1 Night / 2 Days
June & July
FROM TSHS 390,000
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Tour Description

The Shira Route is a little used trail that begins near Shira Ridge. It is nearly identical to the Lemosho route. ... The route approaches Mount Kilimanjaro from the west, beginning with a long drive from Moshi to Shira Ridge. The vehicle bypasses the rain forest zone and the hiking trail begins on Shira Ridge.

Travel Itinerary
Day 1: Airport – West Kilimanjaro (-/L/D)
  • Pick up from Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer to West Kilimanjaro.

Logisitic Info:

5hrs commuting

  • Overnight in West Kilimanjaro.
Day 2: West Kilimanjaro – Shira 1 Camp (3,500m/11,500ft) (B/L/-)
  • After breakfast, your head guide will meet you for the drive to Londrossi Gate

 Logisitic Info:

47mins drive to the Londorossi gate + 7hrs hiking + another 2hrs to Airport.

This morning you will drive from Kambi ya Tembo to the Londorossi gate, taking approximately 40mins.   Here you will complete entry formalities. From Londorossi your drive continues through the lush rainforest and towards your camp.  Shira is the third of Kilimanjaro’s volcanic cones. It is filled with the lava flow from Kibo and its rim has eroded and been blasted away by weather and volcanic action.  Exit the vehicle and start your hike until you reach the edge of the plateau. The day finishes by walking back to your starting point, with vehicle transport back to Moshi.

Camp Envisaged:

Kambi ya Tembo 2* deluxe 1 Night 1 Double room

  • 01 night accommodation outside Londorossi on Full Board
  • Services of a Vehicle with driver and fuel for 2 days
  • Guided walks Shira plateau
  • Wildlife Division forest fees
  • Village Car fees
  • Activity Fees
  • Extra Lunch
  • Park Fees
  • Water
  • Anything not mentioned above
  • Extend a night at Kilimanjaro Wonders Hotel in Moshi + Coffee and Materuni Falls Tour @ Tshs 150,000 per person
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