6Days Marangu Route

Sprache Englisch, Französisch, Deutsch, Spanisch
Kosten 1450 USD für die exkursion
Anzahl der Teilnehmer Gruppe bis zu 4 Personen
Dauer 6 Stunden

Marangu route is located from south east of Mount Kilimanjaro and beginnings with short drive from Moshi town to Marangu gate. This Is the oldest and well-established route with its nickname of Coca-Cola route which derived from the fact of being the only route people sleep in the hut instead of tents as other route. Marangu route is considered as the easiest route on Mount Kilimanjaro due to its gradual slope, although in the real fact should not be considered as the fact of truth and despise the necessary required preparation. This route has its own test of adventure, scenery, and challenge and in contrary to other route,


Day 1 Arrival Day

If you have opted for the optional airport transfers, we will pick you up from Kilimanjaro Airport or Arusha airport and transfer you to your hotel in Moshi.

Pre-trek briefing at your Moshi hotel. You should be planning to arrive at least one day before the start of the trek. Today we will spend time having a pre-trek briefing. We will also review your equipment and rent any equipment which is needed.

Day 2: Hotel to Mandara Hut

After breakfast and briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (about 1 hour), register and commence the climb. Walk through the rainforest to the Mandara encampment. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya. In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys.

Elevation: 1860m/6100ft to 2700m/8875ft

Distance: 8km/5mi

Hiking Time: 3-4 hours

Habitat: Montane Forest

Meals: Lunch and Dinner

Day 3: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut

You leave the glades of the rain-forest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo encampment. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and grounsels. You may begin to feel the affects of the altitude.

Elevation: 2700m/8875ft to 3700m/12,200ft

Distance: 12km/7.5mi

Hiking Time: 5-6 hours

Habitat: Heathland

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4: Rest Day at Horombo Hut

Rest day at Horombo Hut with optional hike by Mawenzi Peak.

Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft

Distance: 0km/0mi

Hiking Time: 0 hours

Habitat: Heathland

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

Ascending, we now pass the last watering point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with upper heathland but then disappears into “moonscape”. Dinner, rest, and prepare for summit climb.

Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 4700m/15,500ft

Distance: 9km/5.5mi

Hiking Time: 5-6 hours

Habitat: Alpine Desert

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 6: Kibo Hut to Summit to Horombo Hut

Very early in the morning (midnight to 2 am), commence the climb to the summit on steep and heavy scree or snow up to Gilman’s point located on the crater rim. Continuing, we now ascend to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa. There are unbelievable views at every turn. Have your picture taken at the summit to show your friends and family. From here we descend, stopping for lunch and a rest at Kibo before continuing on to the Horombo encampment.

Elevation: 4700m/15,500ft to 5895m/19,340ft

Down to 3700m/12,200ft

Distance: 6km/4mi up / 15km/9mi down

Hiking Time: 6-8 hours up / 15km/9mi down

Habitat: Alpine Desert

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 7: Horombo Hut to Moshi

After breakfast, a steady descent takes us down through moorland to the Mandara Hut. Continue descending through lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu. At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy).

A vehicle will be waiting for you at Marangu gate to drive you back to your hotel in Moshi (about 1 hour).

Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 1700m/5500ft

Distance: 20km/12.5mi

Hiking Time: 4-5 hours

Habitat: Forest

Meals: Breakfast


✓All transfers to the mountain and back to your Moshi hotel

✓Airport transfer on your Arrival day and at your

departure day

✓ Hotel on your arrival day and a day after Kilimanjaro trip. Bed & breakfast

✓Professional, experienced, mountain guides

✓Guides, Porters, Cook salaries and park fees

✓Quality mountain sleeping hut sharing basis)

✓Sleeping Mattress

✓Emergency Oxygen Cylinder

✓All meals while on the Mountain

✓Quality Dinning with table and chairs

✓Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food

✓Clean, purified drinking water

✓Conservation fees (part of park fees)

✓Hut fees (part of park fees)

✓Rescue fees (part of park fees)

✓VAT (18% charged by the Government)

✓Kilimanjaro summit certificate


×Tanzania Visa

×International and domestic flight

×Personal trekking equipment such as sleepings bags, hiking boots, clothes, etc (available for renting)

×Tips for the crew Guides Poters and Chef

×Travel insurance

×Personal Expenses (e.g. laundry, telephone, beverages, etc.)

×Meals not listed in the itinerary

×Liquors, beers and bottled beverages

×Surcharge for online payment of advance and balance (5% on each payment)

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