An early start with a drive to Rombo gate. Trek for 3-4 hours to the first cave for dinner and overnight. First cave (2700 m)
Trek to the second cave for lunch and onwards to Kikelewa cave on the Mawenzi trail for overnight. This takes about 6-7 hours. Kikelewa cave (3600 m)
The day is spent trekking to Mawenzi Tarn hut for overnight. Mawenzi Tarn (4330 m)
A day of trekking across the saddle to School Camp. This takes about 4-5 hours. School Camp (4750 m)
Just after midnight start for the summit via Gillman’s point (5700m) for 6-7 hours to Uhuru peak (5895m) – the highest point in Africa! The descent takes about 5-6 hours to Horombo hut campsite for overnight.Horombo Camp (3807 m)
The day is spent descending to Marangu gate, this takes 6 hours or so, where you will be met and transferred to Arusha.