Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Marangu Route

Company : G Adventures
Activities: Mount Kilimanjaro Tours / Adventure Holidays / Trekking Holidays / Tours / Expeditions
Country: Tanzania
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 1000 to 1500 £ Pound (UK)

At 5,895m (19,340 ft), Mt Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest peak and this adventure along the Marangu Route will get you to the top safely, quickly, and with your budget in mind. Overnight in mountain huts and awake ready to conquer the slopes. 

As a leader in Kili treks, we'll take you to new heights in adventure on your way to the roof of Africa. Affectionately known as the "Coca-Cola Route," Marangu covers forests, moorlands and "the Saddle," a high-altitude desert, on its way to Kibo Hut. This is the easiest route to summit – with a catch. The trail is well maintained but because of the quick ascent, the success rate is not as high as other routes.

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1 Moshi

Arrive at any time.

 

Day 2 Marangu Gate to Mandara Hut

Hike through forested lower slopes to Mandara escarpment.

 

Day 3-4 Mandera Hut to Horombo Hut/Kibo Hut

Hike through heather and moorland zone to Horombo Hut before proceeding onto the Kilimanjaro Saddle through desert like alpine zone to Kibo Hut.

 

Day 5 Kibo Hut to Kilimanjaro Summit/Horombo Hut

Evening hike to the Summit via Stella Point. Appreciate the beautiful sunrise, descend back to Horombo Hut.

 

Day 6 Descent - Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate to Moshi

Descend mountain, pass through villages and plantations on the slopes to Moshi.

 

Day 7 Moshi

Depart at any time.

 

 

What's Included

  • Guided group trek up Mt Kilimanjaro's Marangu Route with local guides, cooks, porters. All permits and fees.
  • 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners. (Allow USD40-50 for meals and drinks not included.)
  • Simple hotels (2 nts), mountain huts (4 nts).
  • Private minibus, trekking.
  • Certified mountain guide throughout, local representative, cook, porters.
  • Small group experience; Max 12, avg 10.

 

 

Trip Specifics

  • Price: £1149 (available in different currencies)
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Start/Finish: Moshi to Moshi
  • Trip Code: DTKM

 

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