Elevation (FT): 2700m/8875ft to 3700m/12200ft

Distance: 12km/7.5miles

Hiking Time: 5-6hours

Habitat: Heath/Moorland

You leave the glades of the rain forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to Horombo encampment.

Views of the Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and grounsels. You may begin feel the affects of the altitude.