Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 14,400 ft

Distance: 5 km/3 miles

Hiking time: 2-3 hours

Habitat: Heath/moorland

This is an extra day meant for acclimatisation and can be spent day hiking on mawenzi ridge. The unique landscape offers motivating views of kibo and mawenzi. After spending a few moments exploring the area we head back to horombo hut.