Day 1: Your safari will start on arrival to JKIA airport where our tour driver will be there to meet you. After short brief about your safari you will depart and drive to the ecological fragile salt pan at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro that is known as Amboseli National park. Amboseli is famous for its elephant population and with Mount Kilimanjaro rising up dramatically behind the clouds and unforgettable sight. It is also known for its surprising diversity of habitats- swamps, bush lands, woodlands, and open plains, making it an ideal habitat for bird watching as well as big game. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.
Day 2: Early morning breakfast after breakfast you will have morning game drives coming back to the lodge for lunch, after lunch you will have afternoon game drives coming back to the lodge for your transfer to Snow Cap Cottages- Rongai for dinner and overnight
Day 3: After breakfast climb starts through pine forest where the Colobus Monkey can be viewed. The walk will take 4 hours to reach Sekimba campsite with lunch break in between at the edge of forest. Overnight will be spent in tents at the first cave (2800m)
Day 4: You start in morning walking through the Moorland heading for the 2nd cave (3300m) where you will take your lunch. After lunch you proceed to Kikelelwa cave for dinner and overnight in tents.
Day 5: After breakfast, you continue towards the Mawenzi Tarn Hut (4330m), lunch will be taken on the way. From the Tarn Hut you will enjoy a magnificent view towards Kibo your final target. The night will be spent in tents.
Day 6: After your last good rest before the summit ascend, you hike to School Hut (4750m) where you have dinner and rest in the hut.
Day 7: After a short night and a hot drink, the final ascend starts at about 1:30 a.m. The path leads through gradually steeper getting screed to the Gilman’s point (5685m) from where you can watch sunrise and the magnificent ice fields. After a short break, you then proceed along the crater rim to the Uhuru Peak (5895m) reaching there at about 9.00 a.m. After your summit photo, you then descend to Kibo Hut for lunch before dropping to Horombo Hut (3720m) where the night will be spent.
Day 8: The final leg, which takes about 6 hours, starts heading for Marangu gate (1800m). Here, you will be awarded your certificate before proceeding to Moshi for a hot shower dinner and overnight.
Day 9: Transfer to departure at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
NB: This program is convenient for clients arriving Nairobi (JKIA) with flights between mornings up to afternoon. For those arriving with evening flights will have to spend a night in Nairobi and be picked in the morning after breakfast to start the program.