Ample acclimatization time (the number one factor in summit success) • Breathtaking scenery on the trail • Hut accommodations • Short Kilimanjaro trekking route • 90% summit success rate • 6 days trekking, 8 days in Tanzania

Arrive in Tanzania

You will be picked up at Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Arusha. You will meet your guide who will brief you on your upcoming trek and perform an equipment check to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. Any missing gear will be recommended and provided on a rental basis. 

Accommodations: Arusha Planet Lodge

Meals: Bed & Breakfast


Day 1

Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

After breakfast, we will drive to the Marangu Park gate at an altitude of 1,860m. We will then walk (2,744m/9,000ft) through a dense semi-tropical rain forest to Mandara Hut, where we will enjoy a period of relaxation, meals and an overnight stay.

Distance covered: 6.5 kilometers 

Approximate time taken: 4 hours

Accommodations: Mandara Hut

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 2

Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

We begin our journey in the early morning with a 10-hour walk to Horombo Hut. The landscape becomes much more rocky and rugged, but the views of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks are absolutely superb. We will spend the night at Horombo Hut, at an altitude of 3,761m (12,335 ft).

Distance covered: 11 kilometers

Approximate time taken: 10 hours

Accommodations: Horombo Hut

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3

Horombo Hut (for acclimatization)

We will spend the entire day in the same location focusing purely on acclimatization. We will stay within the area and take a short visit to Zebra Rock, eventually heading back to Camp for lunch and relaxation.

Accommodations: Horombo Hut

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4

Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

We will embark on a 13 kilometer, 5-hour walk to Kibo Hut (4,732m/15520 ft), experiencing spectacular mountain vegetation and beautiful scenery, making this rigorous experience entirely worth it!

Lodging: Kibo Hut

Distance covered: 13 kilometers

Approximate time taken: 5 hours

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5

Kibo Hut to Summit

Rising to an early morning 2am wake-up call, we will make a 5-hour climb up the steepest and most difficult part of the route to Gillman’s point (5681m/18630 ft). From Gillman’s, it will take us an additional 2 hours to reach Uhuru Peak (5896m/19344ft). We will then descend back to Horombo Hut for dinner and an overnight stay.

Distance covered: 6 kilometers

Approximate time taken: 3 hours

Accommodations: Horombo Hut

Meals: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6

Horombo Hut to Arusha

After breakfast, we begin a rapid descent to the gate where you will enjoy lunch, champagne and a certificate to celebrate your achievement. We will then transfer you drive back to your hotel in Arusha for relaxation and an overnight stay.

Distance covered: 12 kilometers

Approximate time taken: 6-7 hours

Meals: Bed & breakfast

Depart Tanzania

We will provide an airport transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight home… or, better yet… you can continue your adventure with a Tanzanian safari!

Please note: All pricing listed is per person.

Pricing is is based on high season rates (June through March).  Low season quotes (April through May) can be done on request. Please inquire here and our staff will be in touch with more information.









5-12 PAX



Park fees • Camping fees • Rescue fees • 18% VAT on tour fees and services • 4-season mountain hardware • 2-person sleeping tents • Double layered sleeping mats • Transportation to and from the mountain gate • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters • 3 meals a day while on the mountain • Filtered water throughout the trek •  2-way shared airport transfers • Supplemental summit oxygen and pulse oximeter • Private portable toilet 


Flights • Items of a personal nature • Laundry services • A doctor for the group


Tipping is suggested at $250-300 per hiker to contribute at the end of the trek. 
The tip for the crew should be split accordingly and handed directly to each member of the team.