SHIRA ROUTE 8 DAYS & 7 NIGHTS (6 DAYS ON TREK)
You arrive at your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Londorossi. Commence trek.Overnight at campsite in forest (9,000ft/2800m).
From here you pass through forest and then across the grassy moorland of the Shira Plateau to reach Shira Hut. (12,500ft/3800m). Stay/Camp overnight.
You turn eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco Hut (13,000ft/3900m). Stay/Camp overnight
The path climbs steeply out of the Barranco Valley, crosses the Karanga Valley, then turns north to reach Barafu Hut (15,500ft/4600m). Stay/Camp overnight
A long day and and early start to reach the crater rim at Stella Point in time for sunrise. Then to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft/5896m), the highest point in Africa.
Afterward descend to Mweka hut. Stay overnight
Descend to the Mweka gate, from where you are transferred back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Breakfast in hotel.
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