Elevation (ft): 12,139 ft to 6,003 ft

Distance: 27 km

Hiking time: 6 hours

Habitat: Rain forest

Following a well-deserved breakfast, your staff will have a big celebration full of dancing and singing. It is here on the mountain that you will present your tips to the guide, assistant guides, chef(s), and porters. After celebrating, you will descend for 6 hours back to marangu gate (1980m).

The national park requires all hikers to sign their names to receive certificates of completion. Hikers who reached gillman’s point (5681m) receive green certificates and hikers who reached uhuru peak (5895m) receive gold certificates. After receiving certificates, you will drive back to moshi/arusha for long overdue showers and celebrations.