Kilimanjaro Climbing Marangu Route
5 Day Kilimanjaro Climbing ? Marangu Route is only route that has the luxury of sleeping huts along the way with evening meals taken in a communal dining area.
There are even showers (cold) and some flush toilets, which to some are actually a bit of a luxury on the mountain also is the most popular ascending route and is well established route on Kilimanjaro and is the perfect for those with no camping experience.
DAY 1: 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 2: Mandara hut (2700m) ? Horombo hut (3720m)
After breakfast, follow the ascending path through the alpine ? meadow. The altitude begins to change and slowdown 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 3: Horombo hut (3720m) ? Kibo hut (4700m)
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 4: SUMMIT ATTEMPT!! 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 walk along the craters rim. (19,344ft). Start the descent to Horombo hut for overnight
DAY 5: Horombo hut (3720m) ? Marangu Gate (1980m)
Return to a hotel in Moshi/Arusha. After lunch, have a good rest, meals and overnight at your hotel.
DAY 6: After breakfast, depart for your next destination, which is optional, either safari, airport or shuttle to Nairobi
|PAX||JANUARY ? JUNE||JULY ? DECEMBER||ROOMING|
|1 PAX||US $ 1969||US $ 2067||1 Single|
|2 PAX||US $ 1520pp||US $ 1629pp||1 Double / Twin|
|3 PAX||US $ 1525pp||US $ 1513pp||1 Double / Twin, 1 Single|
|4 PAX||US $ 1325pp||US $ 1437pp||2 Double / Twin|
|5 PAX||US $ 1310pp||US $ 1416pp||2 Double / Twin, 1 Single|
|6 PAX||US $ 1289pp||US $ 1397pp||3 Double / Twin|
All transfers in private car
01 x HB in Arusha prior your climb
6 days private Kilimanjaro Climb / Marangu Route
Fullboard during climb including drinking water
Professional well experienced Kilimanjaro Team with English speaking Mountain guide, 2 porters per person and cook
Mountain Hut accommodation (pls bring your own sleeping bag)
All wildlife reserve entry fees, rescue fees, Climbing Certificates
?flying doctor? insurance
PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDES:
All items of a personal nature
Gratuities for safari guide and mountain teams
Airport departure tax
Visa fee (50 US$ /100 US$ for Americans & Irish Passport Holders ? to be paid upon arrival)