Day 1: Moshi/Arusha - Machame Gate
Breakfast, drive from your hotel in Moshi/Arusha to Machame gate (about 45min.). After about an hour of registration and park fees payments, start climbing along a clear trail through plantation and natural forest, thereafter a narrow forest path follows to the Machame hut (9,900ft).
Day 2: Machame - Shira
Breakfast, ascending through the forest, steep ridge passing through heather and open moorlands, and crossing a large gorge to Shira hut (12,600ft). The distance is about 5-6 hours.
Day 3: Shira - Baranco Hut
After breakfast, we will ascend to Lava tower (15,180ft) with lunch on the way to Baranco, then descend slowly to Baranco hut (12,850ft) for dinner and overnight, B, L ,D.
Day 4: Baranco hut - Barafu hut
After breakfast, we leave Baranco hut for Barafu hut (14,910ft). We will pass through the last water drop at Karanga valley on the way up. Overnight Barafu hut, B, L, D.
Day 5: Barafu hut - Uhuru Peak
Wake up at midnight, and after a small snack, start ascending to Uhuru Peak through the Stella point (18,640ft), then after reaching the summit, we will head down to Mweka hut () for dinner and overnight, B, L, D.
Day 6: Mweka hut - Mweka Gate
After breakfast, we will head down to Mweka gate with lunch packet, and the waiting vehicle will take you to your hotel in Moshi/Arusha, B, L.