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Kilimanjaro Trek – Marangu Route
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Kilimanjaro Trek – Marangu Route


Your Itinerary


Arriving at the airport you will be met by a representative and transferred to Moshi Town. Have an early evening pre-climb briefing regarding the trek before retiring for the evening.


Moshi – Mandara Hut (9000ft/2750m). After a hearty breakfast at your hotel you will depart for Kilimanjaro National Park at Marangu Gate. Arriving at the park gate you will make final preperations before ascending the tail through the montane rain forest at the base of the mountain, where many animals are found. The 4-5 hour hike concludes at Mandara Hut where you will have dinner and spend the night.


Horombo Hut (12000ft/3700m). Your trek continues, from Mandara hut you will pass through a stretch of forest coming to the base of Maundi Crater. After several hours you emerge with stunning views of the summit. Continuing along you pass through grassy moorland concluding the 5 to 6 hour hike with a picinic lunch and a night at Horombo Hut.


Kibo Hut (15000ft/4700m) . Your journey continues through Alpine desert, there are two trails to the “saddle” (the area located between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo). You will take the lower route which is easier to climb and passes through the last watering point, the last place to refill your water bottles before returning to Horombo Hut. The summit is the a mere 1195m away, gather your strength from the 7 hour hike, spending the night at Kibo Hut.


Summit – Horombo (19340 ft/5896m). The toughest but most rewarding day! With a very early start you will start for the summit up to Gilman’s Point (18640ft/5681m) till you arrive on the crater rim by sunrise. From Gilman’s you will continue your ascent to Uhuru’s Peak, the highest point in Africa at 19340ft/5896m! Enjoy this amazing experience, before beginning your descent to Horombo’s Hut for some well deserved rest. The time for the ascent is 7 to 8 hours and the descent is 4 to 7 hours.


Descent to gate. After breakfast descend the mountain to the park Gate taking 5 to 7 hours. Met by your guide/driver you will then transfer to Fortune Mountain resort for dinner and overnight stay. Met by your driver-guide then transferred to Fortune Mountain Resort for dinner and overnight stay.


Departure. After breakfast transfer to Kilimanjaro airport for your onward flight


1 Traveller
2 Travellers
$1,900 per person sharing.
3 Travellers
$1,834 per person sharing.
4 Travellers
$1,776 per person sharing.
5 Travellers
$1,736 per person sharing.


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