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5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro climbing- Widerange African Safaris
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Duration - 5 days
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5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro climbing- Widerange African Safaris 5days Marangu route on Kilimanjaro climbing. The Marangu Route is the oldest on Kilimanjaro and is also one of the most popular – mainly because it is the only route on the mountain that has huts provided for hikers.
- Day 1 Arrive in Tanzania
- Day 2 Marangu Gate (1860m) to Mandara Hut (2700m)
- DAY 3: HOROMBO HUT TO KIBO HUT
- DAY 4 : KIBO HUT TO SUMMIT THEN HOROMBO HUT
- DAY 5: HOROMBO HUT TO MOSHI
5 Days Marangu Route Kilimanjaro climbing- Widerange African Safaris
5 days Marangu route on Kilimanjaro climbing. The Marangu Route is the oldest on Kilimanjaro and is also one of the most popular – mainly because it is the only route on the mountain that has huts provided for hikers. This could partly be as a result of the fact that the Marangu is the least expensive route, but more so, perhaps the fact that it is possible to do the Marangu route in 5 days, thereby getting to the summit one day earlier compared to the Machame route. This is not always the best way, due to a shorter acclimatisation period.
The Marangu route does however offer you the option of spending an extra acclimatisation day on the mountain. This extends the route into a 6-day trek, greatly increasing your chances of success. Shared hut accommodation on the Marangu route forms one of the main differences, compared to the other routes. It offers you the relative luxury of being able to sleep in huts along the entire route. There are 60 bunk beds each at Mandara and Kibo Huts, and 120 bunk beds at Horombo Hut. Mineral water, soft drinks, chocolates and beers are also sold at all the camps on this route. All your equipment and supplies are portered and a cook prepares all your meals. The main itinerary difference between the Marangu 5 day and 6 day routes is the additional acclimatization day at Horombo Hut.
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- Bottled mineral water throughout the hiking
- Roundtrip airport transfer
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- 2 night accommodation in Moshi
- International flights (from/to home)
- Balloon Tour
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- Tips to Guide and Cook
- Personal items (souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
- Visited Places:
- Kilimanjaro International Airport of tanazania
- Marangu Gate
- Mount Kilimanjaro National Park
Day1: Marangu Gate- Mandara Hut
After breakfast, you will be collected from your hotel in Moshi and taken to the Marangu gate. Once the necessary paper work has been completed, your trek can begin and you will soon be hiking through the dense 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.
Day2: Mandara Hut- Horombo Hut
The day begins with an early breakfast. Shortly after you have left Mandara Hut, you will reach the timberline and then enter the heath and moor zone. Approximately 4 – 6 hours later, the Horombo Hut will come into sight, standing at an altitude of 3700m. From the hut, you will have fantastic views overlooking Mawenzi, Kibo and the wide plain of the Masai steppe.
Day3: Horombo Hut- Kibo Hut
Today’s stage is long and tough. The well-built trail passes the “Last Water point” which is followed by the so-called “saddle”. This nearly vegetation less plateau joins the main summit Kibo with Mawenzi. Today’s destination is the Kibo Hut that is usually reached in about 5 - 6 hours. Here, you will enjoy an early evening meal followed by an early night, as the night will be short.
Day4:Kibo Hut- Summit(Uhuru peak)- Horombo
Today is “The Big Day” - the summit stage. You will begin your final ascent around midnight which will be long and strenuous. Passing the Hans Meyer Cave at 5220m, the climb slowly but surely goes upwards. At sunrise, you will reach Gillman’s Point (5681m) – the crater rim of Kilimanjaro – where the sun will slowly start to warm up the land. You will have soon forgotten the cold of the night and after a further hike of 1 - 2 hours, you will reach Uhuru Peak at 5895m. On your return to Kibo Hut, a warm meal awaits you followed by a 1 - 2 hour break before proceeding back down to Horombo Hut.
Day5: Horombo Hut- Marangu Gate- Moshi/Arusha
Drive to town
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