The Route number of days is 9,
Accommodation type: Campsites
You will do registration at the Kamwanga town (Londorosi gate) and gradually start involving the fantastic areas of Kilimanjaro offering trekkers with wonderful acclimatization. The route onfoot walk start at the trailhead on the mountain and includes Shira One Plateaus, glaciated dome of Kibo, Lava Tower, Moir Valley, Lent Hill, Rock Slabs. Climb ‘Buffalo Ridge’, Small Spring, Trek the Saddle and a Lunar Landscape
Details per Day
Day 1: Registration Formalities
Registration at Londorossi gate and drive through varied farmland with open views over the plains to reach the Lemosho road head. Have an easy day of walking up a small path through beautiful and lush forest. Camping at Lemosho Big Tree Camp
Day 2: at Shira One Plateaus
Enter the moorland zone of giant heather then the trail trek s constantly to the wilderness. Camping in the center of the plateau at “Shira One”
Day 3: At Shira Hut Close to Glaciated Dome of Kibo.
Walking to the top of Shira Cathedral and then the next camp at Shira Hut. This campsite has very good views because it is close to the glaciated dome of Kibo and the jagged rim of Shira Plateau. You will be able to see Mt. Meru floating on the clouds and surely unforgettable
Day 4: At Lava Tower near Moir Hut
From Lava Tower Trek to the ruined hut at Arrow Glacier then reach our campsite at Moir Hut
Day 5: Moir Valley, Lent Hill, Rock Slabs at Buffalo Camp
Trek the Moir Valley and hike to reach the summit of Little Lent hill then the trail go through a field of rock slabs that clink as they are walked on. The final part of the walk undulates until reaching the location of Buffalo Camp.
Day 6: Climb ‘Buffalo Ridge’ to Third Cave Camp
Climb up to the top of ‘Buffalo Ridge’ and back to the other side to reach Pofu, near the small spring and some vegetation. The trek proceed eastwards through a landscape that has increasingly sparse vegetation to eventually reach Third Cave Camp
Day 7: Trek the Saddle to School Hut Campsite
Steady ascent to the Saddle, a lunar landscape between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Continue upwards to reach School Hut Campsite in the early afternoon. The rest of the afternoon is spent resting and preparing for the summit day.[4-5 hours walking]
Day 8: Uhuru Peak and Retrace to Millenium Camp
Ascent by torchlight at about midnight so that we can be up on the Crater rim by sunrise. Trek to Gilmans Point in about five or six hours. Rest tto enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Continue with the trail to the west along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m) The retrace continue to Stella Point and then to Barafu Camp then Millenium Camp.
Day 9: Retrace to Lavish Forest To Mweka Gate
Continue to descent to mweka gate and ocoffee and banana farms to Mweka village.