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8 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climb: Shira Route

Day 1: Moshi - Shira hut

Leave hotel after breakfast to shira gate, all the way driving. After we finish with the park gate, start hiking to shira plateau for 4hrs, dinner and over night in the camp.[3000m

Day 2: Shira plateau - Shira hut

Early hike will start after breakfast to shira hut which is 5-6 hrs, lunch will be on the way. Dinner and over night in the camp.[3700m]

Day 3: Shira hut - Lava tower

This day we will not start very early because the hike is only for 3hrs. so we sleep at [4400m] the camp is lava tower.

Day 4: Lava tower - Barranco

This is a very short day and as well is going down to Baranco camp which is [3800m] and this one will help you very much for acclimatizing for the summit. Dinner and over night in the camp.

Day 5: Barranco - Karanga valley

After breakfast, we face the breakfast wall, on our way to Karanga valley for lunch, dinner and over
night.[3900m]

Day 6: Karanga valley - Barafu

Because we have problem of the water in the other camp, we have to carry water all the way from Karanga valley, by this, lunch is on route. Dinner and over night in Barafu camp.[4600m] In this camp we arrange our gears for the summit. We start hiking for the summit at mid night, so we wake up at 11.00pm.We will be in the Uhuru peak at 6.30am.

Day 7: Barafu - mweka hut

After breakfast at Barafu camp descend to Mweka camp for dinner and over night.

Day 8: Mweka hut - Mweka gate

We take breakfast at 8.30am and then walk down to Mweka gate, then cash our transport to Moshi or your destination.

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Included in the above price:
1. Pick-up from the airport upon arrival Airport
2. Moshi hotel accommodation at day of arrival on BB
3. Accommodation while on expeditions
4. All park fees
6. Three meals per day
7. Bottled water
8. Guide, cook & porter fees
9. English speaking and knowledgeable lead guides, cooks & porters

What to bring on trekking either Kilimanjaro
-Waterproof rucksack with day pack
-Sleeping bag (covering at least 3 seasons)
-Roll mats and insulation pads
Comfortable hiking boots, light walking trainers thongs (flip - flops)
-Gaiters (useful when encountering snow)
-Wooden walking stick / ski pole
-Sunglasses or snow – goggles, sun hat, balaclava or woolen hat
-Warm scarf, gloves, mittens and thermal underwear
-Sweaters / jumpers, anorak / raincoat, water and windproof pants, jackets, t-shirt, several pairs of socks
-Long sleeved shirt with collar, small towel, toiletries and toilet paper
-Sunscreen and lip salve
-Flash light (head mounted preferable) and spare batteries
-Water bottle

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