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Mount Kilimanjaro

Mount Kilimanjaro itineraries

6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREK via MARANGU ROUTE
(in the mountain + 1 day if transfer to TZ needed)
Marangu Route is the most popular route of Mt. Kilimanjaro. This is also the only route where solar power hut accommodation is possible for each night of the trek on the mountain. This route can be completed in 5 days, however your chance of conquering the highest point of Mt. Kilimanjaro is much higher if you can allow for the extra included day for acclimatisation. Detailed itinerary


6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREK - UMBWE ROUTE
(extra day needed to transfer to TZ)
Umbwe route is one of the most challenging paths and is suitable for experienced trekkers. This is a very steep route, first taking you through beautiful forest before culminating into a challenging approach to the summit. Ice and mud can be expected on this track at any time of the year, and as this is such a direct route, it's advised to not rush this trek. Detailed itinerary

6 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREK - RONGAI ROUTE
(extra day needed if required to transfer to Moshi)
Rongai Route begins on the Eastern side of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Though this is a camping route, it is one of the easiest climbing routes on the mountain. The night before your final ascent will be in hut accommodation. This trek can also be done in 5 days, but it is recommended that at least 6 days be taken for the best chance of success and as many days as desired can be added on to make your climb a comfortable and enjoyable experience. Detailed itinerary

7 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREK - MACHAME ROUTE
Machame route is likely Mt. Kilimanjaro's most scenic climb. The ideal hike requires at least 6 days on the mountain and will take you through rainforest, moorlands and via the Lava Tower before your final ascent to the peak. Detailed itinerary

8 -9 DAYS KILIMANJARO TREK - LEMOSHO/ SHIRA ROUTE
(in the mountain + 1 day if need to transfer to Moshi)
The Lemosho/ Shira route consists of two tracks (Lemosho and Londrosi) starting at the same point on the Western side of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Once you arrive at the Shira plateau, the vegetation change is spectacular, with open grasslands sweeping into moorlands. After this point you will pass the impressive Shira Cone, Shira Cathedral and then Shira Needles. For an enjoyable hike, this trek requires a minimum of 7 days, though 8 or 9 days is recommended. Detailed itinerary

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