6 Days 5 Nights
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"Known as the Coca-Cola route, the Marangu route is a classic trek on Mount Kilimanjaro. It is the oldest, most well established route. Many favor the Marangu route because it is considered to be the easiest path on the mountain, given its gradual slope. It is also the only route which offers sleeping huts in dormitory style accommodations. The minimum days required for this route is five, But spending an extra acclimatization day on the mountain is recommended when climbing Kilimanjaro using the Marangu route. "
Extra day for acclimatisation
High summit success rate (over 80%)
High guide to client ratio
Classic Adventure! Hiking & Camping
More quiet route for the most adventurous experience
The route descending through lush forest path to the National Park gate at Marangu
You will be picked up at the Kilimanjaro International Airport and transferred to your hotel in Moshi/Arusha, Meet your guide for short pre trekking brief and climbing gears checking to make sure you have all the necessary mountain gear. The missing gear can be rented.
After breakfast, you meet you guide and drive to the Kilimanjaro National Park Gate (about 1 hour), register and commence the climb. Walk through the rainforest alongside the impressive vegetation, you will have the chance to catch a glimpse of some primates as you head to the Mandara Hut. After a well-earned rest, your guide can take you to the Maundi Crater where you can enjoy the wonderful view of the Kenyan interior.
After breakfast, leave Mandara Hut and Kilimanjaro’s forests for Horombo Hut. Most of the day’s hike will be through Kilimanjaro’s moorland, a rocky landscape with desert-like plants. Eat a picnic lunch at KambiyaTaabu before continuing to Horombo Hut.
Today is an acclimatization day with a hike up and down during the day. Tonight we sleep again at Horombo Hut.
Walk through moorland then alpine desert to ``The Saddle`` between the peaks of Mawenzi and Kibo. From here you will walk for about an hour to reach Kibo hut.
Very early start for the summit on steep scree up to Gillman's Point (5681m) which is on the crater rim. Continue around the rim (which will take about two hours if you are fit) to Uhuru Peak (5895m) the highest point in Africa. Descend to Kibo Hut for tea and biscuits or soup and then down to the thicker air an relative warmth of Horombo hut.
Descend to Marangu gate. Drive back to the hotel.
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