Set departure requirements and details:
• Operating based on 5 Nights / 6 Days on the mountain using Machame or Marangu route
(7 Nights / 8 Days including 2 Nights in Moshi – pre and post climb on Half Board – basis).
• This is not a private climb and clients will therefore join others on certain set departure
dates as outlined below
8days / 7 nights
8days / 7 nights
The day’s trekking will about 6 to 7 hours. You will trek across the exposed, barren alpine desert of the
saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi. The last fresh water point is at 14,100 ft. (4,300 mt.), where it will be
necessary to fill your water bottles. The porters will carry the rest of the water required for food and hot
beverages. The saddle crossing is impressive and the landscape spectacular. Night spent at Kibo Hut.
You will be woken early with a steaming cup of coffee or tea, and the departure will be between 12:30
to 1am. The temperatures range from just below freezing at midnight, to between 10 deg. F (-12 deg.
C) to -10 F. (-23 deg. C) just before dawn at Gillman’s point, at about 18,652 ft. (5,685 m) on the crater
rim. The winding scree path of endless switchbacks will carry you through the night, and at dawn the
spires of Mawenzi will be silhouetted against the red glow of the sun from beneath the clouds. After
about 6 hours of walking, you will come to the edge of the crater, near the Ratzel Glacier. Once
reaching Gillman’s Point, summon your strength for another 1.5 hour trek over a gentle slope around the
edge of the crater rim to the high point; Uhuru Peak, at 19,340 ft. (5,895 m). After a short time at the
summit, descend the steep scree trail back to Kibo Hut for some rest, then descend further to Horombo
Hut for the night.
The price includes:
– Transport from Moshi to the Mountain gate.
– Park fees.
– Fees of national park approved guide and porters.
– Food on the mountain (B/L/D).
– Drinking water and fruit juices.
– Experienced cooks, guides and porters.
– Tents, dining or mess tents, camping table and chairs.(On camping routes only).
– 2 Nights hotel in Moshi HB (B/A the climb) at Sal Salinero or Park View Moshi
The price does not include:
– Airport transfers from Moshi to Arusha/JRO
– Airline tickets.
– Airport taxes.
– Items of a personal nature.
– Other beverages apart from fruit juices and mineral water given on the first day of the climb and boiled water given during the climb.
– Other equipments on the mountain. (other than tents, camping table and chairs). (Mountain
– Private Ground Transfers:
Pick up from Arusha or JRO and drop off at base Hotel in Moshi or v.v. will be charged at USD 120 per private vehicle one – way
We book rooms with private bath/shower where possible on the basis of two persons sharing a double room. The choice of hotels or lodges can change due to their availability in high or low season. Please note that if a client is not using hotel accommodation facilities in Moshi than subtract 45USD per person per night from the above rates.
– Liability and risks:
The company and its agents act only as agent of agents in all matters relating to tours and shall
not be liable for injury, death, delay, loss, damage, illness or weather conditions for acause in any
The company’s liability carried in the vehicle is governed by the respective laws of the country and all claims are subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the country.
The company reserves the right to subcontract all or any part of the services agreed to be
The company cannot be held responsible for loss or damage to baggage or equipment.
The company draws your attention to the fact that there are certain inherent risks present when on safari, or when engaging in any strenuous physical activity. It is your sole responsibility to obtain
appropriate medical advice as to medication, immunization, and whether or not you are fit
enough to undertake the trip, prior to departure.
– Terms of operation:
This tour will only operate once it has the minimum number of clients specified above This is not a private group as most of its clients will be joining this tour.
– Alteration of tours:
The right is reserved to change any arrangements should conditions so necessitate.
– Force majeure :
Force Majeure ” means, in relation to the company, any circumstances beyond the control of the company (including and without limitation, acts of God, explosions, floods, tempests, fires, accidents, war or threat of war, sabotage, insurrection, civil disturbance or requisition, sickness, quarantine, government intervention, weather conditions or other outwards occurrences).
If the company is affected by force majeure it shall forthwith notify you of the nature and extent thereof.
The company shall not be deemed to be in breach of these items and conditions or otherwise be liable to you, by reason of delay in performance, or by non-performance, of any of its obligations hereunder to the extent that any such delay or non-performance is due to any force majeure.
If the company is affected by force majeure it shall be entitled to, and may at its sole and absolute discretion, vary or cancel any reservations or cancel any reservation or arrangement in relation to the visits. Payment of any refund by the company to you as result of the non-performance of any company shall use its reasonable endeavors to reimburse you where possible. However, the company shall be entitled to deduct from any refund recoverable to the reasonable actual and potential costs to the company of the force majeure.
– Valid travel insurance:
We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel comprehensive insurance when making a
booking. We recommend that insurance covers loss of deposit and other monies through
cancellation, loss or damage to personal baggage and loss of money, medical expenses,
additional expenses to cover hotel accommodation and repatriation costs to their home country
should any services need to be extended or curtailed due to illness or other insurable risk. Please
note that restrictions on the time to effect insurance apply to some services such as airfares.
– Cancellation and refund:
In the event of cancellation or amendments, a minimum charge to cover expenses incurred as well as cancellation fees chargeable at the lodges will be made if cancellation is received less than 30 days before the commencement of the tour.
Refund will not be provided if parts of the service/ climb are not utilized.
Cancellation during the climb, the client will not receive any refund on not used service. If the client has to be brought down to Moshi for injuries and does not complete the climb, refund will not be made to the un used services/ climb .
Any extra cost will be barred by the client.
Your personal baggage limit is 12 kg per person for the climb.