On this day, you will trek through thick mountain forest on a small trail with a moderate climb.
Altitude: 530m | Walking Time: 2-3h
On this day you will have views of the Shira Ridge and Kibo summit. The trek is continuously rising and falling terrain above the rain forest.
Altitude: 720 | Walking Time: 4-5h
On day 3 of trekking you will have great views by crossing Shira Ridge. This is a short trek with moderate rising through heat and moorland zone.
Altitude: 400m | Walking Time: 3-4h
Though on day 5, you will experience a steep climb over the “breakfast” – the Barranco Wall , you will be left with a great reward of scenic views of Kibo’s southern glacier.
Altitude gain: 100m and lose altitude of 60m | Walking Time: 3-4h
A short hike through rocky alpine desert. Don’t worry, this trek is not technically demanding.
On day 6, you’ll reach the base camp and rest for midnight’s summit hike.
Altitude gain: 600m | Walking Time: 3-4h
Very steep, long and possibly cold climb to Stella Point. Fantastic panorama at the crater ridge and at the summit. Descent relatively steep and long. Altitude might influence the climb.
Altitude gain 1250m then go down by 2810m | Walking Time: 10-14h
You will end up the trek by descending through a lush rainforest.
Altitude loss: 1450m | Walking Time: 2-3h