5 Days kilimanjaro trekking

5days marangu route

$1450-1650 USD

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Safari summary

The Marangu Route is also known as the “Tourist Route” and the “Coca-Cola Route.” This is because Marangu is the most popular route on the mountain, and thus is considered “touristy”, and because the route is the only one that offers sleeping huts, which serve beverages like Coca-Cola, on the way.


About this tour
Custom, tailor-made, private
Strenuous activity
Main focus:

Hiking | trekking

Best months: 
All months

Fine details
Safari highlights
  • Bird watching—with professional guide
  • Cultural visits—orphanages, markets, schools
  • Hiking | trekking
Countries visited
country.name Tanzania
Parks visited
Kilimanjaro
Ngorongoro Crater
Serengeti
What’s included?
Airport transfers
Private vehicle and driver
Meals
Park fees
Accommodation
What’s not included?
Internal flights
Laundry
Hot air balloons
International flights
Meals
Visas

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1: Marangu gate (1700m) - Mandara Hut 2740m – (5,500ft to 9,000ft) After breakfast and briefing, drive to the Marangu village and proceed to Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (45 minutes), register at Kilimanjaro National Park Authority offices and commence the climb. Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara hut located at 9,000 ft / 2,740 m. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania.

Hurt room accommodation

Day 2

Day 2: Mandara Hut (2,740m) – Horombo Hut (3700m) - (9,000ft to 12,100ft) In the morning around 8:30 a.m after breakfast starting trekking to Horombo hut. After about 1 hour, you will leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo hut. The view of Kibo summit and Mawenzi are both stunning and shinning in clear days. In most cases giant lobelias and grounsels are found on your way. Horombo hut is a point were to sleep and over night

Hurt room accommodation

Day 3

Day 3: Horombo Hut (3700m) – Kibo Hut (4700m) - (12,100ft to 15,400ft) In the morning after breakfast the trek will take us to the last watering point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heartland but then disappears into desert like structure. At Kibo you will have your dinner, take a nap and at the middle of the night around 23:30 hour prepare for summit climb.

Hurt room accommodation

Day 4

Day 4: Kibo Hut (4,750m/15,580ft) to Summit (5,895m/19,340ft) to Horombo Hut (3,720m/12,200ft) Around midnight, awake for the final ascent to Uhuru Peak, the roof of Africa. The hike begins with a demanding five hour hike to Gillman's Point on the crater rim. Although this is considered to be the easiest of the three crater ascent paths, it is still extremely difficult. The first major rest stop, William's Point, lies at 5000 meters and is approximately a two hour hike Kibo Hut.

Hurt room accommodation

Day 5

Day 5: Horombo Hut (3,720m/12,200ft) to Marangu Gate (1,800m/5,905ft) After breakfast, finish the trek with a descent to Marangu Gate. Your last hike on Kilimanjaro is a beautiful one, passing through Kilimanjaro's cloud forest. Watch your step during the descent, as the trail can be slippery. Our vehicles will be waiting at Marangu Gate to take you back to Moshi.

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