It might mean Mountain of Light, Mountain of Greatness or Mountain of Caravans.
DAY 1 - ARRIVAL
Arrival at Kilimanjaro international airport. Meet and greet by Roika Tours and transfer to Moshi town briefing and overnight at leopard hotel.
DAY 2 - MACHAME HUT
Breakfast at the hotel drive to Kilimanjaro national park gate passing through the village of machame on the lower slopes of the mountain. Make sure that you have all your park items with you as the porters travel very quickly. The guide will be pleased to assist with any additional information. Leave the Machame hut at the altitude of 3100m. dinner and overnight at the hut.
DAY 3 - SHIRA CAMP
Breakfast at the hut, leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path crossing the little valley waling a steep rocky ridge, covered with heather, until the ridge ends. Turn west on a river gorge at 3658m. dinner and overnight at Shira camp.
DAY 4 - CLACIER
Breakfast at the camp continue to the east passing the junction towards the peak of kibo. As you continue the direction changes to south east towards the lova tower called “The Shark tooth” to the second junction who brings you to the second junction who brings you to the arrow glacier at altitude of 3860m. here you rest enjoy dinner and overnight.
DAY 5 - BARAFU
After breakfast leave Baranco and continue on a steep ridge passing the Baranco wall through Karanga valley and junction, which connects with the Mweka trail. Continue to Barafu hut, which is located at an altitude of 4600m. The peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo are to be seen from this position. Dinner and overnight at Barafu hut.
DAY 6 - MWEKA
Early breakfast continue ascend to Stella point (5745m) on your way to the summit (Uhuru peak 5745m). This is the hifhest point on mount Kilimanjaro and the highest point in Africa. Now make your descent, continuing straight down to the Mweka hut (3100m) enjoy last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep
DAY 7 - MOSHI
Descend down to Mweka gate and transfer to a hotel in Arusha or Moshi
DAY 7 - GOOD BYE
Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure late afternoon transfer to Kilimanjaro international airport for your flight back home.
Accommodation during the safari on Full Board basis
Ground transportation in 4x4 Land Cruisers BOTH in Kenya & Tanzania
Complimentary 1 Litter bottled mineral water per person per day on safari
Park entrance fees
Transport on private basis
Services of an English speaking driver/guide
All international air transportation
Any domestic flights unless specified above
Visa fees (US$ 50.00 per passport holder for Kenya and US$ 100.00 per US Passport holder, US$ .50.00 per Indian passport holder and US$ 100.00 American Passport holders for Tanzania. The visa can be obtained through a Kenya embassy in advance of your trip or upon arrival at the airport/entry point.
Tips to our driver guides which is recommended at USD 10 pp per day
Any item (s) of personal nature i.e. tobacco, porterage and laundry