9 Days Northern Circuit

Kilimanjaro Climb Northern Circuit 9 Days is the program the technique the very best by means of the model new route of Northern Circuit, the wilderness route passing across the distant North Flank to reach the peak of Kilimanjaro Mountain.

Tour Inclusions

  • Hotel lodging the night before and the night after the climb (dinner and breakfast included) (double occupancy).
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents:
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides:
  • Two nights hotel in Arusha
  • All Park fees
  • Rescue fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess  tents with table and chairs:
  • Large portions of  fresh, healthy, nutritious food:
  • Clean, purified drinking water:
  • Private, portable chemical flush toilets
  • Crisis management and safety procedures:
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters:
  • Summit Emergency Oxygen:
  • Pulse Oximeters:
  • Walking Poles:
  • Sleeping Mattress:
  • Flying Doctor Service

Tour Exclusions

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature.

Day 1: Climb To Kilimanjaro Farmland

Accommodation: Lemosho Huge Tree Camp

After ending the required registration formalities at Londorossi National Park gate, we drive by the use of totally different farmland with open views over the plains to achieve the Lemosho avenue head. The ultimate a part of the road is of poor top quality and troublesome to drive after rain, sometimes we start strolling a kilometer or two underneath the road head. We incessantly have our lunch on the road head sooner than starting to walk. It is a easy day of strolling up a small path by means of beautiful and plush forest. We camp at Lemosho Huge Tree Camp (2,650 m); [2-3 hours walking]

Day 2: Climb to Kilimanjaro of Moorland

Accommodation: Shira One

We shortly depart the forest behind and enter the moorland zone of massive heather. The trail hikes steadily with broad views to achieve the rim of the Shira Plateau. There is a tangible sense of wilderness, significantly if afternoon mists can be found! We camp throughout the centre of the plateau at “Shira One” (three,550 m). [6-7 hours walking]

Day 3: Climb to Kilimanjaro through Shira Plateau

Accommodation: Shira Hut

We stroll to the summit of Shira Cathedral sooner than reaching the following camp at Shira Hut (three,840 m). This campsite has stunning views, close to the glaciated dome of Kibo and the jagged rim of Shira Plateau. The views from proper right here of Mt. Meru floating on the clouds are merely unforgettable. [5-7 hours walking]

Day 4: Climb to Kilimanjaro through Lava tower and Arrow Glacier

Accommodation: Moir Hut

Inside the morning we adjust to the first path as a lot as Lava Tower, and for these feeling strong there is a danger to climb as a lot because the ruined hut at Arrow Glacier spherical 4,800m. We then proceed from Lava Tower to achieve our campsite at Moir Hut (4,200m). [5-7 hours walking]

Day 5: Hike to Kilimanjaro by way of Moir Valley

Accommodation: Buffalo Camp

We climb out of the Moir Valley and take a short de Tour to reach the summit of Little Lent hill at 4,375 meters. After admiring the views we return to the trail and head eastwards throughout the northern circuit path. Proper right here the trail passes by the use of a topic of rock slabs that clink as they’re walked on. The last word a part of instantly’s stroll undulates until reaching the placement of Buffalo Camp (4,150m). On the camp there’s a big feeling of space as a result of the Kenyan plains stretch out far below to the north.[4-7 hours walking]

Day 6: Adventure to Kilimanjaro Buffalo Ridge and Pofu

Accommodation: Third Cave Camp

From Buffalo Camp we climb as a lot as the best of ‘Buffalo Ridge’ and drop down the other side to achieve Pofu, shut by the is a small spring and some vegetation. The trail continues eastwards by way of a panorama that has increasingly sparse vegetation to finally attain Third Cave Camp (three,900m). [5-7 hours walking]

Day 7: Adventure to Kilimanjaro by way of the Saddle

Accommodation: School Hut Campsite

There is a common ascent to achieve The Saddle, a lunar panorama between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. From proper right here we proceed upwards and attain School Hut Campsite (4,700m) inside the early afternoon. The remainder of the afternoon is spent resting and preparing for the summit day.[4-5 hours walking]

Day 8: Adventure to Kilimanjaro to Gilman’s Stage

Accommodation: Millenium Camp

We’ll start our ascent by torchlight at about midnight so that we might be up on the Crater rim by daybreak. The steep climb over unfastened volcanic scree has some correctly-graded zig-zags and a sluggish nevertheless common tempo will take us to Gilmans Stage (5,685 m) in about 5 or 6 hours. We’ll rest there for a short time to learn from the daybreak over Mawenzi. The trail leads west alongside the crater rim to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m), passing close to the spectacular glaciers and ice cliffs that additionally occupy quite a lot of the summit area. We retrace our steps alongside the crater rim to Stella Stage after which descend down by way of Barafu Camp to achieve Millenium Camp (three,800 m). [11-15 hours walking]

Day 9: Hike to Kilimanjaro Retrace though Forest.

Accommodation: Lemosho Huge Tree Camp

A sustained descent by way of fairly forest with lush undergrowth takes us to the National Park gate at Mweka (1,650 m) and on by way of espresso and banana farms to Mweka village. (4-6 hours strolling)