6 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro Climb

Kilimanjaro International Airport

Kilimanjaro Trekkig Vacation via Marangu
This is more developed route and the first discovered where the National Parks headquarters are located. Climbing via Marangu rote, climbers will approach the Kilimanjaro on the southeast. Marangu route is considered to be the easiest route because it is more developed with the reduced adventure of camping as climbers will be overnight in the huts other than sleeping in tents. Marangu huts are equipped with bunk beds with supplies of mattresses and pillows but still you will need a sleeping bag. Moreover, the huts are with dining halls with equipped washrooms. However, there are availability of soft drinks, water and beers but not included in the mentioned price and guest has to purchase this on their own.

Tour Includes
Kilimanjaro Airport Pickup and Drop – Off
2 Nights’ accommodation in Moshi is included
All transfers to the mountain and back to your hotel in Moshi
Professional, experienced, mountain guides
Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees
Accommodation in Mountain huts during hike
Oxygen Cylinder
All meals while on the mountain
Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
Clean purified drinking water
Kilimanjaro National Park Entrance fees
All Government taxes and levies including 18% VAT
Community Development Fund & Conservation Fund

Tour Excludes
International or Local Flights
Optional activities
Alcoholic and soft drinks
Passport and Visa fees
Personal spending money for souvenirs etc.
Travel insurance
Travel Documents (Yellow Fever Certificate etc.)
Tip for your crew


Day 1: Moshi to Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut
The day will begin with a drive from Moshi town to Marangu gate, up on reaching at the gate you will have to complete the national park formalities you will then starts your hike from Marangu gate to Mandara hut which will takes you 3 to 4hrs hike a distance of 8 kilometers reaching the hut, where you will meet your chef and porters made the food and your environment ready for your meals and rest. On this day you will be walking through the rainforest where you can enjoy the view of Maundi crater and seeing the eucalyptus trees, birds and the colobus monkeys. Time & Distance: 3 to 4hrs a hiking of 8km distance Elevation: 1860m/6100ft to 2700m/8875ft

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo hut
The day will be a hike of 5 to 6hrs through the moorland forest heading to Horombo hut, which is the distance of 12 kilometers. On you hike for this day you will enjoy the view of Lobelias, groundsels and the great view of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo, reaching to the Horombo encampment. Elevation: 2700m/8875ft to 3700m/12,200ft Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Acclimatization Day while staying at Horombo hut
For climbers via Marangu route for 6 days will have this extra day different from that of the 5 days climbers, which is a served day purposefully for adopting the altitude changes as you will be ascending to high altitude on the next day. This is to increase the success rates for to the summit up the Uhuru peak.  The day will be taking a hike up to Zebra rock and then back to Horombo hut for lunch and continue relaxing and collecting some strength for the adventure itself ahead on the next day.  You will have to walk for a distance of 5 Kilometers up from Horombo to zebra rock and back to Horombo which will takes 4hrs hike seeing some black and white rocks. Time & Distance: 4hrs a hiking of 5km distance Elevation: Zebra Rocks 4020m/Horombo Hut 3700m

Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut
The day will be of 5 to 7hrs walking through the saddle of the Kilimanjaro between the two cones of Kibo and Mawenzi. It will be walk for a distance of 9.5kilometers reaching the Kibo hut as you will be walking through the desert you will enjoy the sight of the water stream and hardly some grasses. Kibo hut will be your last ascending stop and overnight before your summit. Time & Distance: 5 to 7hrs a hiking of 9.5km distance Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 4700m/15,500ft

Day 5: Summit and descend down to Kibo then to Horombo
This is the day to be certified with the diploma of reaching the highest peak in Africa and the World’s highest freestanding Mountain’s peak. The day starts in the midnight leaving the Kibo hut to the summit on steep heavy scree or sometimes snow up to the Gilman’s point which is on the crater rim and from Gilman’s you take a high ascend up to the uhuru Peak “CONGRATULATIONS YOU HAVE REACHED THE HIGHEST PEAK IN FRICA, THE UHURU PEAK OK KILIMANJARO MOUNTAIN”  due to the weather you will not last long here you will take some photos at the sign post of the Uhuru point and starts your descend down through the Marangu route, where you will have a stop at the Kibo hut for your Lunch and trek down up to Horombo for your overnight stay and dinner. Time & Distance: 6 to 8hrs Ascending up distance of 6km and 15km descending to Horombo Elevation: 4700m/15,500ft to 5895m/19,340ft Down to 3700m/12,200ft

Day 6: Horombo to Marangu gate and back to Moshi
The day will start with your morning breakfast at Horombo and take your trek down up to Marangu gate passing through the Mandara hut. Reaching at the gate you will meet the porters already there with your luggage and the driver who will pick you from the gate to Moshi town. On you descend on this day you will be walking through the moorland and lush forest for 4 to 5hrs which is a distance of 20 Kilometers reaching the Marangu gate. Time & Distance: 4 to 5hrs descending of 20km distance Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 1700m/5500ft



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