Arrive, meet & transfers to Springland hotel for overnight at bed& breakfast.
Breakfast and depart for Londorossi Park Gate, then 3 hours walk
to the Lemosho Glades [2,100 m]. A further 3 hours walk along
the forest trails to MTI MKUBWA Campsite, Picnic lunch, dinner
Breakfast and proceed the steep trail crossing several streams in the giant heather zone. The Shira ridge is crossed [3,600m] to the Shira Plateau, 5 hours walk - camp by the stream.
Breakfast and commence a 1 – 1/5 hrs walk across the plateau
leads to Shira Hut camp, on moorland meadows by a stream
[3,840m]. A variety of walks are possible on the plateau, making
this day an excellent acclimatisation day.
A rocky path leads East up towards the Lava Tower. Shortly
beyond this, you descend to Barranco Campsite [3,950 m] 4-5
Scramble easily to the top of the Great Barranco and then follow a traverse over screes and ridges to the Karanga Valley
Campsite [3 Hrs], 4000m, located right beneath the icefalls of the southern glaciers.
The trail ascends a ridge to a campsite by the Barafu Hut, an airy
location with little vegetation [3 hours, 4,600m]
Start just after midnight for the 6 hours ascent of the skees
leading to Stella point [5,725m]. From here a further 40 minutes walk to Uhuru Peak [5,895m]. Descend to the Barafu Hut
for a rest and brunch before continuing down to camp at Mweka Hut [3,100m] 11-14 hours total walking time].
A 3-4 hours descent through beautiful forest to the park gate.
Drive back to the Springland hotel [bed & breakfast]
Airport transfers for your homebound flight.
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