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Kilimanjaro - Shira Route - World Expeditions
Kilimanjaro - Shira Route - World Expeditions
Excellent
3 reviews
Starts
Arusha
+9 Destinations
Mount Kilimanjaro
Ends
Arusha
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Highlights

Start and end in Arusha! With the hiking & trekking tour Kilimanjaro - Shira Route, you have a 10 day tour package taking you through Arusha, Tanzania and 9 other destinations in Tanzania. Kilimanjaro - Shira Route includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Camping
Max Group Size
14
Transportation
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Camping, Mountain Hikes
Operator
World Expeditions
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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join Arusha, trip briefing, rest of day at leisure
  2. Day 2: Commence climb to "Shira One" (3550m)
  3. Day 3: To Shira Two camp (3840m)
  4. Day 4: Trek to camp near Moir Hut (4200m)
  5. Day 5: To Lava Tower (4550m)
  6. Day 6: To Karanga (4000m)
  7. Day 7: To Barafu (4600m)
  8. Day 8: Ascend to summit, return to Millenium Camp (3800m)
  9. Day 9: Descend to Mweka gate and on to Arusha
  10. Day 10: In Arusha, trip concludes

Travel guide

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What's included

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

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  • Kilimanjaro - Shira Route reviewer 1
    Written on February 23, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    Brilliant trip with african walking company as World Expeditions local company. Henri Alpha and Julius were wonderful guides. We were smiling all the way to the peak and back down the mountain.

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  • WE
    Written on April 16, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    all guides & porters were fantastic, couldnt have asked for a better experience!

    Review collected by World Expeditions
  • WE
    Written on July 22, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    The local staff were first rate - they worked very hard to make my trip the success it was.

    Review collected by World Expeditions

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Do I need a visa for this tour?

      Visa requirements are always changing so it is best to contact your local embassy or consulate for the most up-to-date information.

    • Is travel insurance recommended?

      Travel insurance is highly recommended. TourRadar has partnered with World Nomads to ensure you are adequately covered whilst travelling. For more information please contact our Travel Experts.

    • Are meals included?

      Selected meals are included as per the itinerary.

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    • Sunday
      Jul 5, 2020
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      Tuesday
      Jul 14, 2020
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      $125
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      Oct 20, 2020
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      Sep 14, 2021
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      Oct 3, 2021
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    About the countries

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Typhoid
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Hepatitis A
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Cholera
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    Tuberculosis
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Rabies
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    Meningococcal meningitis
    Recommended for Tanzania. Ideally 3 weeks before travel.

    Policies

    Location
    Start and end in Arusha.
    Trusted
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    Payment(s)
    For any tour departing before 24 January 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 24 January 2020, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with World Expeditions. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 70 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
    Cancellation policy
    TourRadar is an authorised Agent of World Expeditions. Please familiarise yourself with the World Expeditions payment, cancellation and refund conditions.
    Availability
    Some departure dates and prices may vary and World Expeditions will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
    Payment methods
    The following cards are accepted for World Expeditions tours: Visa, Maestro, Mastercard, American Express or PayPal. TourRadar does NOT charge you an extra fee for using any of these payment methods.

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 195 km.
    • Arusha (Tanzania)
    • 69 km
    • Londorossi Gate (Tanzania)
    • 12 km
    • Shira Camp One (Tanzania)
    • 8 km
    • Shira Camp (Tanzania)
    • 4 km
    • Moir Hut (Tanzania)
    • 4 km
    • Lava Tower (Tanzania)
    • 6 km
    • Karanga (Tanzania)
    • 3 km
    • Barafu Hut (Tanzania)
    • 4 km
    • Millenium (Tanzania)
    • 11 km
    • Mweka Gate (Tanzania)
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