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Marangu route trekking 7 days

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Tour Operator: Eastland Adventures

Kilimanjaro is the highest free standing mountain in the world and highest mountain in Africa

In mountain Kilimanjaro there six ascending route and Marangu route is one of them also its very unique because you ascend and descend via the same route also its called Coca Cola or Tourist route as its nickname. Marangu route can be climbed from 5-7Days depend with the time, budget and itinerary of a particular group, Marangu route is the easiest and shortest route to the summit. Marangu Route is located at the Kilimanjaro National park headquarter and its lodge/Hut route which offer various services like sleeping hut,Dinning hall, bead, mattress, pillow and solar power services. Also at the Begin of the hike its gradual ascent but from base camp to the peak its very steep. Like other routes once you trek via Marangu route you pass all five ecological zone of mountain Kilimanjaro like Cultivation zone, rain forest, Moorland, Alpine desert and arctic/Summit zone. There are 60 beds at both Mandara and Kibo Huts and 120 beds at Horombo Hut. Bathrooms and running water are available at the two lower huts, but at Kibo hut running water is not available because its dry camp. All climbing groups, often from several countries around the world, share meals in dining halls providing unique experiences. This route is usually done in 5 days but can be done in 6 or 7 days for better acclimatization. The extra day can be spent resting at Horombo or conduct nature walk to Zebra rock.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices and Dates: $1655 - $1950
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 7 days
Best months: January - March, June - December
Countries visited TanzaniaTanzania
Parks visited Kilimanjaro
Activity level Extreme - Technical climbing (Kilimanjaro, Mt. Meru)
Safari type:
  • Camping
* Prices are estimates and used as guidelines only. Please contact the tour operator for an exact quote. Request a quote
DAY 1:Meet you at Kilimanjaro International Airport and drive to your hotel in Moshi rest and later meet your guide for briefing.

DAY 2: Drive from hotel to Marangu gate, Hike to Mandara hut

DAY 3: Hike from Mandara hut to Horombo hut

DAY 4: Hike from Mandara hut to Kibo hut

DAY 5: Hike from Kibo hut to Uhuru peak and descend to Horombo hut

DAY 6: Descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate

DAY 7: Drive back to Kilimanjaro Airport for departures