Our porters were able to collect 115kg of waste in 4 days on the route we were given. This is all trash left behind by previous climbers and staff.
In the final instalment of this series, our intrepid explorers make their way down the mountain where they are welcomed by a celebration!
A midnight start to reach the summit - the group make the final push to the Roof of Africa.
Spirits are high as the group will be trekking to base camp today!
The walking is gentle today, and the group pass Giant Lobelia and lots of caves as they make their way to Third Cave Camp.
Today, our intrepid explorers enjoy amazing views of Kenya and Amboseli National Park, trekking 11km for a total of 8 hours to Pofu camp.
Gary and his guests practice the step-rest method as they trek to Lava Tower at 4600m.
Today the group will hike up to 3859m to Shira 2 camp, visiting visit the Cathedral, an amazing viewpoint a short hike off the trail to Shira 2.
Join Gary, Chief Project Manager at Nature Discovery, as he attempts to summit Kilimanjaro with a small group of guests. This is the first installation of a day-by-day blog series exploring what you can expect on your trek.
William is a gifted mountain guide. His immeasurable patience and physical strength, soft-spoken nature and kind manner help many of our climbers reach Kilimanjaro’s summit.