Tour Details

Destination Mount Kenya
Price Includes
  • Transport to and from the mountain ex Nairobi (Shuttle bus)
  • Accommodation at Arusha center inn hotel booked on BB (2 nights )
  • Porters ,Guide and Cooks fee
  • Three meals a day while on the mountain
  • All hut and camping fees
  • All park entry fees
  • Certificate of achievement
Price Excludes
  • Tipping to the guide
  • Personal climbing gear – clothing’s and rucksacks
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Beverages and mineral water
  • Items of personal nature
  • Visa
Mountain Gear Check – List
  • A Rack sack for your equipments – To be carried by porters
  • Sleeping Bag (Mountain type)
  • Hiking or climbing boots, camp shoes, trainers not sandals
  • Socks 2 Thin polypro type for quick drying,4 thick wind pants
  • High Gaiters, warm pants (Fleece) jackets or pullover,1 rain Parka
  • 1 warm Hat ,1 hiking shorts, pants, Balaclava, fleece neck warmer
  • 2 Underwears , 1 hiking shirt, long sleeve ,1 bandanna
  • Headlamp, bulb, batteries, first aid kit , pocketknife, sunglasses, snow
  • Goggles, water purification tablets
  • Toiletry item, plus sunblock, lipsalve and moisturizer
  • Walking stick


Day 1: Arusha – Moshi – Londrosi gate

After taking your breakfast and orientation you will have a 2hours drive from Arusha to Moshi (910m) to Londorossi park gate (2100m). The guide and porters prepare  all the equipment and materials  that you will need during your hike in the village. In the evening the porter will boil drinking and washing water,dinner will be prepared by the cook then after having your dinner you check in to your tents for overnight.At this campsite the temperatures at night can drop to freezing point.

Day 2: Mti Mkubwa – Shia Two Camp

You will wake very early at Mti Mkubwa Camp and have your breakfast, then later you will climb for an hour or so to the top of forest and then the trail gradually steepens and enters the giant heather moorland area. Here several streams are crossed.You also walk across the plateau all the way to Shira-2 camp on moorland meadows next to a stream  (3840m).Dinner and overnight served at the camp.

Day 3: Shira Two Camp – Baranco Camp

On this day the route turns east into a semi desert area with rocky landscape surrounding lava tower where you reach an altitude of 4600m after about  5 hours walk. Lunch is served at a chosen area then later ascent the rocky scree path to Lava Tower.This descent to Barranco camp takes around 2hours and gives great opportunities for amazing photography of western breach and breach wall.The camp is located in a valley below the breach and great Barranco wall.You enjoy a beautiful sunset here as you wait for your dinner.

Day 4: Baranco – Barafu Camp.

Formulate positive to facilitate yourself with the terrain before dark to avoid accidents. The summit is now 1345m up and you will make the final ascent the same night.You will prepare your equipment, ski stick and thermal clothing for your summit attempt. Later retire to bed at around 19h00 and try to catch some slip at Barafu camp.

Day 5: Barafu – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Camp

Wake up around 23h30 and have some tea then shuffle off into the night you will head a northwesterly direction and ascend through heavy screed towards Stella point on the crate rim.This 6 hours walk to Stella point is for many climbers physically and mentally the most challenging on the route.At this point you will have a well earned but short rest and collect the rest of your gear, before heading downto Mweka hut (3100m) .Overnight at Mweka camp.

Day 6: Mweka Camp –Mweka Pak Gate – Arusha

Early morning breakfast then have a 3hour scenic hike back to the park gate.It is strongly recommended not to pay your porters any tips until you and all your gears have reached the gate safely . From the Mweka gate you will continue down to the Mweka village , normally a muddy 3km hike which is around 1hour.After you will drive back to Moshi for a long overdue hot shower , dinner and celebrations, Overnight in Moshi Hotel.