Today you wake up early around 11 pm for summit preparation and breakfast. Unlike other days your breakfast will be very early and light.
After breakfast, we start our summit journey around 12.00. Don’t rush, enjoy your special night. The summit night is always challenging. But if you respect the mountain and follow the advice of your guides it will be easy.
At some point, you can feel exhausted but never give up, try to push yourself while drinking water.
Drink a lot of water at the beginning before freezing. Stop at Gilman’s Point 5,681 m for hot drinks and photos.
It takes us 2 hours from Gilman’s point to Uhuru Peak where we celebrate the summit of Africa. Enjoy the beautiful sunrise, crater view, and glaciers.
After taking summit photos at Uhuru peak. We return to the base camp for breakfast, short rest, and lunch before we descend to Horombo Hut 3720 m.
Enjoy your last dinner and your last night at Mount Kilimanjaro. We hope that you will get a better night’s sleep due to physical exhaustion.
- Hiking time and distance from Kibo Hut to Gilman’s Point: 6 hrs 4 km
- Hiking time and distance from Gilman’s Point to Uhuru Peak: 2 hours 2km
- Descending time and distance from Uhuru to Horombo Hut: 5 hrs 16 km