6-Days Marangu Route

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per adult from

$2,688

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 6x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
    • Return transfers Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha and Arusha to Kilimanjaro airport
    • Hotel Lodging the night before and after the climb, with dinner and breakfast included
    • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees, and climbing permits.
    • Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
    • Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
    • Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cook
    • Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • Flights and airport taxes
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook
    • Health requirements (Yellow Fever compulsory if traveling to Tanzania recommended)
    • Highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
    • Personal hiking/trekking gear – we can rent some of the gear from our equipment store in Tanzania
    • Optional but highly recommended Portable toilet
    • Snacks, personal medicine, and water purifying tablets
    • Meals & drinks not specified and snacks.

  • Day 1: Travel from hotel to Marangu Gate

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    We will start hiking from Marangu gate at 1980m above sea level to Mandara Hut 2700m above the sea level which will take about 3-4 hours.

    You will be picked you up with our professional guide from the hotel early after having your breakfast. The journey to the Marangu gate is started, while on the way our guide will start briefing about your day on the mountain. At the gate, porters will start to organize and prepare for the climb while you and your guide register with the Tanzania National Park (TANAPA). After complete everything in the gate, our trek to Mandara hut will start by across the tropical rain forest. You should expect rain, mud, and fog in this hiking section. Also, expect to see wildlife animals such us white colobus monkeys before reach to Mandara hut. The temperature may drop to a freezing point during the night you better get prepared.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Mandara hut

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

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    We will hike 1020m from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut which will take about 6 hours of trekking.

    Distance: Approximately 15 kilometers

    Habitat: Moorland

    After having breakfast, our trek will start toward Horombo Hut across the heather moorland from the tropical rain forest. You will pass the Maundi crater where you will be able to climb up to its rim for a spectacular view of the Kibo crater. You will be able to see exotic plants such as giant lobelia and groundsel while walking across the moorland. About six hours later you will reach Horombo Hut 3720m above the sea level. You better be prepared for the cold night.
    Duration: 6 hours

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

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

    Pass By: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    On this day you will have the option to climb up to Kibo peak for better acclimatization or you may spend a day around the camp at Horombo hut to allow your body to acclimate the high altitude. The lunch will be parked if you choose to climb up to Kibo or you may have it at the hut.

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

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

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    We will climb up to 4700m above sea level to Kibo Hut; this hike will take up to 6 hours.

    Distance: Approximately 15 kilometers

    Habitat: Alpine desert

    After early morning breakfast, we will trek through the alpine desert Habitat heading to Kibo Hut 4700m above the sea level. On this trail, hikers will have the option to choose which way to go with weather is the upper route or lower route. The upper route, this located to the right of the fork and is the same trail used the previous day for the day hike to Mawenzi Hut if you chose to climb to Kibo hut on acclimatization day.

    The lower route which is located to the left of the fork is a more popular route because it has a shorter hiking distance of about 1 hour of the hike.

    Kibo hut is located between the peak of Mawenzi and Kibo in the alpine desert. Water is not available at this camp except you can buy from mineral water and soft drink from the camp office. At this camp, early dinner will be served and start preparing for the summit on the same night. Go to bed by 19:00!
    Duration: 6 hours

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

    Day 5: Summit Attempt Kibo hut to Uhuru Peak (5895m) to Horombo

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    We will climb 2175m above the sea level up to Uhuru Peak (summit point) then descent to Horombo hut; this trek will take about 8 hours to Uhuru and 6 hours to Horombo hut.

    Distance: 6 kilometers ascent and 21 kilometers descent Approximated

    Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped summit

    Around 23:30 you will awake for tea and biscuits then you will begin summit attempting. The route is very rocky up to Hans Meyer Cave which is 5150m above the sea level. You will continue to hike until Gillman’s point 5681m above the sea level which is the best achievement as the trail is steep, rocky and high altitude. From Gillman’s Point, you will start to experience snow-covered trail until you reach the summit at Uhuru Peak 5895m. You will have beautiful moments at the peak of the mountain you will have to take photos, having tea and explore the area a bit before start descent to Kibo camp.

    When you reach Kibo camp you will enjoy a hot lunch in the sun, then continue descending until we reach Horombo hut. There at Horombo hut, you will have your last dinner and overnight on the mountain.
    Duration: 6 hours

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

    Day 6: 6 Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    We will trek down from Horombo hut 3720m above the sea level to Marangu Gate 1980m above the sea level.

    Hiking time: 6 hours.

    Distance: Approximately 27 kilometers

    After having a well-deserved breakfast, porters and other staff will have a big celebration full of dancing and singing. Then after the celebration, you will start your last descending until Marangu gate where you will collect your green certificate to show that you have reached Uhuru Peak 5895m.
    Duration: 6 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Kaloleni, Arusha, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    you will call us and mention the location then our guide will find you.Airports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    3/19/2020 - 10/24/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 07:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • 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 strong 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 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 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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Age Req.

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Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Kilimanjaroslopes

Activity ID: V-250500P1

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