7 Days Mt Kilimanjaro Fun Week Climbing With Ucesco-kenya
Day 1 : arusha – mandara
drive to moshi then on the marangu park gate, hike to mandara hut in which you cover 9 km. Here we are at 2,774m above sea level on your first overnight on kilimanjaro.
Day 2: mandara – horombo
begin your trek to horombo hut in an average hiking time of 8 hours, lunch enroute. In clear weather mawenzi and kibo peaks can be seen.
Dinner and overnight at the hut, 3,761m.
Day 3: horombo – kibo
after breakfast, hike 13 km to kibo hut, 4,732 m above sea level in an average hiking time of 6 hours. You will now encounter spectacular mountain vegetation like lobelia, giant cactus and groundsel.
Day 4: kibo – horombo via gilman’s point and uhuru peak.
Wake a.M. For a pre-down attempt of the summit. It takes 5 hours to gilman’s point 5,681 m above sea level. From gilman’s it takes 1 hour to summit uhuru peak, the highest point in african at 5,896 m above sea level. Descend to horombo hut for overnight.
Day 5: horombo – arusha
after breakfast, descend