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Kilimanjaro Marangu Route 6 Days

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Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
After having your breakfast we will make a short journey from the hotel to Marangu National Park gate for the necessary formalities at the gate. We start the climbs through fascinating tropical rain forest; we reach the first hut at Mandara for dinner and overnight. An alternative is to simply rest and relax the beautiful forest around the camp. Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut (2,700 m).

Walking hours: 5-6 hours.

Zone: Rainforest.

Walking hours: 5-6 hours walking.
Zone: Rainforest.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: An overnight stay at Mandara Huts (2,700 m).

Day 2: Mandara hut to Horrombo hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The first part of the walk is a steep ascent through forest, but the path soon opens out into moorland and in clear weather, there are great views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. We arrive at Horombo Hut mid-afternoon, where you can relax and enjoy the stunning scenery around the camp. Mandara Hut to Horrombo Hut (3,720 m)

Walking hours: 4-6 hours walking.
Zone: Low Alpine Zone
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: An overnight stay at Shira Horrombo Huts (3,720 m)

Day 3: Horrombo Hut to Mawenzi hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Walk towards the Mawenzi hut, passing the Zebra Rocks, this extra day and night at Horombo is for additional acclimatization. We recommend drinking enough water and walking slowly! All meals for the day are provided at the Horrombo hut. Horombo hut to further improve our acclimatization.
Zone: Low alpine zone to High alpine zone
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: An overnight stay at Mawenzi huts

Day 4: Mawenzi Hut to Kibo Hut

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Climb very gradually towards the lunar desert of the Saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo. These 6-7 hours walking will be taken at a slow pace until we reach Kibo Hut (4,700m), where we will spend the night in a comfortable hut. There is no running water at Kibo Hut. The remainder of the day is spent relaxing in preparation for the final ascent before a very early night. Horrombo Hut to Kibo Hut (4,700 meters)

Walking Hours: 4-6 hours walking.
Zone: High alpine zone.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: An overnight stay at Kibo Hut (4,700m)

Day 5: Kibo Huts to Summit then to Horrombo Huts

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Wake up before midnight in the cover of darkness. We begin a steep climb over loose volcanic screed has some well-graded zig-zags, a slow but a steady pace will take us to rim of the main crater, Gillman’s 5,685 meters. We will rest there for few minutes to enjoy the sunrise over Mawenzi. Those who are still feeling good can continue slowly to make the three hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru peak 5,895 m. which is the highest point in Africa. After a few minutes to appreciate your accomplishment. We descend to Kibo Huts amazingly fast and we stop at Kibo Huts for some refreshment, we continue to descend to reach Horrombo Huts. Kibo Huts to Summit to Horrombo Huts (3,720 m.)

Walking Hours: 13-15 hours.
Zone: Glacial zone and the all preceding zones.
Duration: 13 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: An overnight stay at Horrombo Huts (3,720 m.)


Day 6: Horrombo Huts to Marangu Gate

Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Descend past Mandara huts to Marangu National Park gate, successful climbers will receive their summit certificates. From here you will be transferred to Mountain Inn for dinner, summit cerebration and overnight. Horombo hut to Marangu Gate. (6-7 hours walking)
Zone: Rainforest.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: You will to spend the last night at a hotel of your previous choice
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Arrive in Tanzania via Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA – JRO) where by Kilimanjaro Brothers staff will be holding a Kilimanjaro Brothers placard who will transfer you to Moshi town, for you to spend the first night at a hotel of your choice. Those who will arrive through Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA – NBO) in Kenya, will be picked by Shuttle bus to Moshi.

Airports

  • Kilimanjaro Airport, Kilimanjaro National Park Tanzania
  • Jomo Kenyatta Intl Airport, Nairobi Kenya
Duration
6 days
Inclusions
  • 6x Breakfast
  • 6x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Emergency Oxygen tanks
  • VHF handheld radios – Carried on each trek, for easy communication
  • Warm water for washing every day
  • Clean, purified drinking water
  • Gamow Bag – Hyperbaric chamber
  • Rescue fees on mountain
  • Pulse-oximeter – To measure the oxygen level
  • All meals while on the Mountain
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy and nutritious foods
  • Aluminum dining tables, Large aluminum chairs with backs and armrests, for all meals.
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • All transportation in destination location
  • 2 nights classic standard hotel accommodations; one before and after the trek
  • Accommodation – Bed and Breakfast
  • Full Board Accommodation – Bed, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • All Government Tax and Park Entrance Fees
  • Fair and ethical treatment of porters
  • Experienced professional English speaking mountain guides
  • Porter to carry your day-pack during the summit attempt.
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
Exclusions
  • Tips
  • Tanzania Visa on arrival
  • Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Optional Tours (short safari after your climb etc.)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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