Roof Top of Africa Circuit 2016 Edition.
Starts: Tuesday, 2 August, 2016 03:00am
Ends: Tuesday, 9 August, 2016 11:00am
8 DAYS MARANGU ROUTE (COCACOLA ROUTE)2
Nairobi to Moshi. The tour leaves Nairobi from the Parkside Hotels, where you will catch the Nairobi to Moshi express bus, this is a public shuttle service.You are asked to meet at Parksides Hotel at 7.15am sharp!. The journey to Moshi takes between 6 and 7 hours, including the stop at the border. Drop off is at the Moshi shuttle station where a representative will transfer you to your hotel. On arrival at the Hotel in Moshi you will be met by a Kilimanjaro Climb representative who will run through all pre-climb details. Overnight stay, at a hotel.
NB Money changing facilities in Moshi are limited. ATM's are available and accept Visa card, but not Mastercard
Moshi to Kilimanjaro N.P. After breakfast, you are collected from your hotel and transferred to the Kilimanjaro National Park. Your climb will begin through the lower rainforest, up to Mandara Hut for 3-4 hours, at 2750m, where you stay overnight in the purpose built chalets.
Kilimanjaro. We climb out above the forest and continue trekking past the Maundi crater, to ascend to the open moorland - this should take about 5-6 hours. Tonight you camp at Horombo Hut at an altitude of 3720m.
DAY4:An extra day is spent at Horombo camp.This will help in acclimatizing before we head to our final camp for the summit.We will ascend few metres during the day and later come back for lunch.Dinner and overnight at Horombo camp.
Kilimanjaro. The trek to Kibo Huts via the saddle takes 4-5 hours (4720m) through Alpine Desert. Early dinner and rest before midnight departure for the summit!
The Summit. Early midnight light breakfast. The steepest part of the route is to Gilman’s Point 5700m, which takes about 5-6 hours. There is another 90 minutes of trekking through snow until you continue around the crater to Uhuru Peak (5895m), the highest point in the whole of Africa! The descent to Kibo Huts takes about 2-3 hours where you can rest, refresh yourself and continue to walk back to Horombo Huts - 3 hours. Dinner. Overnight at Horombo Huts.
Kilimanjaro to Moshi. After breakfast we descend to Mandara Huts (3-4 hours) for lunch and then we descend all the way down to Marangu Gate (2 hours), where you are collected and transferred back to Moshi for your overnight stay at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Moshi to Nairobi. You will be collected by the shuttle bus at your choice of two scheduled time.We will organise this to your wishes in advance. Moshi - Nairobi, 6 - 7 hours including border crossing. Drop off at Parkside Hotel
The cost of the Climb is
Ksh 40000(KENYA CITIZENS)
USD $1400( NON RESIDENTS)
Payments can be made via Mpesa or
Bank details available upon request
*Disclaimer: Deposits of 10000Ksh one month before is used for reservations/bookings. (third party service providers)
All Activities, Sightseeing + Entrance Fees as Per Itinerary • Services of Porters, Local Guides and Cooks • 6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 4 Dinners • Return Shuttle Bus Nairobi to Moshi and Moshi to Nairobi
• Hotel (2 Nights)Bed and Breakfast only.
• Hut (4 Nights)
• Public Shuttle
• On Foot
Soft drinks,Bottled water,beers
Medical,travel and personal insuarance cover
Tips,gratuities for Porters and Guides
Any other item not mentioned in the inclusive list
GEARS CHECK LIST.
DUFFEL BAG - For a all your climbing gear and clothing
This will be carried by the porters
DAYPACK -Large enough to carry your camera, water, raincoat, lunch pack, warm jacket or sweater
WARM SLEEPING BAG
SKI POLES - Walking Stick
Water bottle/containers-Total capacity at least 4 litres
Kilimanjaro map If you want. It can also be bought at the gate.
HIGH ALTITUDE GEARS
Waterproof, breathable and wind proof jacket
Waterproof, breathable and wind proof pants
Mittens or warm gloves
Glove liners If necessary
One pair thermal socks
Balaclava Over head cover
Thermal water flask
PERSONAL ITEMS ESSENTIALS
Toilet kit - Soap, tooth brush, toilet paper, wet wipes)
Sun screen and lip protection (SPF 30+)
Zip lock bags -To protect camera etc from dust
Money belt -For valuables and identification
Camera (Extra lenses and film ASA 200 film recommended
Powdered sports drinks for the climb e.g. game, isotonic drinks
Note book and pencil
Plastic bags + Masking tape -To keep clothing dry
Energy snacks and sweets
Video camera, tapes, battery packs & tri pod
Hiking pants At least two warm ones
T shirts At least two
Raincoat or Poncho
Water resistant semi stiff hiking boots
Shoes - sneakers, running shoes -For overnight camps
Socks -Several pairs - at least 4
Liner socks -Keep feet dry and limit blisters
Sun hat or simillar -Must have a brim
Head lamp -Spare batteries and extra bulb
Water purification tablets
Sunglasses Dark lenses for the climb with a securing strap
Flashlight/Torch Spare batteries and extra bulb
MEDICAL AND FIRST AID SUPPLIES
Pain killers -For headache
Diamox (If not allergic to sulphur)-For altitude sickness
Imodium -For diarrhoea
Something for muscular pains
Plaster and bandages-For abrasions, blisters and cuts
Antiseptic cream (Betadine)
Flu and colds, eye drops
For more information call me on 0721377050.
Or email( firstname.lastname@example.org)