12 Days Expedition Full Moon Summit Kilimanjaro

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Day 1: Kilimanjaro International Airport 6 August 2020 Arrival

Pass By: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Kilimanjaro International Airport 6 August 2020

Arrival and picked up by our driver from airport and drive to the hotel Keys Hotel Moshi for Briefing from your Mountain Guide and Equipment checkup then dinner and overnight.


Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Keys Hotel Moshi Uru Road Half Board

Day 2: Moshi- Meru Gate-Meriakamba 7 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 Tanzania
Mosi-Meru After Breakfast 8:30 am We drive from Moshi to Momela Gate. After a short registration at the Gate our walk will begin with full armed ranger escorting us, simply we can see along the way the wild animals including elephants, zebras, and giraffe, monkeys, antelope, and often elephants along the route. Dinner and overnight night at Miriakamba Hut.

Elevation (m): (1,387 m to (1,500 m)

Elevation (ft): 4,921 ft) to 3,000 ft )

Distance: 10 km

Hiking Time: 4-6 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 3: Meriakamba - Saddle 8 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 Tanzania
Meriakamba - Saddle 8 August 2020

The walk from Miriakamba Hut to the saddle below Little Meru is a short day but a steep climb. The walk will take us slowly along the ridge for a spectacular view of the Meru Crater and the impressive Ash Cone. After hot lunch at Saddle Hut, we can make a short climb to the summit of Little Meru (3,820m) for superb views just before sunset.

Dinner and overnight at Saddle Hut

Elevation (m): 2,514 m to 3,570 m

Elevation (ft): 8,250 ft to 11,712 ft

Distance: 8 km

Hiking Time: 3-5 hours

Habitat: Forest and Moorland.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 4: Meriakamba-Summit 9 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Meru, Arusha National Park 00255 Tanzania
Meriakamba-Summit 9 August 2020

We start early at around 1:30 a.m. to climb steeply to Rhino Point (3,800 m.) and on to Cobra Point (4350m). We reach the summit (4,566 m) for sunrise there is a possibility to see Kilimanjaro Peak above the clouds. The final part of the climb is along a spectacular narrow ridgeline between the sheer inner cliffs and the sloping outer wall of the crater. We take a short rest and brunch at Saddle Hut before continuing the descent to the Momella gate. The returning transfer will be waiting at Momella Gate to pick you at your hotel Keys in Moshi.

Elevation (m): 3,570 m to 4,565m to 2,514m

Elevation (ft): 14,977 ft to 11,712 ft to 8,250ft

Distance: 5 km up 13 km down

Hiking Time: 12 – 14 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert Moorland and Montane forest.

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Hotel Keys Half Board

Day 5: Machame gate to MACHAME Camp 10 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Machame gate to MACHAME Camp 10 August 2020

After breakfast you depart by vehicle to Kilimanjaro. At the gate your crew finalize packing and after finishing with formalities you start of from Machame gate. Today’s hiking is through verdant afro montane forest to Machame camp and on route you have a picnic lunch. Look out for pretty endemic flora and a gradation of forest zones –Overnight Machame Camp

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 6: From machame camp to shira camp 11 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
From Machame camp to Shira camp 11 August 2020

From Machame camp, you hike to Shira Camp. The first section is relatively steep and the altitude is gained rapidly. A picnic lunch is taken on trail today. The zone you pass through today is known as the heath zone where attractive wild flowers and lobelia plants become apparent. Various geologic features can be seen today from lava tubes to glacial valleys–Overnight Shira Camp
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 7: Shira camp to Barranco Camp 12 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Shira Camp to Barranco Camp 12 August 2020

Today is a walk high sleep low day. You ascend into alpine desert and for those that are feeling strong you can even head up to Lava Tower before descending to Barranco camp. Lunch is taken as a picnic lunch on route. This is a long day but note that the next time you head to this altitude is in two days time – great acclimatization day—Overnight Barranco Camp
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 8: Barranco camp 13 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Barranco camp 13 August 2020

From Barranco camp, famous for its’ giant groundsels, you ascend the Barranco wall and hike glacial valleys to Karanga camp. Today is a relatively short day hiking and lunch is taken at Karanga camp. In the afternoon a walk can be taken with your guides for great views of the Southern walls of Kibo and deep glacial valleys—Overnight Karanga Camp
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 9: Barranco camp to Barafu camp 14 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Barranco camp to Barafu camp 14 August 2020

Today is another half day ascending to Barafu camp. Once again lunch is taken in camp allowing plenty of time to relax before the summit bid. Desolate alpine desert and at times strong winds rip over this camp and yet in the evening, splendid views of Mawenzi peak are the norm. A relatively early dinner is taken before heading to rest for the evening—Overnight Barafu Camp
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 10: Barafu camp & summit/kibo Peak – Mweka. 15 August 2020 (FULL MOON SUMMIT)

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Barafu camp Kilimanjaro summit/Kibo peak – Mweka. 15 August 2020 (FULL MOON SUMMIT)

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Most people depart just before midnight for the final summit bid. Patience and persistence is the name of game to reach the summit and by dawn as the first rays of light start to appear, most arrive near the rim. Ascending via Stella Point affords a relatively short final section to Uhuru peak, the Roof of Africa! What goes up must come down and your goal today is to reach Mweka camp. Have overnight Mweka Camp
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Camping Tents

Day 11: Mweka Camp-Mweka Gate 16 August 2020

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Mweka Camp-Mweka Gate 16 August 2020

After breakfast you descend once again through Montana forest and around midday after saying farewell to your crew, you are picked up and transfer back to your Hotel Keys for hot lunch shower Dinner and overnight

Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Keys Hotel Moshi Half Board

Day 12: Moshi Town Tour 17 August 2020

Pass By: Keys Hotel Travel & Tours, Uru Road,, Old Moshi 0933, Tanzania
This day you will be transferred to the airport, Joining Safaris Serengeti or Zanzibar beach to relax after full Moon Summit.

Note: The checkout time it's 11:00 am if you have a late flight you can keep your bags at the reception while swimming or go out in downtown for shopping

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

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