Tanzania  – “Conquer Kilimanjaro”
9 Days / 8 Nights

Enjoy a once-in-lifetime adventure climbing to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak.

Are you seeking adventure in stunning, far-flung locations? Keen to test yourself physically and mentally while enjoying some of the most magnificent scenery Africa has to offer? Then Travel Republic Africa’s Kilimanjaro Package might just be what you need.This 9-day hiking package will take you along the beautiful Machame Route to the summit of the aptly named “Roof of Africa”.Your ascension up Mt. Kilimanjaro will be led and accompanied by highly experienced expert mountain-climbing guides and mountaineers.You have the option of taking this adventure as a standalone package or combining it with one of our other East Africa safari packages. Aptly dubbed the “Roof of Africa”, Mount Kilimanjaro, sitting at 5895m above sea level is a dormant volcano in Tanzania.

Exact itinerary is dependent on client preference and availability.
Seasonal rates apply.
Meet and Greet service at Kilimanjaro International Airport.
Accommodation inclusions as per itinerary above.
Kilimanjaro airport / Arusha hotel / Kilimanjaro airport.
Arusha Town / Mt Kilimanjaro National Park / Arusha Town.
Tanzania National park fees.
Tanzania Tourism Development Levy.
Domestic departure tax.
Administration Fee.
Emergency medical evacuation insurance.
International flights to Cape Town and back home.
Medical insurance.
Visa and costs to Tanzania.

As with all the travel tour packages offered by Travel Republic Africa, this African tour package is purely an example of what we can arrange for you. All our vacation packages can be tailored to your specific taste, needs and budgetary requirements. Our goal is, and will always be, to provide you with the best African travel experience for you.

Contact us now to plan your African adventure.

Day 1: Arusha (Tanzania)

The gateway to Kilimanjaro, the picturesque town of Arusha sits at the base of Mt. Meru and is known as the Tanzanian safari capital. With a wide range of attractions on offer, including a number of excellent restaurants, bars and markets, Arusha is the perfect spot to spend a few days before heading out on an authentic African safari or a trek up the Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. Further must see items on any Arusha itinerary include the beautiful Arusha National Park, the National Natural History Museum, the coffee plantations and the world famous Laetoli Footprints (a set of footprints of ancient human ancestors dating back several million years)

Upon your arrival at Arusha Airport, where you will be met by a representative from Travel Republic Africa who will accompany you on your transfer to

Arusha Coffee Lodge

Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast Basis.

Day 2: Arusha – Machame Camp

After enjoying a delicious breakfast at the lodge you will be met by a representative from Hoopoe Safaris who will accompany you on your transfer to the Machame Gate.

Upon your arrival at the gate your mountaineering crew will help make all the final arrangements prior to the start of your climb up the mighty Kilimanjaro.
This first day of hiking will take you through the lush Afromontane forest towards the Machame Camp.
Along the hike you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious picnic lunch.

Overnight at Machame Camp is on a Full Board Basis.

Day 3: Machame Camp – Shira Camp

Following breakfast at the camp you will set out on the day’s journey towards the next camp, Shira Camp.

This initial part of the ascent up Kilimanjaro is fairly steep and as you climb you will rapidly gain altitude.

Along the hike you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious picnic lunch.

As you hike towards Shira Camp you will pass through the Heather and Moorland Zone, where you should encounter the attractive helichrysum and lobelia plant species.

You will also note the various geologic features, such as lava tubes and glacial valleys.

Overnight at Shira Camp is on a Full Board Basis.

Day 4: Shira Camp – Barranco Camp

After breakfast you will start the day’s hike towards the next camp, Barranco Camp. As you ascend further up the slopes of Kilimanjaro you will journey into an alpine desert zone, characterized by harsh sunshine and sub-zero temperatures. At this point you will have the opportunity, if you so wish, to head up to Lava Tower, a massive rock formation formed by lava during Kilimanjaro’s active volcanic days. After witnessing (and having the opportunity to photograph- including a selfie or two of course) this awe-inspiring sight you will make your towards camp for the night.

Along the hike you will have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious picnic lunch.

This day’s trek up Kilimanjaro’s slopes will help you acclimatize to the high altitude.

Overnight at Barranco Camp is on a Full Board Basis.

Day 5: Barranco Camp – Karanga Camp

As you leave camp in the morning you will make your ascent up the famous Barranco Wall, which is an elevation of over 250 metres. As you climb Barranco Wall it’s important to go steadily and make sure of your footing with each step.

The climb up the wall generally takes about 1 or 2 hours, depending on your individual fitness level. As this day is a relatively short day of hiking your lunch will be served at camp.

Should you wish, you can take an afternoon walk with one of your expert guides to take in the magnificent scenery and enjoy the unforgettable photographic opportunities.

Overnight at Karanga Camp is on a Full Board Basis.

Day 6: Kilimanjaro

Climb Kilimanjaro

Day 7: Summit the Roof of Africa

Will see you finally summiting Kilimanjaro. You will depart camp just before midnight on your final ascent up the mighty mountain. As you hike in the darkness towards the summit it’s important to take it easy and make sure of your footing with each step.

With the first rays of sunrise you should be arriving close to the rim of the summit. You will ascend via Stella Point, making your way towards Uhuru Peak, the incredible Roof of the African continent.

Enjoy some well-earned celebrations on top of Mt. Kilimanjaro with the rest of your crew, taking in the breathtaking views and snapping the obligatory mountaintop photos and selfies. Thereafter, you will begin descent towards Mweka camp.

Overnight at Mweka Camp is on a Full Board Basis.

Day 8: Arusha

After breakfast, you will continue on your descent down the slopes of Kilimanjaro.
Around midday and after bidding your final fond farewell to your mountaineering crew, you will be collected and transferred back to Arusha Coffee Lodge.
Overnight at Arusha Coffee Lodge on Bed & Breakfast Basis

Day 9: Arusha

After a final delicious breakfast you will be transferred to Kilimanjaro Airport from where you will catch your outbound flight home.

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