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, General 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.
The Tanzanian government is planning a new cable car project in order to double the number of climbers on Mount Kilimanjaro. However, the impact on the environment and communities could be irreversible.
Our banana and beef coconut stew is a traditional dish from the Kilimanjaro region and is known as machalari. This dish is jam-packed with protein to ensure that you have all the energy you need to climb the mountain.