Marangu Route is the easiest and has the widest, most comfortable path to walk on and offer hut

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro on the Marangu Route (1400US$ per person)
Marangu Route is the easiest and has the widest, most comfortable path to walk on and offer hut accommodation:

Duration: 5 days
Length: 64 kilometers / 40 miles round trip

Day 1: Arrival
Pick up at Kilimanjaro Airport for transfer to your hotel in Moshi for dinner and overnight stay. There are also shuttle buses plying the Nairobi-Arusha route; depart Nairobi at 0800 hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at 1300hrs. Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs arriving at 1530hrs.

Day 2: Marangu Gate – Mandara Huts

Marangu Gate (1860 m/6100 ft) – Mandara Huts (2700m/8860 ft)
Walking distance: 8 km/5 miles
Walking time: 3-4 hours
Altitude gain: 840 m/2760 ft

Day 3: Mandara Huts – Horombo Huts

Mandara Huts – Horombo Huts (3700 m/12140 ft)
Walking distance: 12 km/7.2 miles
Walking time: 5-7 hours
Altitude gain: 1000 m/3280 ft
Day 4: Horombo Huts – Kibo Huts

Horombo Huts – Kibo Huts (4700 m/15420 ft)
Walking distance: 9.5 km/5.7 miles
Walking time: 5-7 hours
Altitude gain: 1000 m/3280 ft

Day 5: Summit attempt

Summit attempt via Gilman’s Point (5700 m/18700 ft) to Uhuru Peak (5895 m/19340 ft) and descent to Horombo Huts (3700 m/12200 ft)
Walking distance: 5.5 km/3.5 miles ascent + 15 km/9.5 miles descent
Walking time: 5-6 hrs + 1-2 hours up, 5-6 hours down (the overall walking time may vary from 10 – 16 hours)
Altitude gain: 1000 m/ 3280 ft (Gilman’s Point) or 1195 m/3920 ft (Uhuru Peak)
Descent: 2195 m/7200 ft

Day 6 – Horombo Huts – Marangu Gate-Moshi Hotel
Walking distance: 20 km/12.5 miles
Walking time: 5 hours
Descent: 1840 m/6040 ft

DAY 7: Departure

After breakfast, depart for your next destination, which is optional, either:
(a) The National Park (This can be arranged)
(b) Kilimanjaro International Airport
(c) Arusha Town
(d) Nairobi via border town Namanga arriving at 6.30 Pm

Inclusions

  • 2 way Shuttle bus transfer: Nairobi- Moshi – Nairobi or 2 way KIA transfers
  • 2 transfers from Moshi to Marangu park gate –return
  • 3 meals per day while trekking – Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
  • 5 days Kilimanjaro trek- Marangu
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Huts while trekking Marangu
  • First and Last night accommodation atKeys Hotel Moshi -Bed and Breakfast.
  • All park entrance fees and government levies
  • English speaking mountain Guide and assistant guides

Porters- a maximum of 2 per client.

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