6 Days /5 night Kilimanjaro Climb_ Marangu Route

We know Kilimanjaro better, Our guest and staff Health and safety is our priority starting with Mental and physical preparation and medical check-up. Mt Kilimanjaro is an amazing experience and anyone is able to reach its summit(Uhuru peak). Think about this when you prepare yourself for the expedition. You will not be alone as the African Travel Tour dream Team will make you feel welcome and will be there with you all the way.  Always think positively and you WILL enjoy the climb! Remember to make it a journey and not a destination. 

per adult from

$2,935

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Dinner - Dinner, breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Tea and drinking water
    • Quality waterproof mountain sleeping tents, All Park fees Rescue fees, Porters, cook salaries and park fees Quality Mess tents with table and chairs,Fair and ethical treatment of porters
    What's excluded :
    • Tanzania Visa Gratuity Personal Expenses e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages,Safari on request.

  • Day 1: Day1: Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara Hut (2700m)

    Stop At: Arusha, Arusha, Arusha Region
    Hiking time: 3-4 hours
    Distance: Approximately 12 kilometers
    Habitat: Montane forest
    After an early breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up from Arusha and driven to the Marangu Gate about 2:30hours drive. At the gate, the porters will organize and pack the belongings for the hike while you and your guide register with the Kilimanjaro National park (KINAPA). You will then begin your ascent into the rainforest. During this section of the hike, you should expect rain, mud, and fog. Also, be on the lookout for wildlife, including Colobus monkeys! After 3-4 hours of ascending, you will reach the Mandara Hut (2700m). Each hut has 6-8 sleeping bunks (sleeps 60 hikers total) with solar generated lighting. Next to the central hut there are flush toilets. The porters, who arrive at the campsite before the clients, will boil water for drinking and washing. The chef will prepare a snack then dinner for the clients. At nighttime, mountain temperatures may drop to freezing so be prepared!
    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Day 2:Mandara Hut (2700m) – Horombo Hut (3720m)

    Stop At: Mandara Huts, Tanzania
    Hiking time: 6 hours
    Distance: Approximately 15 kilometers
    Habitat: Moorland
    Following breakfast, hikers will begin their ascent out of the rainforest and into the heathen moorland. Hikers will pass the Maundi Crater and are able to climb up to its rim for a spectacular view of the Kibo Crater. In the moorland, you will spot exotic plants, including giant lobelia and groundsel. After 6 hours of hiking, you will reach Horombo Hut (3720m). Horombo Hut sleeps 120 hikers and is located on a small plateau. Similar to the first night, the porters will prepare drinking and washing water for you. You will enjoy evening snacks then dinner prepared by our chef. Be prepared for a cold night as temperatures drop below freezing at this site.
    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 3: Day 3: Horombo Hut (3720m) – Acclimatization day

    Stop At: Horombo Huts, Tanzania
    At Horombo Hut, you will spend the day allowing your body to acclimate to high altitude. You will have the option of doing a day hike to Mawenzi Hut (4600m) for further acclimatization with your guide. Breakfast and dinner will be at the hut and lunch will either be packed or at the hut depending on your preference for the day.
    Duration: 0

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

    Day 4: Day 4: Horombo Hut (3720m) – Kibo Hut (4700m)

    Stop At: Horombo Huts, Tanzania
    Hiking time: 6 hours
    Distance: Approximately 15 kilometers
    Habitat: Alpine desert
    Following an early morning breakfast, you will continue your ascent into the alpine desert habitat. Hikers have the option of 2 trails that lead to Kibo Hut (4700m). The upper route (located to the right of the fork) is the same trail used the previous day for the day hike to Mawenzi Hut. The lower route (located to the left of the fork) is the more popular route because it is a shorter hiking distance (1 hour shorter).
    Kibo Hut is located in the “Saddle,” which refers to the area located between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo in an alpine desert. There is no water at this camp, but hikers can buy mineral water and soft drinks at the camp office. An early dinner will be served so hikers can rest before attempting the summit the same night. Your guide will brief you in detail on how to prepare for summit night. Get to sleep by 19:00!
    Duration: 0

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 5: Day 5:Summit Attempt

    Stop At: Kibo Hut - School Hut Trail, Tanzania
    Kibo hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Horombo Hut (3720m)
    Hiking time: 8 hours to Uhuru and 6 hours to Horombo
    Distance: Approximately 6 kilometers ascent and 21 kilometers descent
    Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit
    Your guide will wake you around 23:30 for tea and biscuits. You will then begin your summit attempt. The trail is rocky up to Hans Meyer Cave (5150m). You continue your ascent to Gillman’s point (5681m). Reaching this section is an impressive achievement as the trail is steep, rocky, and at high altitude. Gillman’s is located on the crater rim.
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    Stop At: Uhuru Peak, Tanzania
    From this point, you will usually experience a snow-covered trail until you reach the summit, Uhuru Peak (5895m). Reaching the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro is a lifetime accomplishment! You will be able to spend a short time on the summit taking photographs and drinking tea before the descent to Barafu begins. The hike down to Kibo Hut takes about 3 hours.
    At Kibo Hut, you will rest and enjoy a hot lunch in the sun. After eating, you will continue descending down to Horombo Hut (3720m). You will have dinner, wash, and rest soundly at the hut after a strenuous day.
    Duration: 0

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

    Day 6: Day 6 Marangu route 6 days – Horombo Hut (3720m) – Marangu Gate (1980m)

    Stop At: Marangu, Marangu, Kilimanjaro Region
    Hiking time: 6 hours
    Distance: Approximately 27 kilometers
    Following a well-deserved breakfast, your staff will have a big celebration full of dancing and singing. It is here on the mountain that you will present your tips to the guide, assistant guides, chef(s), and porters. After celebrating, you will descend for 6 hours back to Marangu Gate (1980m). The National Park requires all hikers to sign their names to receive certificates of completion. Hikers who reached Gillman’s Point (5681m) receive green certificates and hikers who reached Uhuru Peak (5895m) receive gold certificates. After receiving certificates, you will drive back to Arusha for long overdue showers and more celebrations.

    Duration: 0

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    -On Arriva; we pick you from Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha town overnight and climb orientation the next day. -Next day pick you up from the hotel to Machame gate ready to start climbing Airports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 6/11/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

1

Organised by African Travel Tour

Activity ID: V-110538P6

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