MARANGU ROUTE 6 DAYS - Moshi

Overview

Our team of safari experts with bright and fresh ideas, unique approach and utmost dedication, bid you warmest welcome to our country, Tanzania. Allow us to show you things that are not in your bucket list, and to surprise all your senses by revealing this pearl of East Africa from a different angle. Our team is at your disposal for any question or concern you might have.

Details about this tour

Itinerary
Day 1: MARANGU GATE TO MANDARA HUTS
Stop At: Marangu Falls, Marangu Tanzania
Distance: 7km
Hiking Time: 3 hours
Habitat: Montane Forest
You will be picked up from your hotel in the morning and driven to the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park Gate. Once signed in at the park and final preparations are complete, we start ascending on a cleared ridge trail through the rainforest. Our first night is at Mandara Hut camp set in a forest clearing. This camp consists of a group of wooden A-framed huts and flush toilets behind the main hut.
Duration: 7 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: TentS
Day 2: MANDARA HUTS TO HOROMBO HUTS
Stop At: Horombo Huts, Tanzania
Distance: 12km
Hiking Time: 6 hours
Habitat: Moorland
In the morning we leave camp and trek through a short stretch of forest through to moorland, circumventing the base of the Maundi Crater. In the afternoon we will reach the Horombo Hut where will we stay overnight.
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Tents
Day 3: ACCLIMATIZATION AT HOROMBO HUT
Stop At: Horombo Huts, Tanzania
A day here provides an opportunity for you to acclimatize gradually to the altitude. There are a few walks you can make in the vicinity of the hut the most popular of which is to the base of Mawenzi Peak, the dramatic eastern summit of Kili. This walk takes four to five hours (round trip), and will get you to an altitude of 4048m before you return to the hut this will stand you in good stead later on. Overnight stay at Horombo Hut (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
Duration: 6 hours
Meals included:
Lunch
Accommodation included: tents
Day 4: HOROMBO HUT TO KIBO HUT
Stop At: Horombo Huts, Tanzania
Distance: 10km
Hiking Time: 5 hours
Habitat: Alpine desert
Today we continue our ascent into the Alpine desert zone to Kibo Hut. This afternoon we will have an early dinner, prepare your personal gear for the summit and then get some sleep. Our summit trek starts around midnight.
Duration: 10 hours
Meals included:
Lunch
Accommodation included: tents
Day 5: KIBO HUT TO SUMMIT TO HOROMBO HUT
Stop At: Horombo Huts, Tanzania
Distance: 21km
Hiking Time: 6-7 hours
Habitat: Stone screed and ice-capped summit and Moorland
You will be woken around 23:30pm, and after a hot breakfast we will start our final summit. The first section of the trail consists of a rocky path to Hans Meyer point (5250m). The path then zigzags up to Gillmans point (5681m) on the crater rim. This section is very steep with a lot of scree. From Gillmans Point we could encounter snow all the way up to Uhuru peak (5895m), the highest point in Africa. After taking photos at the summit we start the 3 hours descent back to Kibo Hut. After a short rest we pack up all your personal gear and trek down to Horombo Hut (3 hours). Tonight is our last night on the mountain.
Duration: 7 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Accommodation included: Tents
Day 6: HOROMBO HUT TO MARANGU GATE
Stop At: Marangu Falls, Marangu Tanzania
Distance: 18km
Hiking Time: 6 hours
Habitat: Montane Forest
This morning we make our final descent down to Marangu Gate where we started. You will be taken for lunch and here you will receive your summit certificate to commemorate your great achievement. We will then drive you back to your hotel where we will say our farewell.
Duration: 30 minutes
Meals included:
Lunch
Accommodation included: Tents

Inclusions

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 6 nights
  • Transfers to/from Kilimanjaro route gate
  • Government taxes
  • Sleeping mountain tents
  • Double layered Sleeping Mats
  • Professional mountain guides, cooks and porters
  • 3 meals daily while on the mountain
  • Filtered water throughout the trek
  • Hot Water For Wash
  • Entry/Admission - Marangu Falls
  • Entry/Admission - Horombo Huts
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Exclusions

  • International flights
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips for the mountain crew
  • Laundry Services
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Personal expenses not included in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic beverages
  • Laundry Service
  • Trekking equipment not included in the itinerary
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Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
From
USD 4355
Per Person