Taking down Kili - The Kilimanjaro Marangu Trek

Immortalized by the words of the great Ernest Hemingway, Mount Kilimanjaro has long held a mystical place in the popular imagination. Climbing this fabled mountain is a tantalizing feat that can test a person‘s limits of strength and endurance, but at the same time reward them with sights and sounds that are indescribable to those who have never risen to the challenge. We’ll take care of everything on your unforgettable trek along the Marangu Route, the most popular way to summit Africa‘s highest mountain; Mt. Kilimanjaro.

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$1670
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
6 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Extreme - Technical climbing (Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru)
Safari type:
Camping safaris Camping
*Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote.
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Cost Includes:

- Airport transfers and any other transport requirement.

- All parks entry fees & Accommodation while Climbing Kili.

- All Hut fees at Kilimanjaro.

- Air Rescue fees.

- Guide, chef and porters Park entry fees.

- Guide and porters salaries.

- All three meals a day and bottled water all time.

- All camping equipment.



Cost Excludes:

- International flights

- Tips for the crew

- All Mountain Gears (we can arrange hire of this)

Day 1: ARUSHA / MANDARAS HUT

In the morning after breakfast transfer from Arusha ( Hotel ) to Marangu gate, after registration and other services is done, here at the gate start your trekking across the forest. Take a bread at the mid of the day for lunch, then proceed to Mandara hut for dinner and overnight, 2700m.

Day 2: FROM MANDARA TO HOROMBO HUT

After breakfast, no time to waste, go on through the lush vegetation drenched in heavy rainfalls of 1000mm per year the mist and fog heathered habitual near the forest. Mid day break for lunch, and then proceed for dinner and overnight Horombo Hut, 3720m.

Day 3: FROM HOROMBO TO KIBO HUT

Next morning after breakfast, go on trekking, lunch en-route while crossing the moorland zone to dinner and overnight Kibo Hut, 4703m.

Day 4: KIBO / UHURU PEAK 5896m

From Kibo hut, before mid night, start trekking to summit. The night of great joy, to reach at the cap all African countries. Then back to Kibo hut for late breakfast and early lunch. Afternoon back to Horombo for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: MANDARA HUT

After breakfast, climb down with packed or break for lunch to Mandara Hut, dinner and overnight Mandara.

Day 6: MARANGU GATE / ARUSHA

After breakfast, climb down to the gate, where you will be congratulated with a certificate in hand, ready to be picked from Marangu to Arusha, for overnight, dinner and rest.

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Climbing huts along Marangu Route

Nature Bound Africa

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book international flights
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
T: +255 784 737 413 / +1 (314) 315-4417
Since: May 2002

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
Baboon
Baboon
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
Elephant
Elephant
Genet cat
Genet cat
Honey badger
Honey badger
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Rock climbing
Rock climbing
Cultural / Tribal visits
Cultural / Tribal visits
Photography
Photography
Shopping/markets
Shopping/markets
Trekking
Trekking
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