Shira Plateau Day Trip

Get a taste of trekking on Mt. Kilimanjaro without climbing all the way to the top! This day hike to the beautiful Shira Plateau begins at  Londorosi gate 2250 m and takes you through the shrub-steppe on the lower slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. You’ll hike for approximately 7 hours, with little elevation gain, to shira 1 and  shira 2 elevation 3850m above the sea ,camps used by people trekking . You’ll have your picnic lunch and you can watch the hustle and bustle of guides, porters, cooks and clients arriving and setting up camp for the night. It’s a great spot for photos, too, with views to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. In the early afternoon, you’ll hike back to the vehicles for your return trip to Arusha.

Important Information:

  • Pickup: 7am


  • Guided hike
  • Explore the unique, higher-elevation landscapes of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
  • Enjoy stunning vistas of the plains below and the peaks above.
  • Picnic at Shira Base Camp and take in the bustle of camp life on the mountain.
  • Includes the expertise of a knowledgeable mountain guide.



  • All meals
  • All ground transportation
  • All accommodations
  • Full trek guide and staff
  • All trek pack and equipment


  • Alcohol and beverage
  • Camera and other non-trek accessories