Day 1: Nairobi – Arusha
Leave Nairobi to Arusha by shuttle bus and on to Moshi. Overnight at Mountain Inn.
Day 2: Transfer to Marangu gate for climbing
Commence ascending walking through the rain forest to Mandara Hut - lying at 9000ft/2750m. Overnight at campsite.
Day 3: Glades Forest – Horombo Hut
Leave the glades of forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to Horombo Hut - lying at 12000ft/3700m. Overnight at camp.
Day 4: Horombo – Kibo
Ascending you pass the "Last Water" walking on to the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi arriving at Kibo Hut at 15000ft/4700m. Spend your overnight at camp.
Day 5: Kibo – Horombo via Gilman’s Point
Early start for the summit on steep and heavy scree up to Gilman's point at 18640ft/5681m, which is on the greater rim. Ascending up to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 19340ft/5896m. From here you descend going straight down to Horombo Hut. Stay overnight at hut.
Day 6: Horombo – Moshi
The day spent in descending down to the park gates. Drive to Moshi and stay overnight at Mountain Inn.
Day 7: Moshi - Arusha – Nairobi
After breakfast depart for Moshi and on to Nairobi via Arusha.