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Ecotourism Options » KILIMANJARO CLIMB MARANGU ROUTE

KILIMANJARO CLIMB MARANGU ROUTE

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

DAY 1 : Transfer to the Marangu gate from Arusha/Moshi, registration, payment of the park fees, start the climb through the dense semi-tropical to the first hut Mandara Hut (alt 2700m) Dinner and overnight at Mandara Hut.

DAY 2: After breakfast ascend through the alphine meadow and grassland and morrland to Horombo Hut (alt 3700m) Both Mawenzi and kibo peaks can be viewed easily on the way. Dinner and overnight stay at Horombo Hut.

DAY 3 : Day of acclimatization at Horombo by hiking to a nearby Mawenzi and the surrounding and come back the hut for hot lunch, dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut.

DAY 4 : After breakfast with a packed lunch ascend to Kibo hut (alt 4700m). The landscape becomes very stony and eroded. Spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactus, groundswell and lobelia appears on the way. Dinner and overnight at Kibo Hut.

DAY 5 : Wake up at midnight and after a snack proceed to the summit through Gilman's point (alt 5750m). It is about 5-6 hours and 1-2 hours from kibo hut to Gilman' point and from Gilman's point to Uhuru Peak (alt 5895m) respectively. Thus reaching the peak in the early morning of the 5th day and start descending to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.

DAY 6 : After breakfast descend from Horombo hut to Marangu gate with a packed lunch, thereafter saying good bye to porters/guides, transfer to the hotel either in Arusha/Moshifor your overnight.
END OF THE TREK

- EXTRA DAY FOR ACCLIMATIZATION AT EITHER DAY 3 OR DAY 4..... USD 190 PER PERSON PER NIGHT
- THE PACKAGE COST INCREASE AFTER 5 PAX DUE TO ADDITIONAL SUPPLY VEHICLE NEEDED.