Tour Description

DAY 1: Arusha to Machame Gate to Machame Camp.

Elevation (ft): 5,400ft to 9,400ft.
Distance: 11 km.
Hiking Time: 5-7 hours.
Habitat: Rain Forest.

DAY 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp.

Elevation (ft): 9,400ft to 12,500ft.
Distance: 5 km.
Hiking Time: 4-6 hours.
Habitat: Moorland.

DAY 3: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp.

Elevation (ft): 12,500ft to 13,000ft.
Distance: 10 km.
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours.
Habitat: Semi Desert.

DAY 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp.

Elevation (ft): 13,000ft to 13,100ft.
Distance: 5 km.
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours.
Habitat: Alpine Desert.

DAY 5: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp.

Elevation (ft): 13,100ft to 15,300ft.
Distance: 4 km.
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours.
Habitat: Alpine Desert.

DAY 6: Barafu Camp to Summit to Mweka Hut.

Elevation (ft): 15,300ft to 19,345ft (and down to 10,000ft).
Distance: 5 km ascent / 12 km descent.
Hiking Time: 7-8 hours ascent / 4-6 hours descent.
Habitat: Arctic.

DAY 7. Mweka Camp to Arusha.

Elevation (ft): 10,000ft to 5,400ft.
Distance: 10 km.
Hiking Time: 3-4 hours.
Habitat: Rain Forest.

Things to Note

  • Bring all necessary climbing equipment.
  • Bring warm clothes to prevent from cold at high altitude.
  • In case of dietary restriction please let us know.

Payment Policy

  • Rest of payment on arrival.
  • Cancellation / no show policy: If cancelled or modified up to 90 days before the date of tour no fee will be charged.
  • If cancelled or modified later or in case of no show 50 % of reservation will be charged.

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