6-Days Shira Route
The Shira Route is sometimes called the Lemosho Route because it runs parallel to the Lemosho Route at the beginning but begins much higher up. The Shira Route connects with the Machame Route at Shira 2 Camp.
Shira Route 6 days and 5 nights.
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport pick up at transfer at Hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, around 9am, drive to Machame gate and hike to Machame Hut (with your picnic lunch box). The walk takes 5-6 hours along the rain forest. Dinner and overnight at Machame Hut.
After breakfast proceed to Shira Camp. You will have lunch on the way and dinner and overnight at Shira Camp. The walk takes 3 to 4 hours.
After breakfast start the ascend to Baranco Hut via Lava Tower for acclimatization. You will have lunch at Lova Tower before you return to Baranco Hut for dinner and overnight.
Soon after breakfast, start the ascend through the Baranco Wall. Lunch will be at Karanga Valley. After lunch, proceed to Barafu Camp. This walk takes approximately 5-6 hours. Dinner and overnight at Barefu Camp.
Early in the morning, ascend to the peak (Uhuru peak; the summit of Kilimanjaro), then back to Mweka Camp for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast descend to Mweka Gate and drive back to the Hotel.
All park entry fees, camping fees, rescue fees, transport to/from the gate, food, drinking water, guide and porters, accommodation 2 night.
Sleeping bag, tips for your guide and porters and other personal things of nature.