7 Days Marangu Route - Mount Kilimanjaro

The Marangu route is one of the easiest and most popular routes. The moderate slope makes it easy to climb. It’s the only route with huts, dormitories, simple dining rooms and an emergency evacuation service.

Day 01: Kilimanjaro Airport/ Transfer to Moshi Machame
We will pick you up from the Kilimanjaro Airport and transfer you to Moshi. It will take almost 1 hour to drive. Dinner and accommodation will be in the lodge at Moshi. We will give you all information about your holiday trough your driver and guide there.
→ Kilimanjaro Region
→ Kaliwa Lodge
→ Full Board
Day 02: Activities in Kilimanjaro & safe day
Today is special day for acclimatization of altitude, also is the security day as sometime your language remain at the transit Area and arrive the second day. You have time to relax at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, you can organize different trip direct from the reception like walking safari at the foot of Kilimanjaro for coffee plantation, Banana plantation, visit the Elephant Caves and cultural program. Overnight stay will be at the same Lodge.
→ Acclimatazation day
→ Kaliwa Lodge
→ Full Board
Day 3: Drive to Marangu Gate (1.840 m) Climbing to Mandara Hut (2.670 m) 7 Klm
After breakfast we drive to the Marangu gate. We will spend about two hours there for registration and the payments of fees. After that we start climbing through dense semi-tropical forests to Mandara hut on 2.670 m. Dinner and overnight stay at Mandara hut(walking planning 3-4 hrs)
→ Marangu Route
→ Mandara Hut
→ Full Board
Day 04: Climbing from Mandara Hut to Horombo Hut (3.720 m) 12 Klm
This day we ascend through the alpine meadows, grasslands and moorlands to Horombo hut on 3.720 m. The Mawenzi and the Kibo peak can be viewed on the way. Dinner and overnight stay at Horombo hut. (walking planning 5-6 hrs)
→ Marangu Route
→ Horombo Hut
→ Full Board
Day 05:Climbing from Horombo Hut to Kibo Hut (4.700 m) 12 Klm
After our breakfast we ascend further to Kibo hut (4.700 m). The landscape becomes very stony and eroded. We can find spectacular mountain vegetation like giant cactuses; groundswells and lobelias appear on the way. Dinner and a short stay until 11 p.m. at Kibo hut. (walking planning 5 -6 hrs)
→ Marangu Route
→ Kibo Hut
→ Full Board
Day 06: Climbing to Uhuru Peak (5.895 m) Descend to Horombo Hut (4.700 m) 19 Klm
We get up at 11 p.m. and after a snack we proceed to the summit at around midnight. After 5-6 hours we pass Gilman\\\’s point at the crater rim on 5.681 m and after another 1-2 hours the Uhuru Peak on 5.895 m. We reach the summit in the early morning of the fifth day and after taking sunrise pictures we start descending to Horombo hut. Dinner and an overnight stay at Horombo hut. (Walking planning 7-9 hrs)
→ Marangu Route
→ Horombo Hut
→ Full Board
Day 07:Descend from Horombo Hut to Marangu Gate (1.840 m) 19 Klm
The last day we descend from Horombo hut to Marangu Gate. We will bring you back to the hotel in Arusha. In the evening we transfer you to the airport / start the safari program. (walking planning 5 -7 hrs)
→ descend
→ Breakfast only