Day 2: Shira Hut (6hours)
After a short descent, you will begin your trek towards Shira Cathedral. Continuing on, you will pass by the superb Bivi cave, just before arriving at Shira Camp, at 3,700 meters. There, you will have dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Barranco Hut
Trek from Shira Camp to Baranco Camp. You will have dinner and overnight at Baranco Camp. Baranco is 3,950m.
Day 4: Barafu Hut
Trek from Baranco Camp to Barafu Hut (4,550m). There, you will have overnight before your ascent to Uhuru peak. (5,896 m).
Note: you can also spend this night at Lava Tower Camp (4,600 m) but it is a tricky ascent to the top from here and requires an experienced climber and good equipment.
Day 5: Mweka Hut
Shortly after midnight, arise and begin the final ascent to Uhuru Peak. You will then begin your descent to Mweka Hut, 3,100 m, where you will have dinner and overnight.
Day 6: Mweka Gate
After completing your descent to Mweka Gate, you will receive your summit certificate and transfer back to your hotel in Arusha.
Note: This climb can take 7-days. On day 4, you will hike from Baranco Camp to Karanga Valley Camp for dinner and overnight and on Day 5, from Karanga Camp to Barafu hut from where you will begin your ascent to the peak.