AL MUNTAZIR ISLAMIC SEMINARY EXPEDITION MOUNT KILIMANJARO
This year Al Muntazir Islamic Seminary organized an expedition for students to the highest mountain in Africa, Mt. Kilimanjaro. 21 students participated in whichthey were accompanied by 3 teachers.
The journey started on 29th September in the morning at around 8 am the students departed from the
school to Moshi. After an overnight rest in Moshi the next day the students started their first part of their trek a walk in the mountain forest starting from the Marangu gate till Mandara huts which is at a height of
2700 mts. After reaching Mandara huts the students rested overnight.
The next day they continued their trek heading towards Horombo huts which is a 7 hours walk. After reaching Horombo the next day the students had gone for acclimatization at zebra rocks which is at a height of 3980 mts. After having enough rest the students started to head towards Kibo hut on the 3rd day.
The students reached Kibo hut in the evening around 5 pm.This hasbeen first time in the history of Al Muntazir that the whole group has made it till the Kibo hut. After having dinner they took some rest and at night around 11 pm they started their final part of their trek which is starting from Kibo going to Gillman’s
then Stella and finally to the Uhuru peak. Unfortunately due to low oxygen level and temperature as low as
-4 degrees centigrade only 12 people could make it till Gillman’s point. After that the students started coming back down towards the Marangu gate and on the way they had an overnight rest at Horombo hut .
After reaching at the Marangu gate on 5th October the students went to Moshi and had an overnight stay and the next day they came back to Dar -es-salaam which was on the 6thof October.
The students really enjoyed the trip and the school is also really proud and appreciates all the students for making the school’s name proud. AL MUNTAZIR ISLAMIC SEMINARY Girls group at Marangu gate with ALMIS
flag On the way Dar to MoshiAt zebra rock Rest during hiking Lunch during the way of Dar to Moshi