Climbings and hikings / Kilimanjaro Marangu Route 5 days

Marangu Route 5 days and 4 nights


Day 1: 

After breakfast drive to Marangu Gate with your picnic lunch box. From here you start your climbing safari u to the first hut, Mandara hut (alt.2700m) where you will have diner and spend the night. The walk takes 3-4 hours through the rainforest.

Day 2:

After breakfast ascend to Horombo hut. This walk takes 5-6 hours on the moorland, where you will have the best time to enjoy the best scenery of the mountain. You will also be able to view both peaks (Kibo and Mawenzi). Dinner and overnight on this second day is spent at Horombo Hut (alt. 3720m).

Day 3: 

After breakfast, start the climb to Kibo Hut (alt. 4750m). The walk takes 5-6 hours, completing the Moorland to the alpine desert.  

Continue the climb to Kibo where you will have to get prepared for the summit, ascend at the time around midnight.

Day 4:

At the time around midnight, start the hike to the summit of Kilimanjaro, which take 7 to 8 hours to reach (Uhuru Peak 5895m). After short celebration, descend to Kibo Hut for short rest. Thereafter proceed to Horombo Hut for dinner and overnight.

Day 5:

After breakfast descend direct to the park gate where you will catch a waiting car ready for the drive back to the hotel in Moshi. Lunch will be prepared at Mandara hut.