Mt Kilimanjaro Trek - Marangu Route

Company : G Adventures
Duration: 1 week to 2 weeks
Approx Costs: 1500 to 1750 £ 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.



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: £1556
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Start/Finish: Moshi to Moshi
  • Trip Code: DTKM

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