1Day 1: Leave Nairobi to Arusha by shuttle bus and on to Moshi. Overnight at Mountain Inn.
2Day 2: Transfer to Marangu gate for climbing - Commence ascending walking through the rain forest to Mandara Hut - lying at 9000ft/2750m. Overnight at campsite.
3 Day 3: Leave the glades of forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to Horombo Hut - lying at 12000ft/3700m. Overnight at camp.
4 Day 4: Ascending you pass the "Last Water" walking on to the saddle between Kibo and Mawenzi arriving at Kibo Hut at 15000ft/4700m. Spend your overnight at camp.
5Day 5: Early start for the summit on steep and heavy scree up to Gilman's point at 18640ft/5681m, which is on the greater rim. Ascending up to Uhuru Peak, the highest point in Africa at 19340ft/5896m. From here you descend going straight down to Horombo Hut. Stay overnight at hut.
6Day 6: The day spent in descending down to the park gates. Drive to Moshi and stay overnight at Mountain Inn.
7Day 7: After breakfast depart for Moshi and on to Nairobi via Arusha.