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 - 5hrs 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, struggle up the Barraco walls, Cross the Karanga Valley, then turns North to reach Barafu campsite 6 - 7hrs walking. On midnight trek up to the Summit via Stella point.
Day 5: Barafu Camp – Mweka Camp.
Enjoying sunrise at the summit ( Uhuru peak 5895m) Photos, horizontal views, then descend to Barafu Hut for 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