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6 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Marangu Route

6 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Marangu Route

$1450 per person

The Marangu route is the most popular and least difficult of the Mount Kilimanjaro climbing routes available. This route takes you at a gentle pace through the cultivated foothills, forest, alpine  moorlands, cliffs and glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro, and can be climbed in either five or six days. The additional day increases the possibility of success by including a day of acclimation to the altitude. Although this is a somewhat strenuous walking trip, it is within the limits of a fit individual and boasts a high success rate for reaching the Uhuru Peak.

Destination: Arusha/Moshi / Marangu Gate / Mandara Hut / Hotombo Hut / Kibo Hut / Reach Gilman’s Point / Arusha/Moshi

6 Days
14 Years+ Age
  • Destination
  • Departure
    Arusha / Moshi
  • Included
    6 Days Kilimanjaro Climbing Marangu Route
    Transport in a 4×4 Land cruiser (JEEP)
    Finest accommodation as indicated in the itinerary
    Professional Safari Guide/Driver
    Bottled drinking water whilst on Safari
    Pre–tour itinerary document
    Extensive and unlimited Game drives
    Airport Transfers
    All applicable game park entrance fees
    Three meals a day while on Safari
  • Not Included
    Masai Village visit
    Hot air balloon ride
    Pre-tour accommodation which can be arranged on request
    Personal expenses such as phone calls
    Drinks like sodas, water, beer and wines
    Gratuity for the driver guide, waiter
    The cost of obtaining visa
Day 1: Marangu Gate
Depart Arusha/Moshi at 9:00 a.m. (from your hotel) with arrival at the Marangu Gate. Following a picnic lunch and registration, begin the mountain climb hiking through rain forest until you reach the Mandara Hut (9000ft/2750m) in about 3 – 4 hours.  Dinner and overnight at the hut. LD  
Day 2: Horombo Hut
After breakfast, the trek continues for 5 -6 hours, a short distance through the forest, then the ascending path winds through alpine meadow and open moorland, by mid afternoon arrive at Horombo Hut(12335ft/3780) for dinner and overnight; BLD  
Day 3: Acclimatization
In the 6 days trek you stay at Horombo hut for acclimatization, a side trek to the foot of Mawenzi, then back to the Hut for dinner and overnight  
Day 4: Horombo Hut
After breakfast, resume the climb; passing through rugged landscape with giant lobelias and cactus – like growth with about 5 -6 hours of hard trekking. Later afternoon arrive at Kibo Hut(15520ft/4730m) for dinner and overnight.  
Day 5: Horombo Hut
Leaving for Kibo Hut between midnight and 1:00 a.m. While the screen is still frozen, begin the final ascent to the peak navigating a ”switchback” hiking trail. Reach Gilman’s Point(18655ft/5865m) at dawn to experience sunrise on the rim of the crater – 5 hours of difficult trekking. Proceed to the summit, Uhuru Peak 19342 ft/5895m) which will take another 1 -2 hours. Short rest at Horombo the  descent to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight; BLD  
Day 6:- Descent
After breakfast, continue the descent to Marangu Gate a 5-7 hours hike.  At the Marangu Park Gate you are awarded  certificate for your successful conquest of Mt. Kilimanjaro.  


Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Quality, waterproof, four-season private mountain sleeping tents •    Professional, experienced, mountain guides: •    Rescue fees •    All meals while on the Mountain •    Arrival and Departure transfers •    Guides, Porters, cook salaries and park fees •    Quality Mess tents with table and chairs: •    Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food: •    Crisis management and safety procedures: •    Fair and ethical treatment of porters: •    Sleeping Mattress: •    Emergency Evacuation by Flying Doctor Society of Africa:
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