Detailed timeline for Kilimanjaro
Pick up and transfer to Zanzibar airport for flight to Arusha airport where you will be met and driven to mountain inn in time for an early evening pro climb briefing on trek. dinner and overnight
After breakfast, drive to kilimanjaro national park gate at marangu for the first selection of the climb throught the montac forest to mandara hut at 9000ft/2750m taking 3-4 hours, dinner and overnight at mandara hut
Leaving forrest, trek along a good path through open grassy moorland, reach horombo hut at 12000ft/2700m taking 5-7 hours. dinner and overnight at horombo hut.
Continue ascending past the 'last water' points traversing the saddle between kibo and mawenzi to kibo hut at 15000ft/4700m taking 5-7 hours. dinner and overnight at kibo hut
An early start for the summit on steep and heavy scree up to gilman's point at 18640ft/5681m on the crater rim to arrive in time for the sunrise. continue to uhuru peak, the highest point in africa at 19340ft/5896m taking 7-8 hours. dinner and overnight at horombo hut.
Descend the mountain to the park gate taking 5-7 hours and be met and transferred to mountain inn for dinner and overnight
After breakfast, proceed to moshi. arusha for lunch. after lunch, transfer to arusha airport for depurture flight.