Marangu Route – 5 days Kilimanjaro hiking

KILIMANJARO HIKING TOUR

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Mar 11, 2022 - Dec 31, 2032
Group size: 1 - 25
Marangu Route – 5 days Kilimanjaro hiking
KILIMANJARO HIKING TOUR


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Mar 11, 2022 - Dec 31, 2032
Group size: 1 - 25

About this trip

 The Marangu route is also referred to as the "Coca-Cola" route, as it is  considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual  slope, direct path and the most comfortable route to reach the summit of  Mt Kilimanjaro.
          It is the oldest and the most well-established route on the  Kilimanjaro. The route is well-developed and the climb is constant and  moderate. Only the approach to the summit is the exception as it is  slightly more demanding. This is the only route which offers sleeping  huts in dormitory style. The accommodation on this tour is in simple  mountain huts, which might be an advantage compared to the camping  routes.
 

               Guests are supplied with mattresses and pillows, but  sleeping bags are still required. The huts have communal dining halls,  basic washrooms and toilets. The short time frame of the route makes  altitude acclimatization fairly difficult. The route approaches Mount  Kilimanjaro from the southeast. Marangu is unfortunately less scenic  than the other routes because the ascent and descent are along the same  path. It is one of crowded route for that reason
        The main itinerary difference between the Marangu 5-days and  6-days Marangu route is the additional acclimatization day at Horombo on  day three.
 

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Day 0: Kilimanjaro Airport – Moshi/ Arusha
Day 1: Moshi/ Arusha - Marangu gate – Mandara Hut
Day 2: Mandara hut – Horombo Hut
Day 3: Horombo Hut – Kibo Hut
Day 4: Kibo Hut – Uhuru Peak (summit point) -Back to Horombo Hut
Day 5: Horombo Hut – Mandara Hut - Marangu gate - Back to Moshi/Arusha   

What’s included

  • Guide
  • Park Fees
  • Tax
  • Gate transfer
  • Crew wages
  • Environment fees
  • Porters
  • Cook
  • Breakfasts
  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Drinking Water
  • Flights
  • Crew Tips
  • Visas

Itinerary

DAY 1:MANDARA
ARUSHA - MANDARA[Marangu Route – 5 days Kilimanjaro hiking]

 After breakfast our driver will pick you up then drive you to the office  where you receive a briefing and gear check.                     Then the drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate  (45 minutes from Moshi and 2.45Hrs from Arusha). Here you will                     register and commence with the climb. You and your  guide will 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 you will see the towering  Eucalyptus trees, bird life, and Colobus monkeys.
Altitude: 1,700 m to 2,740 m
Distance covered: 7km
Time to be used: 4-5 hours
Meals: Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Mandara Hut 

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