Kilimanjaro
Shira route

The route starts on the quiet west side of Kilimanjaro.

You start at Londorossi Gate and drive by jeep through the beautiful rainforest to Shira Barrier. Here, at an altitude of 3300 meters, you start the hike.

Route details

You can walk the Shira route in 8 days. 

You walk across the pristine Shira Plateau and below the snowy summit of Kibo. From Barafu Camp you walk via Stella Point to the top (Uhuru Peak). This 8-day route has a high success rate because of the good opportunities for acclimatization.

Day
Departure
Height
Destination
Height
Duration
1
Shira Barrier
3300m
Shira One Camp
3550m
2-3
2
Shira One Camp
3550m
Shira Two Camp
3840m
4-5
3
Shira Two Camp
3840m
Moir Hut
4200m
3-6
4
Moir Hut
4200m
Lava Tower Camp
4550m
3-6
5
Lava Tower Camp
4550m
Karanga Camp
4000m
5-7
6
Karanga Camp
4000m
Barafu Camp
4600m
3-5
7
Barafu Camp
4600m
Uhuru Peak
5895m
10-12
Uhuru Peak
5895m
Millenium Camp
3800m
2-3
8
Millenium Camp
3800m
Mweka Gate
1650m
4-6

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Dates Shira route

Price indication 8-day Shira route

Group trip:

  • € 2928 p.p.
  • Surcharge single room/tent: € 308 p.p.

Private group trip:

  • € 3286 p.p. with 2 people
  • € 2781 p.p. with 4 people

Including

  • Transfers to/from Kilimanjaro airport;
  • 3 nights in a comfortabel hotel (1x logies & breakfast and 2x half board), 2 nights prior to the climb and 1 night after the climb;
  • Transfers to/from start and end point Kilimanjaro;
  • Kilimanjaro climb (in private or a group) including full team of guides, assistant guides, carriers and chefs;
  • All meals and water during the climb;
  • Kilimanjaro Nationaal Park entrance fee;
  • Kilimanjaro camping fee;
  • Mountain rescue fees;
  • Alle government taxes.
  • VAT of 18% (introduced on 1 July 2016).

Excluding

  • International flight;
  • Visa Tanzania;
  • Travel and cancellation insurance;
  • Tipping;
  • Meals not priorly mentioned;
  • Rent sleeping bag, mattress and / or walking sticks.

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