Pickup from your lodging in Arusha area and transfer to Arusha National park. You are likely to see wildlife as you drive through Arusha National Park on your way to the trailhead, and sometimes while hiking. Hike across a plain or through the forest (at the ranger's discretion) as you ascend through very scenic surroundings to Mariakamba Hut.
Ascend the ridge and hike to Saddle Hut.
Summit ascent (starting at around 1 AM), to arrive at the summit around sunrise. Descend to Saddle Hut, then descend further to overnight at Mariakamba Hut.
Descend through the forest or across the plain to Momella Gate. We will drop you back in Arusha at your lodging.