Highest Altitude: 5895mts / 19,341ft
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Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and the highest single free-standing mountain above sea level in the world: 5,895 metres (19,341 ft). This snow-capped peak of Africa is a dormant volcano.

Kilimanjaro requires minimum of 6 nights 7 days on the mountain and a day in Arusha post the trek, so 7 nights in Africa minus travelling.

You can also add 2 days of African safari (highly recommended if you’ve come all the way) to your itinerary, taking the total time required to 9 days



How are we making your experience better?

  • We have a summit centric approach. We want to give you the best possible chance for a summit. Our guides will be patient and encouraging.
  • Atleast one of our guide will be a certified Wilderness First aider and our team will be capable of handling medical emergencies in the wilderness.
  • Our guides are trained naturalists and love sharing information about the local flora and fauna and also the culture.
  • Our team consists of Professional, experienced, licensed Mountain guides and Honest, hardworking, team-oriented support staff
  • We take daily pulse and oxygen saturation monitoring
  • We carry a well-equipped first aid medical kit with us.

Kilimanjaro can be done from 7 different routes.
Here’s all the info about the routes –

Route Stay Crowd Trail Acclimatization Scenic Forest Wildlife Days Success Rate
Marangu Hut Moderate Easy Bad Least Less Less 5N – 6D Low
Machame Tent Most Difficult Good Moderate High High 6N – 7D High
Lemosho Tent High Difficult Good Most High High 7N – 8D Highest
Londross Tent High Moderate Bad Moderate Less No 6N – 7D Moderate
Umbwe Tent Low Difficult Bad Moderate Moderate Moderate 6N – 7D Low
Rongai Tent Least Easy Good Most Most Most 6N – 7D High

We will be taking the Rongai route in March 2024 and the Lemosho route in Sept 2024

Expected weather: March

Afternoons: upto 8 degrees Celsius in Kibo hut camp, lower camps to be warmer.

Nights: around -2 degrees Celsius in Kibo hut camp, lower camps to be warmer.

Chances of rain/hail – less likely;

Snow on trail – less likely


Route - We will take the Rongai route (the most offbeat) which is very scenic, has gentler ascends, full of wildlife spotting opportunities, least crowded and boasts a good summit ratio.

We believe this route offers one of the best experiences on Kilimanjaro!

Itinerary - 

Day 1 - Arrive in Arusha and drive to base (Tarakea)
Participants are requested to book a flight that would reach the airport before 12pm (Tanzanian time). We will pick you up from the airport and drive you to Tarakea (Drive time 4 hours)
Stay location - Unique hotels
Gear check and Briefing in the evening.
Retire by 9pm.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 2 - Drive to Rongai gate (1950 mts) post breakfast and hike to Rongai cave (2834 mts).

Distance - 8 kms , Time - 4 hours 
After breakfast drive to Rongai gate. Start hiking after finishing the trek registration for the park. We stop for lunch at Simba camp. Continue hiking to Rongai camp post Lunch.
Overnight stay at camp.

Day 3 - Hike from Rongai cave to Kikelewa cave ( 3598 mts) via Second cave (3444 mts)

Distance - 12 kms , Time - 7 hours 
Overnight stay in camp 

Day 4 - Hike from Kikelewa cave to Mawenzi Tarn (4314 mts) and afternoon acclimatization hike to Mawenzi Ridge (4388 mts)

Distance - 5 kms , Time - 3 hours
Lunch at camp

Acclimatization hike :

Distance - 2 kms , Time - 2 hours

Overnight stay in camp.

Day 5 - Hike from Mawenzi Tarn to Kibo hut (4701 mts)

Distance - 8 kms , Time - 3 hours 
Overnight stay in camp 

Day 6 - Kibo hut to Uhuru peak (Kilimanjaro Summit) and back to Horombo hut
Distance - 22 kms , Time - 13 hours 

We start for the summit push at 11 pm and make it just in time to see the sunrise from the top.
After reaching the summit, we descend all the way down to Horombo hut camp.

Overnight stay in camp

Day 7 - Trek from Horombo hut to Marangu gate. Drive to Arusha (2 hours)
Distance - 20 kms , Time - 6 hours

We are expected to reach the hotel by 5pm in the evening.

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 8 - Depart to airport after breakfast (For only trek participants) OR Morning Safari to Tarangire National park

The participants who have only joined us for only the trek to be dropped to the airport today and the participants joining for the Safaris to be driven to Tarangire National park (2 hours drive).
The Tarangire NP is famous for Elephant spotting. The sight of big herds led by matriarchs foraging on the plains will leave you speechless! One will also spot some other herbivores like Zebras, Giraffes, Wildebeasts, Imphalas, Ostriches, Gazzelles, Baboons and if you're lucky some big Cats too!

Finish the safari at 3.30 pm and drive to Kudu camp near Norongoro crater (2.5 hours)! On the way we stop to look at the marvelous lake Manyara. The sight of this beautiful lake will stay with you for life!
Overnight in camp

Day 9 - Morning Safari to Ngorongoro crater and drop back to the airport by 4 pm.

We start early today. Our safari starts at 6.30 am and we drive to the gate (20 mins from Kudu camp). We spend 4 hours inside the crater.

The Crater is famous for some of the best game sightings in the world. You can see the African big 5 along with various other species up close! The sights and views from today will leave you speechless!
Evening drop to airport by 3.30 pm. Participants are requested to book a flight departing after 5 pm.


Additional information-
1. The expedition will be lead by Ankit Naithani
2. We will send you preparation chart and follow up with preparations so that you get a good shot at summit
3. The arrangements will be comfortable, 2 in a tent, good healthy food and strong knowledgeable guides.
4. We have kept extra days and enough buffer (unlike other itineraries out there) which gives you a good chances to summit.
P.S. - Cheaper itineraries out in the market have very low success summit ratios
5. We have Indianised food arrangements to appeal to your taste buds.


  • Airport pick up and drop off
  • Standard hotel accommodation (twin sharing)
  • All mountain fees, entry, camping, rescue
  • Meals for the duration of the trip
  • Guide and expertise charges
  • Team including support staff, cooks, porters
  • Rentals for all common gear provided to you like tent, kitchen tents, table and chairs
  • Rentals for climbing gear such as ropes, anchors, crampons etc.
  • Safaris on the last two days IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO THE TREK WITHOUT SAFARI THE TREK COST WILL BE ₹1,90,000/-


  • 5% GST
  • Meals or drinks purchased by participants during the travel or trek
  • Rentals for personal gear (Refer things to get section- Things to Carry for Long Summer Treks)
  • Trek insurance
  • Any extra government charges. (There aren’t any as of now)
  • Flight/Train/Bus ticket till Tanzania.
  • Lunch and dinner in Arusha (500 inr per meal)
  • Tips for staff (approx 10k)

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  • Start Saturday Mar 2, 2024
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Kilimanjaro International Airpot

Indian citizens get Visa on arrival easily. You can also apply for e-Visa online. Check link - https://visa.immigration.go.tz/

Mid December to Mid March June to Mid October

Three months of dedicated training is required to prepare for Kilimanjaro for an active individual. The participants should focus on cardio and leg strengthening.

There are permanent toilet structures made on the Mountain which are fairly clean and well-maintained.

Tarangire National Park and Ngorongoro Crater

For the initial 3 days, one can comfortably hike in a Tshirt (with a fleece if it gets chilly) and summer trek pants. For the summit day, One would require thick Fleece lined shell pants and a full sleeved hiking layer, along with a fleece and a Windproof (also can be a rain proof) on top.

Kilimanjaro has designated camping spots on the mountain. The campsites will have twin sharing dorm tents and a dinning tent. We will be pitching 2 person alpine tents which would have thick ground mattresses, along with warm sleeping bags