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Day 1: From Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha town

Stop At: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
You will be received at Kilimanjaro international airport (JRO) and transferred to Mount Meru hotel in Arusha. 48 km/29.826 miles about 1 hour drive on tarred road. After check in, you will receive a briefing about the hike plus a gear checkup in preparation for the 6 day task of scaling Africa’s highest peak.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Mount Meru Hotel - Arusha

Day 2: First day climbing mount Kilimanjaro

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
At 08:30hrs, you will depart from Mount Meru hotel which is 4593 feet/1400 meters above sea level to Marangu gate(6233 feet/1900 m.a.s.l) which is about 119.3 km/74.13 miles from Arusha town. During this 2.5 hours drive to Marangu, there will be a 15 minute break at Boma Ng’ombe for last shopping on snacks or any needed supplies. After arriving at Marangu gate, we will do registration procedures and the potters will organize and pack for hiking. We will begin the ascent at Marangu gate from 6233 feet/1900 m.a.s.l to Mandara hut (8,858 feet/2700 m.a.sl) which is a walking distance of 8 km/4.971 miles of 6 hours. You will have lunch boxes and dinner will be at the huts. The vegetation cover is Montane forest, thus you can expect rain, mud and foggy conditions. You should also be on the look out for wildlife.
Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Kilimanjaro Mountain Huts

Day 3: Ascending from Mandara hut to Horombo hut

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
You will ascend from Mandara hut (8858/2700 m.a.s.l) to Horombo hut (12,204 feet/3720 m.a.s.l) which is a walking distance of 12 km/7.456 miles for 8 hours.
This stretch is comprised of moorland and you will spot exotic plants like the giant lobelia and groundsels. Temperatures drop below freezing at this point and especially get extremely cold at night.

Duration: 10 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Kilimanjaro Mountain Huts

Day 4: Spend the whole day at Horombo hut

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
You will spend the day at Horombo hut (12,204 feet/3720 m.a.s.l) to acclimatize and allow your body to get used to this high altitude by hiking to Zebra rock. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided at the hut.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Kilimanjaro Mountain Huts

Day 5: Ascending from Horombo hut toKibo hut

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
You will ascend from Horombo hut to Kibo hut (15,419 feet/4700 m.a.s.l), which is a walking distance of 10km/6.214 miles for 8 hours by starting early morning after breakfast and pass through the alpine desert. Kibo hut is located in the “Saddle” which refers to the area located between the 2 peaks of Mawenzi and kibo in the alpine desert. An early dinner will be served so hikers can rest before attempting the summit on the same night. Your guide will brief you on the details on how to prepare for the summit night.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Kilimanjaro Mountain Huts

Day 6: From Kibo hut to the peak

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
This is the grand finale, where you will move from Kibo hut (15,419 feet/4700 m.a.s.l) to Uhuru peak (19,340 feet/5,895 m.a.s.l) which is a walking distance of 6 km/3.728 miles with a hiking time of 8 hours. The vegetation is comprised of stone scree and ice capped summit. You will awake at around 23:30hrs for tea and biscuits. Then you will begin your summit attempt. The trail is rocky up to the Hans Meyer cave (16,896 feet/5,150 m.a.s.l). You will continue you ascent to Gillman’s point (18,638 feet/5,681 m.a.s.l). Gillman’s point is located on the crater rim. From this point, you expect to experience a snow covered trail until you reach the summit, Uhuru peak(19,340 feet/5,895 m.a.s.l). You will be able to spend a short time on the summit and take photograph and drink water before starting your descend back to Kibo hut which takes 3 hours. At Kibo hut, you will rest and enjoy hot lunch in the sun and after eating you will continue to descend down to Horombo hut. You will have dinner, wash and rest soundly at the hut after the strenuous day.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Kilimanjaro Mountain Huts

Day 7: Descending the mount Kilimanjaro and celebration

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
Following a well-deserved breakfast, you will have a party like celebration with dancing and singing. In case you had plans to tip, it best to give it hear to the potters, guides or cooks. After the celebration, you will descend for 6 hours back to Marangu gate with a walking distance of 22 km/13.67 miles. You will sign your name to receive certificates. Hikers who reached Gillman’s point will receive green certificates while gold certificates will be given to those who reached Uhuru peak.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
Accommodation included: New Safari Hotel
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We kindly advice our travelers to notify us via email or phone, about their location at least 24 hours before tour starts.

Airports

  • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
  • Arusha Airport, Arusha, Tanzania
Departure Time
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11/30/2019 - 2/11/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Duration
7 days
Inclusions
  • 1x Breakfast
  • 1x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Reviews

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By: Staajabu Africa Travel Limited
16 reviews
maki_hiroro
10
Staajabu experience on New Year's Day!!
I had "One day hike" at Kilimanjaro. It was well-arranged and the best tour I have ever had. Staajabu Africa
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Lodaza
Bogota, Colombia
30
Amazing
Best safari ever. Good food, good tent, attractive prices and our guide was very professional he knew everything
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julienb144
Tremblay-En-France, France
30
Excellent safari
Perfect experience! We did a private safari (Tarangire, Manyara, Serengeti and Ngorongoro) in couple and
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charlottefK3107UL
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
42
Climbing mount Meru
We had a Staajabu (which means amazing in Swahili) experience with this organisation. Brian the owner of Staajabu
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Marloesbeeres
Groningen, The Netherlands
31
Staajabu experience!!
We had a Staajabu experiences with this compagny!! We decided to climb mount Meru and Brian arranged everything
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Nzilankomatraveler96
12
A wonderful Staajabu safari
Fabulous experience with Staajabu safari, very professional, funny, caring and passion in services, we appreciate
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Staajabu-safar
11
Awesome Staajabu safari tour☺️
The trip was the best experience and what made it special was the tour operator who felt the need to make the trip
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Staajab-safari
11
Wonderful safari with staajabu safaris
It was Amaizing experience traveling with staajabu safari,we had a lot of fun and enjoyment.Our tour operator made
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philippgX4334SL
11
Great Safari planned by an excellent manager
If you are looking for a custom budget safari, organized by an honest, fair and really kind manager, you should
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Sajo1234
20
Fantastic experience
Without a doubt, my favorite tour! Staajabu Africa tour guides went to great length to provide my boyfriend and I
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Maarten S
Arnhem, The Netherlands
10
Best safari ever! Excellent service, goes above and beyond!
Staajabu and especially Brian from this wonderful company made our visit to Tanzania the absolute best holiday
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GODFREY O
10
wildlife xpedition
to be honest i have never got such an amazing trip with a company like this, you guys made me didn't regret my
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tretraversdrive
10
wildlife expedition was marvelous!
This is the company everybody should try for touring, the service, customer care was excellent , they have lots
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breverovin
10
BEST TRAVEL EXPERIENCE
Me and my sister were looking for a safari company and we came across Staajabu Travel! At first we couldn't say
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Brender O
10
Trip to remember
One of my best experience in safari travels . I won't forget I had time to visit the ngorongoro national Park, It
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