Mar 08, 2015
There are many possible slight variations to the Shira route, so don't be surprised if you see an itinerary that mentions different camps and different heights.
The itinerary below describes a six night/seven day Kilimanjaro climb on the Shira Route.
(Note: altitudes and distances are approximations. Different sources will give you different numbers.)
Our Kilimanjaro adventure starts the Moment you land at Kilimanjaro international Airport, You will be met by our staff at the airport and transferred to Moshi in the peaceful surrounds of our comfortable pre and post trek accommodation at Parkview inn Hotel http://www.pvim.com/ from where there are great views of the mountain. You can relax by the pool before your briefing with the Guides, who will provide the essential information for your trek to the roof of Africa
7 km/4.4 miles
~950 m/~3100 ft
12 km/7.5 miles
800 m/2630 ft
9 km/5.6 miles
135 m/440 ft (790 m/2590 ft to Lava Tower)
5.5 km/3.5 miles
55 m/185 ft
3.5 km/ 2.2 miles
640 m/2105 ft
5 km/3 miles ascent + 10 km/6.2 miles descent
5-6 hrs + 1-2 hours up, 5-6 hours down (the overall walking time may vary from 10 - 16 hours)
1072 m/ 3511 ft (Stella Point) or 1215 m/3980 ft (Uhuru Peak)
2075 m/6810 ft
20 km/12.5 miles
1990 m/6530 ft
Private transport to & from Kilimanjaro International Airport to your accommodations in Moshi.
2 nights of accommodation in Moshi.
Transportation to & from the Kilimanjaro gate.
Park entry fees,Camping fees
Team Kilimanjaro Rescue fees
18% VAT on tour fees & services
4 Season mountain tents
Double layered Sleeping Mats
Friendly and professional mountain guides, cook and porters
3 hot meals daily while on the mountain
Enough treated & filtered drinking water throughout the trek
Hot water for washing
Fair wages for the mountain crew as approved by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authority (KINAPA), Kilimanjaro Association of Tour Operators (KIATO)
Portable oxygen tanks & ox meter
Emergency first-aid kit
Lunches, dinners and drinks at your hotel before and after climb.
Portable flush toilet with a toilet tent is available for extra charges $ 70 for the entire trek.
Laundry (Available at hotel)
Personal items and toiletries
Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the