5 Days Trekking Adventure in Marangu Route

Our guides speak fluent English, German, Russian, Spanish and Swahili language. They are local Tanzanians who are skilled, knowledgeable and well-trained about treks, safaris and people which they will share with you throughout your adventures in Tanzania.

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  • What's included :
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • WiFi on board
    • 2 nights hotel stay before the start date and on last day of the trek including breakfast
    • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents (or hut fees for Marangu route)
    • Professional, experienced, mountain guides
    • Oxygen tank
    • All meals while on the Mountain (Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food)
    • Quality Mess tents with table and chairs
    • Clean, purified drinking water
    • Crisis management and safety procedures
    • Rescue fees
    • Guides,Porters, cook salaries
    • Arrival and departure transfers from airport
    What's excluded :
    • Your flights/visas
    • Tips to the mountain staff (Much appreciated)
    • Meals other than breakfast while in the hotel and Alcohol, beverages, cigarettes, snacks, etc
    • Personal gear like sleeping bag, hiking poles, etc. (Can be rented on arrival from us)
    • Portable toilets – can be provided for USD 80 per toilet

  • Day 1: Moshi to Marangu gate to Mandara huts

    Stop At: Marangu, Marangu, Kilimanjaro Region
    Elevation: 1879m to 2720m, Distance: 8km, Hiking Time: 3-4 hours, Habitat: Montana forest

    You will be picked up at your hotel in Moshi and drive to Marangu gate registration(2 hours). Afterwards, you will begin trekking though the rainforest to Mandara hut. Here you will have an acclimatization opportunity of visiting Mound Crater. Dinner and overnight at Mandara hut.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Mandara huts to Horombo huts

    Stop At: Marangu, Marangu, Kilimanjaro Region
    Elevation: 2720m to 3720m, Distance 11km, Hiking Time: 5-6 hours, Habitat: Moorland

    After breakfast, you will out climb the rainforest and continue trekking to Horombo hut where you will trek through rolling moorlands and get your first clear view of towering Kilimanjaro.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Horombo huts to Kibo huts

    Stop At: Marangu, Marangu, Kilimanjaro Region
    Elevation: 3720m to 4720m, Distance: 9km, Hiking Time: 5-6 hours, Habitat: Alpine Desert.

    After a good night rest and breakfast, you will trek past the last water point to reach Kibo saddle a great desert between the two peaks Mawenzi and Kibo. An early dinner and overnight at Kibo hut.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 4: Summit Day, Kibo huts camp to Uhuru peak to Horombo huts camp

    Stop At: Marangu, Marangu, Kilimanjaro Region
    Elevation: 4720m to 5895m, Down 3720m, Distance: 6km up, 15km down, Time: 6-8 hours up, Habitat: Alpine Desert.

    Wake at midnight for a light breakfast then prepare for your summit ascent. Because you will climb to the summit in the dark you will need to have your headlamps/flashlights. It will also be very cold until start descending, so you will need to have all of your warm layers. This is an important time to keep on slowly (pole pole in Swahili). The goal is to climb before dawn so that you can reach Uhuru Peak shortly before or after sunrise. This is by far the most difficult part of the trek with many switchbacks up steep scree or possibly snow, and reaches Gilman’s Point on the crater rim at 5685m 4 and 6 a.m. At this point, you will have a view of the fabled crater and its icecaps facing you. Then after 2 hours of hiking along the Kibo crater rim near the celebrated snows takes you to Kilimanjaro true summit, Uhuru peak here you will spend some times for taking the photo. After your summit photos and taking in the view, descend back to the Kibo Huts, have lunch, rest, collect your equipment and continue down trough re-cross the saddle to the Horombo Huts. Have dinner and overnight at Horombo Camp.
    Duration: 1 day

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Horombo huts camp to Marangu gate to Moshi

    Stop At: Marangu, Marangu, Kilimanjaro Region
    Elevetion: 3720m to 1879m, Distance: 19km, Descending Time: 4-7 hours

    After a long sleep you will be awaked for breakfast and pack, continue your descent through the moorland to Mandara huts. At Marangu gate you sign your name and details in a register. This is also where successful climbers receive their summit certificates and you will be served a delicious hot lunch!! After lunch you drive back to Moshi for a long overdue hot shower, dinner and celebrations!!
    Duration: 8 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Marangu Gate, Marangu, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Amandus Adventures

Activity ID: V-189861P4

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