Day 1: After a pre departure briefing, depart for Umbwe gate. Begin the trek through the rain forest to the Forest caves for dinner and overnight. (13km for about 5 hours) Forest Caves (2850 m).
Day 2: After breakfast, continue your trek past the glacier streams to the Barranco Camp; this is about 5km in 4 hours. An extra day here is recommended for acclimatization. Barranco Camp (3950 m).
Day 3: Trek to the Arrow Glacier hut for a distance of 5km in 6 hours. Dinner and overnight. Arrow Glacier (5100 m).
Day 4: After midnight, begin the final ascent (3km, 6-7 hours) to Uhuru peak (5895m) - the highest point in Africa!. After a short rest descend to Mweka Camp for overnight. This will be a distance of 12km at around 6-7 hours. Mweka Camp (3100 m).
Day 5: After a good nights rest and breakfast, descend to the Mweka gate (10km, 4 hours) where you will be met and transferred to Moshi/Arusha.
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Africa Tanzania Outdoor: Land Rambler Hiking & Trekking Mountain/Rock Climbing