Leave Moshi town about 08:30am and drive to about 45 minutes to Marangu gate on the eastern side of Kilimanjaro. Do the necessary paperwork at the park gate such as registrations. Begin hiking at about 9:30 am. Hike through rainforest from the park gate (6000 ft) to Mandara hut (9000 ft), taking about 3 – 4 hours. Stop half way for lunch. Reach Mandara Huts at about 01.30 pm. After short tour at the hut and a side trip to Maundi Crater (about 15 minutes away) is a good way to see the surroundings as well as views of Kenya and northern Tanzania. Then start coming down to Marangu gate and you may reach at the gate around 04:45 pm. Bujo Tours vehicle will be at the gate ready for the transfer back to Moshi and will arrive in the late evening around 05:45 pm. overnight at Hotel.