5 Days Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing Exciting Marangu Route from Arusha

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing/Marangu Route

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

Package cost from usd $1230 p.p joining

HIGHLIGHT

– Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing via Marangu route is the easiest route to use to reach Uhuru Peak Summit.
– Enjoy Constant and Moderate Climb through Marangu Route Climbing very well developed.
– Marangu Route Climbing accommodations are on simple Mount Kilimanjaro Huts.
– Kindly the Tipping for any Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing route is mandatory to Guides, Porter, and Cook.
– Marangu Route Climbing starts in Arusha and ends either in Arusha, Moshi, or at the airport.
– Professional, Knowledgeable Mountain Guide regularly used to hit the summit guaranteed.

ITINERARY

MOUNT KILIMANJARO CLIMBING

Join Absolute Holiday Safaris for the shortest Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing adventure via Marangu Route which is the easiest route to Mount Kilimanjaro Uhuru Peak, the highest point in the continent of African. Be a conqueror as you adventure and explore the best travel destinations in Africa, the adventure starts in Arusha and ends either in Moshi or Arusha. Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing through Marangu route the accommodation is on the huts and an advantage to beat the cold nights.

DAY 1: ARUSHA – MANDARA HUT

– Elevation: 1700m to 2740m.
– Walking Time: 4 – 5 hours.
– Distance: 7kms.
– Habitat: Montane Forest.

After breakfast and Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing briefing, drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Marangu Gate to register and commence the climb. Walkthrough the rainforest to the Mandara encampment located at 9000 ft / 2740 m. A side trip to Maundi Crater is a good way to see the surroundings including Northern Tanzania and Kenya. In the rainforest, look for towering Eucalyptus trees, birdlife, and Colobus monkeys.

DAY 2: MANDARA HUT – HOROMBO HUT

– Elevation: 2700m to 3700m.
– Distance: 11 km.
– Walking time: 6 – 8 hours.
– Habitat: Heathland.

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing today cover 11 km from Mandara Huts to Horombo Huts, After about 1 hour, you will leave the glades of the rainforest and follow an ascending path on the open moorlands to the Horombo encampment. Views of Mawenzi and the summit of Kibo are amazing. Look for giant lobelias and groundsels. You will start to feel the effects of the altitude. If you wish to extend your trek, here you can spend an extra day resting at Horombo or climbing the small peak of Mawenzi.

DAY 3: HOROMBO HUT – KIBO HUT

– Elevation: 3700m to 4700m.
– Distance: 10 km.
– Walking time: 6 – 8 hours.
– Habitat: Alpine Desert.

Ascending, we now pass the last watering point, walking onto the saddle of Kilimanjaro between the peaks of Kibo and Mawenzi. Vegetation begins with the upper heathland but then disappears into “moonscape”. Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing takes us to Kibo Huts for rest, dinner, and overnight as we prepare to attempt the summit.

DAY 4: KIBO HUT –SUMMIT(UHURU PEAK 5895M) – HOROMBO HUT

– Elevation:4700m to 5895m to 3700m
– Distance: 4 km up / 14 km down
– Walking time: 10 – 15 hours
– Habitat: Alpine Desert

Very early in the morning start Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing at 0200 am, hike upwards to the summit on steep and heavy scree or snow up to Gilman’s point located on the crater rim at 18640 ft / 5861 m (4-7 hours). Continuing, we now ascend to Uhuru Peak, which is the highest point in Africa: 19340 ft / 5895 m (1-2 hours). Unbelievable views at every turn.

Enjoy photography at the summit with wonderful views from all directions as you celebrate to reach the summit. From here, we now descend, stopping for lunch and a rest at Kibo huts before continuing on to the Horombo encampment for dinner and a tired but happy overnight (1-2 hours).

DAY 5: HOROMBO HUT –ARUSHA

– Elevation: 3700m to 1700m
– Distance: 18km
– Walking Time: 5 – 7 hours

After breakfast, we cover the remaining Mount Kilimanjaro climbing down through moorland to Mandara Hut (2700m / 8858 ft), the first stopping place at the Marangu route. Continue descending through lovely lush forest on a good path to the National Park gate at Marangu (1830 m / 6004 ft).

At lower elevations, it can be wet and muddy. Gaiters and trekking poles will help. Shorts and t-shirts will probably be plenty to wear (keep rain gear and warmer clothing handy). A vehicle will meet you at Marangu village to drive you back to the Arusha Hotel in Arusha Dinner on your own.

MOUNT KILIMANJARO CLIMBING GEAR CHECK – LIST

– A Rucksack For Your Equipment – To Be Carried By Porters
– Sleeping Bag [Mountain Type], Day Pack – For Your Personal Items
– Hiking, Climbing Boots, Camp Shoes, Trainers Not Sandals
– Socks. 2 Thin Polypro Type For Quick Drying, 4 Thick Wind Pants, Wind shirts
– High Gaiters, Warm Pants [Fleece], Jacket Or Pullover, 1 Rain Parka
– 2 Underwears,1 Hiking Shirt, Long Sleeve, 1 Bandanna
– 1 Warm Hat, 1 Hiking Shorts, Pants, Balaclava, Fleece Neck Warmer
– Headlamp, Bulb, Batteries, First Aid Kit, Pocketknife, Sunglasses, Snow
– Goggles, Water Purification Tablets
– Toiletry Item, Plus Sunblock, Lipsalve, And Moisturizer
– Walking Stick

RATE INCLUDES

– Transport to & from the base of the mountain.
– Guide, Porters and Cook entrance fee
– Three meals a day
– All huts and Camping fees
– All park entrance fees
– Certificate of Achievement
– Boiled water while in the mountain
– Rescue fees
– Accommodation at all Huts
– Transfers from and to the Airport.

RATE EXCLUDES

– Personal climbing gears.
– Personal Travel insurance.
– Items of personal nature.
– Tipping to guide, Porters and cook{Mandatory}
– Drinks.
– Sleeping Bag Mountain type.
– Bath Towel.

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