame camp.

4. Continue along the steep ridge going on to rock ridges and through heather, reaching Shira camp time 5 hours.

5. Continue to Kibo then east descend to Barranco camp ( 4 hours).

6. A short scramble to the top of the Great Barranco and then Karanga Valley (3 hours) to Barafu camp.

7. An early start for the ascent to the rim of the Kibo Crater between the Glaciers, (4 hours) to Uhuru peak, descend to Mweka camp.

8. A 3-4 hour descent to Park gate A. Drives back to the hotel Moshi (B&B).

9: Drive to Nairobi then to Airport, or Kilimanjaro Airport.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Nairobi airport or Kilimanjaro airport.

End location: In Moshi.

Duration: 9 days

no variables

Transportation

Our tour vans are well ventilated and spacious.
All vans are designed to carry a maximum of 7 passengers, but shuttle buses carry 25-35 passengers, it depends on the number of travellers.

What’s Included

Other: Guides, porters, food, cook, transport from Nairobi to Moshi and back, transport from Moshi to park gates and back, Tents, all camping fees all taxes, all park fees, 2 Nights Hotel Moshi B&B.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 Dollars - Drinks, snacks etc.
The exchange rate is about 82 ksh and can vary.

What’s Extra

Other: Basic Personal Equipment - What to bring:

Gaiters, Sleeping mats, Gloves, Sunglasses, Sleeping bag, Hats, Rain suits jacket and trouser, Warm Jacket, walk sticks, mountain boots, Scarf's, Rain Trousers and head torch. Pocket money And Hotel in Nairobi.

Please note that the tour price is designed and priced for 1 person.
If your group is larger, please contact me for a customized tour that will be priced and designed for your group
.

Restrictions

None.

A Recent Review of this tour

This is our second time using Dunstan and TBL for our unique college study abroad program to East Africa and Mt. Kilimanjaro and like the first time, they exceeded expectations. As an academically accredited college program in Outdoor Recreation Leadership, our students are trained to work as guides and leaders in the outdoor field. Dunstan is a brilliant logistics coordinator and guide and an excellent addition to our instruction team. Thank you Dunstan!
Trey Shelton

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