Marangu Route - Mt. Kilimanjaro Trekking

Marangu Route - Mt. Kilimanjaro Trekking

This Safari include Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing through the Marangu route and takes 7 days. Accommodation is provided in form of camping for the best experience in Africa's Tallest Mountain.

Country: Tanzania
Locations: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro

Duration: 7 Days

 

Detailed Safari Itinerary

Day 0: Arrival day

On arrival transfer to Arusha Tourist Inn for dinner and overnight.

Day 1
Mandara:After breakfast transfer from Arusha to Marangu, on the slopes of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Introductory briefing upon our arrival in Marangu gate then start the climb through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first Hut: Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut.
Time: 3-4 hours – altitude: 9,000 ft / 2,725 m

Day 2

Horombo Hut: After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine meadow. The altitude begins to change and slows down your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo hut 12 km from Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut.
Time: 5 hours – altitude: 12,335 ft / 3,780 m

Day 3

Kibo Hut: After breakfast, resume the climb; the landscape becomes rugged and rocky and groundsels and lobelias appear. Climb to Kibo hut. Meals and overnight at the hut.
Time: 5 hours – altitude: 15,520 ft / 4,730 m

Day 4

Uhuru Peak: The beginning of the last ascent is made at about 1:00 AM in the morning while the scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to GILMAN'S POINT (most difficult and tiring part) UHURU PEAK is reached within an hours walk along the crater's rim. Start the descent to Horombo hut for overnight.
Time: 6 hours – altitude: 18,635 ft / 5,680 m

Day 5

Babylon Lodge: Continue the descent to Marangu Gate. Return to your hotel. After lunch, rest for the day then proceed to Arusha Tourist Inn for dinner and overnight.

Day 6

We recommend a Lodge Safari in the Northern Parks or relax on the white beaches and warm seas of Zanzibar.

Trip Highlights

Maximum Kilogram for this route is 15kg per person

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