Roof Top of Africa Circuit 2016 Edition.

By OutDoor Circuits East Africa
Tue, Aug 2 3:00AM - Tue, Aug 9 11:00AM
Mt. Kilimajaro, Tanzania, Nairobi

8 DAYS MARANGU ROUTE (COCACOLA ROUTE)2 Day1: 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 . DAY 2: 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. DAY3: 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. DAY 5: 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! DAY 6: 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. DAY7: 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. DAY8: 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) INCLUSIVES ARE:: 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 ACCOMODATION: Accommodation • Hotel (2 Nights)Bed and Breakfast only. • Hut (4 Nights) Transport • Public Shuttle • On Foot NOT INCLUSIVES: Hiking gears Soft drinks,Bottled water,beers Medical,travel and personal insuarance cover Personal Items 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 Polar fleece Thermal underwear Mittens or warm gloves Glove liners If necessary One pair thermal socks Balaclava Over head cover Gaiters Thermal water flask PERSONAL ITEMS ESSENTIALS Toilet kit - Soap, tooth brush, toilet paper, wet wipes) Towel Sun screen and lip protection (SPF 30+) Zip lock bags -To protect camera etc from dust Money belt -For valuables and identification OPTIONAL ITEMS Camera (Extra lenses and film ASA 200 film recommended Binoculars Powdered sports drinks for the climb e.g. game, isotonic drinks Pocket knife Note book and pencil Plastic bags + Masking tape -To keep clothing dry Energy snacks and sweets Video camera, tapes, battery packs & tri pod HIKING GEARS Shorts Hiking pants At least two warm ones Regular underwear T shirts At least two Raincoat or Poncho FOOT WEAR 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 EQUIPMENTS 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 Malaria prophylaxis Something for muscular pains Plaster and bandages-For abrasions, blisters and cuts Antiseptic cream (Betadine) Flu and colds, eye drops Insect repellant For more information call me on 0721377050. Or email( temboh82@yahoo.com) Regards Chris

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