Day 1: Londorossi Gate to Mti Mkubwa
Distance: 6 kilometers/4 miles
Time: 3-4 hours
Arrive at Londorosi gate and drive for about one hours inside the park then walk through a forest for about three hours towards your first camp.
Dinner and overnight at Mti Mkubwa camp.
Day 2: Mti Mkubwa to Shira 2 Camp
Distance: 8 kilometers/5 miles
Time: 5-6 hours
After breakfast, walk through the rainforest into the heather and moorland zone. You will cross many streams and walk over a plateau heading to Shira 2 camp.
Meals and overnight at Shira 2 camp.
Day 3: Shira 2 Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
Distance: 11 kilometers/6 miles
Time: 7-9 hours
This day will be a long day and you will experience a high and lower altitude at the same day. It will be good for acclimatization for more chance to get to the summit. You will experience high altitude while hiking from Shira 2 to lava tower then descent from Lava Tower to Barranco camp.
Diner and overnight at Barranco Camp.
Day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp
Distance: 5 kilometers/3 miles
Time: 4-5 hours
After an early breakfast, walk through an alpine desert and conquer the great Barranco wall. At the top of the wall you are above the cloud and enjoy the best views of the southern ice fields and the summit. You will trail down to karanga camp for dinner and overnight at the camp.
Day 5: Karanga to Barafu Camp
Distance: 4 kilometers/2 miles
Time: 3-4 hours
After breakfast at the camp, hike to the last camp before summit. The Barafu Camp, here you will go to bed very early for a midnight woke up ready to hike to the summit.
Dinner and overnight at Barafu camp.
Day 6: Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peak to Mweka Camp
Distance: 15 kilometers/10 miles
Time: 10-12 hours
Today is a summit day! Here we have two parts, one from Barafu Camp to Uhuru Peaks the highest point of the mountain which takes about 7 hours and another from Uhuru peaks to Mweka camp which takes around 5hours. You will wake up at midnight, have a cup of coffee at the camp and trail for about six hour to Stella point at the crater rim then trek on the snow covered trail for about an hour to reach the uhuru peak! Now you are at the highest point of Africa! Take enough photos here before you descent to the next camp that will take you about 5 hours.
Dinner and overnight at Mweka Camp.
Day 7: Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
Distance: 10 kilometers/6 miles Time: 3-4 hours
This is your last day on the mountain! Trail through the forest to Mweka gate, here you will find your driver waiting to pick you up and drop you to a close by lodge for shower , a nice hot lunch and a cold drink and maybe an afternoon relax in a swimming pool.
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