The Kilimanjaro Marangu Route is preferred by many due to the obvious nature of the trail and its gentle slope. Are you giving up on sleeping in a comfy bed? Don’t worry. The Marangu Route is the only route that offers accommodation. Sleeping cabins are similar to dormitories, with each bunk bed having a sponge mattress and pillows. The hut below has a toilet and running water. “Kibo” uses a simple toilet system, and bucket water is also available.


Day 1- Arrive in Moshi

This might be your arrival day in Tanzania, our driver will pick you up from the airport preferred Kilimanjaro International Airport, and drive you to the hotel overnight.

Day 2 – Marangu Gate (1980m) – Mandara hut (2700m)

After breakfast, transfer to Marangu gate and start the climb through fascinating rain forests till you reach the first hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (9,000ft).

Day 3 – Mandara huts (2700m) – Horombo huts (3720m)

After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine – meadow. The altitude begins to change and slow down your pace while enjoying the flora and the view of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks. Arrive at the Horombo Hut 12km from Mandara. Meals and overnight at the hut. (12,520ft).

Day 4 -Acclimitization Day

Today we walk towards the Mawenzi hut, passing the Zebra Rocks, this extra day and night at Horombo is for additional acclimatization. We recommend drinking enough water and walking slowly! All meals for the day are provided at the Horrombo hut. Horombo hut to further improve our acclimatization.

Day 5 -Horombo hut (3720m) – Kibo hut (4700m)

To Kibo Hut

After breakfast, resume the climb, the landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Lobelias begin to appear. Climb to Kibo Hut. Meals and overnight at the hut. (15,520ft).

Day 6 -Kibo hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Horombo hut (3720m)

The beginning of the last ascent is made in the wee hrs of the morning while the scree is still frozen. Climb the very steep part of the route to GILMANS POINT (most difficult and tiring part). UHURU PEAK is reached within an hour’s walk along the crater rim. (19,344ft). Start the 6 Kibo hut (4700m) – Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Horombo hut (3720m) Activities Start the descent to Horombo hut for overnight

The Climb Cost For the Marangu Route includes:

What’s included

3 meals a day during the trip

All game drives as mentioned

All Taxes and VAT.

All wildlife reserve entry fees

Concession/ Camping Fees.

Drinking water while on safari (2 litres per person per day).

Services of a professional guide and Chef

Transfer from airport and drop off

Transport in modified 4WD Land Cruiser or Land Rover with a photographic roof

The price does not include

Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks

Gratuities for safari guide and camp staff

Personal Items (Souvenirs, Travel Insurance, Visa Fees, etc.).


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