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Mount Kilimanjaro Trekking on Marangu Route

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Tour Duration: 08 Days and 07 Nights
Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking
Max People : 6

Mt.Kilimanjaro trekking on Marangu Route

Mount Kilimanjaro is the tallest mountain on the African continent and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Mt. Kilimanjaro has three volcanic cones, Mawenzi, Shira and Kibo. Mawenzi and Shira are extinct but Kibo, the highest peak, is dormant and could erupt again.

The Marangu route, also known as the “Coca-Cola” route, is the oldest, most well established route on Kilimanjaro. This is the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations in lieu of camping.


Tour Overview:

Mt.Kilimanjaro trekking on Marangu Route – 8 days / 7 nights

Kilimanjaro climbing through Marangu route is known as the “Coca-Cola” route. As the only route that has the luxury of sleeping huts along the way, the Marangu route is popular among those who want a bit more comfort while undertaking this classic trek. It has a gentle slope for the first several days, before the tough summit attempt from Kibo Hut. Regarded as the least difficult of routes, Marangu is the most popular route on Kilimanjaro.

Key Information:
  • Start and End at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)
  • 8 days / 7 nights Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking and Arusha town
  • Destinations; Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking on Marangu route and Arusha town
  • Private Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking team (porters and Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking head guides)
  • Lunch on the mountain
  • Payments accepted: Bank transfer/credit card/Revolut/PayPal/Bitcoin/USDT
  • Explore Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking and magnificent views of Uhuru Peak
  • Delicious Meal while on trekking (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Professional services from our experienced Mt. Kilimanjaro trekking team.
  • Chances to see rare flowers in tropical weather e.g. Protea flowers.
  • Sunrise on the roof of Africa (Mt. Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak)
  • Magnificent Views of Uhuru Peak

Departure & Return Location

Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO) (Google Map)


Up on your request

Kilimanjaro Package Includes

  • Airport transfer
  • Accommodation in Arusha as per trip itinerary
  • Shared Kilimanjaro Climb/Marangu Route
  • Meals on Full board basis during climb including drinking water
  • Professional well experienced Kilimanjaro Team with English-speaking guide
  • Mountain guide, porters and cook
  • Mountain accommodation Huts, mattresses, – Pls bring your own sleeping bag)
  • All wildlife reserve entry fees, rescue fees, Climbing Certificates
  • Overnights at mountain campsites

Kilimanjaro Package Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Travel insurance & Visa fee
  • Gratuities for Kilimanjaro Team or safari guides
  • Sleeping bag hire (rental fee 20 USD per person)
  • Laundry
  • Other personal items / services

Standard Option

  • 1 person US$2,604
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$2,160.
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$2,050
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$1,980.
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$1,926.
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$1,880.

Comfort Option

  • 1 person US$2,820.
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$2,304.
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$2,194.
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$2,124.
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$2,070.
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$2,024.

Luxury Option

  • 1 person US$3,036
  • 2 people sharing / per person US$2,544
  • 3 people sharing / per person US$2,434
  • 4 people sharing / per person US$2,364.
  • 5 people sharing / per person US$2,310.
  • 6 people sharing / per person US$2,264.

Contacts us to begin your lifetime safaris in Tanzania.


DAY 1: ARRIVAL in Arusha at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO)

Upon your arrival at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), your driver guide will meet you and drive to your hotel in Arusha town there you will be meet by our Kilimanjaro expert, who will provide you with a trekking briefing.
Enjoy great views of Mt. Kilimanjaro’s snow-capped Uhuru Peak; while you settle in over dinner have a good rest.
Standard Accommodation: Ilboru Safari Lodge, (meals on bed and breakfast basis)
Comfort Accommodation: Four Points by Sheraton, (meals on bed and breakfast basis)
Luxury Accommodation: Gran Melia, (meals on bed and breakfast basis)

DAY 2: Arusha – Mandara Hut (2,700 m); 3-5 hours walking

Morning after breakfast you will depart to Marangu. After completing the entrance formalities at the National Park gate (1,830 m.) we climb up through attractive and unspoilt forest to reach the clearing containing (2,700 m.). The volcanic remains of Maundi Crater are nearby, and make a good afternoon excursion. An alternative is to simply rest and enjoy the beautiful forest around you. Dinner and overnight camping at Mandara Hut.

DAY 3: Horombo Hut (3,720 m); 4-6 hours walking.

The first part of the walk is a steep ascent through forest, but the path soon opens out into grassy moorland and, in clear weather, there are good views of Kibo and Mawenzi peaks. We climb steadily through the moorland zone, containing giant heather and occasional stands of groundsel, to eventually reach the hut complex at Horombo (3,720 m.). Sunrises and sunsets here are often very spectacular, the site is close to the glaciated dome of Kibo, and there is a real sense of being above the clouds.
Dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut, all meals included.

DAY 4: Horombo Hut to further improve our acclimatization.

The day is spent making an excursion towards the base of the seldom visited Mawenzi peak, which affords excellent views of Kibo and our route up to the crater rim at Gillman’s Point. Mawenzi is an older volcano than Kibo and so has eroded further into a very jagged ridge with dramatic pinnacles. The landscape feels more alpine and there is a greater sense of peacefulness than in other locations on this route. We will spend a second night at Horombo Hut to further improve our acclimatization. 4-5 hours walking.
Dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut, all meals included.

Day 5:Kibo Hut (4,700 m.); 4-6 hours walking

We climb very gradually towards the lunar desert of the Saddle between Mawenzi and Kibo. The terrain changes to scree and there is a palpable sense of high altitude wilderness. We usually reach Kibo Hut (4,700 m.) at the bottom of the crater wall by midday and the afternoon is free (to contemplate the summit ascent!!). The remainder of the day is spent resting and eating in preparation for the final climb before a very early night. Dinner and overnight at Kibo Hut, all meals included.

Day 6:Kibo to Horombo Hut

We will start our ascent by torchlight at about 1 a.m. so that we can be up at Gillman’s Point by sunrise. The initial climb is steep over loose volcanic scree, but there are some well-graded zig-zags and a slow but steady pace will have us up to Gillman’s (5,685 m.) in about five or six hours. We will rest there and spend some time taking in the sunrise. Those who are still feeling strong can make the three hour round trip from here along the crater rim to Uhuru Peak (5,896 m.), passing close to the spectacular glaciers that still occupy most of the summit area. The descent is surprisingly fast and we return to Horombo Hut for the night. 11-15 hours walking. Dinner and overnight at Horombo Hut, all meals included.

Day 7:Horombo hut to Marangu Gate.

We retrace our steps with a pleasant moorland walk to Mandara and then a lovely forest walk to the National Park gates. The greenness and lushness of the forest is quite a stunning contrast to the summit day, and it really makes you realize how varied the scenery on Kilimanjaro really is. [5-6 hours walking]
Standard Accommodation: Ilboru Safari Lodge, (meals on bed and breakfast basis)
Comfort Accommodation: Four Points by Sheraton, (meals on bed and breakfast basis)
Luxury Accommodation: Gran Melia, (meals on bed and breakfast basis)

Day 8:Depart Arusha – Kilimanjaro International Airport

You Can Leave Tanzania, but Tanzania Will Never Leave You!

After breakfast it’ll be time to begin saying goodbye to Tanzania, as you drive from Arusha to Kilimanjaro International Airport for your international flight. Farewell and welcome back to Tanzania!

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