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9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb to The Top of Africa | Northern Circuit

9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb to The Top of Africa | Northern Circuit

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  10. Pick-Up locations
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  12. Cancellation policy
  1. Duration - 10 days, 1 hour
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9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb to The Top of Africa | Northern Circuit hike 9 Days Kilimanjaro using the longest route. 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb best routes to the summit. 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb top Royal Package to the top of Africa. best 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb Royal

  • DAY 0 - Arrival Day - Kilimanjaro Airport
  • DAY 1 - Moshi/Arusha – Londorossi Gate – Big Tree Camp
  • DAY 2 - Big Tree Camp – Shira Camp 1
  • DAY 3 - SHIRA I CAMP –SHIRA 2 CAMP
  • DAY 4 - SHIRA 2 CAMP - LAVA TOWER – MOIR
  • DAY 5 - MOIR CAMP – BUFFALO CAMP
  • DAY 6 - BUFFALO CAMP – RONGAI 3RD CAVE
  • DAY 7 - RONGAI 3RD CAVE – SCHOOL HUT
  • DAY 8 - School Hut – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Camp
  • DAY 9 - Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate – moshi/ arusha
9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb to The Top of Africa | Northern Circuit

9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb to The Top of Africa | Northern Circuit

hike 9 Days Kilimanjaro using the longest route. 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb best routes to the summit. 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb top Royal Package to the top of Africa. best 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb Royal Package using the northern circuit This is the newest and one of the most picturesque routes on the mountain, offering diverse landscapes and vegetation, spectacular views from all the different sides of the mountain and taking you to the quiet and largely untouched northern slopes. This is also one of the longest routes on the mountain, giving you maximum time to acclimatize to the altitude and thereby increasing your chances of successfully summiting.

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What's included


  • Inclusions:
  • Trekking tour according to the itinerary
  • Tent & mattress For Camping
  • Personal porter
  • Professional Cook
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • tents and sleeping mattress
  • National park fees
  • Environmental fees
  • Rescue fees
  • Exclusions:
  • Flights (international and domestic)
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Beverages other than water
  • Increases in park fees where applicable
  • Accommodation & meals in Moshi
  • Personal items
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips for safari guide & chef
  • Personal Hiking Equipment
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Visa
  • Private Toilet ( hired 15 USD per day

Itinerary


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Mount Kilimanjaro National Park

DAY 0 - Arrival Day - Kilimanjaro Airport

( Northern Circuit Route | 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb Royal Package )

Our friendly transfer driver will meet you at Kilimanjaro airport. After loading the luggage into the vehicle you will make your way to the White House Hotel in Moshi. You can relax the rest of the day or go and explore the small town of Moshi. Our team will meet you later the day to have a preliminary talk in preparation for the days to follow.

DAY 1 - Moshi/Arusha – Londorossi Gate – Big Tree Camp

( Royal Package for 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb | Northern Circuit Route )

Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa

Elevation: 7,742 ft to 9,498 ft

Distance: 6 km/4 miles

Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi for Londorossi Gate, which takes about 4 hours, where you will complete entry formalities. Then drive to the Lemosho trailhead. Upon arrival at trailhead, we begin hiking through undisturbed forest which winds to the first camp site.

DAY 2 - Big Tree Camp – Shira Camp 1

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Mti Mkubwa (Big Tree) to Shira 1 Camp

Elevation: 9,498 ft to 11,500 ft

Distance: 8 km/ 5miles

Hiking Time 5-6 hours

Habitat: Health

We continue on the trail leading out of the rain forest and into a savannah of tall grasses, heather and volcanic rock draped with lichen beards. As we ascend through the lush rolling hills and cross several streams, we reach the Shira Ridge before dropping gently down to Shira 1 Camp. Here we catch our first glimpse of Kibo across the plateau.

DAY 3 - SHIRA I CAMP –SHIRA 2 CAMP

( popular Northern Circuit route for 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb Royal Package )

Elevation: 3504m/11,496ft to 3895m/12,779ft

Altitude gained: 391m

Our trek crosses the Shira one of the highest plateaus on Earth, from Shira I Camp to Shira II Camp. Nine-day climbs will stay the night at Shira II Camp joining climbers ascending from the Machame Route. At Shira II Camp it is worth the extra energy to go a bit higher up the plateau to enjoy the stunning view across the valley below and view the Western Breach of Kilimanjaro above. The plateau is exposed so be prepared for a cold night with temperatures getting below zero. Note: 8 Day Climbs continue East to Shira Plateau Ridge to Lava Tower (4,600 meters) and descend to Moir Camp (4,200 meters)

DAY 4 - SHIRA 2 CAMP - LAVA TOWER – MOIR

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Elevation: 3895m/12,779ft to 3986m/13,077ft

Altitude gained: 91m

Although you end the day around the same elevation as when you began, this day is very important for acclimatization. From Shira Plateau we continue east up a ridge, passing the junction towards the Kibo peak before we then continue, South East towards the Lava Tower, called the “Shark’s Tooth” (elev. 4650m/15,250ft). Shortly after the tower, we come to a second junction, which leads to the Arrow Glacier. We then continue to descend to overnight at Barranco Camp..

DAY 5 - MOIR CAMP – BUFFALO CAMP

( Northern Circuit Route 9 Days Kilimanjaro Royal Climb Royal Package | highly summit success rate )

Elevation: 4155m/13,632ft to 4033m/13,232ft

Altitude loss: 122m

We begin with a moderately steep climb out of Moir Valley. If you wish, take a small detour here to climb the summit of Little Lent Hill at 4,375 meters before returning to the Northern Circuit trail. The route follows a series of inclines and declines, skirting around the northern slopes of Kibo to Buffalo Camp. Spectacular views of plains north of Kilimanjaro that stretches as far as the eye can see to the Kenyan / Tanzanian border. You will arrive at Buffalo Camp just after midday, where you will have lunch and have time to rest.

DAY 6 - BUFFALO CAMP – RONGAI 3RD CAVE

( 9 Days Kilimanjaro Trekking Experiences | Northern Circuit route)

Elevation: 4033m/13,232ft to 3936m/12,193ft

Altitude lost: 97m

Day six starts with a climb up the Buffalo Ridge and down into Pofu Camp where lunch is served. We continue East around the Northern slopes to the Rongai Third Cave. Today’s climb is shorter than the day before and you should be feeling better acclimatized to the altitude at this point. You will arrive at the Third Cave just around mid-afternoon

DAY 7 - RONGAI 3RD CAVE – SCHOOL HUT

( Scenic Route | 9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit Route Royal Climb Tour )

Elevation: 3936m/12,913ft to 4717m/15,476ft

Altitude gained: 781m

A steady ascent and over the Saddle which sits between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi Peak. Continue Southwest to School Hut where you will be served an early dinner and the rest as you will begin just before midnight to start your summit attempt. Remember to prepare all your gear, including warm clothes, insulated water bottles, snacks, headlamp, and camera before going to bed.

DAY 8 - School Hut – Uhuru Peak – Mweka Camp

(Best Mount 9 Days Kilimanjaro Tour Adventures via Northern Circuit route )

Start: School Hut (4715 m) Finish: Uhuru Peak (5895 m), then Mweka Camp (3080 m) Altitude: ↑ 1180 m ↓ 2815 m Walking Time: 7-9h Your guide will wake you up around midnight and after some hot tea and snacks you will start the slow ascent towards the crater rim of Kibo. After a brief stop at Hans Meyer Cave (5520 m), you will make your way to Gilman’s Point (5681 m) on the crater rim. The sun dhould be just beginning to rise as you continue via Stella Point (5730 m) to the highest summit of Kilimanjaro – Uhuru Peak at 5895 meters. You can now witness the awe-inspiring views from the highest point on the African continent – a truly unforgettable experience. After taking some pictures you will head back to Stella Point and then on to Barafu Camp. The descent will be fast and dusty. At Barafu Camp you can take a well-earned rest and have a warm meal to replace the lost energy before continuing your descent. You will spend the night at Mweka Camp (3080 m) which should be reached after about 3 to 4 hours .

DAY 9 - Mweka Camp – Mweka Gate – moshi/ arusha

( Adventurous 9 Days Kilimanjaro Northern Circuit route | Royal Climb Royal Package )

Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate

Elevation: 10,065 ft to 5,380 ft

Distance: 10 km/6 miles

Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

Habitat: Rain Forest

On our last day, we continue the descent to Mweka Gate and collect the summit certificates. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. From the gate, we continue another hour to Mweka Village. A vehicle will meet us at Mweka Village to drive us back to the hotel in Moshi.

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