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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

Shira 7 night sample trip from ATR

Date Description
Fri 01-Sep-06 Fly : XXxxxxx : xxxxxxx to Kilimanjaro

Car : Kilimanjaro airport to Moivaro Lodge (approx 1.5 hrs)

Accommodation : Arusha : Moivaro Lodge (bed and breakfast)


Sat 02-Sep-06 Trek : Kilimanjaro : Shira 7 night route

Briefing : at Moivaro Lodge

Accommodation : Arusha : Moivaro Lodge (bed and breakfast)


Sun 03-Sep-06 Transfer : Ilboru Lodge to Shira trailhead : 2 to 3 hours

Trek : Trailhead to Shira One : gentle ascent through shrub forest : 4 to 5 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Shira One Flycamp (inclusive)


Mon 04-Sep-06 Trek : Shira One to Shira Hut : ascent of Shira Cathedral : 4 to 5 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Shira Hut Flycamp (inclusive)


Tue 05-Sep-06 Trek : Shira Hut to Moir Hut : gradual ascent from moorland into alpine desert : 3 to 4 hours

Trek : optional hike : exploration of the remote Northern Icefields and ascent of the Lent Hills : 3 to 5 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Moir Hut Flycamp (inclusive)


Wed 06-Sep-06 Trek : Moir Hut to Lava Tower campsite : gradual ascent across alpine desert : 3 to 4 hours

Trek : optional hike : spectacular ascent to Arrow Glacier : 2 to 3 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Lava Tower Flycamp (inclusive)


Thu 07-Sep-06 Trek : Lava Tower to Karanga Valley : taverse of Southern Flank including the Barranco Wall : 4 to 5 hours

Trek : optional hike : walks above Karanga campsite : 2 to 3 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Karanga Valley Flycamp (inclusive)


Fri 08-Sep-06 Trek : Karanga Valley to Barafu Hut : steep ascent to highest campsite : 3 to 4 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Barafu Hut Flycamp (inclusive)


Sat 09-Sep-06 Trek : Barafu Hut to Stella Point : night time ascent up all the way : 5 to 7 hours

Trek : Stella Point to Uhuru Peak : around the crater rim : 1 to 2 hours

Trek : Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp : downhill all the way : 5 to 7 hours

Accommodation : Kilimanjaro Shira : Mweka Flycamp (inclusive)


Sun 10-Sep-06 Trek : Mweka Camp to Mweka trailhead : painful descent : 5 to 6 hours

Transfer : Mweka Trailhead to Moivaro Lodge : 1 to 2 hours

Accommodation : Arusha : Moivaro Lodge (bed and breakfast)


Mon 11-Sep-06 Onward details to be confirmed……

1 comment:

Confucius said...

Interesting if we follow the itinerary as the 9th would be my birthday. Note that Barafu Camp is at 15,100 feet.