5 Days Marangu Route
Day 1: ARUSHA/ MOSHI –MANDARA HUT
After breakfast , drive for 2/ 1hour to Marangu gate an altitude of 1900m, Finish the formalities and start hiking through dense semi-tropical rain forest, for your first 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 , start the hiking through the moor land ,the landscape becomes more rugged and rocky but superb , with both Mawenzi and Kibo peaks in view , the hike is about 5-6hours ,the distance covered is 11km , All meals and overnight Horombo hut .(3700M )
DAY 3: 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 , the hiking is about 5-6 hours slowly. This cover 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 4: KIBO – UHURU PEAK – HOROMBO HUT
Breakfast, The final attempt to the summit is made in the early hours of the morning at 1:00am .It takes 6-7 hours to climb the most difficult point and most demanding part of your trip to Gilman’s point 5680m .If strong enough another 2hrs will take us to UHURU PEAK (5896m) the highest point in Africa, spend few minutes at the peak then descend to Horombo hut for dinner and overnight.
DAY 5: HOROMBO – MARANGU GATE – MOSHI/ ARUSHA
Breakfast, Descend through the moor land, rain forest to park gate, where you will collect your Diploma if you make to the summit , transfer back to Moshi for 1hrs or to Arusha for 2hrs.
END OF THE TRIP
THE PRICE INCLUDES:
-All park entry fees,
-hut fees,Arusha hotel one night
-accommodation in hut
-3x meals a day,
-all transfer TO & FROM gate,
-camping gear (tent stool and table)
– Tip to the guide and porter,
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