8 Days Shira Route
8 Days Shira Route.

You will arrive anytime at the Airport and taken to Moshi to stay at the hotel. And, your rest of the day will be prepared for next day plans to make adventure throughout the journey. Also, experts will instruct to follow before starting your trip.

Day 1 – Arrive at KIA.
  • Arrival in Kilimanjaro International Airport, Meet and assist at the airport and after going through Immigration, Baggage Claim and Customs, Transfer to Moshi Town or similar hotel in order to stay overnight at on Bed and Breakfast basis. We will gather in the evening for a pre–climbing briefing and climbing equipments check. We will also confirm that you have the appropriate mandatory medical coverage and travel insurance as well.
Day 2 – Shira One.
  • We will move to Londorossi National Park Gate for completing the registration process as per the rule. Now, you will continue your path through farmland for short distance along with plantations. After that, we approach towards climbing in order to reach the rim of Shira Plateau through shrub forests. Now, we will be moving towards our first camp called Shira One 3550m/11,646ft, 3-4hrs walking
Day 3 – Shira Hut
  • On day 3, we get ready to discover the volcanic rock formations along with moorland of Plateau. Now, we start to walk towards the Shira Cathedral’s summit where you can also find the wilderness over here. The thing is from our camp, we get a chance to witness some unforgettable views of Mt.Meru, overnight at Shira Two 3840m/12,598ft,  4-5hrs walking.
Day 4 – Moir Hut.
  • After your light breakfast, you will start to climb reaching upland desert below the lent hills with great views. Once the lunch is completed in camp near to Moir Hut where there is a way in order to reach the summit of Lent hills. Dinner and overnight at Moir Hut 4200m/13,779ft.
Day 5 – Lave Tower Camp.
  • On day 5, we approach a great ascent and witness the beautiful views by walking over the lava ridges. After your lunch at Lava tower camp 4550m/14927ft, you will have a steep walk over the rocky lower slopes belongs to western breach. Then descent to Baranco Camp 3900m/12,795ft for Dinner and overnight ,6-7hrs walking.
Day 6 – Karanga  Campsite.
  • Now, there will be a steep descent towards the Barranco valley bottom and then get into Barranco wall. You are now at the top of the undulating trail which mainly crosses the flanks of Kibo. Then our next camp will be approaching towards Karanga Camp 4100m/13,451ft, 5-7hrs walking.
Day 7 – Barafu Campsite.
  • The path will be easy that contains a wide range of views and then reach Barafu Hut 4600m/ 15,091ft when it comes to lunch. Then, the rest of your day will be spent by taking relaxation and get prepared for the final ascent. 3-4hrs walking
Day 8 – Mweka Campsite.
  • We wake up at midnight and move towards Crater rim. There is a steep climb which will be taking towards us to Stella point 5735m/18,815ft. Here you can take rest for some time and move climbing up to Uhuru Peak 5895m/19,340m. After that, the descent towards Barafu is fast and after little refreshment where you can reach Mweka forest camp 3100m/10,170ft, 11-15hrs walking.
Day 9 – Mweka Gate and the Drive Back to Moshi Town.
  • After breakfast, proceed with a sustained descend on a well constructed path takes us through a lovely tropical forest alive with birdsong and boasting lush undergrowth with considerable botanical interest. Our route winds down to Mweka National Park Gate (5,400 ft) and on through coffee and banana farms to Mweka Village where you will be transferred to hotel in order to stay overnight at on Bed and Breakfast basis.
Day 10 – Departure Transfer (optional) as you can depart on your own:
  • After breakfast Maranje Adventures company  can organize a private departure transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your flight back home .


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