5 Day: Hiking Kilimanjaro via Marangu Route

This special hiking tour takes you to the most famous and the highest peak in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro through the Marangu Route. Which is also known as the “Coca-Cola” route, it is the oldest and most well established route to Kilimanjaro, because the climb is steady and gradual, many climbers prefer the Marangu route. For anyone hiking Kilimanjaro for the first time this is the route to take and also those who appreciate comfortable conditions.

per adult from

$2,467

AUD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Lunch
    • Bottle of Water
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • 4*4 pop up roof top with six widow seat
    • A professional driver/guide
    • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)
    • Entry/Admission - Mount Kilimanjaro
    What's excluded :
    • International flights
    • Tips form safari driver/guide and chief
    • Personal items
    • Travel insurance, visa fees
    • All things of personal nature

  • Day 1: Marangu Gate to Mandara

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    In the morning our team will give you a pre-climbing briefing and introduction before heading to Marangu Gate (1,860m). Upon arrival you will have a quick formality of acquiring climbing permit. After the registration you will start trekking to Mandara Hut (2,700m), when trekking you will pass through the rainforest (tropical showers).

    Elevation: 1860m/6100ft to 2700m/8875ft
    Hiking Distance: 8km/5mi
    Hiking Time: 3 – 4hrs
    Habitant: Montane Forest.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bush Tents

    Day 2: Mandara Hut to Horombo

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After an early morning breakfast you will trek towards Horombo Hut (3,720 m) the send high attitude camp. Upon arrival at Horombo Hut you will be treated to the views of Kibo and Mawenzi. You will spend the night at Horombo Hut, lying in a valley surrounded by giant groundsel and lobelia and you will begin to feel the altitude.

    Elevation: 2700m/8875ft to 3700m/12,200ft
    Hiking Distance: 12km/7.5mi
    Hiking Time: 5-6hrs
    Habitant: Heathland.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bush Tent

    Day 3: Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    After an early morning breakfast you will trek towards Kibo Hut (4,700m), passing through the last watering point walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Here you will notice the vegetation thinning out as you enter the desert like alpine zone (4000m/13,123ft). After crossing the saddle, Kibo peak comes into view. The saddle is an alpine desert resembling the lunar landscape.
    At this point you will start noticing the signs of attitude sickness. You will arrive at the camp for hot lunch and spend the night at Kibo Hut.

    Elevation: 3700m/12,200ft to 4700m/15,500ft
    Hiking Distance: 9km/5.5mi
    Hiking Time: 5-6hrs
    Habitant: Alpine Desert.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bush Tent

    Day 4: Kibo Hut to Summit

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    Very early in the morning (midnight 2am) you will departure from Kibo Hut (4,700m) and the start of your trekking to Kilimanjaro summit; Uhuru peak (5,895m).
    Commence the climb to the summit on steep and heavy snow up to Gilman’s (5,685m) point located in the crater rim, the best place to watch the sunrise on the Mawenzi. As you continue you will reach to the Uhuru peak which is the highest point in Africa, at the top the panoramic views with Mawenzi and Mount Meru (4,565m) beneath Kilimanjaro.

    You will the descend and retrace your path to the crater rim and make a return to Kibo Hut (4,700m), you will have lunch, before setting off to your camp at Horombo (3,720m)

    Elevation: 4700m/15,500ft to 5895m/19,340ft
    Down to 3,700m/12,200ft
    Hiking Distance: 6km/4mi up 15km/9mi down
    Hiking Time: 6-8hrs up 15km/9mi down
    Habitant: Ice.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Bush Tent

    Day 5: Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate

    Stop At: Mount Kilimanjaro, Kilimanjaro National Park 40000 Tanzania
    As you descend from Horombo you will begin to encounter more vegetation to Kilimanjaro National Park’s exit; Marangu Gate (1,860m). After you descend the whole group will gather to congratulate you and you will get a chance to share your opinion of the hiking on the guest book and certificates will be provided. The driver will pick you up and drive you back to your hotel.

    Elevation: 3,700m/12,200ft to 1,700m/5,500ft
    Hiking Distance: 20km/12.5mi
    Hiking Time: 4-5hrs
    Habitant: Forest.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Marangu Hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Moshi Urban, Tanzania
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We advice our travelers to book the nearest hotel in townAirports
    • Kilimanjaro International Airport, Kilimanjaro Airport Rd, Tanzania
    • Arusha Airport, Arusha Tanzania
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Most travelers can participate
    • It is a private hiking tour.
    • Most travelers can participate.
    • Free pick up and drop off at the airport.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Serengeti Camping Safari

Activity ID: V-233986P4

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