06 Days Marangu Route up Kilimanjaro

Price: USD 1999 per person
Duration: 6 Days
Min: 2 pax
Best time: All year round

Route Description:
This route has a moderate slope, making it less difficult to climb. It is the most popular way up Kilimanjaro, and is the only route with emergency evacuation service. Also, it is the only route with huts, having dormitory and dining rooms.

Day 1
Arrive at Kilimanjaro International Airport, transfer to mid-level hotel in Arusha,
Accommodation: Jacaranda Hotel.

Day 2
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).
Accommodation: Mandara hut, B.L.D.

Day 3
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.
Accommodation: Horombo hut, B.L.D.

Day 4
Today we spend the acclimatization day at Horombo by hiking to a nearby Mawenzi and the surrounding and come back the hut for hot lunch, Horombo, B.L.D.
Accommodation: Horombo hut, B.L.D.

Day 5
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.
Accommodation: Kibo hut, B.L.D.

Day 6
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, B.L.D.
Accommodation: Horombo hut, B.L.D.

Day 7
Breakfast, Descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate. The waiting car will take you to Hotel
Accommodation: Jacaranda Hotel. B.L

Day 8
Transfer to the airport for your return flight.

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