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9-Day Private Guided Hiking Tour of Kilimanjaro - Shira Route

Mount Kilimanjaro and Our Support

Kilimanjaro is 5985m high, well above the critical oxygen level of 4200m. We work with Kilimedair helicopter ambulance service to get you down with medical support. This is highly unlikely, though as most cases of altitude sickness are solved by a quick descent, with the help of our guides.For your climb, you will need some specialized equipment. There are many suggestions on the web. You’ll find one such complete list here.

We will also support you in case of an emergency.

Kilimanjaro Trek Itineraries

Total Duration: 9 Days (inc. arrivals)

Day 1 : Arrival to Kilimanjaro International Airport

● Meals not included
● Accommodation included: Overnight at the lodge in Moshi, Kilimanjaro. Based
on Bed and Breakfast

Day 2 : Londross Gate 2100m – Simba Camp 3000m

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 3 : Simba Camp 3000m– Shira 1 Camp 3450m

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 4 : Shira 1 Camp 3500m – Shira 2 Camp 3840m

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 5 : Shira 2 Campsite 3840m – Lava Tower (4600m) Barranco Camp 3950m

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 6 : (ACCLIMATIZATION DAY) Barranco Camp (3840m) – Karanga Campsite (4200m)

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 7 : Karanga valley Campsite (4200m) – Barafu Camp (4600m)

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 8 : Barafu Camp – (4600m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Mweka Camp (3100m)

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner
● Accommodation included: Tents

Day 9 : Return to starting point

● Meals included: breakfast, lunch
● Accommodation included: Hotel as in starting point

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Kilimanjaro Private Guided Trek Itineraries

The listed itinerary for this trip includes on the mountain, We have many more and with your own research, you can design
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7-Day Marangu Route

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7-Day Rongai Route

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7-Day Umbwe Route

Private Guided Hiking

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8-Day Machame Route

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9-Day Lemosho Route

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9-Day Shira Route

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Completing park entry at Londorossi Gate we then continue to drive up to the Shira Gate: distance: 4 km/2 miles: trekking time: 1-2 hours, a steep climb where we will begin the trek.

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Our Day Trip

About 65km east of Arusha lies the sleepy town of Moshi, resting at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro. The mountain towers over the Moshi landscape like a giant shepherd overlooking his flock. click here for details.