Day 1: After breakfast transfer from your hotel to National park forest edge. From here walk through the undisturbed forest to Mti Mkubwa camp site for dinner and overnight. By luck you will be able to see colubus monkeys and signs of elephants.
Day 2: Take your time to walk through the forest sporting some of plentiful game and bird life. You will pass through montane forest and hagenia zone. Dinner and overnight at Shira camp.
Day 3: The hike today is across Shira plateau up the western slope of Kibo Massif. Dinner and overnight at Fisher campsite.
Day 4: After breakfast hike up Lava Tower - The first introduction to the alpine zone. The only plant life being the hardest of grasses and Lichen. Here you will be able to have a spectacular view of final ascent route up the Western breach.
Day 5: With the Western breach ascent route in view, spend a few hours climbing to the base of the route where you will make a camp near Arrow Glacier. An afternoon hike further up the route before relaxing in camp will help you acclimatize and improve your performance the next day.
Day 6: Wind your way up the Western Breach non-technical climbing route about six hours to the crater rim. Explore the inner crater and ash pit before to pitching the camp at the crater floor.
Day 7: Summit day. Start your ascent to the summit early enough in the morning to put on the Summit by 10:00 am. After Uhuru peak descend via Barafu Hut and on down to Mweka Hut camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 8: It take about 3 to 4 hours to make the descent to the road head. After your lunch bid bye to your porters and transfer to Arusha for dinner and overnight in hotel.
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