Comb: (Kilimanjaro 7 Day's Machame +4 Day's Meru) - Moshi

Overview

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Details about this tour

Itinerary
Day 1: Mount Kilimanjaro Climb/moshi to Machame Gate
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The drive from Moshi to the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Gate takes about 50 minutes. The journey passes through the village of Machame which is located on the lower slopes of the mountain.We now leave the park gate and walk through the rain forest on a winding trail up a ridge. Lower down, the trail can be muddy and slippery. Gaiters and trekking poles are a good idea here. We continue a short distance until we reach the Machame Camp.
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Machame hut Campsites
Day 2: Machame hut to Shira camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, we leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing the little valley walking along a steep rocky ridge, covered with heather, until the ridge ends. The route now turns west onto a river gorge. Time for rest, dinner, and overnight at the Shira campsite.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Shira Campsite
Day 3: shira Camp to Baranco camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
From the Shira Plateau, we continue to the east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the peak of Kibo. As we continue, our direction changes to the South East towards the Lava Tower, called the "Shark's Tooth." Shortly after the tower, we come to the second junction which brings us up to the Arrow Glacier at an altitude of 16,000ft. We now continue down to the Barranco Hut at an altitude of 13,000ft. Here we rest, enjoy dinner, and overnight. Although you end the day at the same elevation as when you started, this day is very important for acclimatization and will help your body prepare for summit day.
Duration: 7 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Baranco Campsite
Day 4: Baranco to Karanga Camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge passing the Barranco Wall, to the Karanga Valley campsite. This is a short day meant for acclimatization.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Karanga Camp
Day 5: Karanga to Barafu Camp
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, we leave Karanga and hit the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. We continue up to the Barafu Hut. At this point, you have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp, rest, enjoy dinner, and prepare for the summit day. The two peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this position.
Duration: 5 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Barafu camp
Day 6: Barafu Camp (4,680 meters) Uhuru Peak (5,895 meters) Mweka Camp (3,100 meters)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Very early in the morning (midnight to 23am), we continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. You head in a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy scree towards Stella Point on the crater rim. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek.
At Stella Point (18,600 ft), you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see (weather permitting). From Stella Point, you may encounter snow all they way on your 1-hour ascent to the summit. At Uhuru Peak, you have reached the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa. Faster hikers will see the sunrise from the summit.
From the summit, we now make our descent continuing straight down to the Mweka Hut camp site, stopping at Barafu for lunch. You will want gaiters and trekking poles for the loose gravel going down. Mweka Camp is situated in the upper forest and mist or rain can be expected in the late afternoon. Later in the evening, we enjoy our last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep.
Duration: 12 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mweka Campsite
Day 7: mweka hut to Mweka gate
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After breakfast, we continue the descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).From the gate, you continue another hour to Mweka Village. A vehicle will meet you at Mweka village to drive you back to hotel in Moshi.
Duration: 3 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Selig Hotel
Day 8: Moshi to Momella gate(MOUNT MERU)
Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park Tanzania
After an early morning breakfast in Moshi(1400m), you will be picked up from your hotel and brought to the Momella Gate in Arusha National Park. At this time, the porters will organize and pack the belongings for the hike while you and your guide register with the Tanzania National Park (TANAPA). You will then begin your ascent in Arusha National Park. The first day of hiking is similar to a walking safari; you should expect to see giraffes, zebras, antelope, buffalo, and potentially elephants near the trail. Due to the high possibility of spotting wildlife, an armed ranger, hired through the National Park, is required to hike with our team for the duration of the hike. As you continue hiking, you will pass the Ngarenanyuki River and a beautiful waterfall at the base of Mt. Meru. Upon arriving to Miriakamba Hut (2500m), your chef will prepare a hot dinner and washing water for you
Duration: 5 hours
Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Miriakamba huts
Day 9: Miriakamba(2500) to Saddle hut(3500)
Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park Tanzania
After breakfast, you will start ascending up the steep trail along the ridge of the saddle. You may see various wildlife along the way! The trail has views of Mt. Meru Crater and the Ash Tray. When you arrive at camp, you have the option of hiking Little Mt. Meru (3820m) with your guide to further acclimate. You will be served an early dinner, so you can receive ample rest before your midnight summit attempt. Get to sleep by 19:00 pm
Duration: 5 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Saddle hut
Day 10: saddle hut, Summit attempt, Miriakamba Hut
Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park Tanzania
Your guide will wake you at 00:30 for tea and biscuits. You will then begin your summit attempt at 1:30am. The trail starts off on a steep grade to Rhino Point (3800m) to Cobra Point (4350m). The last hour of the hike you will scamble on a rocky ridge between the crater and inner cliffs of Meru. You will reach the summit of Meru (4565m) at sunrise with spectacular views of Mt. Meru Ash Tray and Mt. Kilimanjaro. Enjoy your views then descend to Saddle Hut for a short break. You will then continue descending to Miriakamba Hut (2500m) for dinner and overnight.
Duration: 12 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Miriakamba hut
Day 11: Miriakamba to Moshi
Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park Tanzania
Visitors who went Through the shorter route while ascending, can descend via the longer route or vice versa. Hurrying-up while going down is not advisable. Please take your time to enjoy scenic beauty as well as occasional sightings of game.
Duration: 5 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: overnight at Selig Hotel/say bye bye

Inclusions

  • 9x Breakfast
  • 9x Dinner
  • 11x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 11 nights
  • Pick up and drop off at Kilimanjaro International Airport .Pre & Post Trek accommodation at Selig Hotel
  • Park fees, camping fees, rescue fees and 18% VAT on tour fees & services which cost nearly 55% of the total cost charged.
  • 4 Season mountain tentsSleeping MatsTransportation to & from the mountain gateProfessional mountain guides, cooks and porters
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Meru
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Exclusions

  • Flights, Items of a personal nature, Laundry Services, A doctor for the group, Tips to mountain crew
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
From
USD 3700
Per Person