The hiking starts at elevation of 1,800m at Marangu gate, it’s nickname is “coca cola route”, this is the only route you can use hut for accommodation on the mountain, it can be used for ascending and descend. Day 1 from Marangu gate to Mandara hut 2,720m, 3-4 hrs in the tropical rain forest. Day 2, hike to Horombo hut 3,720m, 6-7hrs, hike through moorland . Day 3, acclimatization day, short hike to Zebra rocks 3,900m, 1hr hike, later back to Horombo hut for lunch, and dinner. Day 4, hike to Kibo hut 4,720, 4hrs hike through alpine desert. Day 5, summit hike, 6-7hrs up to Uhuru Peak 5,895m, take pictures and descend to Kibo hut for short rest and lunch and descend to Horombo hut for dinner and overnight. Day 6 descend to Marangu gate and back to your hotel. End of the tour.