Day 1: Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara Hut (2700m)
After breakfast, transfer to Marangu Gate and start of the climb through fascinating rain forests until you reach the first Mandara Hut. Meals and overnight at the hut.
Day 2: Mandara Hut (2700m) – Horombo Hut (3720m)
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the mountain – meadows. The altitude begins to change and slows your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrival at the Horombo Hut (12km from Mandara). Meals and overnight at the hut.
Day 3: Horombo Hut (3720m) – Kibo Hut (4700m)
After breakfast, the climb continues, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. Meals and overnight at the hut.
Day 4: Summit Attempt!! Kibo Hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Horombo hut (3720m)
The beginning of the last ascent is made in the early hours (three) of the morning while the scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to Gilmans Point (most difficult and tiring part). Uhuru Peak is reached within an hour’s walk along the crater rim. Walk along the craters rim. Descent back to Horombo hut for overnight.
Day 5: Horombo Hut (3720m) – Marangu Gate (1980m)
Return to the hotel. After lunch, have a good rest, meals and overnight at your hotel.