route with extra day of acclimatization
on Mt Kilimanjaro at Mount Kilimanjaro
National Park in Tanzania
climbing on Marangu route with extra
day for acclimatization
DAY 1: Nairobi-Moshi-
Boards shuttle bus from Nairobi at 0800
hrs and proceed to Arusha arriving at
1300hrs. Depart for Moshi at 1400hrs
arriving at 1530hrs. Dinner and overnight
at a hotel in Moshi or
(Pick up from Kilimanajaro airport and
transfer to hotel in Moshi)
Gate (1980m) - Mandara hut (2700m)
5 hoursDistance: About 12 km'sHabitat:
Montane forest Moorland
breakfast, start the climb through fascinating
rain forests till you reach the first
hut Mandara. Meals and overnight at
the hut. (9,000ft).
(2700m) - Horombo hut (3720m)
Hiking time: 6 hours Distance: About
15 km's Habitat: Moorland
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
Day for acclimatization
leisurely walk to The Saddle by the
right hand path takes you close to Mawenzi.
This is an extra day of acclimatisation
and it's an ideal day to rest as well
as walk high and
sleep low. You then return to Horombo
for the night.
hut (3720m) - Kibo hut (4700m)
6 hours Distance: About 15 km'sHabitat:
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.
(4700m) - Uhuru Peak (5895m) - Horombo
Hiking time: 8 hours to Uhuru
6 hours to descend to Horombo Distance:
6 km's ascent - 21 km's descent
Habitat: Stone scree and ice-capped
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
(3720m) - Marangu Gate (1980m)
Hiking time: 6 hours
Distance: About 27 km's
to a hotel in Moshi. After lunch, have
a good rest, meals and overnight at
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
guide 5 USD per day per porter and 10
USD per day to Guide)
it possible for climbers to achieve
their dreams they are commited to!
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2 way Shuttle bus transfer: Nairobi-
Moshi - Nairobi
or 2 way KIA transfers
2 transfers from Moshi to Marangu park
3 meals per day while trekking - Vegetarian/Non-Vegetarian
5 days Kilimanjaro trek- Marangu
4 nights accomodation in Huts while
Extra day for acclimatization on Mt
Kilimanjaro on Marangu route
First and Last night accommodation at
YMCA/Buffalo hotelMoshi -Bed and Breakfast.
All park entrance fees and government
English speaking mountain Guide and
Porters- a maximum of 2 per client.
Group prices and private transfers please
contact us for hotel reservations
and transfers if arriving by Nairobi
airport if you wont make it with an
early flight at Nairobi airport