Day 1 Moshi

Arrive at any time.

Day 2 Moshi/Mti Mkubwa Camp

Begin the Lemosho trail of Mt Kilimanjaro ending for the day at the Mti Mkubwa Campsite.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3 Mti Mkubwa Camp/Shira 1 Camp

Climb into the moorland over the Shira ridge and down to the plateau and the Shira 1 Camp.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 Shira 1 Camp/Shira 2 Camp

Travel across the Shira plateau, with time for short acclimatization walks.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 5 Shira 2 Camp/Barranco Camp

Climb through rocky scree to the Lava Tower. Descend into the Great Barranco Valley to acclimatize and camp.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 6 Barranco Camp/Karanga Camp

Tackle the Great Barranco Wall up into the alpine desert of the Karanga Valley.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 7 Karanga Camp/Barafu Camp

Trek through the alpine desert up to Barafu Camp. Prepare for the midnight start of the summit attempt.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8 Barafu Camp/Mweka Camp

At midnight, begin the summit trek. Conquer the rim of the main crater, then cross the scree and snow to Uhuru Peak. Descend to Mweka Camp.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 9 Mweka Camp/Moshi

Continue descent through the forested, lower slopes to Moshi. Meet the mamas of the Moshi Women’s Cooperative, a G supported project, for a climbing ceremony.