Day 1 Moshi Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Moshi/Mti Mkubwa Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) Begin the Lemosho trail of Mt Kilimanjaro ending for the day at the Mti Mkubwa Campsite.
Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa Camp
Private Vehicle (3.00 hour(s))
Day 3 Mti Mkubwa Camp/Shira 1 Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) Climb into the moorland over the Shira ridge and down to the plateau and the Shira 1 Camp.
Mti Mkubwa Camp to Shira 1 Camp
Day 4 Shira 1 Camp/Shira 2 Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) Because the hiking time is only about 3 hours today, use the free time to take a number of short acclimatization walks around and above the Shira 2 Camp. This camp is more exposed than the previous night's camp. It may be windier and colder, with temperatures dropping to below freezing.
Shira 1 Camp to Shira 2 Camp
Day 5 Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) Climb through rocky scree to the Lava Tower. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley to acclimatize and camp.
Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower
Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
Day 6 Barranco Camp/Karanga Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) Tackle the Great Barranco Wall up into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley.
Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
Day 7 Karanga Camp/Barafu Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) In preparation for the final ascent the same night, you will familiarize yourself with the terrain before dark, and prepare your equipment and thermal clothing for the summit attempt. Sleep may be difficult, but lie down after dinner to try and rest for the 1295m final ascent.
Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
Day 8 Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp (1B, 1L, 1D) This stretch is the longest, and the most mentally and physically challenging of the trek. But the feeling of conquering Kilimanjaro will stay with you forever.
Barafu Camp to Stella Point
Stella Point to Summit
Summit to Mweka Camp
Day 9 Mweka Camp/Moshi (1B, 1L) Arrive to Moshi in the afternoon. Time to relax, take a shower, and celebrate with a drink. Cheers to climbing Mt Kilimanjaro! Before dinner, you will be welcomed and congratulated on your climb by the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a project supported by G Adventures. They will present you with a gift and a certificate to remember all your efforts on the mountain.
Opt to pre-book the Moshi Mamas Massage by adding it to your checkout page, or ask your GCO or travel agent for assistance.
Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
Mweka Gate to Mweka Village
Moshi Women's Cooperative Visit
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s))
Day 10 Moshi (1B) Depart at any time.