Kilimangaro Climb – Marangu Route – 6 Day

Trekking in Tanzania, to enjoy the thrill and excitement to reach the Stella Point on Mount Kilimanjaro. Climb Africa’s highest mountain, with breathtaking views to ascend 5895m above sea level. A true once in a lifetime experience. 

Itinerary

Registration at the gate and a pre departure meeting with the guides. The trekking starts in the morning after breakfast, walking through fascinating rain forests to Mandara Hut which is 2743m above sea level. Walking time is approximately 4 to 5 hours. Lunch, rest and overnight stay at the Mandara hut.
After breakfast continues with the trekking, the walk will take you through the beautiful alpine meadow. The altitude begins to change and slowing down the pace. Theflora is beautiful and the views of Mawenzi and Kibo peaks are incredibly beautiful (weather permitting). Walking time is approximately 5 hours from Mandara hut to Horombo Hut at 3780m, ready for a rest. Meals are provided and overnight stay at Horombo hut.
This day we will have the full day stay at Horombo hut for acclimatization.

After great breakfast at 8am, we will have the 4 hours acclimatization around to Horombo hut. We will walk to Zebra rock and around that area. This will give us the high experiences and weather adaptions to reach uhuru peak.

We will get at our hut for hot lunch and relaxing for the next day climbing to Kibo hut.

Start with breakfast early in the morning and continue with the trekking.  The landscape becomes rugged and rocky. Walking time to reach Kibo hut at 4730 m is 5 to 6 hours.

Meals and overnight stay at the Kibo hut.

The final ascent start very early in the morning after breakfast, this is the most difficult and tiring part of the route which takes about 6 hours walk to reach Uhuru peak at 5895 m Above Sea level. At this point you will enjoy the most beautiful sunrise of Africa, weather permitting. Day 4 is also the start of the descending to Horombo Hut for overnight stay.
Resume the descent in the morning and transfer to Arusha. End of this unforgettable experience of a lifetime of climbing the highest Mountain in Africa.

Rates:

Jan – Dec 2019//20

$1800 Per Person
$1600 2-6 Persons 
$1400 7-12 Persons 
Group above 12 – Quote on request 

 

More Information

Excluded:

  • Flights and airport taxes
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Compulsory tips for guides, porters and cook (average tip is anything from US $ 230 to US $ 300 per hiker- depending on number of days / how many hikers in the group and route chosen)

Included:

  • Tanzania VAT on tourism activities and park fees
  • Return transfers Kilimanjaro airport to Arusha and Arusha to Kilimanjaro airport
  • Hotel Lodging the night before and the night after the climb, with dinner and breakfast included (double occupancy) children will depend with the age Rates applicable
  • W0ith bed dinner and breakfast
  • Transfer from your hotel to starting point for your climb, and return to your hotel after your climb
  • Large portions of fresh, healthy, nutritious food
  • All Kilimanjaro National Park gate fees, camping fees and climbing permits.
  • Kilimanjaro National Park rescue fees (Kilimanjaro Rescue Team)
  • Emergency oxygen (for use in emergencies only – not as summiting aid)
  • Basic first aid kit (for use in emergencies only)
  • Qualified mountain guide, assistant guides, porters and cook
  • Salaries for mountain crew as per guidelines set by Kilimanjaro National Park
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as hot drinks on the mountain
  • Camping equipment (tents, camp chairs, tables & sleeping mattress
  • Water for washing up daily
  • Porter to carry your duffel bag (max weight 15kg / 20lbs) from one camp to the next camp.
  • Kilimanjaro National Park certificate for your successful summit attempt
  • A comprehensive Climbing Kilimanjaro travel info pack
  • Flying Doctor Service will be on request on additional cost.

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