Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and one of the seven summits of the world. At 19,341 feet (5,895 meters) above sea level it will surely take your breath away.
Adventure Calls partners with the best operators in the region and can ensure a safe, comfortable and exciting climb to the summit. The success rate is above 90%. See below for a typical climbing schedule. For more detailed information on this exciting adventure please contact us here.

Climbing Kilimanjaro


Treking in Tanzania

Ascend more than 19,000 feet to the roof of Africa

Day 1: Kilimanjaro

Pickup at Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to Arusha.

Dinner and night at Moyoni lodge (or similar)

Moyoni Lodge

Day 2: Arusha - Machame - Machame Hut

Departure from Arusha in the morning to the Chagga village of Machame, the starting point of this trek. 4 to 6 hours of walking through a dense rubber forest with giant ferns, begonias and ficus.

Departing From Arusha

Little by little, the altitude changes and the vegetation changes. The rainforest gives way to tall grass and giant heather. Arrive at the camp which was established near Machame Hut. (10,000ft).

Day 3: Machame Hut - Shira

After leaving the camp you can enjoy an amazing view of Uhuru if the weather is clear. Pass through the tall savanna grass over volcanic stones and beautiful moss.


Then you will spot the first giant gulls appearing as sentinels of this foreign territory. The steeper trail crosses a ghostly landscape of volcanic lava, caves and streams leading up to the plateau. After a 5-6 hours trek you will reach Shira camp situated at around 12,000 feet.

Day 4: Shira - Barranco

Heading out from Shira camp the next trek is pointing towards Kibo. It is a steady climb until you pass the Lava Tower at 15,000 feet and head back down to acclimatize. The descent leads to the edge of a gigantic canyon. The Great Barranco, in which numerous waterfalls are in abundance. After 6 hours trek we will setup camp at an elevation of 13,000 feet.

Shira Barranco

Day 5: Karanga

You will now cross the great wall of the Barranco. It is not difficult but it is a truly impressive sight. After the long crossing we will set up camp in Karanga.

Day 6: Karanga - Barafu

We continue in small steps to acclimatize. You will head up a big moraine to reach our camp for the night at Barafu at 15,000ft. The trek will take around 3 hours.
We will enjoy a nice relaxing dinner and prepare for the final ascent.

Karanga Barafu

Day 7: Barafu - Uhuru Peak - Mweka
We will depart from camp around midnight. The temperature can be expected to be between 5-15 fahrenheit. It is a windy path to reach the foot of the Glaciers which we will trek in between. The slope is steep and the feeling is almost alien. After around 6 hours of walking you will reach the edge of the crate between Stella and Hans Meyer tips just as the sun starts appearing over the horizon.

Barafu Uhuru Peak Mweka

After another hour or so you will finally reach the summit at 19,341 feet!

Then, you will regain strength before starting the descent toward Mweka Hut, which you will reach after a 3 to 4 hours walk.

Day 8: Mweka Gate - Arusha
The final day of trekking you will descend directly to the park entrance. The trek will take 6-7 hours total. Then we return to Arusha for a final night of relaxation at the Moyoni lodge.
Day 9: Airport
Transfer to Kilimanjaro airport from the lodge.