Kilimanjaro Climb 6 Days Marangu Route. - Moshi

Overview

Marangu Route:The Marangu Route is also known as the "Coca Cola" or "tourist" route. It is the easiest and shortest route to the summit. This is also the only route with the comforts of sleeping huts with solar lights and comfortable beds. The huts are communal, and the bunks have a sponge mattress and pillow.All climbing groups, often from several countries around the world, share meals in dining huts providing a jovial and energetic atmosphere.This route is usually done on 5 days but can be done in 6 days for better acclimatization. The extra day can be spent resting at Horombo Huts or climbing the small peak of Mawenzi.

Details about this tour

Itinerary
Day 1: Moshi to Marangu Gate to Mandara Gate.
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, bird life and Columbus monkeys. At these lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy, so gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts should be sufficient, but keep your rain gear and warmer clothing handy.
Duration: 5 hours
Meals included:
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation will be at Mandara Hut.
Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The day begins with an early breakfast. Shortly after you have left Mandara Hut, you will reach the timberline and then enter the heath and moor zone. Approximately 4 6 hours later, the Horombo Hut will come into sight, standing at an altitude of 3700m. From the hut, you will have fantastic views overlooking Mawenzi, Kibo and the wide plain of the Masai steppe.
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation will be at Horombo huts
Day 3: Acclimatization trek to Zebra Rocks (4020m) then back to Horombo Hut (3700m)
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today serves as an acclimatization day. This should not be underestimated and greatly improves your chance of success in reaching the summit. After a relaxing breakfast, a 6 hour trek follows to the Zebra Rocks (4020m). The distinctive black and white stripes give the rock formation its name. On your return to Horombo Hut, a warm lunch will be waiting for you. You can relax in the afternoon and regain your strength for the hike the following day.
Duration: 4 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation will be at Horombo huts
Day 4: Horombo Hut to Kibo Huts
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Todays stage is long and tough. The well-built trail passes the Last Water point which is followed by the so-called saddle. This nearly vegetation less plateau joins the main summit Kibo with Mawenzi. Todays destination is the Kibo Hut that is usually reached in about 5 6 hours. Here, you will enjoy an early evening meal followed by an early night, as the night will be short.
Duration: 7 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation will be at Kibo Huts
Day 5: Summit Day! Kibo Huts to Uhuru Peak to Horombo Huts
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
Today is The Big Day the summit stage. You will begin your final ascent around midnight which will be long and strenuous. Passing the Hans Meyer Cave at 5220m, the climb slowly but surely goes upwards. At sunrise, you will reach Gillmans Point (5681m) the crater rim of Kilimanjaro where the sun will slowly start to warm up the land. You will have soon forgotten the cold of the night and after a further hike of 1 2 hours, you will reach Uhuru Peak at 5895m. On your return to Kibo Hut, a warm meal awaits you followed by a 1 2 hour break before proceeding back down to Horombo Hut.
Duration: 15 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation will be at Horombo Huts.
Day 6: Horombo Huts to Marangu Gate.
Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 00255 Tanzania
The last stage passes through the heath and moor zone to the Mandara Hut (2700m) where a warm lunch is waiting for you. Soon, you will once again pass the tropical rainforest and after a total time of 6 hours trekking, you will be back at the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (1860m). After saying goodbye to your mountain guides, a short transfer follows to take you back to your hotel in Moshi. Once there, you can take a warm and relaxing shower and celebrate your success in reaching the summit of the Kilimanjaro.
Duration: 8 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Accommodation included: Over night will be at your arranged Hotel

Inclusions

  • 5x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

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Cancellation Policy

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From
USD 2000
Per Person