Mount Kilimanjaro
Western Breach Route Trekking Ref PSCWB9
Price from Us$995.00 p.p

Western Breach spacutalar and beautiful route to the summit the footsteps of the " IMAX film " crew during the filming of Mount Kilimanjaro: "To the Roof of Africa" Tanzania offers the best trekking in Africa, The Mount Kilimanjaro 19340ft / 5896m the world largest free standing Mountain known as Roof top of Africa and the only highest point in Africa. Trekking throught Machame / Western Breach Route is one of the most scenic route on the mountain, our trek begins in the rainforest winding through the giant heather zone into the moorland, and finally into the highland desert. Each night we will overnight in mountain dome tents enjoying the meals prepared by our mountain camp chefs. Your guide will be the local Tanzanian guides the expertise and best knowledge of the mountain, explain fascinating details about the route, Flora and Fauna, and attend to the endless details that make a climb successful and look out for your safety. The treks are generally approximately no longer than eight days in total, and so you can combine trekking holiday with and safari holiday or Zanzibar Beach holiday. There is no special equipment or expertise needed to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro - the basic thing is having a slow pace. The routes have been chosen to allow a slow gradual hike. Any physically fit person is able to trek Mount Kilimanjaro. However, please note the following - you are not permitted to trek the mountain if you have any respiratory problems, cold, high / Low Blood pressure, diabetics or any cardiac problem. Mount Kilimanjaro is a big mountain and should not be under estimated.

WESTERN BREACH ROUTE AND ALTITUDE

Day 1: Arusha Town or Moshi Town - Hotel

Day 2: Machame Gate to Machame Camp – 10000ft / 3000m

Day 3: Machame Camp to Shira Camp – 12500ft / 3800m

Day 4: Lava Tower – 15500ft / 4600m

Day 5: Arrow Glacier – 16100ft / 4900m

Day 6: Crater Camp 18750ft / 5700m

Day 7: Crater Camp to Uhuru Peak Summit – 19340ft / 5896m

Day 8: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate 10000ft/3000m – End of Trek transfer to Arusha Town or Moshi Town – Hotel.

Day 9: Arusha Town or Moshi Town transfer to Airport End of Services.

Day 01: TRANSFER TO TOWN OF ARUSHA.
Pick up from your Hotel Nairobi or from Jomo Kenyatta Int Airport (NBO) and transfer by shuttle bus to Arusha or Pick up from Kilimanjaro Int Airport (JRO) to Arusha and drop of at your Hotel, Novotel Mount Meru situated out side town of Arusha, From your hotel your will enjoy stupendous view of Mount Meru second biggest Mountain in Tanzania. Overnight Stay at Keys Hotel - Moshi  or Mount Meru Hotel - Arusha 3 Star (Bed & Breakfast).

Day 02: FROM ARUSHA TO MACHAME GATE
At 08:00am After breakfast we will pick you up from your hotel to our office were you will have briefing about daily routine during your trek and there after we depart Arusha town for Machame Gate for completing the all necessary registration formalities at Mount Kilimanjaro National Park - Machame gate. Begin trekking through the rain forests on a winding trail, to the Machame hut 10000ft / 3000m Overnight camping Camping in mountain tents at Machame hut. (Approximant estimated 5 -7 hours walking).

Day 03: SHIRA HUT.
Early today leave the glades of the rain forest and continue on an ascending path, crossing a little valley and walking along a steep rocky ridge covered with heather. The route then turns west onto a river gorge at 3658m, Overnight camping in mountain tents at  Shira Hut campsite 12500ft / 3800m. (Approximant estimated 5 -7 hours walking).

Day 04: TO LAVA TOWER HUT.
Our walk today takes about 5-6 hours. We will leave the moorland behind and continue up a rocky path through typical Kilimanjaro mountain vegetation of Senecios, Lobelia and Helichrysum. >From Lava Tower the views up towards Kibo, of the Western Breach, are fantastic. Camping in mountain tents at Lava Tower Hut at 15000ft /4600m.( Approximant estimated 5 - 6 hours walking).

Day 05: ARROW GLACIER.
Today we climb the slope behind the hut, through cliffs of rock forming the arrow glacier. We camp in mountain tents at the ruins of Arrow Glacier Hut at 16100ft / 4900m. ( Approximant estimated 3 - 4 hours walking).

Day 06 : ARROW GLACIER TO CRATER CAMP.
We leave Arrow Glacier and begin the climb up through the Western Breach until we reach a ridge like a staircase and scramble up onto the crater floor. The Western Breach is the steepest part of the mountain with loose rocks and boulders. Whilst the climb is non-technical, the altitude combined with the incline will be a significant barrier to pace. It takes about 6 hours to reach the crater floor. Once at the crater there is also the opportunity to meander over to the ash pit for views that most climbers never get to see. We camp in mountain tents at Crater Camp at I8750ft / 5700m.( Approximant estimated 5 - 6 hours walking).

Day 07: UHURU PEAK THE SUMMIT 5895m - MWEKA HUT.
Just after midnight trek to Stella point (5745m) on the way to the Summit, the Uhuru Peak. This part of the climb takes about 7 hours. You have now reached the highest point in Africa 19340ft / 5896m !! From the summit descend to Mweka hut campsite 10000ft / 3000m for overnight camping ( Approximant estimated 6 - 7 hours walking).

Day 08: MWEKA HUT TO ARUSHA.
The day is spent descending to the Mweka park gates, From Mount Kilimanjaro transfer to town of Arusha which is start point of northern Tanzania Safaris and centre point of Cape to Cairo, drop off to the hotel of your choice at your base point in Arusha Town or Moshi Town at your hotel,  Moshi Town which is situated approximentaly 2 hours from the Mount kilimanjaro , Overnight Stay at Keys Hotel - Moshi  or Mount Meru Hotel - Arusha 3 Star (Bed & Breakfast). (Approximant estimated 4 - 6 hours walking).

Day 09: MWEKA HUT TO ARUSHA.
After breakfast return transfer to Kilimanjaro Int Airport or Shuttle bus to Nairobi or possible option for Safari excursion or Zanzibar Brach Holiday End of your Tracking holiday.

We highly recommend after your Mount Kilimanjaro trekking, an adventure not to be missed to explore the Tanzanian wilderness safari and Zanzibar beach holiday. Contact our safari consultant who will help you to design your Tanzania safari and Zanzibar beach to fit with your trekking holiday.

CLIMBING MOUNT KILIMANJARO
9 Days Western Breach Route Trekking - Ref PSCWB9
Daily Departure from Arusha or Moshi

Tour Dates

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Price All Year Around

US$995.00

€785.00

£545.00

Extra day for Acclimatization

US$135.00

€110.00

£80.00

Airport Transfer – One-Way

US$35.00

€165.00

£45.00

All price are per person based on min of two passengers sharing Double or Twin Room, payable and calculated based on US$ subject to exchange rate.

“Price Promise Guarantee” We do not compete with cheap but we make quality affordable. If you find same safari at cheaper price, we guarantee to match the price and knockdown by extra 5%”.

Best time to Climb Mount Kilimanjaro - Western Breach Route 
Jan, Feb, Mar and July Aug Sep, Oct, Dec

WHAT IS INCLUDED: Complimentary pick up and drop off from Kilimanjaro Airport, 6 Night / 7 Days, 2 Nights Hotel on Bed and Breakfast basis, Mount Kilimanjaro - Machame Western Braech Route Trekking, rescue fees, experienced and professional, fluent English speaking mountain guide, porters, 3 meals a day whilst on trek, transfers from base hotel in Arusha Town or Moshi Town to and from the mountain gates.

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: Drinks, Beverages, Tips, All domestic and International flights, Airport taxes and visas, Items of personal nature such as Laundry, Telephone Calls, Faxes, Liability and Travel Insurance etc, Anything that is not mentioned on the above itinerary .

There is no special equipment or expertise needed to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro - the basic thing is having a slow pace. The routes have been chosen to allow a slow gradual hike. Any physically fit person is able to trek Mount Kilimanjaro. However, please note the following - you are not permitted to trek the mountain if you have any respiratory problems, cold, high / low blood pressure, diabetics or any cardiac problem. Mount Kilimanjaro is a big mountain and should not be under estimated.

CHECKLIST OF RECOMMENDED ITEMS: Waterproof Rucksack and Daypack, Sleeping bag (at least 3 seasons), Water purifying tablets, Insulation pad, Boots and light walking shoes, Balaclava and Woolen hat or Scarf, Snow goggles / Sun glasses, Gaiters, Gloves, Sweaters / Jumpers Pants and Jackets (waterproof), Water bottle, Anorak / raincoat, Several pairs of socks, First aid kit and insect repellent Sun protection cream and Lip salve, Personal toiletry requirements, Flash light with spare batteries, Whistle and some plastic Bags, Walking stick / Ski-pole.

MOUNT KILIMANJARO TREKKING - MEALS MENU WHILE ON TREK:

BREAKFAST: Fruit Juice, Fruit, Cereal / Porridge, Eggs bread / French-toast / Plain-toast / Pancakes, Sausages, Margarine, Jam / Honey, Tea / Coffee / Drinking chocolate.

SNACKS: Peanuts / Crisps / Popcorn / Cookies.

LUNCH: Sliced Carrot and Cucumber stripes, Avocado slices, Boiled egg, Vegetable / Meat cutlets, Sandwiches (Egg / Cheese / Tomato/ Tuna / Meat / Peanut butter), Fruit.

DINNER: Soup ( Mushroom /Asparagus / Chicken / Tomato / Vegetable), Bread, Salad, Rice / Pasta / Potatoes, Chicken / Meat, Mixed Vegetables ( Zucchini / Carrot / French -Beans / Cabbage), Lentils, Fruit Salad, Fruit with custard, Tea / Coffee / Milo / Drinking chocolate.

EQUIPMENT AND COST FOR HIRING PER ITEM FOR THE ENTIRE TREK:
Day Pack: US$10.00, Torch: US$10.00, Mountain Boots: US$20.00, Sun Glasses: US$5.00, Wool Hat / Balaclava: US$5.00, Wool Socks: US$2.00, Warm Trousers: US$10.00, Sleeping Bag: US$15.00, Warm Bottle: US$5.00, Long Inner Wear: US$5.00, Cutters: US$5.00, Rain Coat: US$5.00, Rain Trouser: US$5.00, Walking Stick: US$5.00, Gloves: US$5.00, Warm Jacket: US$10.00, Pull Over / Sweater: US$10.00, Scarf: US$5.00, Ponchoo for Rain: US$10.00, Roll Mat: US$10.00 .


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