You arrive at your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay

Day 1 – Transfer from your hotel to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate at Machame. From here you trek through the lush forest to Machame Hut (10,000ft/3000m). Stay/Camp overnight.

Day 2 – Leaving the forest, the path follows a steep ridge, passing through heather and open moorlands, and crossing a large gorge to reach Shira Hut (12,500ft/3800m). Stay/Camp overnight.

Day 3 – You turn eastwards and continue ascending through the dry landscape before dropping again to reach Barranco Hut (13,000ft/3900m). Stay/Camp overnight.

Day 4 – The path climbs steeply out of the Barranco Valley , crosses the Karanga Valley ,then turns north to reach Barafu Hut (15,500ft/4600m). Stay overnight.

Day 5 – A long day and an early start to rach the crater rim at Stella Point in time for sunrise. Then to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft/5896m) – the highest point in Africa.Afterwards descend to Mweka Hut (10,300ft/3100m). Stay overnight.

Day 6 – Descend to the park gate, from where you are transferred back to your hotel. Dinner and overnight.

Depart for the airport or other destinations in Tanzania. A trip to the beaches at Zanzibar is a good way to recuperate. We can arrange many reasonably priced trips and safaris around Moshi and the Kilimanjaro region.