Shira Route 8 Days Climbing Kilimanjaro

Shira Route 8 Days
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Shira Route 8 Days

Apart from different routes in Mt.kilimanjaro, people are always excited about making a trek through Shira route. So, if you are looking for this route to make trekking, then it requires 8 days to complete your trek with proper guides along with you. In order to make this trip possible and smoother, make sure to visit Kilimanjaro boundand start your trekking that whenever you want as per the instruction.

Shira Route 8 Days Itinerary (via Barafu Camp)

Day 1: Arrive in Moshi

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 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 forest camp

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 National Park Gate.

After breakfast a quick descend which will take you to Mweka exit Gate 4-5hrs walking

Day 10:

Finally, you will be taken back to Kilimanjaro International Airport and now your journey is officially has come to an end.

Begin your trip

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Important Information About
Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Price Includes

  • Accommodations the night before and the night after the trek two nights in Moshi
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents
  • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
  • All Park fees
  • Entry fees, Rescue fees, camping fees or hut fees
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
  • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
  • Transport to the gate on starting day and after the trek
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Private, portable chemical flush toilets
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Portable Summit Emergency Oxygen
  • Kilimanjaro National park certificate for successful summit attempt
  • Flying Doctor Service

Price Excludes

  • Tanzania Visa: $50 per person on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Meals not listed above
  • Optional Tours (short safari before or after your climb, marangu village day tour, day trip to lake challa, etc)
  • Tips and any items of personal nature
  • Health requirements (Yellow Fever – only compulsory if you travel to Tanzania via a Yellow Fever infected country, Meningitis & Hepatitis A remains optional, but comes recommended)

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Latest Reviews

“Fantastic experience! Really well looked after by our porters and our guides Leonard and Aggrey.”


K Kelly

“On summit day, our guides ended up carrying our day bags and motivated us, to make sure we would make it. Can only recommend these guys!”


Annika Reeh

“Leonard and Aggrey were so knowledgable about everything, that they even made the walking feel easy!! It’s definitely safe to say I would have never reached the summit without the help of my team, I would recommend these guys to anyone, every day of the week.”


Jess A

“Aggrey & William are real professionals and heroes in guiding us to the top.”


Angela Soenarijo

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