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 via this route requires minimum of 7 nights 8 days on the mountain and a day in Arusha post the trek, so 8 nights in Africa minus buffer and 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 10 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

Expected weather: 

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

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

Chances of rain/hail – Likely between Oct to Dec

Snow on trail – Likely between Dec to March


Route - We will take the Lemosho route which is the most scenic, has good Acclimatization, full of wildlife spotting opportunities 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 Check into a hotel
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 Arusha (Drive time 1 hour)
Stay location - Lush Garden, Nairobi road
Gear check and Briefing in the evening.
Retire by 9pm.

Overnight in Hotel

Day 2 - Drive to Lemosho gate (2100 mts) post breakfast and hike to Mti Mkubwa (2650 mts).

Distance - 5ms , Time - 2 hours 
After breakfast drive to Lemosho gate. Start hiking after finishing the trek registration for the park. We have our lunch at the Lemosho gate. Post lunch we make our way to Mtu Mkubwa camp (translates to Big tree camp in Swahili).

Nature of the Hike - Today is mostly a forest trail with some ascend and descend patches.
Overnight stay at camp.

Day 3 - Hike from Mti Mkubwa to Shira 1 ( 3610 mts) 

Distance - 7 kms , Time - 5 hours

Nature of the Hike - Mostly an uphill patch with moderate to steep ascends. Very high chance of spotting wildlife. You move out of the forests into Montane (Small trees and shrubs) zone

Overnight stay in camp. 

Day 4 - Hike from Shira 1 camp  to Shira 2 camp (3850 mts) 

Distance - 10 kms , Time - 4 hours
Lunch at camp

Nature of the Hike - Mostly a flat walk through small trees and shrubs. We have a couple of river crossings. Good expansive view throughout.

Overnight stay in camp.

Day 5 - Hike from Shira 2 to Baranco camp (4200 mts) via Lava tower (4600 mts)

Distance - 8 kms , Time - 6 hours 

Nature of the Hike - Challenging uphill climb to Lava tower. The climb is moderate but the altitude makes hikers slow. Lunch at Lava tower and tricky descend through rocky patches to Baranco camp. Very important day for acclimatization.

Overnight stay in camp 

Day 6 - Hike from Baranco camp to Barafu camp (4600 mts) via Karanga valley (4000 mts)

Distance - 16 kms , Time - 8 hours

Nature of the Hike - Most exciting day of the approach!
Starts with a climb through the legendary Baranco wall. Hikers will require to use their hands on some sections. A long descend and then a subsequent long ascend (30 mins) gets you to Karanga camp, we stop here for lunch. A 1.5 hour moderate uphill slope after Karanga gets you to the base of the Barafu camp. A 45 minute climb gets you to Barafu camp.

Overnight stay in camp 

Day 7 - Barafu camp to Uhuru peak (Kilimanjaro Summit) and back to Millennium camp
Distance - 16 kms , Time - 12 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 Millennium camp.

Overnight stay in camp

Day 8 - Trek from Millennium camp to Mweka gate. Drive to Arusha (2 hours)
Distance - 16 kms , Time - 6 hours

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

Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 9 - Buffer day

Day 10 - 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 11 - 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 able trip leaders who are wilderness certified
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, barring meals in Arusha
  • 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.


  • 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)
  • Safari on last two days IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO THE TREK WITH SAFARI THE TREK COST WILL BE ₹2,45,000/-

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    Group (Min-Max)
  • Start Wednesday Oct 2, 2024
    End Thursday Oct 10, 2024
    1 - 10 Pax
    Available Seats: 10

    ( 1 - 10 Pax ) 190,000.00 /

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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