On arrival at Kilimanjaro airport or Namanga/ Taveta, you will be met and transferred to Marangu or Kibo Hut. You will meet local guides and make arrangements ready for the following day's trekking.
Begin climb. You will climb up to Mandara Hut (2,742m) near a volcanic fossil. You will arrive at the hut in time for lunch and rest the whole afternoon at Mandara hut.
Today's goal is Horombo Hut (3,700m) the route takes you through heavy forests and then across open Savanna terrain. the giant lobelias begin to appear at 3,350m. Overnight at Horombo Hut.
Rise early and by about 0200 hrs start the final ascent to Gilman 5,685m at the rim of the crater. You reach Gilman to witness the spectacular and unforgettable rise of the sun over mawenzi. After signing the book you can proceed to Uhuru peak (5,895m). If your stamina survives, return to Horombo for the night.
This is the last day of the climb and you will return to Marangu or Kibo Hotel for a deserved comfortable night rest after your memorable achievement.
After beakfast drive to Taveta, Kilimanjaro Airport or Namanga or to national parks after lunch at Arusha.