25 Aug - 04 Sep 2022
£2,650, or £2,450 if booked before 31 December 2020 (£500 deposit required to reserve your place)
At 5,895m, The peak of Kilimanjaro is the highest point on the Africa continent and is the highest free-standing volcano in the world.
The variety of landscapes encountered each day, the knowledge of the guides and the great company of the porter crew all make for an experience that is truly unforgettable.
There are many different routes used to reach the summit and we have chosen one that provides the group with the greatest chance of successfully summiting this wonderful lump of rock.
In association with The Altitude Centre, the route chosen is The Machame Route. This is a hiking route and not a technical climbing route - hiking is easy and on defined trails
The beautiful and challenging Machame route approaches the mountain from the west and ascends through lush, fertile rainforest, before climbing up onto the moorlands of the Shira Plateau - one of the three calderas that make up the mountain. From there we pass the great lava tower and circumnavigate part of the southern aspect of Kibo crater, before ascending to the crater rim and then on to the summit.
The Machame trail sees relatively little human traffic, managing to retain a sense of untouched wilderness that can be lost on the more popular trails.
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Thursday (7pm) - Meet at Heathrow and fly to Tanzania
Friday - Met at the airport and transferred to our hotel
Saturday - Hike day 1 - 6hrs to Machame Camp
Sunday - Hike day 2 - 5hrs to Shira 2 Camp
Monday - Hike day 3 - 8hrs to Baranco Camp
Tuesday - Hike day 4 - 5hrs to Karanga Camp
Wednesday - Hike day 5 - 4hrs to Barafu Camp
Thursday - Hike day 6 - SUMMIT!
Friday - Hike day 7 - 4hrs to exit gate
Saturday - Day in Moshi before and evening flight home
Sunday (7am) - Arrive Heathrow