Day 1: Arusha – Kilimanjaro National Park Gate – Londorossi – Forest Camp

Leave from Arusha or Moshi and drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Londorossi where the climb begins. 4 – 5 hours walking through the lush forest to reach forest campsite (2750m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 2: Forest camp – Shira Camp

Continue through the forest passing Shira Plateau to reach Shira Campsite (800m) for dinner and overnight 5 – 6 hrs walking.

Day 3: Shira Camp – Barranco camp

Walk Eastwards, ascending through the dry landscape, then downwards to Barranco campsite ( 3900m) for dinner and overnight. 5 – 6hrs walking.

Day 4: Barranco – Barafu camp

The path climbs steeply out of Barranco Valley, struggles up the Barraco walls, Crosses the Karanga Valley, then turns North to reach Barafu campsite 6 – 7 hours of walking. At midnight trek up to the Summit via Stella Point.

Day 5: Barafu Camp – Mweka Camp.

Enjoy sunrise at the summit ( Uhuru peak 5895m) Photos, horizontal views, then descend to Barafu Hut for a brief rest, coffee, or tea. Continue to Mweka campsite (3000m) for dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Mweka – Arusha

Descend through the forest, 3 – 4 hrs walking to Mweka Gate, where you will drive to Moshi or Arusha.

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