Day 1: MACHAME GATE TO MACHAME HUT CAMP
DAY 2: MACHAME CAMP TO SHIRA CAMP
DAY 3: SHIRA CAMP TO LAVA TOWER TO BARRANCO VALLEY.
Today we walk on a gentle ascent and panoramic views. We traverse the southwest side of Kilimanjaro, passing underneath the Lava Tower and the final section of the Western Breach and after hot lunch the bottom of the Lava Tower (4,600 m.) we descend to the bottom of the
DAY 4: BARRANCO CAMP TO BARAFU CAMP
After breakfast, we leave Barranco and continue on a steep ridge up the Barranco Wall (elev 4250m/13,900ft), through the Karanga Valley (elev 4050m/13,250ft) to the junction which connects with the Mweka Trail. We continue up to the Barafu Camp. You have completed the South Circuit, which offers views of the summit from many different angles. Here we make camp with views of the summit in the distance.
DAY 5: BARAFU CAMP TO SUMMIT, DOWN TO MWEKA CAMP
Continue our way to the summit between the Rebmann and Ratzel glaciers. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. At Stella Point you will stop for a short rest and will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see. Faster hikers may view the sunrise from the summit.
DAY 6: MWEKA CAMP TO MWEKA GATE, DRIVE TO ARUSHA OR MOSHI.
Descent down to the Mweka Park Gate to receive your summit certificates.