6-Days Marangu Hiking Coca-Cola Route

This is the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations in lieu of camping. There are 60 bunk beds each at Mandara and Kibo Huts, and 120 bunk beds at Horombo Hut. Guests are supplied with mattresses and pillows, but sleeping bags are still required. The huts have communal dining halls and basic washrooms, ranging from flushing toilets and running water at the lower huts to long drop toilets and buckets of water at Kibo Hut.

per adult from

$3,096

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • Two(2) nights Hotel accommodation
    • Guides, Porters and Cook Salaries.
    • Safety Equipment, Emergency Oxygen and Pulse Ox meter
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • Tips for guides, porters and cook (this is a guide to tipping on the mountain.
    • Visa and International flight tickets fees.
    • Personal items and toiletries.
    • Laundry services International airfares and departure taxes.

  • Day 1: DAY 1: PICK UP FROM THE HOTEL TO MARANGU GATE.

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Elevation: 6,046 ft. to 8,858 ft.
    Distance: 8 km/5 miles
    Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
    Habitat: Rain Forest
    We depart Moshi to 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 where we will overnight there.

    Duration: 8 hours

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

    Day 2: DAY 2: MANDARA HUT TO HOROMBO HUT.

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Elevation: 8,858 ft. to 12,205 ft.
    Distance: 12km/7 miles
    Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
    Habitat: Heath
    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. In here, all of the crew will overnight at Horombo Hut.

    Duration: 8 hours

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

    Day 3: DAY 3: HOROMBO HUT TO MAWENZI RIDGE.

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Elevation: 12,205 ft. to 14,400 ft.
    Distance: 5km/3 miles
    Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
    Habitat: Heath

    Mawenzi Ridge to Horombo Hut
    Elevation: 14,400 ft. to 12,205 ft.
    Distance: 5km/3 miles
    Hiking Time: 1-2 hours
    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: 6 hours

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

    Day 4: DAY 4: HOROMBO HUT TO KIBO HUT.

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Elevation: 12,205 ft. to 15,430 ft.
    Distance; 10km/6 miles
    Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
    Habitat: Alpine Desert
    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 thesummit day early morning around midnight.

    Duration: 8 hours

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

    Day 5: DAY 5: KIBO HUT TO UHURU PEAK

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Elevation: 15,430 ft. to 19,341 ft.
    Distance: 6 km/4 miles
    Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
    Habitat: Arctic

    Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
    Elevation: 19341 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: Hut

    Day 6: DAY 6: HOROMBO HUT TO MARANGU GATE.

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Elevation: 12,205 ft. to 6,046 ft.
    Distance: 20km/ 12 miles
    Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
    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: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha, Tanzania
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are 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 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 20 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Sirikwa Travel

Activity ID: V-107161P6

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