Kilimanjaro climb marangu route 6 days

6 day

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Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from the hotel then drive from Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 6,046 ft to 8,858 ft
Distance: 8 km/5 miles
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi for Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest...
Itinerary

Day 1: Pick up from the hotel then drive from Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 6,046 ft to 8,858 ft
Distance: 8 km/5 miles
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

We depart Moshi for Marangu Gate for the necessary formalities before beginning our trek. The hiking trail begins by ascending a beautiful, tropical rain forest. At the upper edge of the forest line, we have the opportunity to see blue monkeys. The trail then widens to expose beautiful hillsides until we reach Mandara Hut.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Mandara hut

Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 8,858 ft to 12,205 ft
Distance: 12 km/7 miles
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
Habitat: Heath

We start the day continuing through the forest until the trail opens into high moorland. We may get our first views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks - two of the three volcanic peaks that make up the summit of Kilimanjaro.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horombo hut

Day 3: Horombo Hut to Mawenzi Ridge

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 14,400 ft
Distance: 5 km/3 miles
Hiking Time: 2-3 hours
Habitat: Heath

Mawenzi Ridge to Horombo Hut
Elevation (ft): 14,400 ft to 12,205
Distance: 5 km/3 miles
Hiking Time: 1-2 hours
Habitat: Heath

This is an extra day meant for acclimatization and can be spent day hiking on Mawenzi Ridge. The unique landscape offers motivating views of Kibo and Mawenzi. After spending a few moments exploring the area we head back to Horombo Hut.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horombo hut

Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 15,430 ft
Distance: 10 km/6 miles
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
Habitat: Alpine Desert

We climb gradually, then cross the lunar desert of the “Saddle” between Mawenzi and Kibo. Our camp, Kibo Hut, sits at the bottom of the Kibo crater wall. Once here we rest, enjoy an early dinner to prepare for the summit day.
Duration: 7 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Kibo hut

Day 5: Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 15,430 ft to 19,341 ft
Distance: 6 km/4 miles
Hiking Time: 6-8 hours
Habitat: Arctic

Uhuru Peak to Horombo Hut
Elevation (ft): 19,341 ft to 12,250 ft
Distance: 16 km/10 miles
Hiking Time: 4-5 hours
Habitat: Heath

Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek. The wind and cold at this elevation and time of day can be extreme. We ascend in the darkness for several hours while taking frequent, but short, breaks. At Gilman’s point (18,600 ft), you will be rewarded with the most magnificent sunrise you are ever likely to see coming over Mawenzi Peak. Finally, we arrive at Uhuru Peak- the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro and the continent of Africa.

After spending a few moments taking in the plains of Africa and your accomplishment, we descend to Horombo Hut. Later in the evening, we enjoy our last dinner on the mountain and a well-earned sleep
Duration: 8 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Horombo hut

Day 6: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate then drive back to the hotel in Moshi

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
Elevation (ft): 12,205 ft to 6,046 ft
Distance: 20 km/12 miles
Hiking Time: 5-7 hours
Habitat: Rain Forest

On our last day, we have a long trek mostly downhill through the tropical rainforest. Once at the park headquarters at Marangu gate, we collect our summit certificates. A vehicle will meet us here and drive us back to the hotel in Moshi.
Duration: 3 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: At your hotel in Moshi
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If you find a better price, we'll match it - just send the details to hertz-support@placepass.com.

Important Details

Included
  • 6x Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
  • Guides, porters, cook, waiter salaries
  • First aid kit
  • 5x Dinner
  • qualified guides with mountain crew
  • Cutlery / Crockery / Eating utensils
  • Guides, porters, waiter, cook accommodation and entry fees on the mountain
  • Return transportation from Moshi to/from the starting/finishing point on the mountain
  • Boiled water on the mountain
  • Hut accommodation
  • Rescue Fees
  • Pulse oximeters
  • 5x Breakfast
  • National park fees
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
Not Included
  • Guides, Porters, Cook & Waiters tips
  • Gear for your climb
  • Visas
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick clients at the hotel in Moshi

9:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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