The Shira Route

The Shira Route
One of the more difficult routes, we only recommend this trail to those with suitable climbing experience. The trek begins on the beautiful plains and moorland to the west, where one can explore the extraordinary rock formations, then cross the southern ice-fields of Kibo.

Climb Routing
01 Transfer to your hotel. Evening briefing and equipment check.
02 Drive to Londorossi Park Gate. Walk through plantations, farmlands and plains, with the chance to see buffalo, roan and other antelope. 6-8 hours’ walking.
03 Trek across heathland, moorland and the plateau’s rock formations. 4-5 hours’ walking.
04 Traverse the northern ice-fields on a steady ascent to Moir. 4-8 hours’ walking.
05 Trek across the lava ridges with views of the towering glacier. 5-7 hours’ walking. Itinerary at a glance
06 Steep morning climb on the south-eastern flank of Kibo. 6-8 hours’ walking. Day Destination Accommodation Board
07 Depart during the early hours for Stella Peak, before the final trek to Gilman’s and Uhuru Point. 11-15 hours’ walking.
08 A gentle descent through lush forest to the base of the park. 4-6 hours’ walking. Transfer to your hotel.
09 Morning transfer for your onward arrangements.

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