Mount Kilimanjaro Hiking Via Marangu Route.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut Elevation (ft): 6,046 ft to 8,858 ft

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi for Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, we have the opportunity to see blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose...
Itinerary

Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut Elevation (ft): 6,046 ft to 8,858 ft

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi for Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, we have the opportunity to see blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until we reach Mandara Hut.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mandara Hut

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut Elevation (ft): 8,858 ft to 12,205 ft

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
We start the day continuing through the forest until the trail opens into high moorland. We may get our first views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks - two of the three volcanic peaks that make up the summit of Kilimanjaro.

Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horombo Hut

Day 3: Horombo Hut to Mawenzi Ridge Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 14,400 ft

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Habitat: Heath

This is an extra day meant for acclimatization 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.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Mawezi redge

Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 15,430 ft

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
We climb gradually, then cross the lunar desert of the “Saddle” between Mawenzi and Kibo. Our camp, Kibo Hut, sits at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. Once here we rest, enjoy an early dinner to prepare for the summit day.

Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Kibo Hut

Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak Elevation (ft): 15,430 ft to 19,341 ft

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
Habitat: Arctic

Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
Elevation (ft): 19,341 ft to 12,250 ft
Distance: 16 km/10 miles
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Heath

Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. The wind and cold at this elevation and time of day can be extreme. We ascend in the darkness for several hours while taking frequent, but short, breaks. At Gilman’s point (18,600 ft), you will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see coming over Mawenzi Peak. Finally, we arrive at Uhuru Peak- the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa.

After spending a few moments taking in the plains of Africa and your accomplishment, we descend to Horombo Hut. Later in the evening, we enjoy our last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep.
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Horombo Hut

Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate. Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 6,046 ft

Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
Habitat: Rain Forest

On our last day, we have a long trek mostly downhill through the tropical rainforest. Once at the park headquarters at Marangu gate, we collect our summit certificates. A vehicle will meet us here and drive us back to the hotel in Moshi.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Details

Included
  • 6x Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Private transportation
  • Guides, porters, cook, waiter salaries
  • All meals on the mountain (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • 5x Dinner
  • Rescue fees (required by the National Park) Pulse oximeters First aid kit
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • 5x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
Not Included
  • Gear for your climb, Some equipment is available for rent.
  • Additional nights beyond the two standard hotel nights included
  • Guides, Porters, Cook & Waiters tips
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Lets meet in Kilimanjaro Region.

Airports

  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania


Ports

  • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania


8:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
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Cancellation Policy

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