WHOCR Itinerary September 2021

WHOCR Itinerary September 2021

Day 1: (11th September 2021)

Depart Country of home to Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania

Day 2: (12th September 2021)

Arrive Kilimanjaro International Airport, Tanzania and transfer to hotel – Chanya Lodge, Moshi (45 minutes from airport.) Dinner & overnight stay (Twin sharing basis whilst at Chanya lodge)

Day 3: (13th September 2021)

Day at leisure including pre mountain and event brief. Equipment and clothing check – pack for the mountain. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included. Overnight at Chanya lodge.

Day 4: (14th September 2021)

Drive 1.5hrs from Chanya lodge to Machame park gate. Start climb at Machame Gate (1,800m) through mountain forest. Trekking time: 5-7hrs approximately 9km. Overnight at Machame Camp (3,000m) Full board during mountain phase. Twin sharing in a 3-man mountain tent.

Day 5: (15th September 2021)

Trek through grassy moorland and heather. Crossing through Shira plateau. Trekking time: 5-7hrs approximately 7km. Overnight at Shira camp (3,845m)

Day 6: (16th September 2021)

Continue through the heather and moorland, crossing scree sloes and a river valley. Trekking time: 6-8hrs approximately 10km. Overnight at Barranco camp (3,960m)

Day 7: (17th September 2021)

This is an additional day for acclimatisation where you will enter the alpine desert zone and climb up the steep Barranco Wall. Trekking time: 3-5hrs approximately 6km. Overnight at Karanga Camp (4,035m)

Day 8: (18th September 2021)

A short trek on compacted scree and steep areas over rocky slabs through the alpine desert. Trekking time: 3-4hrs approximately 4km. Overnight at Barafu Camp (4,650m)

Day 9: (19th September 2021)

Around mid-night, start for the summit to stella Point (5,740m) and then continue to Uhuru Peak (5,895m.) From Uhuru Peak you will descend into the Crater (approximately 1hr.)

Move through the 100m long obstacle course including 10 obstacles (2hrs maximum time limit.) After obstacle course, descend from Stella Point to Barafu Camp and then into the heather and moorland. Trekking time approximately 18hrs 19km. Overnight at Millenium Camp (3,820m)

Day 10: (20th September 2021)

Continue your descent through the forest zone of the mountain to Mweka Gate (1,680m.) Transfer to Chanya Lodge, Moshi. Approximately 45 minutes. Overnight at Chanya Lodge including after event celebration party.

Day 11: (21st September 2021)

Check out of Chanya Lodge. Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport and fly home. (Option to extend for Safari and Zanzibar.)

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