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5 DAYS CLIMBING KILIMANJARO VIA MARANGU ROUTE

MOUNT KILIMANJARO VIA MARANGU ROUTE

5 Days | 4 nights Mt. Kilimanjaro Climbing via Marangu Route

ARRIVAL
Airport collection and drive to overnight in L'Oasis Lodge in Arusha. (DINNER)
DAY 1:
L'Oasis Lodge to MANDARA HUTS We meet our guide and porters and drive to Marangu gate the entrance to Kilimanjaro National Park at 1860m/6000ft. After signing in it is around a four-hour hike through sometimes dense rain-forest to Mandara hut. En-route we pass Maundi Crater. Overnight at Mandara Hut. 2725m/9000ft. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 2:
MANDARA HUTS TO HOROMBO HUTS
Today we shall cover around 12km/8 miles in five to six hours, passing out of the rain-forest into alpine meadows dotted with giant heather trees. Overnight at Horombo Hut. 3780m/12,000ft. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 3:
HOROMBO HUTS TO KIBO HUT
Today the landscape becomes gradually more rugged and rocky. Lobelias and giant Groundsels appear in the sparse moorland. The trail skirts Mawenzi Peak across the stark landscape of the Saddle. It takes five to six hours to reach Kibo Hut where we take an early night at 4740m/15,450ft. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 4:
KIBO HUT TO UHURU PEAK
We wake up very early and start out in the darkness towards Gilmans Point, 5685m/18,640ft. Zig-Zaging our way up the scree slope, it takes about five or six hours to reach Gilmans Point. From there it takes about two hours to walk along the rim to Uhuru Peak 5895m/19,340ft. After a brief celebration we descend back down past Kibo Hut to Horombo Huts and overnight. ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 5:
HOROMBO HUT TO THE PARK GATE
At the park gate, we can admire the certificates issued by Kilimanjaro National Parks. we are met and return by vehicle to Arusha and and enjoy a hot relaxing shower. Overnight L'Oasis Lodge. (Arusha). ( BREAKFAST   +   LUNCH   +   DINNER )
DAY 6:
Departure Day: Transfer to Kilimanjaro International Airport for those returning home. For those taking one of our Zanzibar or Mount Kilimanjaro / Mount Meru extensions, collection/transfer as described in tour description. (BREAKFAST)

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • Airport Transfers - Arrival & Departure
  • Park fees & Ranger fees
  • 4X4 transport
  • Experienced English Speaking Driver - Guide
  • Full board = Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Flying Doctors Service & Bottled Water

PACKAGE EXCLUDES:

  • Medical insurance
  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Expenses of a personal nature
  • Airport Taxes
  • Gratuities for guide/driver

NB:


  • "The price of this package does not include Tips / Gratuities for the poters guides, as in the rest of the world tips are given only when the Clients are satisfied with service they have been given. It is customary however to tip ones guides and porters, guidelines will be given."


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