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Unleash Your Adventure on Mount Kilimanjaro

7-Day Kilimanjaro Moonlight Summit

Full Moon Ascent

Embark on a thrilling adventure to conquer the majestic Kilimanjaro, timed perfectly to reach the summit under the enchanting glow of the full moon. This 7-day expedition offers a unique and awe-inspiring experience, combining the challenge of trekking one of the world’s tallest mountains with the ethereal beauty of a moonlit ascent.

Day-by-Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kilimanjaro International Airport

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport, you will be warmly greeted and transferred to your accommodation in Moshi, the gateway to Mount Kilimanjaro. Rest and prepare for the amazing journey ahead.

Day 2: Machame Gate to Machame Camp

After a hearty breakfast, your adventure begins at the Machame Gate, the starting point of your climb. Traverse through lush rainforests, witnessing the vibrant flora and fauna of the region. Reach Machame Camp, nestled at 9,850 feet, where you’ll spend the night.

Day 3: Machame Camp to Shira Camp

Continue your ascent through changing landscapes, leaving the rainforest behind. Encounter moorlands, characterized by an otherworldly beauty, as you trek towards Shira Camp at an elevation of 12,600 feet. Marvel at the breathtaking views of the African plains below.

Day 4: Shira Camp to Barranco Camp

Today’s journey takes you to Barranco Camp, situated at 13,100 feet. Along the way, pass through the Lava Tower, a striking volcanic formation, and experience the effects of higher altitude on your body. The panoramic vistas from the campsite will leave you in awe.

Day 5: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp

Embark on a challenging day of trekking, tackling the steep Barranco Wall, which offers exhilarating rock scrambling. Traverse along the stunning ridgeline, known as the Karanga Valley, reaching Karanga Camp at 13,200 feet. Take in the breathtaking sunset views over the glacier-capped peaks.

Day 6: Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp

As you approach the final leg of your ascent, journey from Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp at an impressive altitude of 15,200 feet. Rest, hydrate, and mentally prepare for the midnight summit push. The full moon’s glow will accompany you on this extraordinary nighttime ascent.

Day 7: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp

Rise in the darkness of the night and commence the challenging trek towards Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 19,341 feet. Witness the astounding sunrise over the vast plains below and revel in the sense of accomplishment as you stand atop this iconic peak. Descend to Mweka Camp for a well-deserved rest.

End of Safari

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  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Park fees and permits
  • Professional mountain guides and porters
  • Meals during the trek


  • Airfare.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips and gratuities.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Travel insurance.

Kilimanjaro Climbing Tips

What is the best time of year to climb Mount Kilimanjaro?
The best time to climb is during the dry seasons, which are typically from January to mid-March and from June to October.
How physically fit do I need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?
While no technical climbing skills are required, good physical fitness is essential. Regular cardio exercises, strength training, and hiking practice are recommended to prepare your body for the altitude and the challenging terrain.
Are guides mandatory for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?
Yes, climbing Kilimanjaro requires a licensed guide. They will ensure safety, provide necessary support, and assist with navigation.
What are the different routes available for climbing Mount Kilimanjaro?
Some popular routes include the Machame Route, Lemosho Route, Marangu Route, and Rongai Route. Each route offers unique experiences and varying levels of difficulty.

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