Kilimanjaro climb – Marangu Route 5 days
1: Kilimanjaro Climb – Arusha to Mandara Hut
After breakfast, drive from your hotel to Marangu gate, we will spend about two hours for registration, payments of fees and final parking. Start climbing through dense semi-tropical to the first hut- Mandara hut (9,000ft). Dinner and an overnight stay at Mandara hut.
2: Kilimanjaro Climb – Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
Breakfast, ascend through the alpine meadow, and grassland and moorland to Horombo hut (12,000ft). Both Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be viewed easily on the way. Dinner and an overnight stay at Horombo hut.
3: Kilimanjaro Climb – Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut.
Breakfast, further ascending to Kibo hut (15,000ft). The landscape becomes very stony and eroded. Spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactus, groundswell and lobelia appear on the way. Dinner and an overnight stay at Kibo hut.
4: Kilimanjaro Climb – Kibo Hut to Uhuru Peak.
Wake up at midnight, and after a snack, proceed to the summit through Gilman’s point (18,640ft). It is about 5-6hours and 1-2 hours from Kibo hut to Gilman’s point and from Gilman’s point to Uhuru Peak (19,340ft) respectively. Thus reaching the peak in the early morning of the fifth day and start descending after picture taking on the top to Horombo hut for diner and an overnight after a short break at Kibo hut.
5: Kilimanjaro Climb – Kibo Hut to Marangu Gate – Hotel in
Breakfast, Descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate. The waiting car will take you to your hotel in Moshi.
- all meals on the climb
- transfers from your hotel to the gate
- mountain hut accommodation
- climb and park fees
- English speaking, professional guide,
- full briefing
- AAR Emergency Rescue & Evacuation Insurance
- Kilimanjaro certificate
- Items of a personal nature such as passport, visa, traveler’s insurance
- Tips to guides and porters
- Airport taxes