Day 1: Arrival from Nairobi or Kilimanjaro International Airport, and transferred to your hotel in Moshi. Evening briefing to prepare for climb followed by group dinner, and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Lemosho Glades (6,890 ft /2100m), walk to Mti Mkubwa (9,022 ft /2750m) where camp is set for dinner and over night stay.
Day 3: After breakfast the group slowly starts trekking through the Giant Heather Moorland Zone where the path crosses through valleys and a few streams before ascending the Shira Ridge, dinner and overnight at Shira 1 (12,664 ft/3860m).
Day 4: Depart Shira 1 for a short day's walk to Shira 2, where we pitch camp for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: Depart Shira 2 along the trail into the Alpine Desert gradually rising to the Kibo peak, after reaching Buttress point, path drops down to the Barranco Hut (6 hours walking). Dinner and overnight stay at Barranco Hut (3950m).
Day 6: Leave through the great Barranco Valley and up the Barranco wall; then trek on the South Circuit path through the Karanga Valley. Then slowly trek (7 hours) to Barafu Hut (15,092 ft/4600m), view Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. Dinner and overnight stay at Barafu Hut.
Day 7: Midnight start to a 6-7 hour hike to Stella Point (18,816 ft /5735m) in order to see the sunrise. From Stella Point it is a 1 hour to Uhuru Peak (19,341 ft/ 5895m) and the roof of Africa. We then descend down to Mweka Hut for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: An easy day walking to Mweka gate, transfer to hotel. Evening dinner at local Moshi venue to celebrate the success. Overnight stay at a Moshi hotel.
Day 9: Morning departure for those catching Nairobi flight, afternoon departure for those flying from Kilimanjaro International.
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