Mount Kilimanjaro Trek (Marangu Route) 8D/7N

This 8-day hiking adventure is the easiest and shortest route to the mighty Mt Kilimanjaro summit, conquering the highest peak in Africa! Travel with experienced guides via the popular Marangu Route and sleep in mountain huts on the way to the top.

Highlights:
-Hike up Africa’s highest peak at 5,895m
-Rise above the cloud line and enjoy stunning views
-Witness an amazing sunrise at the summit
-Discover the region’s unique flora and fauna

per adult from

$3,415

NZD

Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 7x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 6x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 6 nights
    • Park fees, camping fees & rescue fees
    • 18% VAT on tour fees & services
    • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters
    • Supplemental Oxygen & Pulse Oximeter
    • Katadyn filtered water throughout the trek
    • 3 Season mountain tents and Double layered Sleeping Mats
    What's excluded :
    • Tips to mountain crew
    • Flights
    • Items of a personal nature
    • Laundry Services
    • Travel Insurance
    • Sleeping Bags

  • Day 1: Moshi Bus Station Pick-Up - Transfer to Moshi Accommodation

    Stop At: Moshi, Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region
    Your first day begins with a pick up at the Moshi Bus Station and a transfer to your accommodation in Moshi. Tonight, your guide will brief you on your upcoming trek and check all of your gear to ensure you've got everything you need. Overnight in Moshi.
    Duration: 18 hours

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

    Day 2: Transfer to Marangu Gate (1,860m) & Trek to Mandara Hut (2,700m) (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Drive from Moshi to the Marangu Gate at Kilimanjaro National Park [1,860m] on the eastern side of the mountain. The trek begins through dense rainforests of tall eucalyptuses where many species of birds and colobus monkeys can be sighted jumping through the canopy. Reach Mandara Hut [2,700m] where you will enjoy your evening meal and overnight.

    Overnight at Mandara Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    *Please Note: Allow plenty of time for your body to acclimatize by ascending slowly.

    Trekking Time: approx. 8.3 kms / 5 hrs
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Mandara Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Day 3: Mandara Hut (2,700m) Trek to Horombo Hut (3,700m) (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    You will start hiking through rainforests and then through mountain heathland, where you will view unique giant lobelias and groundsels, some of which are over 3 meters high! You will then continue on, as the landscape turns into low shrubs and moorlands. As you get to Horombo Hut [3,700m], you will have amazing views of the Mawenzi, Kibo massifs and Masai steppe. Enjoy your evening meal and overnight. Overnight at Horombo Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Trekking Time: approx. 12.5 kms / 9 hrs
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Horombo Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.


    Day 4: Trek to Horombo Hut (3,700m) via Zebra Rocks (4,020m) (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today will be an acclimatization day so your body can adjust to the altitude, which will greatly improve your chances of reaching the summit. Have a relaxing breakfast and then set off on a 3-4 hour trek to Zebra Rocks situated at 4,020m. The rocks are named for their distinctive black and white zebra-like stripes. Return back to Horombo Hut where lunch will be waiting for you. Enjoy some free time this afternoon to relax and charge your batteries for the strenuous trekking days ahead. Have your evening meal and overnight at Horombo Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Trekking Time: 5 km / 4 hrs
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Horombo Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Day 5: Trek to Kibo Hut (4,700m) (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today’s hike will be long and tough as you begin climbing past the “last water point” and the “saddle” into the plant-less plateau with a rocky moon-like landscape. You will cross the surprisingly wide saddle of alpine desert connecting Mawenzi and Kibo. Remember to drink a lot of water and move slowly to prevent altitude sickness. Reach Kibo Hut [4,700m] and go to bed early so you can get lots of rest before beginning your ascent to the summit tomorrow.

    Overnight at Kibo Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Trekking Time: approx. 9.5-10 kms / 7 hrs
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Kibo Hut on Mt. Kilimanjaro.

    Day 6: Trek to Horombo Hut (4,700m) via Uhuru Peak (5,895m) (B/L/D)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Today is the big "summit day!" You will be woken in the middle of the night around 12:00-1:00 am and begin your trek along frozen lava ash in the dark towards the summit. Climb along the rocky path passing the Hans Meyer Cave [5,200m] and then reach Gilman’s Point [5,681m] on the crater room at dawn. Appreciate a breathtaking sunrise with views over the impressive crater and the plains down below. After another 1-2 hours you will find yourself standing on the “Roof of Africa” at the great Kilimanjaro’s dizzying Uhuru Peak! [5,895m] On the summit, enjoy your accomplishment in total exhilaration as you admire the magnificent views of the surrounding plains. Descend back to Kibo Hut where a rewarding warm meal awaits you. Take a 1-2-hr break and regain your strength so you can descend further to Horombo Hut [3,700m] arriving in the afternoon. After a long journey today, have your evening meal and tuck into bed early to recover from your adventure.
    Trekking Time: approx. 22 kms / 12-15hrs
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Horombo Hut on Mount Kilimanjaro.

    Day 7: Trek to Marangu Gate (1,860m) & Transfer to Moshi (B/L)

    Stop At: Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro National Park, Kilimanjaro Region
    Have breakfast this morning and bid farewell to your mountain crew. Descend back down through moorlands and lush forests to Mandara Hut [2,700m] where lunch awaits you. Then continue down through lush rainforest to reach the Mount Kilimanjaro Marangu Gate [1,860m]. Get your Kilimanjaro trekking certificate and then meet your driver who will take you back to Moshi where you will be able to take a long and rewarding warm shower. Enjoy the rest of the day to relax, celebrate your big achievement and share photos with the rest of your group.

    Overnight in Moshi.

    Trekking Time: approx. 20.8 kms / 6 hrs
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Moshi.

    Day 8: Moshi Bus Station Drop-Off (B)

    Stop At: Moshi, Moshi, Kilimanjaro Region
    Transfer to the Moshi Bus Station for your departure. You will leave with incredible memories that will last a lifetime!
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Moshi Bus Stand, Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • 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 strong physical fitness level
    • Client’s should understand that if in any circumstance they need to come down the mountain earlier (in case of illness, fatigue, etc) they will have to pay for their medical bills and other extra bills (accommodation, meals, etc) then claim with their insurance companies.
    • Do note that the weather on Kilimanjaro is very unpredictable especially now with changing climate conditions.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Bamba Experience Inc

Activity ID: V-11413P179

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