7 Days / 6 nights - Mt. Kilimajaro Climb - Marangu route

Safari Route

Holiday Safari Description

Kilimanjaro trekking has several routes among them is Marangu Route, Mweka Route, Machame Route and Umbwe among others.
On this trek you can climb this mountain via the Marangu route, which is the easiest of the several routes available. No mountain climbing skills are required to reach the summit, however it is essential that you be in good physical condition. Throughout the trek a professional mountain guide and porters will accompany you. The porters will carry your gear. The only items you are recommended to carry yourself are water, a camera and anything else you will need close at hand.

Day 1:
Nairobi – Moshi.
You will spend an overnight at the mountain’s base hotel.

Day 2
Moshi – Mandara 2,275 m (7,462 ft). After having breakfast you will be driven to Marangu Gate. This is the gateway to Mount Kilimanjaro National Park. From here you will walk through the rainforest to your first overnight stop at Mandara Hut situated at 2,725 meters.

Day 3
Mandara Hut – Horombo 3,780 m (12,398 ft).
Experience the landscape change from rainforest to open rolling moorlands on this day walk. After approximately 5 hours of walking along broad paths you arrive at Horombo Hut situated at 3,780 meters where you spend the night.

Day 4
Horombo Hut – Kibo Hut 4,740 m (15, 547 ft).

Set off very early and continue up to the dry and rugged saddle area between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo. Overnight in Kibo Hut situated at 4,740 meters.
Day 5
Kibo – The summit 5,685 m (18,647 ft) – Horombo.
The last part of the ascent starts a few hours after midnight. The air is now very thin and the next five hours will be the most demanding of the whole trek as you push on to Gillmans point at 5,685 meters. However, you are richly rewarded as the first rays of the morning sun appear and Africa lies at your feet.
If you are not too tired and if the snow conditions permit you can continue after a short rest on the final walk up to Uhuru peak at a height of 5,685 meters the highest point in Africa! Descend to Horombo Hut for a well-deserved rest.
Day 6
Horombo – Base Hotel.
You will easily descend along the familiar paths to Marangu Gate. At this point you will be transferred to your hotel for overnight.
Day 7
Base Hotel transfer to your next destination.
End of Safari.

The cost includes