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 and overnight.
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 hours walk.
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 screes 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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