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Kenya Safaris

Tanzania Safaris

Uganda Safaris

8 Days - Shira Route (Mount Kilimanjaro)

Conquer the ultimate challenge with Mount Kilimanjaro hiking. Embark on a breathtaking journey to the roof of Africa, where snow-capped peaks and stunning vistas await. Trek through diverse landscapes, from lush rainforests to alpine meadows, and push yourself to new heights. 

Day 1: Nairobi - Arusha

After your breakfast you will be picked from your hotel by Kenya Walking Survivors Safaris driver and transferred to the booking office for Arusha Shuttles. After which you will leave Nairobi for Arusha by shuttle bus arriving in time for lunch. Afternoon spent at leisure and shopping for the provisions needed for the mountain. Dinner and overnight in an Arusha Hotel.

  • Main destination: Arusha
  • Accommodation: The Charity Hotel  - Mid Range Hotel in Arusha
  • Meals & drinks: All meals & drinking water included (Other drinks not included)
  • http://www.thecharityhotel.com/

Day 2: Londrossi to shira One

After breakfast, drive to the Londorossi Park Gate. After paper work at the gate continue driving up to Mto wa Simba campsite, stopping for lunch. Arrive at the campsite early evening. Then drive through the Shira plateau.

Day 3: Shira (1) to Shira (11) Camp

After breakfast, begin the short hike to Shira hut campsite. The west of Kibo volcano (usually referred as Kilimanjaro) looms above the campsite. Have lunch, rest or take a day hike. This hike traverses the lower moorland where large shrubs and wildflowers dominate the landscape.

Day 4: Shira 11 to Baranco Camp

After breakfast, hike to Barranco (3950 m) skirting just below Lava Tower - you will be walking at approx altitude of 4000 m around the southern side of the Kibo.

Day 5 : Barranco camp to Barafu

Continue from Barranco to Barafu Hut (4600 m). You will cross the Barranco Wall, ending up in the valley for the Heim Glacier view.

Day 6 : Summit Attempt

You will rise around 2330 hours, have tea and biscuits then set out to hike to the summit; Uhuru peak (5895m). Weather conditions on the summit will determine how long you can spend, taking photographs. After a rest, descend back to Barafu hut campsite, break camp and descend to Mweka hut campsite. Set up camp, eat dinner and get some well-deserved rest.

Day 7 : Mweka hut to Mweka Gate

Wake to breakfast, break camp and begin the short hike down to Mweka gate where you will exit the park. Drive from park gate back to Moshi hotel.

Day 8: Arusha - Nairobi

After breakfast, leave for Nairobi by morning or afternoon shuttle bus. Transfer to a Nairobi Hotel of Jomo Kenyatta International Airport for your flight back home

TOTAL COST PER PERSON IS USD$ 2976 (MINIMUM OF 2 PERSONS)

NOTE: SOLO TRAVELER  PAYS EXTRA SINGLE SUPPLEMENT OF USD$ 1190

INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE

  • Accommodation as detailed in the itinerary
  • AMREF (Travel insurance) Flying doctors services in East Africa. (In case of emergency)
  • All meals noted in the itinerary. Each day generally includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner buffets consisting of both western and local dishes.
  • Transportation in standard game viewing safari vehicle complete with pop-up roof for easy viewing and photography
  • Every passenger is guaranteed a window seat.
  • Your driver/guide speaks English and has in-depth knowledge of the flora, fauna, landscape, and Kenyan culture safaris.
  • A minivan outfitted with two-way, long range high frequency radio communications equipment.
  • Each 4x4 Toyota Hiace minivan carries safari accessories including window sills, a first-aid kit, an ice-chest, and a fire extinguisher.
  • Bottled mineral water during game drives.
  • Park entrance fees and game drives as noted in the itinerary.
  • All government taxes, levies and fees
  • Pick up and drop off transfers

 

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE 

  • International airfares and departures taxes.
  • Personal communications charges for telephone calls, faxes, email, etc.
  • Personal needs
  • Tips and gratuities for your driver/guide.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. (Bottled mineral water is provided while on game drives.)
  • Laundry services.
  • Between meal snacks, parks, attractions and events not included in your itinerary
  • Rain jackets, hand cloves
  • Hot Air Balloon Safari in Masai Mara (USD$ 475 Per Person)
  • Masai Village Visit (US$ 20 Per Person)
  • Boat Ride in Lake Naivasha (US$ 30 Per Person)

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Contact Information

Super Africa Wildlife & Adventure Safaris
Royal Tower, Hospital Road
P. O. Box 100 Kisii - Kenya
Call/WhatsApp: +254 704 937 935
info@superafricasafaris.com
https://superafricasafaris.com