Six days climbing Mount Kilimanjaro through Marangu Route is awesome! Marangu route has a moderate slope, making it less difficult to climb. The breath taking, most popular trail to climb Mountain Kilimanjaro, the only route with emergency evacuation service and has huts, dormitory and simple dining rooms.Day 1: ARUSHA/ MOSHI –MANDARA HUT : After breakfast , drive for 2/ 1hour to Marangu gate an altitude of 1900m, go through the formalities and start hiking through dense semi-tropical rain forest for your overnight on Kilimanjaro , It takes 3-4 hrs walking in 9km to Mandara hut 2700m ,all meals and overnight
DAY 2: MANDARA HUT – HOROMBO HUT: Breakfast, ascend through the alpine meadow, and grassland and moorland; the landscape becomes more rugged and rocky but superb to Horombo hut (12,000ft). Both Mawenzi and Kibo peaks can be viewed easily on the way – the hike is about 5-6hours, the distance covered is 11km. All meals and overnight Horombo hut. (3700M)
DAY 3: HOROMBO HUT: Full day at Horombo hut for acclimatization, all meals and overnight.
DAY 4: HOROMBO HUT – KIBO HUT : Breakfast ,then the hiking start first to last water point then cross the Alpine desert to Kibo hut 4700m , at the foot of mountain – landscape becomes very stony and eroded. See the great mountain vegetation like giant cactus, groundswell and lobelia appear on the way. The hike is about 5-6 hours slowly covering a distance of 13km, it is highly recommended to have enough water for drinking at this point and drink a lot. All meals and overnight at Kibo hut.
DAY 5: KIBO – UHURU PEAK – HOROMBO HUT: This day you will rise as early as 2345 hrs, have a snack, ascend to the summit through Gilman’s point (18,640ft), If strong enough another 2hrs will take us to UHURU PEAK (5896m) the highest point in Africa. The challenge trek takes 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. Start descending after a thrilling time of photography; descend to Horombo hut for dinner and overnight after a short break at Kibo hut.
DAY 6: HOROMBO – MARANGU GATE – MOSHI/ ARUSHA : Breakfast , Descend through the moor land , rain forest to park gate , pick up your certificate after a successful trek to the summit. Transfer to your car, where you will travel to either Moshi or Arusha for 2hrs, in time for your flight home.
NOTE: Extra day always spent at Horombo hut is charged per day per person.
Price Includes: National Park entry fees, hut fees, rescue fees, English speaking mountain guide(s), cook and porters, full board hut accommodation during the climb,, mineral water for the first day, boiled and filtered water on the other days, airport transfers.
Price Excludes: -Other drinks, Meals and accommodation in Arusha – We can arrange this one too,-Sleeping bag,-Personal expenses and tips.